Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
The Associate Director of Development is responsible for the identification and qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of individual annual and major gift prospects from the community at large, donors and grateful past patients by establishing effective relationships with assigned clinician/researchers and other internal constituents.� This position raises funds to support priorities within Siteman Cancer Center and the School of Medicine.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Build and manage a portfolio of major gift prospects, including grateful patients, community leaders, and alumni.
Identify potential donors through grateful patient referrals, 3rd party events, university activities, annual fund, etc.
Manage stewardship of assigned prospects.
Conceptualize and execute innovating opportunities to identify, cultivate and steward Siteman prospects and donors.
Physician Engagement and Development Training
Develop and manage faculty relationships within assigned disease areas to effectively build a robust and productive grateful patient major gift portfolio.
Development and Donor Communications
Responsible for drafting development correspondence for signature by faculty members, development staff and/or cancer center leadership.� In addition, craft case statements, solicitation letters, and other donor and prospect communications on behalf of faculty, development staff and/or cancer center leadership.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree. Minimum of three to five years of development or closely related experience. Prefer experience in the field of fund-raising or prospect research, but experience in marketing, business, and/or higher education will also be considered.
Other relevant skills:
Strong ability in time management and organization, with excellent oral and written communication skills, and honesty, integrity, enthusiasm and perspective; a very strong work ethic, supported by commitment and follow through. Exceptional interpersonal skills. Must be able to meet multiple deadlines under pressure. Must be able to handle confidential information professionally. An ideal candidate should demonstrate the ability to develop an in-depth understanding of the partnership that exists between the Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Hospital, with a desire to work collaboratively with colleagues across development offices, as well as independently. Candidates must also have the capacity to perform in an intellectually rigorous and complex environment, exhibit personal characteristics enabling effective interaction with important constituencies, and possess a genuine commitment to the advancement of science and science education and to the principles governing Washington University and Siteman Cancer Center.
Advanced degree preferred. Preference for experience with fund-raising within a medical center and/or an institution of higher education.
The hiring range for this position is $51,909 - $60,000 annually.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -10 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Human Resources website (hr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Alumni and Development Programs. This position is for the Danforth Campus.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.