Medical and Health Sciences Foundation - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (19003823)
Job Summary The Medical and Health Sciences Foundation (MHSF) was officially created as the fundraising entity responsible for the joint philanthropic ventures of UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences. The MHSF acts as the central source for patients, alumni, and friends to contribute to any clinical or research endeavor at either or both UPMC and Pitt.
The Medical and Health Sciences Foundation is seeking a Director of Development. The University of Pittsburgh and UPMC Medical and Health Sciences Foundation seeks a dynamic Director of Development for the University of Pittsburgh's Graduate School of Public Health (GSPH). GSPH, founded in 1948, is world-renowned for contributions that have influenced public health science and practice locally, nationally, and globally.
Distinctions of the school include the following: * The first accredited school for public health in Pennsylvania. * One of the top-ranked schools nationally in public health research, including such areas as the epidemiology of physical activity and aging, the social dynamics of health behavior, infectious disease and vaccine biology and modeling, and public health genetics. * High-impact partnerships with government agencies, hospitals, insurers, and communities * Innovative educational programs to train leaders in the full breadth of public health basic science and practice, as well as numerous specialty degrees and certificates.
The ideal candidate will develop and implement a GSPH campaign and fund-raising plan and will be responsible for creating and executing strategies to generate major individual gifts ($50,000+). The incumbent will work closely with the Dean and other leaders of the school and their designees. Supervision is under the Senior Director of Development, Health Sciences Schools. The incumbent must possess a demonstrated ability in securing major gifts and pledges from individuals, corporations, and foundations, along with planning and implementing long-and-short range development initiatives that will meet established priorities and goals.
A proven ability to develop a variety of fund-raising methods, plans, and strategies is a must to guarantee a successful outcome. Highly developed, strong, and effective interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with a wide and diverse range of constituencies are essential. Sound judgment, a clear understanding of ethical standards related to development activities, and discretion in interactions with donors, prospects, volunteers, and others are mandatory.
Master's degree with 4-7 years of relevant experience may be substituted.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Development.IV
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 6-9 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Hiring Range: $53,664.00 - $88,608.00
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19003823
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.