Emory Healthcare/Emory University Director of Development – Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing in Atlanta, Georgia
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JOB SUMMARY: The Division of Advancement and Alumni Engagement utilizes resources and technology for the purpose of soliciting alumni, donor engagement, donor research, and stewardship throughout Emory University and Health Systems. Our mission is to inspire and steward meaningful, lasting relationships that elevate engagement and giving to fulfill Emory’s mission to serve humanity.
The Advancement and Alumni Engagement Colleges, Schools, & Units team is responsible for alumni and donor engagement, donor research, solicitation, stewardship, endowments and other school/unit reporting. This position will support Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, which over the past century has evolved from a small training school to a school that graduates baccalaureate, master, and doctoral students. In 2023, the US News & World Report ranked the BSN program #2, the MSN #1, and the DNP program #6 nationally. This position will report to the Managing Senior Director of Development.
Directs and implements strategies for identifying, cultivating, and successfully soliciting individuals for gifts of $100K - $1M to support education, patient care, and research programs for a department, school, or unit.
Solicits gifts of $100K - $1M in support of the school/unit.
Manages a portfolio of prospects through an active schedule of solicitation, cultivation, and stewardship calls to donors and new prospects.
Builds relationships among prospective donors, alumni, and volunteers to support programs and priorities.
Partners with faculty and administrators to align priorities of the school/unit with donor goals/interests.
Works with central advancement offices to ensure that potential gift prospects are properly qualified, cultivated, and stewarded.
May coordinate or write/produce appropriate fundraising materials including, but not limited to, case statements, brochures, solicitation letters, gift proposals, appreciation letters, donor reports, and campaign status reports.
Maintains information on selected donors and prospects including contact reports in CRM system.
Communicates in ways that are donor-centric, while furthering the mission of Emory.
Travels to meet with donors as needed.
May supervise staff. May manage a budget.
Performs related responsibilities as required.
ADDITIONAL JOB DETAILS:
In addition to the duties outlined above, the Director may be required to:
Meet division metrics for visit preparation, qualification, contact reports, visits, referrals, and accurate coding using the CRM system.
Represent the department, school/unit, division, or University.
- A bachelor's degree and five years of experience in higher education, development, fundraising, healthcare, or equivalent experience in a non-profit institution.
Successful candidates will possess experience as lead solicitor, closing gifts between $25,000 - $100,000 from prospects.
Prior experience working with comprehensive campaigns, alumni engagement, or in a university setting.
Experience working with various technologies including advanced knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office Suite, mass email applications, database and project management software, and CRM systems.
Strong leadership, interpersonal, organizational, problem-solving skills with attention to detail, the ability to work with ambiguity, navigate a complex work environment, and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
The ability to work independently as well as collaboratively to achieve goals with a commitment to delivering exceptional customer service.
Strong written and verbal communication skills as well as effective presentation skills.
Flexibility to accommodate changing priorities and deadlines.
Possess a high level of professionalism and commitment to confidentiality with sound judgment and discretion.
NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines of department of work. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.
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Job Number 111683
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division Advancement & Alumni Engagement
Department ADV: Colleges/Schools/Units
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable
Job Category Advancement & Fundraising
Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta
Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
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