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Associate Director of Development for UVA Children's Hospital

Charlottesville

Associate Director of Development for UVA Children's Hospital

  • R0043024
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Advancement
  • The University of Virginia
The University of Virginia Health Development Office seeks an Associate Director of Development for UVA Children’s Hospital to join our collaborative, high-achieving, and enthusiastic team in support of the continued success of the University's Honor the Future campaign.

Responsibilities will include identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding prospects and donors as part of the UVA Health Development team and the larger University community, with an emphasis on discovery work that builds the major gift pipeline for the program. These responsibilities will include seeking gifts of $100,000 and above to advance the strategic priorities of UVA Health and Children’s, including research, patient care, capital projects, and education/training. The incumbent will work with patients and families who make gifts in gratitude for the care they received at UVA. They will partner with physicians to identify prospective patient donors and to create appropriate fundraising strategies that comply with the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). In partnership with development colleagues across Grounds, they will work with alumni, parents and friends across the University with an interest in health. Responsibilities include serving as the lead fundraiser for specific programs and working collaboratively with other colleagues to staff the broad range of UVA Health priorities. This role will work directly with a volunteer non-fiduciary board on Children’s Hospital fundraising priorities, signature events, and community partnerships. The incumbent will report to the Children’s Hospital Director of Development.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree and at least three years of experience in fundraising or related work is required
  • Ability to travel is required, as well as occasional evening and weekend work


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Robust understanding of principles of philanthropy, higher education, healthcare philanthropy and relationship management
  • Experience in and knowledge of current best practices in grateful patient fundraising
  • Success within collaborative fundraising models as well as academic medical center or healthcare environment
  • Consistent record of soliciting and closing major gifts
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to develop relationships of trust and respect with a diverse range of constituents, including donors and prospects, healthcare providers, research faculty, administrators, and development colleagues
  • High emotional intelligence, empathy and ability to relate to individuals whose lives have been impacted by health experiences
  • Highest ethical standards and attention to confidentiality when dealing with donor and patient information
  • Thoughtful approach and sound judgment
  • Experience working in volunteer management and/or volunteer boards
  • Demonstrated ability to employ entrepreneurial approaches to meet deadlines and consistently achieve/exceed goals
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • High level of initiative, personal accountability, and ownership with a strong orientation to teamwork
  • Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects
  • Ability to translate scientific concepts for the layperson
  • Ability to work effectively in a complex environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to use a database to maintain and review records and reports such as donor data, prospect contacts, solicitations, and proposals
  • Possess a command of cultural sensitivity and value and embrace cultural, political, and social differences. The incumbent will contribute to an environment that encourages diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Experience in a collaborative fundraising environment/matrixed organizations also preferred.


This job will be filled at the Associate Director level, the ideal candidate will have experience managing high-level relationships, the ability to use a database to maintain and review records and reports such as donor data, prospect contacts, solicitations and proposals, and the ability to solicit and close gifts of $100,000.

This position will remain open until filled.This is an Exempt level, benefited position. This position is a restricted position and is dependent upon project need, availability of funding and performance.The successful candidate will be required to complete a health screen. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment .Preference for position to be within driving distance of or located in Charlottesville, VA with consideration for remote work . For questions about the position or the application process, please contact Daniel Strong, Senior Recruitment Advisor at das6zb@virginia.edu .

How to Apply:

Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration, please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box.

Process for External Applicants: Please apply through Workday , and search for R0043024. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, and address).

Process for Internal UVA Applicants: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs,” and search for R0043024. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, and address).

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education: Bachelor's degree
Experience: Three years of related experience .

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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