The Advancement and Alumni Engagement Clinical/Grateful Patient and Medical Research team is responsible for alumni and donor engagement, donor research, solicitation, stewardship, endowments and other school/unit reporting. With a vision to become an innovative global leader in discovery, training, and clinical care, the interdisciplinary programs span the entirety of the human life cycle from work with neonatal children to the care of geriatric patients. This is a top federally funded department with extensive research expertise that can provide a myriad of different types of programs. This position will report to the Associate Vice President of Advancement.
- Responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction to the fundraising, alumni, and constituent engagement efforts for schools and units within Advancement and Alumni Engagement.
- Manages a team of senior staff who perform at the highest levels with sustained success in managing individual, leadership, and major gift activity to identify key initiatives for private funding working in close coordination with deans, faculty, physicians, and/or program directors.
- Manages a portfolio of principal and major gift prospects, works with volunteer leadership groups related to major gift activity, directs the planning for major gift functions, donor recognition and major gift stewardship.
- Facilitates partnerships with other departments/schools/units within the division and the University.
- Participates in the advancement strategic planning process, assists in policy making for department-wide initiatives, and may represent the division at university functions.
- Develops and manages budgets.
- Some travel is required.
- Performs related responsibilities as required.
ADDITIONAL JOB DETAILS:
In addition to the duties outlined above, the Assistant Vice President 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 ten years of experience in higher education, advancement, fundraising, healthcare, or equivalent experience in a non-profit institution with a minimum of five years managing staff.
- Successful candidates will possess experience as lead solicitor, closing gifts of ($100K+ and $1M) from prospects, working in comprehensive campaigns.
- Prior experience in clinical/grateful patient fundraising with a preference for experience at an Academic Medical Center.
- An interest or aptitude for science, medicine and scientific discovery.
- Experience managing budgets and financial reports, 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.
- Experience leading teams and departments, working independently as well as collaboratively to achieve goals, with a commitment to delivering exceptional customer service.
- Master’s level degree.
- Superb written, verbal, and research skills as well as effective presentation skills.
- Possess a high level of professionalism and commitment to confidentiality with sound judgment and discretion.
- Capacity to lead and develop a team’s skills through effective feedback and coaching, motivating and empowering colleagues while being institutionally minded, strategic, and impactful.
- Flexibility to accommodate changing priorities and deadlines.
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.