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Senior Director of Development - Clinical Program

Company: University of Nebraska Foundation
Location: Omaha
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Senior Director of Development - Clinical Program Opportunity.Create.Publishing.ThirdPartyJobBoards.MoreInfoModal.Title OpportunityDetail.CompanyInformation.Locations Omaha, NE 68106, USA
Lead a team of fundraising experts to grow the global impact of University of Nebraska Medical Center to change lives and save lives.

  • Do you have the drive and desire to partner with world-class physicians who are leading the global fight for health security and breakthroughs in cancer care, cardiovascular care, organ transplantation and other life-impacting health situations?
  • Do you have the vision and executive presence to tap into an existing culture of philanthropy to create global impact and reach by becoming a trusted partner?
  • Do you have a curiosity and appreciation for the practice of medicine and a strong desire to support the next generation of health care heroes at a high-visibility health system and academic medical center?
  • Have you been a successful fundraiser, well-versed in the best practices of the profession?
  • Can you coach and mentor others in emotional intelligence and authenticity to be successful in development?
  • Can you lead a team of fundraising experts, inspiring them to make the dreams and visions of generous people a reality? If so, we invite you to apply for this exciting, dynamic, leadership role! Nebraska Medicine and their research and education partner, the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), share the same mission: to lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities through premier educational programs, innovative research, and extraordinary patient care. People from around the country and the world come for the unique medical expertise available from Nebraska Medicine. Its roots date back to 1869 with the founding of Omaha's first hospital. In the decades since and in partnership with UNMC, their experts have built an international reputation for breakthroughs in cancer care, organ transplantation and treatment of infectious diseases. At the University of Nebraska Foundation, we grow relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives and save lives. As a Senior Director of Development, you will play a critical role in providing leadership and delivery of a comprehensive development strategy for the UNMC clinical team. You will build a robust community of philanthropic support by partnering with physician leadership and their care teams. You will have the opportunity to lead and grow a dynamic gratitude program, inviting grateful patients, families, and community members to include Nebraska Medicine in their philanthropic priorities. You will be responsible for planning and implementing major gift fundraising, including coaching, and mentoring a team, strategic planning and execution for long term success, identification and cultivation of major gift prospects, solicitation of gifts, and more. This is an opportunity to build relationships with health system leaders while collaborating with other University of Nebraska Foundation teams to benefit UNMC and Nebraska Medicine. Who we want:
    • Confident, genuine, and successful fundraising professionals.
    • Relationally talented individuals to make authentic connections, facilitate meaningful conversations, and provide individual solutions to help generous donors fulfill their philanthropic goals.
    • Knowledgeable, trusted advisors who understand academic health sciences, hospital-based fundraising, grateful patient philanthropy and the practice of medicine who can work effectively with diverse constituents, including world-class medical professionals.
    • Driven individuals who want to make a difference on the front lines of global health security and other key areas of health care.
    • Dynamic leaders who inspire, invest and coach others to success. What you need:
      • A minimum of seven years of progressive major gift experience in a higher education and/or hospital/health science fundraising environment, with at least three of these years demonstrating leadership of development professionals and support staff. Strong preference for hospital-based fundraising experience is desired.
      • Experience with grateful patient and family fundraising, especially partnering with physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals is preferred.
      • Strong oral and written communication skills.
      • Demonstrated success in the solicitation of major gifts.
      • Ability to effectively coordinate and manage a variety of projects and programs simultaneously.
      • Discretion in handling confidential matters.
      • Candidates will also be evaluated on our core values of passion for mission, integrity, and teamwork. What we offer:
        • Mission-driven work that changes lives and saves lives through a focus on education and world-class medicine.
        • Recognized by the Chronicle of Philanthropy as one of America's favorite charities in 2018 (No. 96) and 2019 (No. 87).
        • Excellent benefits and an award-winning wellness program.
        • University of Nebraska tuition reimbursement.
        • A strengths-based, performance-oriented culture with high employee engagement.
        • Ongoing learning and development opportunities.
        • Opportunity for hybrid work environment
        • An office in the vibrant Aksarben Village area of central Omaha. The University of Nebraska Foundation is an--equal--opportunity/affirmative action employer--that--celebrates, supports, and promotes diversity and inclusion. We will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability,--protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity,--or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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