Organizational Background Sinai Health System (SHS) is one the largest private safety net healthcare systems in Illinois. SHS includes Mount Sinai Hospital, Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital, Holy Cross Hospital, Sinai Children's Hospital, Sinai Medical Group, Sinai Community Institute, and Sinai Urban Health Institute and employs approximately 4000 individuals. For nearly 100 years, the organization's mission has been to improve the health of the individuals and the communities we serve. Though programs delivered by Sinai Community Institute and research conducted by epidemiologists at Sinai Urban Health Institute SHS has one of the broadest ranges of community services of any health system in the country and is on a trajectory to become the national model for urban healthcare. Position Purpose The Director of Individual Giving is a senior professional who will work collaboratively with the Chief Development Officer (CDO) to manage and grow an individual giving program with an emphasis on major gifts. The Director will be responsible for planning, managing, evaluating a program that includes annual, capital, endowed and major gifts. The primary activities will be externally focused and the Director's effectiveness will be evaluated on the ability to achieve financial goals, meet metrics and collaborate with colleagues across the institution to advance the organization's vision and mission. Responsibilities · Develop a strategic individual giving plan with both short and long-term objectives designed to meet the organization's comprehensive campaign goals. · Build a pipeline of support from patients, SHS caregivers, board members and the philanthropic community. · Proactively manage a portfolio of approximately 100 major and principle gift prospects. · Cultivate and solicit annual, major and planned gifts from individuals. · Prepare written proposals, informational material, endowment agreements, annual appeals and other material needed to secure individual gifts. · Maintain a significant contact schedule while developing and managing other individual giving activities. Face-to-face visits with donors are preferred activities. · Ensure that all individual fundraising activities are compliant with state and federal (HIPPA) privacy regulations. · In partnership with the CDO, serve as the lead staff for Advancement Committee efforts. · Direct programs that encourage relationships with SHS's donors, prospects, caregivers and patients. · Encourage appropriate leadership to actively and productively participate in the fundraising process. · Work collaboratively with program and clinical staff across the institution to identify specific and appropriate opportunities to engage donors and fund core programs. · Collaborate with other development staff on cultivation and stewardship activities. · Prepare ongoing financial reports and activities for management, the board and Advancement committee around individual giving. · Participate in departmental and interdepartmental work groups. · Participate in weekend and evening events as needed to advance the organization's philanthropic objectives. · Ensure that prospect and donor information is recorded accurately in Raiser's Edge and collaborates with the data management team on systems, reports and other infrastructure needs. Qualifications · Bachelor's degree and six to seven or more years of progressively responsible experience and demonstrated success in development with an emphasis on cultivation, solicitation and stewarding major gifts. · Demonstrated success as a collaborative, entrepreneurial and effective leader with the ability to build development programs and communicate the organization's vision, values and strategies. · A proven commitment to and extensive knowledge of fundraising principles and practices. · Demonstrated ability to build and maintain positive relationships, take initiative, set priorities and handle multiple projects efficiently and effectively. · Superior writing, verbal communications and public speaking skills. · Familiarity with planned giving programs. · Experience with donor databases. Raiser's Edge experience strongly preferred.
Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital is a freestanding, not-for-profit, 102-licensed bed facility onChicago’s West and Southwest Side that offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient programs foradults and children. Schwab is a proud member of Sinai Health System and the first fully licensed andaccredited rehabilitation hospital in the Midwest.Our therapists see patients through the entire continuum o...f care, from acute inpatient admissions atMount Sinai Hospital, to inpatient rehabilitation and outpatient therapy services at Schwab. We alsohave a hospital-based rehabilitation-focused short-term sub-acute unit at Schwab that provides boththerapy and nursing services with exceptional outcomes.Our rehabilitation team takes a holistic, interdisciplinary approach to address the physical, cognitiveand psychosocial needs of each patient. Each patient is assessed and provided with a personalized careplan tailored to help achieve maximal independence and function. Schwab offers seven treatmentgyms featuring private treatment rooms, a warm-water indoor therapy pool, and an award-winningtherapeutic roof top garden.