We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Senior Director of Development.
In this role, the successful candidate is responsible for developing and implementing strategies to attract funding for NYU Langone Health's work in a specified clinical area from individual donors and prospects at the major gifts level (six and seven-figure gifts). The Senior Director also helps to identify opportunities for unrestricted support for NYU Langone Health.
Works with directors, physicians, and administrators of the assigned department and beyond to identify, cultivate, solicit, close gifts with an emphasis on $1M+ donors and steward donors and prospects with wealth capacity
Participates in one-on-one cultivations and solicitations
Works collaboratively with members of the Development Office Leadership and Major Gifts, Planned Giving, Special Events, Alumni, Donor Engagement and Communications, Strategy and Corporate Foundation Relations, Direct Response, Prospect Research and Development Administration teams
Collaborates with other Senior Gift Officers as well as the entire Gift Officer Team to develop and execute strategies to secure philanthropic support from individuals
Documents all development activity related to gift solicitations and donor and prospect stewardship and general information in the donor/prospect database
Reviews listings of current donors who have previously given to the areas of responsibility and develop individual strategies to solicit them for new gifts
Coordinates with the prospect research team to identify new major donor prospects from the patient database
Works closely with assigned board members, advisory board members, prospects, and physicians to develop event opportunities for cultivating and stewarding major donors and identifying new prospects
Researches and writes briefings to prepare Medical Center officers (Dean, Vice Dean, SVP, Department Chair) to ensure effective meetings with major donors
Prepares letters of inquiry and proposals to prospects and donors on behalf of NYU Langone Health faculty members
Bachelors degree required
10-14+ years of relevant experience
5 years of management experience
Successful track record in Development and Major Gifts with an emphasis on seven-figure plus gifts
Ability to work independently and as a team member
Ability to meet deadlines and fundraising goals
Self-motivated, outgoing and results oriented
Proven leadership, management, and organizational skills as well as experience in designing and executing comprehensive fundraising processes and procedures
The charisma, cultural sensitivity, and communication skills necessary to be an effective representative of NYU Langone Health and a liaison to the donor base
A collegial, collaborative, and accessible leadership style, well suited to management in a complex academic medical center setting
The creativity, energy, and interpersonal skills needed to introduce and champion new ideas and secure transformational philanthropy
Knowledge of software applications, including MS Word and Excel
Development database experience
Graduate degree preferred
Please include Resume and Cover Letterto your application
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Health provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU Langone Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
NYU Langone Health is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. Included in the 200+ locations throughout the New York area are five inpatient locations: Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute-care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation, ranked as one of the top 10 rehabilitation programs in the country; NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, a dedicated inpatient orthopedic hospital with all musculoskeletal specialties ranked top 10 in the country; Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services; and NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, a full-service teaching hospital and level 1 trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Also part of NYU Langone Health is the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute–designated cancer center, and NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history.