Major Gift Officer, Dentistry

Temple University Philadelphia , PA 19107

Posted 2 months ago

The Major Gift Officer for the Kornberg School of Dentistry, reporting to the Assistant Dean for the School, is primarily responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major donor prospects ($50,000 ) to the School.

The Major Gift Officer will secure funds for Dentistry by managing a portfolio of assigned donors, securing funds and achieving annual fundraising goals, representing the School and Temple University at large, and establishing connections between donors' philanthropic interests and the priorities of the Kornberg School of Dentistry and Temple.

This person must be a highly energetic, organized, flexible and enthusiastic professional with a track record of closing major gifts, comfortable working autonomously, achieving performance-related metric goals, building donor relationships, working collaboratively and strategically with colleagues, and possessing a strong knowledge of the principles, ethics and practices of successful fund raising.

Required Education & Experience:

Bachelor's degree and at least five years of successful, non-profit fundraising experience, or related experience in other sectors, with demonstrated success developing and sustaining relationships with key donors/prospects, clients, volunteer leadership and senior staff.

Computer literacy including experience with donor management software such as Banner and Blackbaud. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to bring creativity and effective strategies for a personal contact and solicitation plan for each donor in his or her portfolio that considers the individual donor's interest, motivations, giving patterns and asks preferences in a timely and cost-effective manner.

  • Ability to manage an assigned portfolio of donors and prospects, identify and qualify prospects, engage and cultivate current and prospective donors, directly solicit donors for major and other gifts, and steward donors.

  • Demonstrated ability to raise and close $50,000 gifts.

  • Demonstrated ability to execute objectives and goals aligned to the mission of a complex, urban university and the ability to persuasively represent its goals to multiple constituents.

  • Ability to communicate and work with high-level volunteers.

  • Well organized with the ability to handle multiple priorities, high capacity to work effectively as part of a team and an understanding of how to utilize relational databases and computer systems.

  • A self-starter with the ability to act proactively and use persistence and creativity to overcome difficulties that arise in pursuit of a goal.

  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills with the ability to work in a cooperative manner with a diverse group of internal and external constitutes to achieve collective goals.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to write persuasive development proposals.

  • Ability to travel and work evening and weekend hours.


  • Experience in a higher education setting.

This position requires a background check

Temple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless

of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and. employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

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Major Gift Officer, Dentistry

Temple University