Senior Director Of Development, University Of Arizona Health Sciences Strategic Initiatives

University Of Arizona Tucson , AZ 85704

Posted 2 months ago

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Title Senior Director of Development, University of Arizona Health Sciences Strategic Initiatives Department Senior VP Health Sciences (6801) Location UAHS - Tucson Position Summary

The University of Arizona Health Sciences is the statewide leader in biomedical research and health professions training. The UArizona Health Sciences includes the Colleges of Medicine (Tucson and Phoenix), Nursing, Pharmacy, and the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, with main campus locations in Tucson and the growing Phoenix Biomedical Campus in downtown Phoenix. From these vantage points, the Health Sciences reaches across the state of Arizona and the greater Southwest to provide cutting-edge health education, research and community outreach services. A major economic engine, the Health Sciences employs nearly 5,000 people, has approximately 900 faculty members and garners $200 million in research grants and contracts annually.

The Senior Director of Development is responsible for directing and managing the identification, qualification, cultivation, and solicitation of major individual, corporate, and foundation prospects in support of University of Arizona Health Sciences Strategic Initiatives, as identified in the University of Arizona Health Sciences Strategic Plan and by the Senior Vice President, University of Arizona Health Sciences. This position is jointly managed by the Senior Vice President, University of Arizona Health Sciences and the University Development Program (UDP) which is managed by contract by The University of Arizona Foundation.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

The Senior Director of Development will supervise an administrative support position. Additional development officer positions may be added to the University of Arizona Health Sciences Strategic Initiatives Team in the future and those positions would also be supervised by the Senior Director of Development. The Senior Director is expected to devote 80% of work time to major gift fundraising activities and 20% of work time to management and administrative responsibilities. The nature of this position requires frequent in-state and out-of-state travel, including overnight stays, and participation in donor and community events held evenings and weekends.

  • Advise the Senior Vice President, University of Arizona Health Sciences and Interim Senior Vice President, University of Arizona Heath Sciences Development on all matters related to University of Arizona Health Sciences Strategic Initiatives development activities.

  • Work closely with the Senior Vice President, University of Arizona Health Sciences and Interim Senior Vice President, University of Arizona Heath Sciences Development to establish priorities for fundraising projects and development goals related to University of Arizona Health Sciences Strategic Initiatives, which will be reflected in an Annual Development Plan.

  • Foster a culture of philanthropy within the University of Arizona Health Sciences, and advise, assist and provide training for the University of Arizona Health Sciences central leadership, administration and staff regarding development initiatives.

  • Work closely with University of Arizona Health Sciences central leadership, administration and professional staff, as appropriate and needed.

  • Build and develop a prospect portfolio of approximately 50-75 major and/or principal gift prospects, with a goal of having a portfolio made up of 40-50 donor prospects in the cultivation and/or solicitation phase of the donor cycle at any given time.

  • Direct and manage the identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of major individual, corporate and foundation prospects.

  • After an initial 3-6-month on-boarding period, execute an agreed upon metric of at least 100 current or prospect donor 1:1 visits and presentation of 20+ proposals per year, with an expectation of $3M+ raised after the initial on-boarding period (with incremental increases after the first year).

  • Develop short- and long-term strategic plans, and set goals and objectives; and utilize the university and foundation tools and systems for managing donor, alumni and prospect relationships as resources for planning and for managing and monitoring activities.

  • Supervise, monitor and coordinate the activity of subordinates, including professional and classified staff.

  • Ability to manage diverse interests and divergent points of view in a professional manner while advancing the needs of the University of Arizona Health Sciences and the University of Arizona.

  • Develop and oversee the creation of materials, including case statements and proposals, in support of College fundraising efforts.

  • Strategically and effectively use the time and impact of the Senior Vice President, University of Arizona Health Sciences and other University of Arizona Health Sciences leadership in donor cultivation, solicitation and stewardship.

  • Work cooperatively with University of Arizona, University of Arizona Health Sciences and UDP colleagues, as well as UA Foundation central and executive staff.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Ability to establish and maintain powerful relationships.

  • Ability to understand and work with budgetary procedures and policies.

  • Ability to make policy decisions when necessary.

  • Ability to motivate and manage individuals for maximum performance.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to create personal relationships.

  • Ability to model professionalism, leadership, concensus building and service for team members and colleagues.

  • Serve as a University of Arizona Health Sciences and UDP frontline leader.

  • Ability to understand and work with budgetary procedures and policies.

  • Ability to work with academic and administration staff members.

  • Knowledge of planned giving techniques and the programs available to implement such gifts.

  • Physical ability to operate basic office machinery (computer, telephone, etc.)

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.

  • Seven (7) years' experience successfully managing and directing a comprehensive fundraising program or equivalent.

  • Demonstrated success in major and principal gifts fundraising.

  • Management experience.

  • Passion for higher education and health sciences, and ability to inspire support thereof.

  • Knowledge of and experience in executing development best practices.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of development and fundraising principles and procedures.

  • Experience working with volunteers, faculty, administration, staff, and students.

  • Ability and willingness to travel both locally and statewide when necessary; which may include overnight stays and/or weekends.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of and experience working in health sciences.

  • Fundraising experience in a higher education setting.

  • Demonstrated success in planning, organizing, and executing fundraising campaigns.

FLSA Exempt Full Time/Part Time Full Time Number of Hours Worked per Week 40 Job Category Administrative and Professional Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits Posted Rate of Pay DOE Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to job duties)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number A24402 Number of Vacancies One Desired Start Date Position End Date (if temporary) Limited to Current UA Employees No Contact Information for Candidates

Chris Wolf

UDP Talent Acquisition chris.wolf@uafoundation.org

Open Date 12/16/2019 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Review Begins On 01/02/2020 Special Instructions to Applicant

Please provide a writing sample or donor proposal with your application.

Applications must be submitted online. Please click "Apply for this Job" to do so. If you experience difficulties with the application system, please contact hrsolutions@email.arizona.edu.

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • Where did you first learn about this position?

  • Arizona Daily Star

  • Arizona Republic

  • ArizonaDiversity.com

  • Careerbuilder.com

  • Chronicle of Higher Education

  • Department of Economic Security (DES)

  • Diverse Issues in Higher Education

  • HigherEdsJobs.com

  • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education

  • Indeed.com

  • InsideHigherEd.com

  • Jobing.Com

  • LinkedIn

  • Local Job Banks

  • Pima County One-Stop

  • Professional Conference

  • Professional journal/publication

  • Referred by UA Employee

  • Invited by Dept to Apply

  • UA Website

  • Other

  • Upon hire, will you possess a Bachelor's degree and at least seven (7) years of experience managing and directing a comprehensive fundraising program or equivalent in higher education, nonprofit, or academic medical setting; AND possess demonstrated knowledge of fundraising principles and procedures and a track record of success in fundraising at the $1 million and above level; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education?

  • Yes

  • No

  • Do you have the ability to and are you willing to travel both locally and statewide when necessary; which may include overnight stays and/or weekends?

  • Yes

  • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume

  • Writing Sample

Optional Documents


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