Associate Vice President for Development, Health Sciences

The University of Connecticut Foundation, Inc. - Farmington, NM

Full-timeEstimated: $85,000 - $120,000 a year
Associate Vice President for Development, Health Sciences Share
Job Tracking ID : 512948-657427 Job Level : Management Level of Education : BA/BS Job Type : Full-Time/Regular Date Updated : 11/21/2018 Years of Experience : 7 - 10 Years
Job Description
The Associate Vice President for Development, Health Sciences serves as the primary fundraising point of contact for multiple University constituencies on our Farmington and Storrs campuses, including the academic and clinical programs of the Schools of Medicine, Dental Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, and the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources. The Associate Vice President manages a caseload of current and prospective major-gift level donors and strategies with their team, senior UConn Health administrators, signature health program leaders and Foundation staff to develop comprehensive principal and major gift strategies. The Associate Vice President will help drive integration of a comprehensive hospital Grateful Patient Program and provide leadership and management to the overall Program.

Experience and Skills
Demonstrated ability to personally solicit major gifts in the amount of $500,000 and above.
Superb interpersonal skills, tact and diplomacy. Ability to build productive, beneficial relationships with a broad range of constituencies.
Demonstrated strategic, leadership and management capabilities in a comprehensive development environment; high level of motivation and assertiveness.
Excellent written and verbal communications skills, including ability to effectively communicate University priorities to donors and prospects, and to positively represent the University and Foundation.
Demonstrated ability to manage, train, motivate and coach people effectively.
Adept in use of computers and information management tools.
Ability to handle multiple tasks, to assess and order priorities, and to track details in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to work to the demands of the position, which may exceed a 40-hour work week.
Must be willing to travel extensively and reliable personal transportation is required for this position. Must possess a valid driver’s license issued from state in which employee resides. Employee must maintain at their expense, automobile liability insurance coverage in the minimum amount of $500,000 or a combination of umbrella and automobile liability insurance coverage of $500,000. A certificate of automobile insurance evidencing the limit, must be provided to the Foundation at hire and annually thereafter.
Bachelor's degree, advanced degree preferred.
Minimum of ten years of experience as a major gift fundraiser.
Demonstrated strong leadership and management including supervisory experience.