The Brown University Division of Advancement seeks qualified applicants for the position of Director of Development For School of Public Health and Hassenfeld Child Health Innovation Institute.
The incumbent will be responsible for the planning and implementing an integrated approach to development that maximizes support for both the School of Public Health (SPH) and the Hassenfeld Child Health Innovation Institute (HCHII). He/she will serve as SPH and HCHII chief development officer, responsible for securing private philanthropic support in access of $5 million, annually.
He/she will serve as a major gifts officer for 60-75 prospective donors with the capacity to give $250K or more, execute cultivation strategies for individuals in coordination with major giving officers in University Development, and provide direction to meeting campaign goals and priorities.
For the SPH, he/she will support the dean and faculty chairsâ?? involvement with prospective and current donors, prioritize their role and involvement for on campus and off campus development related events, and prepare reports, briefings, and other materials in support of this involvement.
He/she will perform the same function for the HCHII Executive Committee.
He/she will serve as a chief liaison between other staff in the Division of Advancement and the SPH dean/chairs/faculty and HCHII Executive Committee.
As the leader of a school-based program, oversee and, as needed, participate in the creation of proposals, briefings and deanâ??s letters, including acknowledgement and stewardship processes.
He/she will also perform same functions for the HCHII, and will ensure adherence to division policies and best practices.
With the dean and senior members of the University Development team, he/she will set annual fundraising goals for the SPH/HCHII.
In collaboration with the AVP for Development, he/she will develop and implement the overall strategic plan for programming in support of constituency and volunteer-leadership development.
He/she will oversee management of the SPH and HCHII advisory councils in collaboration with the dean/executive committee, respectively. Promote the university to internal and external constituencies.
Additionally, he/she will prepare reports and provide data for the University related to fundraising, and serve on division-wide committees and task forces that support the further development of the SPH and/or HCHII fundraising programs.
Bachelorâ??s degree required, plus 6 â?? 10 years related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Development fundraising experience required
Familiarity with Brown University highly desirable.
Must have excellent communication skills, written and oral.
Proven ability to solicit and close gifts on the $100,000+ level, or equivalent experience in related field (such as sales).
Should have a high degree of computer literacy and management information skills.
Supervisory experience preferred.
All offers of employment are contingent upon a criminal background check and education verification satisfactory to Brown.
Applicants are asked to provide a cover letter and resume with their applications.
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Director of Development For School of Public Health and Hassenfeld Child Health Innovation Institute
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