POSITION DETAILSThe CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (GSPHHP) seeks to provide a collaborative and accessible environment for excellence in education, research, and service in public health, to promote and sustain healthier populations in NYC and around the world, and to shape policy and practice in public health for all. The School offers a range of innovative master's and doctoral degree programs and is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health. The School is consolidating from a consortium across four campuses to a unified graduate school located in a single building in Central Harlem.The CUNY School of Public Health and Health Policy seeks an experienced and entrepreneurial development professional to serve as the School's first Development Corporate and Foundation Relations Director. This is a brand new foundation for a school with a small alumni body. Reporting directly to the Dean, the Director is responsible for the strategic planning, execution, and oversight of fundraising activities on behalf of the School and its Foundation. This includes fundraising campaigns, alumni relations, annual giving, planned giving, corporate and foundation solicitation and special fundraising events. The charismatic Dean will be a willing and able partner, prepared to devote significant time to cultivation and solicitation of donors. The Director will work closely with existing personnel in Communications and the Office of Student Services as well as the School's administration, faculty, staff, Foundation Board members and other constituencies to develop and implement fundraising initiatives that meet development goals. This job may provide an opportunity to grow a development team.Duties include but are not limited to: * Cultivates potential members for the Foundation's Board of Directors. * Designs, implements and manages comprehensive fundraising plans with measurable short-term and long-term goals and strategies that are aligned with the School's and Foundation's vision, mission and goals. * Develops and implements fundraising campaigns for the School through electronic and print materials and outreach and communication strategies. * Develops highly competitive proposals for corporate and foundation prospects and leverage diverse corporate and foundation goals and preferences on conjunction with college goals. * Identifies emerging business leadership and industry trends with a special emphasis on developing high value-exchange corporate alliances and identifies, evaluates, and cultivation plans and solicitation strategies for five and particularly six figure (and larger) philanthropic commitments to support the mission and goals of the School. * Identifies key alumni within corporations/foundations and reviews corporate profiles that suggest potential relationships because of common interests. * Implements a donor acknowledgement and stewardship system and maintains consistent contact with major donors. * Maintains a rigorous schedule of contracts with corporate and foundation representatives, creating moves management planes related to them, compelling presentations and comprehensive fundraising proposals. * Manages alumni relations and fundraising campaigns. * Manages day-to-day development operations for the School, including budget and supervision of staff. * Monitors and evaluates fundraising appeals; provides regular progress reports to key stakeholders. * Monitors proposal deadlines, prepares and edits proposals and oversees proposal submissions. * Practices sound fiscal responsibility including budget development and management. * Works closely with Alumni Relations staff, Development Director, and other College representatives to create opportunities to build awareness among corporate and foundation constituencies in order to build and significantly expand positive fundraising relationships.QUALIFICATIONSBachelor's Degree and eight years' related experience required.A preferred candidate should have: * Five (5) years of fundraising experience in an educational, nonprofit or corporate setting. * Track record of successful fundraising with five years of progressively responsible development experience. * Demonstrated ability to cultivate, solicit and steward major gifts of $25,000 and above. * Ability to communicate persuasively, both verbally and in writing, about the role of philanthropy in education and public health. * Knowledge of relevant ethical and fiscal rules and regulations. * Fundraising experience in a university, health, public-health or science setting. * Working knowledge of fundraising software. * Strong leadership, interpersonal and diplomatic skills. * Strong attention to detail be results-oriented. * Development and alumni relations experience in an educational setting. * Ability to work evening and weekend hours and to occasionally travel outside of New York City may be needed, although initially, the majority of travel is expected to be local.CUNY TITLE OVERVIEWDirects College corporate and foundation relations strategy and operations. * Designs, develops and oversees strategic program to secure corporate and foundation funding for various College initiatives * Responsible for meeting specific goals and targets * Develops funding strategies, assesses outcome of strategic plan, and refines approaches to meet priority objectives * Oversees a portfolio of corporate and foundation donors to establish and sustain ongoing relations; cultivates new prospects * Maintains relationships with sponsoring organizations to promote and maintain funding * Ensures reporting requirements are completed in timely and accurate manner * May develop proposals for institutional, academic, and arts grants * Manages professional and clerical staff * Performs related duties as assigned.Job Title Name: Development Corporate and Foundation Relations DirectorCUNY TITLEHigher Education OfficerFLSAExemptCOMPENSATION AND BENEFITSSalary commensurate with education and experience.CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.HOW TO APPLYClick on "Apply Now" below which will bring you to the registration screen. If you are a new user, you must register to apply. If you already have a user ID, please use your existing ID to apply. Make sure to upload a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three (3) professional references (name, title, and organization) by the closing date. Please upload all documents in Word or PDF format.CLOSING DATESeptember 6, 2017JOB SEARCH CATEGORYCUNY Job Posting: Managerial/ProfessionalEQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYCUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.*Location: * CUNY School of Public Health*Job Title: * Development Corporate and Foundation Relations Director*Job ID: * 17111*Regular/Temporary: * Regular
The CUNY School of Public Health works with communities, nonprofits, private groups and government agencies to help people live healthier lives. It conducts research and creates new models of public health education and practice to solve urban health problems. The CUNY School of Public Health offers a curriculum that emphasizes interdisciplinary approaches to solving complex health problems by ana...lyzing their causes at various levels of organization (e.g., individual, family, community, city, and nation) and planning interventions that addresses these multiple levels of influence. It recognizes the importance of culture and community and seeks to prepare graduates who can work with diverse populations to achieve common health goals. Set in CUNY, the nation’s largest urban public university, it’s a collaboration of four institutions: Brooklyn College, Hunter College, Lehman College, and The Graduate School and University Center.