The University of Iowa Center for Advancement (UICA) seeks an executive director of development for the Stead Family Children's Hospital. This position advances the University of Iowa (UI) and the initiatives of the assigned unit by optimizing a portfolio of major gift prospects and skillfully moving those prospects through the steps of an established process of donor engagement, collaborating with other UI Center for Advancement (UICA) fundraisers as needed. Manages fundraising program for assigned unit and partners with campus leaders (deans/directors) to develop a strategic annual and multi-year fundraising plans. Provides input to UICA leadership. Serves as a trusted philanthropic advisor, educating donors about giving opportunities that would enable them to achieve their desired impact on the University of Iowa and beyond.
This position will report to the Assistant Vice President of Development, UI Hospitals & Clinics and will lead the major gifts and corporate and community development teams to increase major gift activity and philanthropic support for the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital and Stead Family Department of Pediatrics. Efforts will focus primarily on raising support for children’s medicine from community members, grateful families, and alumni. In addition, will organize community-based events to identify major gift prospects. This position will work closely with Physician-in-Chief, UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital; Executive Director, UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital; Chair, UI Stead Family Department of Pediatrics; Vice President for Medical Affairs; Dean, UI Carver College of Medicine (CCOM); and CEO of UIHC, to ensure that fundraising activities are conducted according to the established policies, procedures, and standards of CCOM and UIHC and have the full support, cooperation, and involvement of CCOM and UIHC. The director of major gift development for UISFC (team of three total) , director of corporate and community development for UISFC (team of four total), and an advancement program coordinator reports directly to this position.
For complete listing of key job responsibilities, please view the job posting on UICA's careers website: www.foriowa.org/careers.
Bachelor's degree and seven or more years of related experience required, preferably in a fundraising, nonprofit, or higher education setting.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary and benefits.
About University of Iowa Center for Advancement
By working for the UICA, you can play an important role in providing life-changing opportunities, not just for students pursuing their career goals, but for individuals around the world who benefit from the University's services and programs, and from leading-edge research and advancements in medicine.
The University of Iowa Center for Advancement (UICA) is an independent nonprofit located on the north edge of campus, formed by joining the UI Alumni Association and the UI Foundation. Our mission is to advance the University of Iowa through engagement and philanthropy, and we are committed to engaging everyone who loves the University of Iowa—alumni, fans, patients, art lovers, students, parents, and friends—through programming, events, and opportunities to give back. By working for the UICA, you can play an important role in providing life-changing opportunities, not just for students pursuing their career goals, but for individuals around the world who benefit from the University's services and programs, and from leading-edge research and advancements in medicine. Learn more at http://www.foriowa.org/ and www.foriowa.org/careers/.