Join a dynamic team of development professionals working to advance the mission of the University of New Mexico. The UNM Foundation seeks nominations and applications for the position of Director of Development for the University of New Mexico (UNM) Hospital.
UNM Hospital is committed to remaining a world-leading institution in three equally valued and inter-related missions of patient care, education, and research.
The successful applicant will be responsible for creating and implementing a comprehensive development program in coordination with the leadership of the UNM Hospital, the UNM Foundation staff, and colleagues. The successful applicant will work closely with UNM Hospital and UNM Foundation leadership, staff, volunteers and friends to identify prospects, develop strategies leading to solicitation, and steward major donors. The primary focus of the position is to identify and cultivate prospects and solicit major and planned gifts benefiting the Hospital.
Identifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards major donors and prospects including individuals, corporations, and foundations, through visits and other forms of direct personal contact in accordance with performance targets set by the UNM Foundation and at levels defined by the Foundation.
Fosters relationships with leadership, faculty, physicians and scientists to assist in identifying major gift prospects, presenting needs to prospects and donors.
Manages major gift initiatives with donors and prospects through a Grateful Patient Program.
Enlists senior management in furthering the unit's fund raising program; provides effective staffing, and educates and supports management with respect to their Foundation leadership roles.
Collaborates with development colleagues on prospect identification, proposal development, and coordination of internal support activities.
Effectively utilizes the prospect management database and other institutional resources to ensure proper management of donors, prospects, alumni and volunteers in coordination with overall objectives.
Creates and maintains effective working relationships with all UNM Foundation departments and colleagues to advance our mission and maximize total gift revenue.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Travel as appropriate to meet with prospects and donors.
Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution required
Five (5) or more years related experience in development/fundraising
Experience in higher education or other non-profit organization
Proven ability to close large private gifts.
Grateful Patient development/fundraising
Must be able to drive personal vehicle for University and Foundation business (mileage reimbursed) and hold a valid driver’s license with current insurance, and a clean driving record. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of criminal, driving record, and employment background screening. Some positions may also require credit background screening as well.
The UNM Foundation is an exceptional, mission driven organization focused on fund raising to support student success, faculty support and research, campus programs, capital projects and other initiatives at The University of New Mexico, UNM Hospitals, and Health Sciences Center. The Foundation offers competitive salaries and benefit packages. The UNM Foundation is located in Albuquerque, NM, which offers 310 days of sunshine, year-round outdoor activities and events, as well as numerous museums, shops, and other points of interest.