Montefiore Einstein\u2019s bold, expansive vision for philanthropy is supported by a set of values which will serve as a compass for the Office of Development and internal stakeholders across the system:
Leadership. We have the vision to set a new standard for philanthropy at Montefiore Einstein.
Collaboration. We listen to our stakeholders, leverage resources, and build lasting partnerships.
Integrity. We are thoughtful, transparent, and accountable in every aspect of our work.
Expertise. We take a donor-centric approach to fundraising based on our deep sector knowledge.
Grit. We have the strength of character to be flexible and responsive to emerging needs and issues.
To meet our vision, we plan to strengthen our operation and introduce new approaches to our work that will reinforce our values and create lasting change. Specifically, we plan to focus on five objectives:
Create meaningful opportunities for trustees, executive leaders, campus leaders, faculty, and statff across the Montefiore Einstein system to engage in fundraising planning, strategy, and activity.
Develop the Montefiore and Einstein Boards of Trustees to advance philanthropic outcomes.
Confirm a set of funding priorities that drive growth and translate into a compelling case for support.
Set ambitious, yet achievable revenue targets that are responsive to system needs and opportunities.
Expand the Montefiore Einstein Office of Development to increase return on philanthropic dollars.
About the Opportunity
Reporting to the Vice President and Chief Development Officer, the Senior Executive Director will lead a diverse and growing team of fundraising professionals who make up the Principal, Major, Annual, Alumni, and Prospect Development teams of the Montefiore Einstein Office of Development. Building on the strategic planning for development efforts, the dynamic and seasoned Senior Executive Director will provide leadership in conceptualizing, implementing, and evaluating initiatives that drive philanthropic revenue from individual and institutional donors. In this context, the Senior Executive Director will guide and mentor the frontline fundraising team, partner and build a prospect pipeline with campus leaders, and work closely with the Vice President and Chief Development Officer to ensure the smooth alignment of development strategies with organizational priorities.
Externally, the Senior Executive Director will represent Montefiore Einstein in the community through various meetings and events, ensuring that the system\u2019s case is articulated with passion and intent, resulting in strategic engagement and meaningful private support. The Senior Executive Director will also be responsible for management of a limited portfolio, and will be expected to cultivate, solicit, and steward gifts from principal ($1M+) gift prospects and donors. The ideal candidate will demonstrate success raising gifts at the principal gift level, will have experience managing and mentoring a growing frontline team, and will present sound judgement in navigating complex systems.
The Senior Executive Director will help drive more than $50M in cash each year for Montefiore Einstein through direct solicitation and strategic oversight of the frontline. Key responsibilities include:
Provide visionary and entrepreneurial leadership to a growing frontline fundraising team.
Help define program objectives, strategies, position mandates, and performance metrics.
Increase frontline activity with a focus on securing unrestricted support for research.
Develop and maintain strong relationships with campus leaders, faculty, and staff across the system.
Support and coach campus leaders, faculty, and staff on fundraising practices and approaches.
Translate complex programs and initiatives into compelling funding opportunities for prospects.
Execute and model strategic \u201cmoves\u201d with prospects and donors to meet financial and activity goals.
Engage leadership across the system to advance prospect opportunities for transformational giving.
Develop new and creative strategies for cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding prospects and donors.
Internal Number: 2018-10834
About Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Founded in 1955, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) is one of the nation’s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation. A full-time faculty of some 2,000 conducts research, teaches, and delivers health care in every major biomedical specialty. The college has some 730 medical students, 193 Ph.D. students, 106 MD/Ph.D. students and 275 postdoctoral fellows.
Einstein’s major strength, in addition to training physicians and scientists, is its science. During fiscal year 2015, the faculty’s consistently high level of scientific achievement resulted in the awarding of more than $150 million in peer-reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Einstein is part of Montefiore Medicine Academic Health System, an integrated academic delivery system comprising seven campuses, including 8 hospitals, a multi-county ambulatory network, a new state-of-the art “hospital without beds”, a skilled nursing facility, school of nursing, home health agency, and the state’s first freestanding emergency department. As the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore is a premier academic health s...ystem, employing Einstein’s clinical faculty and training Einstein’s medical students, over 1,300 residents, 420 allied health students, and 1,600 nursing students annually.
The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.