We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Senior Director of Development.
The Senior Director will be a thought leader directing the fundraising efforts in support of NYU Langone Health. The Senior Director will be charged with seeking principal gifts from grateful patients, grateful patient families, philanthropists, and other interested organizations in support of faculty, programs, and research. The Senior Director will collaborate with key stakeholders (faculty, NYULH administrators, development office professionals, and others) to develop a strategic fundraising plan and implement it to secure pace-setting, philanthropic support with a focus on 7- and 6-figure gifts.
Develop and drive a strategic fundraising strategy in conjunction with leadership.
Build relationships and solicit potential donors and volunteers to support programs and priorities.
Work with the Board to harness their interest and support, ensuring they are staffed with the knowledge and support to invite others to join them in NYULH’s mission.
Identify corporate leadership opportunities, leveraging relationships to raise funds.
Foster relationships with faculty, physician scientists, leadership to assist in identifying major gift prospects and presenting needs to prospects.
Interpret faculty needs internally and externally to request clearance, determine fundraising plans, and increase support.
Direct events or receptions to cultivate prospects and steward donors.
Develop short- and long-term goals and objectives.
Inspire, mentor, and direct a team of development professionals.
Must have a Bachelor’s degree and 12 years of progressively responsible experience in complex development programs, preferably within a health care non-profit institution /center or higher education setting.
Proven leadership, management, and organizational skills as well as experience in designing and executing comprehensive fundraising processes and procedures.
Experience working in a collaborative fundraising setting, including a strong track record of raising cornerstone-level gifts from individuals.
Extensive experience working with senior fundraising volunteers.
The charisma, cultural sensitivity, and communication skills necessary to be an effective representative of NYU Langone Health and a liaison to the donor base.
A collegial, collaborative, and accessible leadership style, well suited to management in a complex academic medical center setting.
The creativity, energy, and interpersonal skills needed to introduce and champion new ideas and secure transformational philanthropy.
Masters Degree preferred.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Health provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU Langone Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.
NYU Langone Health is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. Included in the 200+ locations throughout the New York area are five inpatient locations: Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute-care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation, ranked as one of the top 10 rehabilitation programs in the country; NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, a dedicated inpatient orthopedic hospital with all musculoskeletal specialties ranked top 10 in the country; Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services; and NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, a full-service teaching hospital and level 1 trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Also part of NYU Langone Health is the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute–designated cancer center, and NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history.