Serves as Senior Executive Director of Development for Penn Medicine’s health system and provides leadership and day-to-day management for The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Hospital, and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, as well as owned entities, twenty clinical departments, and priority centers and institutes through annual, major/leadership/principal, and corporate and foundation giving programs.
Reporting to the Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations, the Associate Vice President for Development for Undergraduate Programs will focus on the integration of the undergraduate and individual gift fundraising programs with the four Undergraduate Schools (Arts and Sciences, Engineering and Applied Science, Nursing, and Wharton) in order to systematically solicit and engage the interest of a larger group of individual donors having potential to contribute significant levels of gift support to the University.
Reporting to the Senior Director of Development for Biomedical Research, the Associate Director of Development for Biomedical Research will contribute to the major gift and alumni relations program to support Penn Medicine’s world class biomedical research enterprise. The goal of Penn Medicine’s research program is to understand the fundamental mechanisms of disease and to translate this knowledge into medical therapies that will improve the lives of patients and families around the world.
Established in 1927, The Penn Fund, Penn’s undergraduate annual giving fund, serves as the primary philanthropic vehicle for Penn’s 100,000+ strong community of undergraduate alumni and students. Gifts to The Penn Fund benefit the University’s highest undergraduate priorities through unrestricted support and individual endowed scholarships.
The Office of Parent Outreach and Development (Penn Parents) is the central resource for connecting undergraduate parents and families to the University. Through events, communications, volunteer opportunities and The Parents Fund, the Penn Parents team is committed to building relationships and creating avenues for parents to feel informed and connected and to be uniquely involved in the life of the University.
Reporting to the Executive Director of Major Gifts, manage portfolio of major gift prospects and donors in the Western region of the United States. Cultivate and solicit alumni and parent prospects, with emphasis on gifts of $100,000 or more. Manage a prospect pipeline of 200 names. Provide individualized and strategic stewardship contact for existing major gift donors. Design and implement cultivation/stewardship special events for individuals and groups. Identify and rate new prospects. Write gift proposals and other, materials as needed.