The Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing is a vibrant and inclusive community that is committed to educating nurse leaders and scholars in order to promote optimal health for all through innovative teaching, discovery, nursing practice, and social action. U.S. News & World Report ranked Emory Nursing’s graduate programs 4th in the nation in 2018. The school has 95 faculty as well as 114 instructors. With 794 students and 8,268 alumni, the School educates visionary nurse leaders and scholars to transform nursing, health, and systems of health care within the local and global community.
At this unique and exciting moment, the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing seeks an entrepreneurial Senior Director of Development Associate Dean of Advancement & Alumni Engagement (SrDoD). The ideal candidate will lead, coordinate, and develop strategy for the expansion of philanthropy, including individuals, corporations, and foundations.
S/he will have significant fundraising experience with a demonstrated record of successful solicitations, including the design and execution of the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies, from a variety of defined and non-defined constituencies, i.e. friends, parents, corporations, foundations, and alumni. The successful candidate will be an effective communicator with strong written and oral presentation skills and the ability to articulate the mission and goals of the School in a compelling manner.
The successful candidate will identify and maintain a portfolio of 120 – 150 major gift prospects; devise cultivation, solicitation, and closure strategies for each prospect. The ideal candidate will have extensive planning and solicitation experience, within a complex higher education institution, medical enterprise, or hospital system.
The SrDoD will have the demonstrated ability to motivate staff, maintain and promote best practices, engage participation from all levels, and generate excitement and energy for the mission and programs of the School. The successful candidate will provide inspired strategy and leadership to manage a comprehensive development operation, as well as a commitment to the highest standards of professionalism, integrity, excellence, and diversity. Finally, the SrDoD will contribute positively to the School’s culture in which passion for the mission, dedication to excellence, rapid-response service, collaboration, and mutual respect are guiding principles.
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