Assistant Vice President of Development, Marcus Institute of Integrative Health
Founded in 1824, with nearly two centuries of healthcare innovation and medical firsts, Jefferson is reimagining the future of health, education, and discovery. Jefferson is recognized worldwide as a leading academic medical center, ranked among the best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. In addition to ranking among the top facilities in the Philadelphia metro area (second) and Pennsylvania (third), 10 of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital's specialty programs placed among the nation’s best.
Jefferson Health is a major, regional academic medical center spanning locations throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Jefferson’s dedicated team of doctors, nurses, health professionals, and staff provides a range of primary to highly-specialized care through 14 hospitals (seven Magnet®-designated for nursing excellence), more than 40 outpatient and urgent care locations, the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, Magee Rehabilitation, and the JeffConnect® telemedicine program.
Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), is a leader in interdisciplinary, professional education. Jefferson, home of the Sidney Kimmel Medical College and the Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce, is a preeminent university delivering high-impact education in 160 undergraduate and graduate programs to 7,800 students in architecture, business, design, engineering, fashion, health, medicine, social sciences, and textiles.
Marcus Institute of Integrative Health
The Marcus Institute of Integrative Health was established in 2017 by Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health to expand the research, education, and clinical care profile of Jefferson’s integrative medicine program, and to set the international standard of excellence in evidence-based, patient-centric integrative care. The Institute addresses the whole person – body, mind, and spirit – to help patients optimize their health and maintain vitality long-term. Personal and proactive by definition, the Institute makes use of a broad range of evidence-based therapies as both alternatives and complements to conventional medicine.
At three locations, the Marcus Institute’s experienced physicians offer compassionate, individualized care to patients in the Philadelphia region and beyond. Programs range from accelerated healing and executive brain health to integrative micronutrient therapies and mindfulness-based stress reduction. The Institute’s innovative research and clinical approaches are transforming integrative medicine, providing groundbreaking science and healing in this developing field.
The newly created position of Assistant Vice President of Development for the Marcus Institute of Integrative Health (AVP) will provide leadership and day-to-day management for all development-related programs for integrative medicine. S/he will be a key member of Jefferson’s Office of Institutional Advancement and coordinate all Marcus Institute fundraising activities, including identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, closure, and stewardship of assigned prospects. The AVP will work with the Director of the Marcus Institute, faculty, and other senior administration to develop and implement key fundraising strategies and translate Institute priorities into a major and principal gifts-based fundraising program. The AVP will establish and implement annual and long-term development plans to support the Institute’s continued growth, collaborate and work closely with physician leadership in identifying and responding to gift opportunities, and maintain the flow of information about philanthropic priorities throughout the organization. S/he will maintain an active portfolio of key major and principal gift prospects.
Required qualifications and experience:
- Demonstrated understanding of and genuine passion for the missions of Jefferson Health and Thomas Jefferson University.
- Eight to 10 years of experience in progressively responsible development positions, preferably in a medical center or other healthcare institution, leading research university, or other environment of similar complexity.
- Demonstrated record of successful major gifts fundraising, including identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and closing of gifts of $1 million or greater. Proven experience in the successful management of prospect pools with a combined value of $10 million or greater. Comprehensive campaign experience is highly desirable, as is experience in planned, annual, corporate, and foundation giving, and events.
- Strength in developing the case for support and strategic, complex fundraising plans, and executing against those plans to achieve goals and objectives.
- A sophisticated understanding of healthcare fundraising and moves management processes.
- Experience working directly with the most senior levels of an organization and the ability to effectively strategize and engage various groups and constituents.
- Experience identifying, nurturing, and motivating volunteers, and a sophisticated understanding of their role in building an effective fundraising network.
- The ability to extract and analyze data to make effective, efficient decisions about donor strategy and process.
Jefferson has retained Diversified Search to assist in this confidential search process. Inquiries, nominations, and applications (current resumes and cover letters) should be directed electronically to:
Gerard F. Cattie, Jr.
Practice Leader – Development & Philanthropy
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