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Philanthropy Officer

Company: University of Miami
Location: Miami
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Current Employees: If you are a current Staff, Faculty or Temporary employee at the University of Miami, please click here (https://www.myworkday.com/umiami/d/task/1422$7248.htmld) to log in to Workday to use the internal application process. To learn how to apply for a faculty or staff position using the Career worklet, please review this tip sheet (https://my.it.miami.edu/wda/erpsec/tipsheets/ER_eRecruiting_ApplyforaJob.pdf) . The University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented work force to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, innovation, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes to making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 16,000 faculty and staff from all over the world.The Division of Development and Alumni Relations supports and promotes the mission, purpose, and priorities of the University of Miami through fundraising and engagement by building and nurturing strategic philanthropic relationships to improve and transform the lives of individuals and communities. We are committed to values central to the DivisionService, Gratitude, Trust, and Partnershipwhich guide our strategic thinking, decision-making, and day-to-day interaction with each other and our stakeholders.General Overview:The Philanthropy Officer will work with the Sr. Development Director to create and implement key fundraising strategies for donors.Essential Responsibilities:Among the administrative and operational responsibilities, the Philanthropy Officer will:

  • Identify prospective donors and funding sources, in conjunction with faculty and staff, and develop cultivation and solicitation plans, involving the aforementioned groups and volunteers, as appropriate.
  • Ensure regular communications and stewardship with donors, including re-solicitations, proper acknowledgement of gifts and pledge payments, reporting, visiting, and providing regular information on the progress of the departments.
  • Assist donors, prospects and other select individuals with appointments, scheduling and other necessary facilitation through clinical encounters.
  • Maintain communications with colleagues in medical departments, other schools and central development to ensure effective collaborations and synergy in achieving the universitys key fundraising goals and objectives.
  • Develop and maintain in-depth knowledge of the Departments needs, both general and specific to various programs and departments.
  • Document all contacts, communications, visits, and proposals in i-BIS and other appropriate donor files.Measurements of Success for Philanthropy Officer:
    • Demonstrate significant and continuous progress toward campaign or multi-year project goals. Dollar goals established with supervisor.
    • Reach departmental yearly cash fundraising goals (team goal). Dollar goals established with supervisor.
    • Make an appropriate amount of substantive cultivation and solicitation actions toward closing gifts. Numbers established with supervisor.
    • Reach individual yearly goals for number and amounts solicited and number and amounts funded. Reach additional goals as acting as a collaborator. Number established with supervisor.
    • Manage an appropriate number of active prospects and active proposals. Number and amounts to be established with supervisor. This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.Qualifications:Bachelors degree and 5 years of demonstrated successful experience in fundraising and fundraising management, preferably in higher education or health care. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. Outstanding oral and written communication skills are necessary along with the ability to be highly organized, creative, energetic, and assertive and exhibit the independent judgment and personal integrity necessary to carry out a senior management role in fundraising. A teamwork-oriented approach to colleagues and proven ability to manage people in a positive and constructive environment are essential.LI-ED1The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here (https://www.hr.miami.edu/careers/eo-ada/index.html) for additional information.Job Status:Full timeEmployee Type:StaffPay Grade:c108The mission of the University of Miami is to transform lives through education, research, innovation, and service. A vibrant and diverse academic and healthcare community, the University of Miami and the University of Miami Health System ("UHealth") have rapidly progressed to become one of the nations top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation.The University comprises 12 schools and colleges serving undergraduate and graduate students in more than 350 majors and programs. Visit welcome.miami.edu/about-um to learn more about our points of pride.The University ranks No. 55 on U.S. News & World Reports 2022 Best Colleges list and ranked No. 49 in the 2022 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings.Bascom Palmer Eye Institute is ranked the #1 eye hospital in the USA and offers some of the nation's premiere eye doctors to treat every eye condition for adults. Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer, part of the Miller School of Medicine, received the prestigious National Cancer Institute designation in 2019.The University of Miami and UHealth have also ranked among the Forbes Best Employers and Best Employers for Women on several occasions, most recently in 2022.Transforming livesWith more than 17,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

Keywords: University of Miami, Miami , Philanthropy Officer, Other , Miami, Florida

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