Associate Vice President, Development
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Position Summary: The Associate Vice President, Development (Hospital System Title: Director) is responsible for managing, implementing, cultivating and stewarding restricted and non-restricted fundraising goals for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. This position reports to the Associate Senior Vice President, Development and will serve as a fundraising officer in planning individual and major gifts, building programs with focus on approved fundraising priorities in support of strategic service lines and medical specialty areas, primarily in the Neurological Institute. The Associate Vice President creates and provides meaningful engagement opportunities with staff members, donors, volunteers, trustees, hospital leadership, physician faculty and committees. The Associate Vice President carries an individual portfolio of approximately 150 prospects.
Qualifications: College degree highly preferred. Combination of equivalent experience, particularly in the area of business, journalism, communications or public relations would be considered. Due to its special nature, this position REQUIRES an experienced professional with a minimum of 7 years of demonstrated successful fundraising, particularly in campaigns, in a medical or higher educational setting. Requires knowledge of fundraising principles and techniques, and successful experience in board and volunteer management. Experience in negotiating and building consensus among colleagues and across reporting lines. Experience in management of professional and support staff. Knowledge of the community a plus.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities Required: Strong interpersonal, negotiating and diplomatic skills, in dealing with high-end donor development officers, volunteers foundation and hospital staff and patient families. Excellent verbal and written skills, creativity, independent sound judgment and follow-through. The individual must be a facilitator who has excellent people management skills. Must be a self-starter. Strong planning skills, short and long term. Ability to organize time effectively and manage a large number of tasks simultaneously. Detail oriented. Ability to translate difficult or complex concepts into persuasive lay terms for donor audience. Demonstrated computer skills, demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with various levels of internal and external constituencies. Proficient at developing and presenting budget material; and managing and projecting department revenues/expenses.