Director of Development
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in the search for a Director of Development.
Reporting to the Executive Director, Constituent Relations, the Director of Development will establish goals and create strategies and objectives to drive philanthropy and activities that reflect the priorities of Cedars-Sinai. The Director will drive change by securing major gifts in support of Cedars-Sinai and achieve short-term and long-term goals for various programs and activities in support of the priorities and programs of Cedars-Sinai. The Director will create, coach, and drive strategies for successes, opportunities, and challenges, and report on and make recommendations in accordance with the overall portfolio of oversight. The Director will design and implement strategic development plans that represents the organization's priorities, and will use available data to identify prospective donors, cultivate individuals in the prospect pool, maintain a well-designed and documented prospect portfolio, and participate in gift solicitations. The Director will oversee program management for programs in scope and will also provide leadership, guidance, and supervision to a team of professional and support staff towards the accomplishment of campaign fundraising goals. The Director will maintain a high volume of significant donor relationships, meaningful contacts, and solicitations. The Director will work with a defined portfolio of donors, prospects, and selected leaders and/or faculty to advance the mission of the organization.
Cedars-Sinai is a nonprofit academic healthcare organization serving the diverse Los Angeles community and beyond. With pioneering medical research achievements, education programs defining the future of healthcare, and wide-ranging community benefit activities, Cedars-Sinai is setting new standards for quality and innovation in patient care. Cedars-Sinai serves more than 1 million people each year in over 40 locations, with more than 4,500 physicians and nurses and 1,500 research projects in motion.
Cedars-Sinai is committed to improving the health status of the communities it serves through leadership and excellence in delivering quality healthcare services; expanding the horizons of medical knowledge through biomedical research; educating and training physicians and other healthcare professionals; and striving to improve the health status of the community. Quality patient care is its priority. Providing excellent clinical and service quality, offering compassionate care, and supporting research and medical education are essential to its mission. This mission is founded in the ethical and cultural precepts of the Judaic tradition, which inspire devotion to the art and science of healing and to the care Cedars-Sinai gives its patients and staff.
Cedars-Sinai was founded on principles of equality, inclusion, and diversity and is committed to building and sustaining a diverse academic community. Diversity is one of Los Angeles's greatest strengths, and Cedars-Sinai is committed to celebrating both its differences and its similarities to create an inclusive culture for all. Diversity is one of the institutional values guiding the pursuit of the Cedars-Sinai vision: to enhance its position as the leading healthcare provider in the Los Angeles area and to rank highly among the nation's most respected, admired and trusted healthcare organizations.
The measure of Cedars-Sinai's success is reflected in patient satisfaction scores, increasing clinical performance initiatives, excellent medical outcomes, ongoing research and academic programs, and national designations and awards. Cedars-Sinai is ranked nationally in 12 specialties and has been named to the "Honor Roll" in U.S. News & World Report "Best Hospitals 2019-20." For the 20th year in a row, Cedars-Sinai has won NRC Health's Consumer Choice Award, Southern California's "gold" standard in healthcare information, for providing the highest-quality medical care in the Los Angeles region based on a survey of area households. BlackDoctor.org cited Cedars-Sinai for its strong commitment in promoting equity and inclusion in the health system's operations, programs, services and staffing.
A bachelor's degree is required for this position as is ten years of fundraising or relevant experience in a large complex organization and/or medical healthcare facility with five years in department management with a team of direct reports. All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter and résumé. Cover letters should be responsive to the mission of Cedars-Sinai.