Director of Major Gifts - Larner College of Medicine

Vermont, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jan 08, 2021
Feb 06, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

The Director of Major Gifts has primary responsibility for major gift fundraising to benefit the UVM Larner College of Medicine.  The Director will develop and execute cultivation and solicitation strategies that lead to private investment in academic, research, and programmatic priorities for the Larner College of Medicine and, as appropriate, for the University of Vermont and the University of Vermont Medical Center. The Director is a key member of the collective effort to build and foster an environment for successful fundraising within the college.

 The Director of Major Gifts for the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont plays an integral role in the evolution of medical education and healthcare delivery. The College of Medicine is a special place, known for outstanding education, research and patient care, as well as its many contributions to the community. Students receive an exceptional medical education, scientists have outstanding facilities to conduct groundbreaking research and physicians continually improve the quality of medical care for Vermont and beyond.

 The Director will be joining the UVM Academic Health Sciences team which integrates the fundraising operations of the University of Vermont with its primary teaching hospital, the University of Vermont Medical Center, which is an affiliate of the six-member UVM Health Network covering VT and upstate NY.  This collaborative fundraising model supports increased potential for grateful patient fundraising and the ability to leverage the resources of the UVM Cancer Center, the UVM Larner College of Medicine, the UVM College of Nursing and Health Sciences, the UVM Foundation, and the UVM Medical Center.  The Director will be part of a highly collaborative, integrated, and successful fundraising team.   We are seeking a team player who has collaborative instincts, and an inclination to strategically integrate efforts, as well as effectively navigate ambiguity and uncertainty in a complex environment. 


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