Executive Director of Health System Development

Employer
Pennsylvania State University
Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Apr 20, 2021
Closes
May 19, 2021
Position Type
Executive
Fields
Education
Employment Type
Full Time

Executive Director of Health System Development

Our Current Opportunity is in Penn State Health and Penn State College of Medicine

As Penn State continues a record-setting campaign, A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence, an Executive Director of Health System Development is needed to support the Division of Development and Alumni Relations at Penn State Health and Penn State College of Medicine. The University is committed to ensuring that diversity, equity, and inclusion are central to the success of a world-class research institution. We are dedicated to fostering institutional change required to realize a more socially just University and we value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

Reporting to the Associate Vice President and Chief Development Officer at Penn State Health and College of Medicine and working closely with Penn State Health leadership, as well as other partners, this role will:
  • Oversee the strategic and operational management of development activities related to Penn State Health (PSH) and its community hospitals
  • Provide leadership and day-to-day management for the Directors of Development of the community hospitals, Penn State Health Children's Miracle Network (CMN) team, and Community/Third-Party Fundraising including oversight of donor engagement and solicitations in all of the areas
  • Articulate Penn State's needs, ambitions, and values, including diversity, equity, and inclusion, through excellent informal and formal communications
  • Recruit and guide diversely representative volunteer committees charged with meaningful roles and responsibilities in the fundraising process
  • Define goals for future fundraising performance and decide on the tasks and use of resources needed to attain them
  • Communicate those goals and use influence to motivate employees to achieve them through example and action
  • Ensure operational and strategic direction and accountability; link unit operations to strategic PSH objectives and influence organizational and community relations to develop and achieve strategic goals in philanthropy
  • Serve as the direct liaison to the Penn State Health Milton S. HersheyMedical Center President and as a senior member of the PSH and College of Medicine (COM) Development and Alumni Relations team, working closely with the Chief Development Officer/AVP
  • Personally manage and staff a portfolio of key major gift level donors and prospects; maintaining frequent contact with these constituents while engaging institutional leadership
  • Meet gift officer metrics such as number of solicitations, dollars raised, number of visits, number of assessment visits, etc.
  • Work closely and strategically with development colleagues at PSH, COM and University Park to achieve team and individual fundraising goals
  • Work closely with the Executive Director of Academic Medicine Development to align the academic and clinical fundraising priorities across the health system and COM
  • Maintain a strong working knowledge of the use of protected health information in fundraising and provide guidance in this area to fundraising and clinical staff at the hospitals when engaging patient donors

    This position will be filled as a level 2 or 3, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. This position would typically require 7+ years related experience, Bachelor's Degree or higher (Master's Degree preferred), or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. The successful candidate will also have:
  • Experience establishing a shared vision, ensuring team goals are achieved, and providing direction for appropriate implementation of plans; presenting ideas, concepts and instructions in a clear manner; using persuasion and negotiation to build consensus and cooperation; and developing new techniques, concepts, theories, programs or solutions and apply them to complex strategic operating issues to achieve financial goals
  • Demonstrated proficiency in strategy development, project management, financial planning and development of goals for accomplishing unit goals
  • Dedication to and understanding of the skills required to build relationships with diverse communities
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Awareness of and adaptive actions to emerging trends within development and medical fundraising, ensuring that organizational practices remain current and effective
  • Ability to review completed work of others for conformity to policy, and effectiveness of approach; delegate more advanced tasks to others; facilitate optimal group dynamics and evaluate employee performance on difficult work assignments; and recommend appropriate developmental opportunities
  • Exemplary interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven capability to self-motivate and work both independently as well as part of a team
  • Commitment to professional development, learning, and being mentored
  • Expertise in developing proposals and coordinating fundraising efforts across multiple units (PSH, COM and University Development) to eliminate duplication of efforts
  • Knowledge of resources and professional development opportunities for staff to expand subject matter expertise and skills
  • Record of success identifying, cultivating and soliciting major donors, grateful patients and other individuals; developing knowledge of donors' interests; and supporting the same for team members
  • Established and implemented successful strategies for fundraising programs
  • Experience assuring acknowledgment of gifts and timely reporting of their use; ensuring proper publicity for donors

    Operation of a motor vehicle as part of the position's duties and a valid driver's license are required. Successful completion of a motor vehicle records check, in addition to standard background checks, is also required, as well as the following: PA State Police Criminal Background Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance Form, and Federal (FBI) Fingerprint Criminal Background Check.

    Penn State Health and Penn State College of Medicine
    Penn State Health and Penn State College of Medicine started with a $50 million gift from the M.S. Hershey Foundation, and over the last 50+ years, philanthropy has allowed us to become one of the most important academic medical centers in our region, bringing the best in medical care, research, and education to central Pennsylvania. The Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center has been recognized as one of the nation's top 100 hospitals by leading firm Cleverley + Associates, and Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital has received multiple top rankings from U.S. News & World Report. The last five years have been a time of extraordinary growth with the expansion of community hospitals and growing medical practices. Penn State Health and Penn State College of Medicine is entering a new era of success and service, and our future depends upon private support. Penn State Health and Penn State College of Medicine continues to raise millions for medical care, research, and education, and your expertise and experience can help us to aim even higher for our hospital, our medical college, and the patients and families of our region and beyond: http://engage.pennstatehershey.org

    A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence
    Penn State is a leading institution in furthering the public good while fulfilling our land-grant mission for a new era. This record-setting strategic fundraising initiative reflects our commitment to three core imperatives: http://greaterpennstate.psu.edu

    Building a Career and a Life at Penn State
    With one of the most respected development and alumni relations operations in the country, Penn State is one of only a dozen public institutions nationwide to complete a $2 billion fundraising campaign, and our alumni association is the largest dues-paying organization of its kind: http://raise.psu.edu

    Penn State is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world by the Time Higher Education University Rankings, the Center for World University Rankings, and the Academic Ranking of World Universities: http://psu.edu/this-is-penn-state

    Penn State is also committed to ensuring that diversity, equity, and inclusion are central to the success of a world-class research institution. We are concerned uniquely with the institutional change required for visioning and realizing a more socially just University: http://equity.psu.edu/diversity-resources

    This position is based at Penn State Health and Penn State College of Medicine, located in Hershey, Pennsylvania, but will travel to all community hospitals. With proximity to New York, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, and other major metropolitan centers, and with strong ties to Penn State's University Park campus, located less than two hours away, Penn State Health and Penn State College of Medicine connects central Pennsylvania with world-class medical care, research, and education. Known to residents and visitors as “the Sweetest Place on Earth,” the city of Hershey is still home to the chocolate company created by Milton S. Hershey, and thousands of families each year enjoy the fun of Hersheypark, with its more than seventy rides and attractions. Hershey also welcomes avid golfers to four world-class courses, and the area offers a range of outdoor activities, including fishing and biking. Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is just thirteen miles from the center of Pennsylvania's state government in Harrisburg, ranked as one of the top cities in the country to raise a family. To discover why residents love our region, please visit:http://visithersheyharrisburg.org

    Operation of a motor vehicle as part of the position's duties and a valid driver's license are required. Successful completion of a motor vehicle records check, in addition to standard background checks, is also required.

    A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence
    Penn State is a leading institution in furthering the public good while fulfilling our land-grant mission for a new era. This record-setting strategic fundraising initiative reflects our commitment to three core imperatives: http://greaterpennstate.psu.edu; http://raise.psu.edu

    Building a Career and a Life at Penn State
    Penn State is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world by the Time Higher Education University Rankings, the Center for World University Rankings, and the Academic Ranking of World Universities: http://psu.edu/this-is-penn-state

    Penn State is also committed to ensuring that diversity, equity, and inclusion are central to the success of a world-class research institution. We are concerned uniquely with the institutional change required for visioning and realizing a more socially just University: http://equity.psu.edu/diversity-resources


    Apply online at https://psu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/PSU_Staff/job/College-of-Medicine/Executive-Director-of-Health-System-Development_REQ_0000012765-1

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    Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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