Title: Development Officer
Salary Range: $80,850.00 - $114,555.00
*As required under NYC Human Rights Law Int 1208-2018 - Salary
range for this role when Hired for NYC Offices
This position is responsible for identifying, cultivating,
soliciting, and stewarding special gift prospects and donors for
campaign and departmental activities at Weill Cornell Medicine.
- Plans and executes strategies from donor discovery through
cultivation, solicitation and closure of special and major
gifts in coordination with appropriate physicians and
- Actively works to upgrade special gift donors to the Major
Gifts ($100,000+) level. Identifies and refers prospects as
appropriate toward this end.
- Communicates with faculty about campaign priorities and
departmental needs. Participates in face-to-face briefings,
solicitations, and gift negotiations in partnership with Dean,
department chairs, faculty, Assistant Vice Provost and others.
- Maintains a current knowledge of the funding needs within the
scope of responsibility; identifies prospective donors for those
- Oversees proper acknowledgement and recognition for special
gift donors. Monitors stewardship activities for special gift
contributions, implementing reporting schedules and recognition
events where needed.
- Bachelor's Degree in related field
Approximately 2 years of direct fundraising experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Creative thinker and problem solver; ability to think
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Colloborative style and agility, the capacity to adapt to
changing priorities and refine strategies after feedback.
- Ability to multi-task and self-prioritize work.
- Ability to meet deadlines and work in high volume work
Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical
center that's committed to excellence in patient care, scientific
discovery, and the education of future physicians in New York City
and around the world. Our doctors and scientists-faculty from Weill
Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical
Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization-are engaged
in world-class clinical care and cutting-edge research that connect
patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention
strategies. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's
scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of
collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University;
to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U.S. medical
degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and
Turkey. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York
City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center,
NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, and
NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work
together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or
illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our
patients - the center of everything we do. Weill Cornell
Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Weill Cornell
Medicine provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified
applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran
or disability status, or genetic information.