As the leading respiratory hospital in the nation, National
Jewish Health is pioneering a new era of preventive and
personalized medicine. By combining our efforts in comprehensive
care, academic education and ground-breaking research, we're able
to develop treatments that help our patients live more productive.
Since 1899 people from all over the country have come to National
Jewish Health in Denver when they have exhausted all other options.
Focusing solely on respiratory, immune, cardiac and related
conditions National Jewish Health a non-profit, private institution
impacts the health of people everywhere.
We are seeking a Regional Director of
Development to continue the success we have
established in South Florida, and grow the relationships in the
region as the leader of the institution’s fundraising effort in our
South Florida office, where we have had a presence since
The ideal candidate will have a development background in
securing major gifts at the five and six-figure level and is
comfortable talking to prospects that have the capacity to make a
seven-figure gift while handling a robust fundraising portfolio of
donors. Excellent communication skills, strong attention to detail,
experience in putting together a fundraising proposal package and
the ability to develop strategic internal and external
relationships are essential to qualify for this position, which
works closely with the Associate Vice President of Development in
the New York office.
Coordinates National Jewish Health’s regional efforts to identify,
cultivate and solicit donor prospects capable of giving major,
capital, endowment, annual or fundraising events support.
Works with trustees or other volunteers and creates and
implements strategies for donor cultivation and engagement,
cultivation events, fundraising events, major gifts, planned giving
and other regional activities.
- Manages and develops an effective staff: providing effective
communication, leadership, guidance and resources. Determines staff
qualifications and competency: recruits, interviews, selects,
trains, orients, mentors, evaluates, coaches, motivates, counsels,
disciplines, and rewards. Leads team by example. Establishes and
monitors staff safety and regulatory compliance.
- Develops activity plans and implements overall strategies for
the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of
donors as assigned by region.
- Develops strategies to meet or exceed all budgeted revenue
- Cultivates donor relationships through telephone, written
(letters, invitations, applications, proposals, etc.) and high
level of personal contact. Follows-up to finalize all
- Researches present and prospective donors to determine
philanthropic capacity. Develops new leadership to serve as
National Jewish Trustees or volunteers. Develops plans for securing
donations from new sources.
- Develops program budgets and is responsible for
- Documents all donor contacts in compliance with National Jewish
Health Development procedures.
- Maintains donor files and accounts as assigned to them.
- Acts as a knowledgeable and positive Institutional
- Accountability: Accepts full
responsibility for self and contributes as a team member; displays
honesty and truthfulness; confronts problems quickly; displays a
strong commitment to organizational success and inspires others to
commit to goals assuring the success of National Jewish
- Building Strategic
Relationships: Identifies opportunities and takes
action to build strategic relationships between teams, departments,
units, or organizations to help achieve business goals.
- Business Acumen: Uses economic,
financial, market, and industry data to understand and improve
business results; using one’s understanding of major business
functions, industry trends, and own organization’s position to
contribute to effective business strategies and tactics.
- Collaboration/Teamwork: Cooperates
with others to accomplish common goals across various departments;
treats others with dignity and respect and maintains a friendly
demeanor, and values the contributions of others.
- Creativity and Innovation: Applies
creative problem-solving skills to develop solutions to problems;
recognizes and demonstrates the value in taking “smart” risks and
learning from mistakes; develops multiple alternatives and
understands the feasibility of each; effectively shares and
implements his/her ideas. Generates innovative solutions in work
- Drive for Results: Sets high goals
for self and group; uses industry approved metrics to monitor
progress; tenaciously works to meet or exceed goals while deriving
satisfaction from achievement and continuous improvement.
- Energy: Consistently maintains
high levels of activity or productivity; operating with vigor,
effectiveness and determination over extended periods of time.
- Initiative: Takes prompt action to
accomplish objectives; takes action to achieve goals beyond what is
required; is proactive.
- Talent Management for
Leaders: Clearly establishes and communicates
expectations and accountabilities; monitors and evaluates
performance; provides effective feedback and coaching; identifies
challenges and helps employees address them to achieve optimal
Supervisory or Managerial Responsibility
Manages 1 – 5 employees.
20 to 30% local and national travel may be required.
- Be available to work as scheduled and report to work on
- Be willing to accept supervision and work well with
- Be well groomed, appropriately for your role and wear ID Badge
- Be in compliance with all departmental and institutional
policies, the Employee Handbook, Code of Conduct and completes
NetLearning by due date annually.
- Fosters an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual
differences are valued and leveraged to achieve the vision and
mission of the institution.
- Adheres to safe working practices and at all times follows all
institutional and departmental safety policies and
- Wears appropriate PPE as outlined by the infection control
policies and procedures.
- Demonstrates compliance with all state, federal and all other
regulatory agency requirements.
- Education: Bachelor’s Degree in
related field preferred.
- Work Experience: A minimum of five
(5) years recent and related fundraising experience required.
- Special Training, Certification or
Licensure: Additional training in development and
non-profit management preferred.
Salary Range: $130,000 - $150,000
At National Jewish Health, we recognize that our outstanding
faculty and staff are the essence of our organization. For every
aspect of health care, our employees are our greatest asset.
With that in mind, we have designed a valuable, comprehensive
benefits package to meet the needs of our employees and their
- Medical Plans, Dental Plans and Vision Insurance
- Retirement Plan
- FSA and HSA
- Short and Long Term Disability
- Life Insurance and AD&D
- Voluntary Benefits, like Accident Insurance, Critical Care and
- Sick and Vacation Paid Time Off
- Wellness Program
- Legal Plan