Responsible for creating, planning, developing, coordinating and
implementing a comprehensive fundraising program aimed at
increasing private support for the MUSC College of Medicine and its
departments. This position serves the Departments of Surgery,
Orthopaedics and Physical Medicine, and Emergency Medicine with the
primary focus being major gift fundraising. The position reports
directly to the College of Medicine's Associate Dean for
Development and works closely with departmental chairs, chiefs,
faculty, administrators and central development staff. This
position may supervise development staff.
Working collaboratively with department chairs, the Associate Dean
for Development for the College of Medicine, and other key college
and institutional leaders, the Director of Development will
identify, create, and implement successful fundraising programs
which provide an ongoing basis of private support for assigned
departments and centers. Ensures program effectiveness in all
phases of the major gift fundraising cycle: identification,
cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. Advises chairs,
division directors, and faculty on development strategy.
Manages a portfolio of patients, families, community members, and
alumni prospects to advance development priorities of the
department(s), college and institution. Develops strategies
for each major prospect and conducts regular outreach. Meets
established goals (e.g. dollars raised, solicitations made,
solicitations funded, visits, contacts, prospects qualified,
etc.). Enters actions into database and keeps solicitations
Collaborates effectively with institutional and advancement
leaders, MUSC Foundation, Advancement Services, Communications,
Annual Giving, Principal Giving, Corporate and Foundation
Relations, and other colleagues to meet the needs of donors and
departments. Manages advisory boards approved by the
institution and Associate Dean for Development.
Manages direct reports to include on-boarding, time-keeping,
goal-setting, and coaching to meet development objectives.
Other duties as assigned.