Associate Director, Development

Baylor College of Medicine
Texas, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Mar 2, 2024

Reporting directly to the Senior Executive Director of Development, the Associate Director of Development’s primary purpose is to serve as a major gifts officer (maintaining a portfolio of individuals, corporations and foundations as appropriate), developing and managing a portfolio of current and new prospects that result in philanthropic resources on behalf of Baylor College of Medicine (BCM).


Hybrid work schedule: Onsite days: Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday


Internal title:  Senior Development Associate I; working title:  Associate Director of Development

Job Duties
  • Works towards the achievement of the annual BCM office goal.
  • Individually accountable for fundraising productivity, donor engagement and cultivation, solicitation and stewardship, as well as gift and estate planning metrics. The expectation will be that with a mature portfolio, this position will solicit $2M per year, and secure a minimum of $1M per year.
  • Collaborates with other Development leaders and Institutional Advancement colleagues to foster the success of their respective programs.
  • Enhances fundraising skills through professional associations and BCM training.
  • Fosters an environment of fairness, cooperation and professionalism – adhering to the core values of the College and principals of community that are vital to successful advancement and the well-being of all participating stakeholders.
  • Values every member for the individual efforts and unique talents that enhance achievement of goals and objectives and extend a welcoming and nurturing workplace culture and environment where everyone is included, respected and empowered.
  • Actively practices moves management throughout the donor life cycle of identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. 
  • Documents all donor related activities using donor database system.
  • Attends donor events and supports prospect engagement strategies as directed.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Four years of relevant experience. 
Preferred Qualifications and Skills
  • Four years of direct fundraising experience in a private, not-for-profit organization, and/or closely related client portfolio management.
  • A preference will be shown for academic healthcare fundraising experience.
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision; effectively and efficiently organize and prioritize workload to meet constantly changing demands; high level of accuracy, attention to detail and strong organizational skills; communicate status of projects to appropriate staff members and/or supervisors in a timely fashion.



Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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