Job Code: 4288 Grade: H FTE: 100% / Exempt **This position is moving to the Redwood City location in April 2019. Note: Not all unique aspects of the job are covered by this job description
POSITION SUMMARY: With Stanford's donor-centric approach to development, every staff member within the Office of Development plays a role in providing the university's donors with the service and attention that ensures an exceptionally positive and fulfilling philanthropic experience.
Stanford Medicine, which comprises Stanford University Medical School a premier research-intensive medical school and Stanford Health Care nationally recognized for quality patient care and leading-edge technology seeks a motivated and energetic Project Manager in Medical Center Development (MCD). You will support the Associate Dean of Medical Center Development and the Senior Director of the Specialist Fundraising team, while enhancing the success of the Major Gift development efforts for Stanford Medicine priorities and initiatives. You will operate independently in assigned areas to enhance the capacity of gift officers for greater strategic focus, engagement, and stewardship of faculty, prospects and donors.
Your responsibilities include:
Monitoring, analyzing and reporting on overall results to internal and external constituencies.
Developing strategies to track and analyze results of development activities, solicitation assignments and progress.
Working with a portfolio of assigned prospects or faculty to cultivate, solicit and steward their support.
Establishing ongoing relationships with individual alumni through personal visits, phone calls and meaningful contacts.
Implementing and managing programs to involve targeted populations of fundraising and volunteer activities. Designating volunteer assignments as appropriate, and follow up with volunteers to ensure completion of assigned solicitations.
Conducting prospect research, including multi interest prospect analysis, prioritizing prospects, summarizing and preparing background information and gift opportunities for specific faculty; providing dashboard analysis and reporting.
Working under consultative or self-initiated direction to assess and produce relevant, standard or custom information (reports, charts, graphs and tables), from structured data sources. Disseminating information to applicable agencies, researchers, management and other internal end users.
Devising methods for identifying data patterns and trends in information sources using a variety of qualitative and quantitative techniques. Researching, determining and recommending additional data collection and reporting requirements.
Collaborating with technical staff to standardize and systemize routine reports, dashboard and metrics.
Helping coordinate various initiatives involving the major gift officers, community volunteers, and managers to meet and exceed fundraising metrics.
Assisting the Associate Dean and the Senior Director with select fundraising initiatives and their individual portfolios of prospective donors.
Assisting in the strategic preparation of meeting agendas that span all fundraisers, all specialists, etc.: scheduling, creating slides, and communicating with presenters.
Assisting with the annual strategic planning process for all of MCD in partnership with Operations.
May be leading, managing and participating in special projects or events.
May be helping guide other staff.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
To be successful in this position, you will bring:
Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.
Advanced ability with Microsoft Office suite.
Ability to work efficiently, juggle tasks simultaneously, meet deadlines, and achieve goals.
Excellent interpersonal skills, and ability to interact with a wide range of people.
Outstanding communication skills and exceptional attention to detail and follow-through.
Ability to effectively communicate with both internal and external constituents.
Proficiency with database systems, such as Microsoft Access.
Advanced ability to collect data using a variety of methods, such as data mining and hard copy or electronic documentation study.
Ability to manage multiple activities in deadline-oriented environment; highly organized, flexible and rigorous attention to detail.
Demonstrated ability to produce data in a clear and understandable manner meeting user requirements.
Ability to take leadership role on projects and with users/clients.
Valid California Non-commercial Class Driver's License.
Frequently perform desk-based computer tasks, sit, and use a telephone, stand/walk.
Occasionally light/fine grasping, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds, writing by hand.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.
May require working flexible hours, including nights and weekends. Regular travel may be required.
May need valid passport for international travel.
When conducting university business, must comply with the California Vehicle Code and Stanford University driving requirements.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.Searchable-Keywords: 4288,Development, Development Officer Specialist
Why Stanford is for You Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:
Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speaker.
A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
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Location: Office of Development, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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