1) The Project Manager provides direct support to the Associate Vice President (AVP) and performs a variety of administrative duties in order to help execute fundraising projects, cultivation programs for prospective donors, and visiting committees for the institution.
2) S/he is responsible for executing and monitoring strategic interactions with donors and prospective donors to enable the Individual Giving team to meet their annual fundraising goal.
3) S/he is a project manager for the teamâ™s activity and is responsible for implementing tactical next steps to ensure goals and objectives are met. As such, s/he closely monitors team activity and anticipates and tracks deliverables, including letters, briefings, reports, presentations, and proposals.
4) S/he facilitates internal meetings and contributes agenda items that advance strategy and ensure outcomes.
5) S/he coordinates logistics for donor visits, cultivation visits, and solicitations with the offices of the UCM Dean and Medical Leaders.
6) S/he assists the Associate Vice President in staffing board committees and other auxiliary boards. In fulfilling these responsibilities, s/he will interact with donors and their advisors, the Vice President and Associate Dean of MBSD, University of Chicago Medicine (UCM) Trustees who are donors and prospective donors, and administrative staff of the UCM.
7) S/he assists the AVP in managing the Individual Giving budget.
1) Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines 2) Ability to work well within a team of highly motivated individuals 3) Outstanding interpersonal and communications skills characterized by the ability to write well with a strong commitment to customer service 4) Excellent diplomatic skills 5) Ability to maintain confidentiality 6) Ability to learn and manipulate databases 7) Ability to attend and help with weekend and evening events 8) Proficiency with MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint 9) An understanding of the University of Chicago, its history, mission, demographics, faculty, current programs, departments, and processes
1) A bachelor's degree or higher
1) A minimum of two years of full-time professional experience
Required Documents 1) Resume 2) Cover Letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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