1) The Associate Director, Trustee & Volunteer Engagement is responsible for executing and facilitating strategic interactions with trustees, volunteers, donors, and prospective donors to enable the Medicine & Biological Sciences Development (MBSD) team to meet their annual fundraising goal.
2) S/he partners strategically with the Chief of Staff and Campaign Manager for Principal Gifts and the Director of Alumni and Volunteer Engagement in staffing the Board, Board Committees, the Division of the Biological Sciences and Pritzker School of Medicine Council, and other boards, as appropriate.Â
3) In this role, s/he: develops and prepares meeting materials; prepares briefings for the lead volunteers; manages meeting communications and securing RSVPs from invitees. S/he attends Committee meetings for the purpose of writing minutes, documenting next steps, and being an insightful project manager of the next steps.
4) S/he serves as a project manager for the teamâ™s activity and is responsible for implementing strategic and tactical action steps to ensure goals and objectives are met.
5) S/he serves as a secondary moves manager for donors and prospective donors.Â As a secondary moves manager s/he collaborates with the Chief of Staff, Director of Alumni and Volunteer Engagement, frontline fundraisers, and/or the Vice President and Associate Dean as appropriate.Â
6) S/he manages the development training program for members of the UCMC Board of Trustees and the Council in order to support and ensure a high level of engagement.Â
7) S/he will manage communications between MBSD and the UCM Friends & Family office, including: supplementing MBSD requests with appropriate and timely context; managing request traffic and redirecting where necessary; controlling frequency/timing of calls/emails from relationship managers to Friends and Family staff.
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 Ability to maintain confidentiality
5) Ability to learn and manipulate databases
6) Ability to attend and help with weekend and evening events
7) Ability and willingness to travel Proficiency with MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint
1) Bachelorâ™s degree
1) Minimum of three years of full-time professional experience in development or a related field
2) Cover Letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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