Schedule: Hybrid work schedule (at least 2 days per week on-site).Occasional event staffing may be required (evenings and weekends).
To Apply:Submit a cover letter and resume along with your online application.
Stanford Medicine is comprised of Stanford University School of Medicine, a premier research-intensive medical school, Stanford Health Care, a hospital that is nationally recognized for quality patient care and leading-edge technology, and Stanford Children's Health, the only health care system in the San Francisco Bay Area exclusively dedicated to pediatric and obstetric care.
Medical Center Development (MCD), in partnership with the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health, supports Stanford Medicine with highly trained and experienced fundraising professionals and partner teams and is committed to a donor-centric approach to development. Its top-ranking team continues to build upon the generous support of its donor community and has newly defined philanthropic priorities that align with the Stanford University-wide strategic vision which is in the early stages of its next major fundraising effort. Every member of the Office of Development staff plays a role in providing the university's donors with the service and attention that ensures an exceptionally positive and fulfilling philanthropic experience. Stanford also believes that diversity and excellence go hand-in-hand and so hires individuals with a commitment to working effectively with colleagues and donors from diverse backgrounds
The Principal Gifts team within Medical Center Development is seeking a Project Manager to support the team in their engagement with top donors and friends with the capacity to make $10M or larger gifts to Stanford Medicine and Stanford Health Care. If you are an energetic and enthusiastic individual interested in joining a dynamic and hard-working team, a self-starter who takes initiative, likes to own projects, and is able to prioritize their work, this might be the job for you. With strong writing skills, you will pull together information from a wide variety of sources to provide data analysis, compile reports, and prepare presentations. Reporting to the Assistant Director of Principal Gifts, you will develop a strong understanding of Stanford Medicine's top needs and priorities and be able to articulate them in writing for a variety of purposes including, but not limited to, briefings, proposals, acknowledgments, PowerPoint presentations, and other communication materials. As the Project Manager, you will assist at least two gift officers with portfolio management and prospect sourcing.
In this role, you will also have the opportunity to support the fundraising efforts of the Innovative Medicines Accelerator - one of Stanford Medicine's top priorities as well as a university priority. You will have the opportunity to work with gift officers throughout MCD and the university, as well as faculty and staff, to assist in establishing and maintaining close relationships with all university constituencies.
Your primary responsibilities include:
Draft and help prepare polished materials, including detailed donor visit briefings for senior leadership, proposals, background documents, and presentation materials.
Synthesize complex data into reports and executive summaries. Strong abilities in Excel, Google Sheets, and database management preferred.
Research new principal gift-level prospects and project manage existing pipeline. This includes retrieving and synthesizing donor and prospect information, generating reports and updating records, informing strategies and cultivation for prospects and initiatives, and ensuring strategies are moved forward effectively.
A commitment to promoting and supporting an environment of diversity and inclusion where all feel a sense of belonging and safety.
Other duties may also be assigned.
To be successful in this position, you will bring:
Bachelor's degree and three years relevant experience or a combination of education and relevant experience.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to interact with a wide range of people and both internal and external constituents.
Ability to work efficiently, juggle tasks simultaneously, meet deadlines, and achieve goals.
Demonstrated experience in the management of projects, including project initiating, planning, scheduling, and tracking.
Experience with analyzing data and content and communicating/presenting results and recommendations succinctly to key stakeholders.
Exceptional attention to detail and follow-through.
A growth mindset and willingness to contribute to a positive and optimistic working environment.
An eagerness to build comprehensive knowledge of Stanford Medicine and thrive in a mission-driven, dedicated, and collaborative office environment.
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 his or her job.
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.
The expected pay range for this position is $64,480 to $120,000 per annum.
Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location and external market pay for comparable jobs.
At Stanford University, base pay represents only one aspect of the comprehensive rewards package. The Cardinal at Work website (https://cardinalatwork.stanford.edu/benefits-rewards) provides detailed information on Stanford's extensive range of benefits and rewards offered to employees. Specifics about the rewards package for this position may be discussed during the hiring process.
Why Stanford is for You
Stanford University is one of the world's premier academic and research institutions, devoting tremendous intellectual and physical resources toward the betterment of humanity. As a major Silicon Valley employer, Stanford seeks people committed to excellence and to improving our world. In turn, the university is committed to supporting its employees as they develop their careers and enrich their lives. We believe Stanford's future success will be shaped by the diverse perspectives, unique experiences, and inclusive culture of its community.
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. Take advantage of career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or leader discuss global issues.
A caring culture. We understand the importance of your personal and family time and provide you access to wellness programs, child-care resources, parent education and consultation, elder care, and caregiving support.
A healthier you. We make wellness a priority by providing access to world-class exercise facilities. Climb our rock wall or participate in one of hundreds of health or fitness classes.
Discovery and fun. Visit campus gardens, trails, and museums.
Enviable resources. We offer free commuter programs and ridesharing incentives. Enjoy discounts for computers, cell phones, recreation, travel, entertainment, and more!
We pride ourselves in being a culture that encourages and empowers you.
*The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
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 his or her job.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Why work at Stanford?Stanford University has changed the world, over and over again.We are one of Silicon Valley's largest employers - and also one of the most unique. Our mission is to educate future leaders and promote interdisciplinary, world-class research and teaching. This passion makes Stanford an intensely creative, rewarding, and challenging place to work. At the same time, our traditions of respect and collaboration sustain a humane, supportive environment in which to pursue your life and your career.At Stanford you'll work with bright, diverse, dedicated people. You'll find encouragement to learn and grow. You'll enjoy excellent benefits and an outstanding environment. How will it change you?