Duke Health encompasses the biomedical and health components of Duke University and is also home to the nation’s largest and oldest academic clinical research organization: the Duke Clinical Research Institute. Duke Health is committed to improving the health and well-being of people around the world by conducting the most innovative biomedical research; translating that research into new methods of prevention, diagnosis, and treatment; educating the healthcare professionals of tomorrow; and developing better models of global and community health.
Duke Health seeks an Assistant Vice President, Principal and Transformational Gifts Strategy (AVP) who will work closely with Duke Health Development & Alumni Affairs (DHDAA) leaders, gift officers, prospect development, and advancement resources to identify prospects, develop clear and collaborative strategies, help support gift concepts and proposal preparation, establish gift approval, and ensure stewardship. This is a most exciting time to join as a member of the Leadership Management Team and to consider this high-profile role with Duke Health as the team is breaking records in fundraising on the principal gift level.
The ideal candidate will be a fundraiser, coach, mentor, strategist, and problem solver to advance this critical area of philanthropy and have a demonstrated track record of closing gifts of $5 million and higher from individuals.