UNC Health Foundation is dedicated to revolutionizing healthcare in North Carolina and beyond through its unwavering support for the UNC School of Medicine and UNC Hospitals. Its mission encompasses vital areas, ranging from groundbreaking research that saves lives to scholarships that transform them. With a focus on meeting the diverse health needs of all North Carolinians, UNC Health trains exceptional physicians, pioneers innovative treatments, and enhances health outcomes in every county of the state.
Supporting a public university, the UNC Health Foundation embraces a global perspective, fostering compassion and working tirelessly for the well-being of humanity. Its initiatives encompass a broad spectrum, from providing primary care to underserved rural communities in North Carolina to improving AIDS outcomes in Africa. Through dedication to patient care, research, education, and advocacy, UNC Health Foundation upholds the values of empathy and expertise in their pursuit of a healthier future for all.
The UNC Health Foundation is seeking a Director of Development, Cardiology, to spearhead the acquisition of private philanthropic contributions. This role entails overseeing a portfolio of donors and prospects to secure major and principal gifts that will fuel the Foundation’s work. Reporting to the Senior Executive Director of Development, Advancing Health, and working alongside Dr. George “Rick” Stouffer, Chief of the Division of Cardiology, the Director will cultivate key relationships and deepen engagement and support for the UNC Health Foundation.
The ideal candidate should possess fundraising experience in academic medicine, hospital organizations, or Tier I research institutions and a proven track record of successfully closing significant six- and seven-figure gifts. They should also excel at building donor-centered relationships and collaborating with physicians and faculty members to engage new donors and inspire ongoing support for the Foundation’s growth.