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, Neurosciences, who will help fuel the Foundation’s growth by deepening engagement and inspiring support among a portfolio of donors and prospects. Working closely with Dr. Gwenn Garden, Chair of the Department of Neurology, and reporting to the Senior Executive Director of Development, Advancing Health, the Director will pursue major and principal gifts in support of capital projects, research initiatives, scholarships, professorships, and endowment opportunities.
The ideal candidate should have fundraising experience in academic medicine, hospitals, or Tier I research institutions, with a proven track record of securing significant six- and seven-figure gifts. They should excel in building donor-centered relationships and be enthusiastic about collaborating with physicians and faculty members to attract new donors and inspire ongoing support for the Foundation’s growth.