Healthcare & Science

Vice President for Development Emory University, Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center , Atlanta, Georgia

Emory University is an internationally recognized liberal arts college with top quality graduate and professional schools and one of the world’s leading healthcare systems. The Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center was founded in 1966 and is dedicated to developing new ways to prevent and treat disease, to raising the bar on clinical care outcomes, and to preparing the next generation of health practitioners for communities around the world.

The Woodruff Health Sciences Center is composed of schools of medicine, nursing, and public health, as well as a cancer institute, a primate research center and Emory Healthcare, the most comprehensive health system in the state of Georgia. Two of the Center’s hospitals have achieved the top rankings in U.S. News & World Report's list of the best hospitals in Georgia. The Center enjoys a robust Principal Gifts culture, and is renowned for its Grateful Patient program. Seventy per cent of Emory’s fundraising emanates from the Woodruff Health Sciences Center, and, with the advent of new leadership and an upcoming capital campaign, the Center is poised to exceed that figure. There has never been a more exciting time to join this innovative and impactful healthcare giant.

The Opportunity

The Vice President for Development, Woodruff Health Sciences Center, will oversee all fundraising, development and alumni relations efforts for the Woodruff Health Sciences Center at Emory University. The candidate selected for this position will be a key member of the university-wide Development and Alumni Relations Leadership Team and will report directly to Emory University’s Senior Vice President of Development and Alumni Relations with a dotted line to the Executive Vice President for Health Affairs. Securing major gifts for the Health Sciences Center will be the top priority as will fundraising and development efforts for education, research and patient care programs across the University as a whole. This is a career-defining opportunity for a seasoned leader to take an already successful development program to new heights.

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