Established in 1972, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’s resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The University’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.
As a comprehensive health science university, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston educates health science professionals, discovers and translates advances in the biomedical and social sciences, and models the best practices in clinical care and public health.
Pursuing this mission, UTHealth advances the quality of human life by enhancing the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease and injury, as well as promoting individual health and community well-being.
Reporting to the Senior Director of Major Gifts, the Director of Development (DOD1) is responsible for managing a portfolio of six- and seven-figure prospects in support of the nursing school. The DOD1 will participate in strategic planning, working with volunteer and advisory boards, as well as communications and public relations planning. S/He will also serve as an organizational liaison in planned giving and corporate and foundation relations. The ideal candidate has experience with volunteer management and five years of professional fundraising with a proven track record of cultivating, soliciting, and closing gifts of $50,000 and above.