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.
The Associate Vice President, Development (AVPD) will be a key member of the Principal Gifts team, responsible for building and managing a robust individual giving program. S/He will oversee fundraising initiatives, including guiding the participation of deans and other University leaders. The AVPD will direct and support staff, providing strategic advice, training and mentorship, in addition to managing a select portfolio of high-level prospects. The successful candidate will bring strong leadership and strategic management experience to the role as well as an excellent analytical and problem-solving aptitude.