University of Utah has become a higher education hub, an economic engine and a catalyst for the creation of the region’s research corridor. The university provides undergraduate, graduate and professional education to more than 31,000 students from all 50 states and 100 countries. University of Utah Health, the only university health system in the state, includes four hospitals, twelve clinics, several specialty centers and the Dentistry and Medical Schools and Colleges of Health, Nursing and Pharmacy. Recognized as innovative, high performing and transformative, the health care system serves Utah and five surrounding states and has frequently been included in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals. University of Utah Health is expected to raise over $200 million in FY2017 as part of a capital campaign to construct a state-of-the-art medical school, rehabilitation hospital, ambulatory care center and innovation and discovery center.
University of Utah Health seeks a dynamic, collaborative fundraising professional to serve as the Senior Director of Advancement (SDOA) and provide philanthropic support for two comprehensive initiatives focused on cardiovascular health and medical innovations. This important and highly visible position will manage relationships with a portfolio of donors who have the capability of making major to principal gifts in the range of $100,000 to $1 million or more. Collaborating with physician leadership, faculty and administrators, the SDOA will articulate and execute an advancement plan focused on best practices. The successful candidate will possess a minimum of seven years of demonstrated successful fundraising experience, preferably in a high education setting.