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  • Opening Date: 2022-11-08
  • Job Opening Id: 527776
  • College/Division: Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
  • Department: COM Deans Office

Job Information

Florida International University, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine is a national leader in transforming the health of communities through its purposeful integration of education, research, and clinical care by providing an environment enhanced by diversity, clinical innovation and research. The College of Medicine prepares socially accountable, community-based physicians, scientists, and health professionals who are uniquely qualified to transform the health of patients and communities.

The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) at Florida International University (FIU) invites applications for the position of Assistant/Associate Dean of Development. We seek a dynamic and visionary leader that will strategically design and execute an Advancement program resulting in philanthropic support of HWCOM by maximizing the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of prospects for gifts at the major and principal gift level. This individual will work with the Dean and senior advancement leadership to execute strategic fundraising initiatives, build, and maintain relationships that may generate new philanthropic revenue and provide prospects and donor-related assessments and feedback for the College and the FIU Foundation.

The selected candidate will lead efforts to build HWCOM’s Office of Philanthropy, Alumni, and Community Engagement with a leading priority of establishing the major gift fundraising program; will promote creation of a robust HWCOM community of philanthropic support through the engagement and involvement of physician leadership, faculty, administrators, the university community, and our partners; will manage a personal portfolio and raise major and principal gifts through personal solicitation from major prospects, including alumni and friends, corporations, and foundations; and will provide leadership in the stewardship and oversight of gifts and grants related to advancement within the assigned unit. The Assistant/Associate Dean of Development will collaborate with FIU/HWCOM External Relations, FIU Foundation, and other internal and external stakeholders to develop an integrated communication strategy; will ensure that donor communication plans effectively align with the mission, culture, and strategic initiatives of HWCOM and the greater university community; and will work collaboratively with the College of Nursing and Health Sciences and the Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, as well as other Academic Health Center (AHC) units, including the College of Engineering and Computing to foster relationships with leadership, faculty, physicians, and scientists to assist in identifying major gift prospects.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree and at least ten (10) years of related experience, with seven (7) years of progressively responsible fundraising experience.

Desired Qualifications

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Seven (7) or more years of major and principal gift fundraising, preferably in higher education, colleges/schools of medicine and hospital/healthcare facilities.
  • Well-versed in the design and implementation of medical development and industry-specific innovations.
  • Experience with Black Baud’s CRM Platform or other fundraising information management systems/databases.
  • Ability and willingness to travel and work flexible hours including evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and successfully manage competing deadlines. 
  • Ability to handle confidential, sensitive information with the highest degree of professionalism.
  • Ability to prioritize, organize and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously and accurately in a detail-oriented environment.
  • Ability to influence and engage a diverse pool of prospects.
  • A self-starter, comfortable working independently while working well in a team-oriented environment, taking the initiative to be productive and efficient.
  • Experience with building successful teams.
  • Experience with creating a comprehensive strategic development plan.

 

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with experience

 

Pre-Employment Requirements

Criminal Background Check

Fingerprinting Check

 

How To Apply

Prospective Employee

If you have not created a registered account, you will be asked to create a username and password for use of the system. It is recommended that you provide an active/valid e-mail account as that will be the main source of communication regarding your status within the process. In this account, you are able to track your applicant status in "My Applications". 

To be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position and be in good performance standing.

Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume, cover letter or any other documents within the application process. It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae into one attachment.  Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format. All applicants are required to complete the online application including work history and educational details (if applicable), even when attaching a resume.

*This posting will close at 12:00 am of the close date.

How To Apply

Current Employee

As a current employee, you must log into Employee Self Service (ESS) to apply for this and any other internal career opportunity of interest. In this account, you are able to track your applicant status in "My Applications". 

To be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position and be in good performance standing.

Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume/ curriculum vitae, cover letter or any other documents within the application process.  It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume into one attachment. Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

*This posting will close at 12:00 am of the close date.

Disclosures

Clery Notice

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the University Police department at Florida International University provides information on crimes statistics, crime prevention, law enforcement, crime reporting, and other related issues for the past three (3) calendar years. The FIU Annual Security report is available online at: https://police.fiu.edu/download/annual-security-fire-safety-report/.

To obtain a paper copy of the report, please visit the FIU Police Department located at 885 SW 109th Avenue, Miami, FL, 33199 (PG5 Market Station).

 

Pay Transparency

Florida International University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.  However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of  their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

 

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access, Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

About FIU

Florida International University is Miami’s public research university, focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 42 top-50 rankings in the nation among public universities. FIU is a top U.S. research university (R1), with more than $200 million in annual expenditures. FIU ranks 15th in the nation among public universities for patent production, which drives innovation, and is one of the institutions that helps make Florida the top state for higher education. The Next Horizon fundraising campaign is furthering FIU’s commitment to providing students Worlds Ahead opportunities. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers, and supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA, with more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. The university has awarded more than 330,000 degrees to many leaders in South Florida and beyond. For more information about FIU, visit www.fiu.edu.

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