Director of Development, School of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA, USA Remote



Full time

Nov 25

The University of Pittsburgh's Division of Philanthropic & Alumni Engagement (PAE) is seeking a Director of Development to join a progressive team within our Health Sciences Individual Giving Department. The Director of Development will be working in close coordination with the Dean of the School designee and will be under the supervision of the PAE's Assistant Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences Strategic Programs and Alumni Relations. The incumbent will plan, organize, and implement the school's development and fundraising plans involving Ph.D. and Graduate alumni within the School of Medicine. Incumbent will take full responsibility for the successful execution of these activities. Flexible hybrid and/or remote work opportunities may be available for this position.

PAE cultivates relationships with contributors, alumni, and other constituents on behalf of the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC, generating support for teaching, research, and care. As the hub for development and alumni relations efforts, PAE contributes to a bold, vibrant, and diverse academic community. Primarily, we focus on: philanthropy to the University and UPMC which drives innovation and enhances opportunities for students, faculty, researchers, and clinicians. Alumni relationships expressed across a community of 318,000 alumni spanning the globe. This purposeful, collaborative work-supported by your engagement and giving-ensures that Pitt and UPMC grow stronger each year, benefitting this community, our region, and the wider world .PAE fosters an intentionally inclusive workforce through a diversity framework that commits to collaborating and expanding the culture, identity, and wholeness of every staff member in measurable and deliberate ways.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and 7 years of relatable experience, preferably in an academic or health care fundraising setting

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience organizing and implementing a capital campaign
  • Marketing, public relations, and/or sales experience
  • Master's degree

Equivalent combination of education and transferable / relatable experience will be considered per University guidelines. A current TB test and drug screen will be required as a condition of employment.

The University of Pittsburgh is committed to championing all aspects of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility within our community. This commitment is a fundamental value of the University and is crucial in helping us advance our mission, which includes attracting and retaining diverse workforces. We will continue to create and maintain an environment that allows individuals to discover, belong, contribute, and grow, while honoring the experiences, perspectives, and unique identities of all.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.

The University of Pittsburgh requires all Pitt constituents (employees and students) on all campuses to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption. Visit to learn more about this requirement.

Assignment Category Full-time regular

Job Classification Staff.Development.IV

Campus Pittsburgh

Minimum Education Level Required Baccalaureate

Minimum Experience Level Required 6-9 years experience

Work Schedule Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m

Work Arrangement Hybrid: Combination of On-Campus and Remote work as determined by the department.

Hiring Range TBD Based Upon Qualifications

Relocation Offered No

Visa Sponsorship Provided No

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check

Child Protection Clearances Not Applicable

Required Documents Resume

Optional Documents Not Applicable

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