Open Until Filled
Associate Director of Development for Child Health
Department this Position Reports to
Medical and Healthcare Advancement
Hiring Range Minimum
Hiring Range Maximum
Not an SEIU Position
Regular Full Time
Scheduled Months per Year
Scheduled Hours per Week
one or two days in the office a month as a team, and otherwise as
needed based on effectively engaging donors, clinical partners and
Location of Position
One Medical Center Drive,
Remote Work Eligibility?
Is this a term position?
If yes, length of term in months.
Is this a grant funded position?
This role will serve as part of the team, under the leadership of
the Director of Development for Child Health Initiatives, focused
on identifying and engaging community members and organizations who
have an interest in providing philanthropic support for Dartmouth
Health Children’s and child health research initiatives conducted
at the Geisel School of Medicine. The Associate Director will help
to grow a pipeline of support through the identification,
cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of a personal portfolio
of prospects. The position will work closely with various members
of the Medical & Healthcare Advancement team as well as
Dartmouth Health Children’s staff to help support philanthropic
strategies and achieve various fundraising goals.
Our team’s mission is to advance the missions of the Geisel School
of Medicine and Dartmouth Health. This position in Child Health
specifically supports improving kids health, through the work of
Dartmouth Health Children’s, Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth
Hitchcock and the Geisel School of Medicine.
Required Qualifications - Education and Yrs Exp
Bachelors or equivalent combination of education and
Required Qualifications - Skills, Knowledge and
• Four or more years of demonstrated success in fundraising in a
complex development organization.
• Demonstrated appreciation for the solicitation process.
Experience in pipeline development, moves management and the
identification and management of volunteers.
• Understanding of and comfort with the intricacies of business
Skills & Knowledge
• Ability to work with and command the respect of senior officers,
faculty and administrators, and high-level volunteers.
• Excellent oral, written, and project management skills.
• Excellent organizational skills.
• Strong interpersonal skills, and adept at both negotiating and
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team;
self-motivated and proactive.
• Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and to set
• Expertise in operating database, spreadsheet, and Web-based
software applications in a complex computer information system
• Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with
discretion; understand and follow HIPAA guidelines
• Strong commitment to diversity.
• Brings a sense of humor and job to work
• Experience working in an academic medical system or university
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Equal Opportunity Employer
Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We
prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex,
age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any
other legally protected status. Applications by members of all
underrepresented groups are encouraged.
Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and
successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which
may include a criminal background check, reference checks,
verification of work history, and verification of any required
academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results
acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not
automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background
check information will be used in a confidential,
non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal
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• Under the direction of the Director of Development, Child Health
Initiatives, works closely with advancement and clinical staff to
identify fundraising priorities and articulate compelling cases for
• Devises and implements donor-centric fundraising strategies to
meet personal activity and revenue metrics through portfolio
planning and moves management.
• Identifies, qualifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards a
portfolio of ~125-175 patients, families, and community members
with the capacity to make multi-year gift commitments to Dartmouth
Health Children’s and child health research at the Geisel School of
Medicine between $25,000 and $1 million.
• Qualifies new potential major gift prospects to grow the
solicitation pipeline for Dartmouth Health Children’s and child
• Documents and records all activities as appropriate in
Percentage Of Time
Program & Planning Management
• Engages in developing and supporting the execution of a
comprehensive strategy to provide opportunities to cultivate,
engage, and steward top prospects who have an interest in
supporting the mission of Dartmouth Health Children’s.
• In partnership with other members of the advancement team,
develops materials, events and programming in support of
• Supports Dartmouth Health Children’s community fundraising
events, programs, and initiatives.
• Participates as a development partner with physicians and nurses
who are a part of the philanthropy training program. Attends
trainings and one-on-one coaching sessions with assigned
Performs other duties assigned.
Percentage Of Time
Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural
awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with
Performs other duties as assigned.
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