UK HealthCare Philanthropy is seeking a Director of Philanthropy to oversee the raising of $1-3M in the Children's Miracle Network (CMN) program to benefit Kentucky Children's Hospital. The Director will lead the CMN program by developing an annual donor engagement and solicitation strategy, being accountable to benchmarks in contacts, visits and dollars raised and serving as the principal liaison with the national Children's Miracle Network program and corporate partners in our assigned territory. Qualifications include experience in corporate or major gift philanthropy, alumni relations or a related field.
IEBC (Internal Employee Being Considered)
The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Ability to make and execute marketing or philanthropy plans, excellent interpersonal communication, public speaking and written communication skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Experience/skills with sales, marketing, media, donor relations, community relations, writing and editing.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Experience in community relations, fundraising, marketing or public relations.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
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Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.