Open Positions

Senior Director of Gift Planning

OHSU Foundation has a wonderful opportunity for a Sr. Director of Gift Planning. As the leader of the Gift Planning department you will oversee the foundation's gift planning program and its five person team. You will have your own deferred and major/principal gift portfolio and will serve as the strategic leader of the program and as the agent for the foundation in negotiations, sales, transfers, and purchases of property as authorized by the Board.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Proven knowledge and experience in full spectrum of:  deferred gift techniques and vehicles, including gift annuities, charitable remainder trusts, life estate agreements, etc.; charitable estate planning and procedures regarding probate and trust administration.
  • Familiarity with procedures and documentation related to the transfer of real property, securities and other gift assets
  • Ability to understand and effectively manage complex issues related to medical education in a multi-tiered, academic medical institution.
  • Comprehensive understanding of financial reports used by the foundation and university.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to work effectively with many different constituencies, especially physicians, academic community, trustees, business leaders and volunteers.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills, including effective public speaking skills.  Ability to present seminars and training sessions on gift and estate planning topics to various constituencies.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to organize time effectively, establish priorities and manage a large number of tasks simultaneously.
  • Possess sound judgment, strong work ethic, deep to commitment to excellence, as well as high professional standards and ethics.
  • Commitment to collaborative engagement with OHSUF staff and OHSU faculty.
  • Bachelor's degree in liberal arts or business and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience; Master's degree and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.
  • A minimum of 5 years fund development experience, preferably in medical education and/or academic higher education.
  • Experience in deferred or major gift programs.
  • Proven success in managing, mentoring, retaining and recruiting a professional and diverse staff

For immediate consideration for this position, please apply online through our career center.


Communications Specialist

OHSU Foundation has a wonderful opportunity for a Communications Specialist. As a member of the communications team, this position assists with a range of communications activities to support the mission of the OHSU and Doernbecher Children's Hospital Foundations, including providing writing, design, research and project management assistance. The candidate will work closely with other members of the foundation communications and development teams to develop print and electronic messaging and content that inspire donors and prospective donors to support key philanthropic priorities. The role also consists of materials design support as well as project management support.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Excellent writing, editing, and research skills
  • Functional graphic design skills and working knowledge of standard graphic design and photography software, including InDesign, Photoshop, and Microsoft Publisher
  • Working knowledge of standard e-mail communications tools (such as Constant Contact) and website content management systems (such as WordPress) preferred
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills to interact professionally, diplomatically, and productively with colleagues and contacts at all levels
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Ability to manage time and work successfully to meet project deadlines
  • Excellent collaborative and project management skills
  • Bachelor's degree in applicable communications field preferred, and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience

For immediate consideration for this position, please apply online through our career center.

Please attach a cover letter, resume, two writing samples and one design sample.

 


Accounting Technician, Accounts Payable

OHSU Foundation has a wonderful opportunity for an Accounting Technician. As a member of the Finance and Accounting team, this position is responsible for performing accounts payable and general accounting related functions, preparing accounting reports and providing customer service support to account holders, staff and vendors. Additional duties include Concur travel and expense reporting, state charitable solicitation registration coordination and prepaid expense reporting

This role requires the ability to work in a fast paced non-profit environment where customer service is paramount. As we enter into a comprehensive campaign we are seeking a candidate who is ready and excited for the challenges ahead.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Knowledge of basic accounting skills
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines required
  • Must be self-directed with strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ten-key by touch, data entry, accurate typing and ability to operate standard office equipment required
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint; advanced skills preferred
  • Strong customer service skills and strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills and conscientious attention to detail
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills to interact professionally, diplomatically and productively with colleagues and contacts at all levels
  • Ability to work well with others in a dynamic & interdependent team environment
  • Ability to problem-solve and create efficiencies to improve workflow
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Two years' accounting experience or equivalent combination of education and experience

For immediate consideration for this position, please apply online through our career center.

Intern

OHSU Foundation has a wonderful opening for a Foundation Intern. The duration of this paid position is approximately up to one year. You will have the opportunity to rotate through the major functions of the foundation; doing meaningful work alongside fundraisers, support services, and core business groups. This singular position will have exposure to leadership and learn first-hand the intricacies of a successful non-profit during the public launch of comprehensive campaign. This position is ideal for a candidate who desires a career in non-profit and either has taken courses related to the field and or experience in the public sector with a desire to change careers towards non-profit.

This role is project based with the expectation that the candidate will have the opportunity to directly contribute to foundation goals. The intern will report to the Talent Management & HR Consultant and receive daily direction from sponsoring departments.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to organize time, set priorities, and meet deadlines
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to work equally well independently and as a member of a team
  • Working towards a Bachelor's degree in related field preferred, and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint; advanced skills preferred
  • Ability to develop, organize, implement, and maintain office procedures and systems
  • Ability to deal with confidential information
  • Flexible, adaptable and a strong desire to continuously learn
  • Ability to build collaborative relationships

For immediate consideration for this position, please apply online through our career center.

Assistant Director of Prospect Management & Analytics

OHSU Foundation has a wonderful opportunity for an Assistant Director of Prospect Management and Analytics. As a member of the Research, Prospect Management, and Analytics team, the position conducts in-depth analysis of the organization's prospect pool, utilizes data mining and statistical methods to report out on prospect data to Advancement leadership and staff to make strategic data-informed decisions. The position plays a critical role in managing and analyzing development officers' prospect portfolios and distribution.  

This role is divided into data analysis, prospect identification and tracking, data integrity and ad hoc special projects.  We are seeking an individual who can promote and support data-driven decision making by providing routine and ad hoc data analysis that align with fund-raising and campaign priorities. The ability to develop and implement the tools necessary to keep a robust prospect pipeline moving forward is key towards ensuring Development Officers are equipped to identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward major and principal gifts prospects and potential prospects.  The ideal candidate needs to be able to use data to influence and guide leaders towards meaningful decision making and action regarding prospects. This person works closely and collaboratively across many teams at the foundation.

Qualifications and Experience: 

  • Ability to deal with confidential information
  • An inquisitive nature that uses deductive and intuitive reasoning
  • Demonstrated mastery in the collection, analysis, interpretation and evaluation of information
  • Knowledge of and experience with complex, high quality data analysis techniques to include pipeline analysis, forecasting, and building predictive models
  • Ability to initiate and manage projects related to the analysis of internal and external data, and provide conclusions, value-added recommendations and inform data-driven decisions
  • Demonstrated understanding of development and major gifts fund raising and how research and prospect management supports development efforts
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated background in utilizing multiple screening strategies and methodologies, including data mining, segmentation and analytics
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience working in a relational database (Raiser's Edge preferred)
  • Expertise in advanced Microsoft Excel functions and experience working with statistical software (SPSS preferred)
  • Proficient skills in other Microsoft applications including Word, Outlook and PowerPoint; advanced skills preferred
  • Bachelor's degree preferably in Business, Information Technologies, or Social Science, and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Three to five years of experience in data analysis, research or prospect management, preferably in higher education or complex non-profit environment
  • Experience working with volunteers, board members, faculty, and University leadership preferred

For immediate consideration for this position, please apply online through our career center.