Open Positions

Associate Director of Development

OHSU Foundation has a wonderful opportunity for an Associate Director of Development. The primary focus of this position is to qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward donor prospects with maximum potential for major gift level philanthropy from among patient partners, alumni, faculty, staff, emeritus faculty, trustees, and key business and community leaders. In addition, the associate director of development works closely with OHSU Foundation staff to develop and maximize strategies to secure gifts by working proactively and collaboratively across teams.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Ability to understand and effectively manage complex issues related to medical education and research 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.
  • Be entrepreneurial in nature: creative, self-starting and oriented toward action and results.
  • Solutions driven with an ability to anticipate potential problems in advance.
  • Possess 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, and a deep to commitment to excellence, and high professional standards and integrity.
  • Commitment to collaborative engagement with OHSUF staff and OHSU faculty.
  • Bachelor's degree in related field, such as liberal arts, marketing or a scientific field;or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 3-5 years of previous fund raising experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of major gifts, planned gifts, campaigns, annual giving, direct mail, and volunteer management preferred.
  • Experience in health care/education is a plus.

Working Conditions

  • Occasional hours outside of normal work hours for meetings or programs
  • Travel required. Must have access to a vehicle, valid driver's license and current personal auto insurance that meets foundation standards.

To be considered for this position, please apply online through our career center.

Please attach a cover letter and resume to your application and make sure you are using the most up-to-date browser. 

Director of Development 

OHSU Foundation has a wonderful opportunity for a Director of Development. The primary purpose of this position is to raise significant levels of philanthropic support for Oregon Health &Science University through the OHSU Foundation in support of assigned programs and projects. The director of development represents the university to donors, potential donors and alumni. In addition, the director of development works closely with administrative and academic leaders at OHSU and OHSU Foundation to develop and implement approved philanthropic funding goals and objectives involving clinical services, hospital operations, research, teaching and community education. 

Qualifications and Experience

  • Ability to understand and effectively manage complex issues related to medical education and research 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.
  • Possess 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, and a deep to commitment to excellence, and high professional standards and integrity.
  • Commitment to collaborative engagement with OHSUF staff and OHSU faculty.
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field preferred, and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Five years or more previous fundraising experience, especially in major and planned gifts.
  • Proven knowledge of all aspects of development including major gifts, planned gifts, campaigns, annual giving, direct marketing, and volunteer management.
  • Must be proficient in many computer programs, including office suite applications, and development-specific applications.
  • Experience in health care/education is preferred.
  • Proven success in a complex fundraising institution of higher ed. and healthcare preferred.
  • Experience in a clinical or engineering fundraising shop highly desirable. 

Working Conditions

  • Travel is a requirement of this position, as well as some evening work. Must possess valid driver license, access to vehicle, and appropriate insurance coverage that meets Foundation requirements
To be considered for this position, please apply online through our career center
Please attach a cover letter and resume to your online application. Please check to make sure you are using the most up-to-date browser 

Assistant Director of Development

OHSU Foundation has a wonderful opportunity for an Assistant Director of Development on the Major &Special Gifts team. The major responsibilities will be focused on prospect management and gift solicitation. In this role you will qualify, cultivate, solicit, and steward donor prospects to maximize potential for major and special gift level philanthropy. You will have the opportunity to expand the major and principal gift donor pipeline through your own research and through overall team efforts. By working closely with OHSU Foundation's other fundraising staff, you will develop strategies to optimize and secure gifts for a multitude of health care initiatives.

This position is the first level in our fundraising model. The candidate will carry a portfolio of prospects with capacity to make major level gifts.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Ability to understand and effectively manage complex issues related to education in a multi-tiered, academic medical institution.
  • Comprehensive understanding of financial reports used by the foundation and university preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to work effectively with many different constituencies, especially physicians, academic community, trustees, business leaders and patients.
  • Solutions driven with an ability to anticipate potential problems in advance.
  • Be entrepreneurial in nature: creative, self-starting and oriented toward action and results.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
  • Possess 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 and a deep to commitment to excellence, and high professional standards and ethics.
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint;advanced skills preferred.
  • Commitment to collaborative engagement with foundation staff and OHSU faculty.
  • Bachelor's degree in related field, such as liberal arts, marketing or a scientific field;or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 2-4 years of previous fundraising experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of major gifts, planned gifts, campaigns, annual giving, direct mail and volunteer management preferred.
  • Experience in health care/education is a plus.

Working Conditions

  • Travel is a requirement of this position, as well as some evening work. Must possess valid driver license, access to vehicle, and appropriate insurance coverage that meets Foundation requirements

To be considered for this position, please apply online through our career center

Please attach a cover letter and resume to your online application. Please check to make sure you are using the most up-to-date browser for the application process.