Open Positions

Principal Gifts Officer

OHSU Foundation has a wonderful opportunity for a Principal Gifts Officer This senior level position requires a candidate who has at least 7 plus years of major and principal gift experience, preferably in health care or higher education. In this role you will coordinate engagement of the University's $1 million+ donors and potential donors and manage and expand the portfolio of principal gifts prospects by developing and overseeing individualized plans for cultivation, solicitation and stewardship.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Capacity to embrace OHSU's, OHSU Foundation's and DCH Foundation's missions.
  • Highest integrity and ethics.
  • Knowledge of institutional advancement and advanced fundraising techniques, including gift planning.
  • 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.
  • High level of initiative
  • Ability to organize time effectively, establish priorities and manage a large number of tasks simultaneously.
  • Possess sound judgment, strong work ethic, deep commitment to excellence, as well as high professional standards and ethics.
  • Commitment to collaborative engagement with OHSUF staff and OHSU faculty.
  • 7+ years major and principal gifts experience, preferable in health care or higher education setting
  • Demonstrated success in prospect identification, relationship building, strategizing, solicitation and stewardship of principal gifts
  • A bachelor's degree; an advance academic or terminal professional degree is helpful.
For immediate consideration, please apply online through our career center.

Senior Director of Development

OHSU Foundation has a wonderful opportunity for a Senior Director of Development. This strategic level management position requires a candidate who has at least 7 plus years of major and principal gift experience, preferably in health care or higher education and has a proven track record for leading and developing a multi-level team of experienced fundraisers. In addition to managing the team, you will carry a full portfolio of major and special gifts.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Ability to understand and effectively manage complex issues 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.
  • 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 commitment to excellence, and high professional standards and ethics.
  • Commitment to collaborative engagement with OHSUF staff and OHSU faculty.
  • Bachelor's degree in liberal arts or business preferred, and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Master's degree and/or equivalent experience is desirable.
  • A minimum of 7 years fund development experience, preferably in medical education and/or academic higher education.
  • Demonstrated experience in the full spectrum of philanthropic fund development, including major and principal gifts, comprehensive campaigns, annual and special gifts, proposal development, special events planning, prospect research and a working knowledge of the various vehicles used in charitable estate planning.
  • 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.

Director of Development, Pediatrics

OHSU Foundation has a wonderful opportunity for a Director of Development in Pediatrics. In this role you will focus on raising significant levels of philanthropic support for Doernbecher Children's Hospital by representing the hospital to donors, potential donors and alumni and creating and sustaining an engagement plan to cultivate and steward donors.

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

 

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

We are no longer accepting new applicants for this position- thank you for your interest!

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

Assistant Director of Prospect Management & Analytics

We are no longer accepting new applicants for this position- thank you for your interest!

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