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Stewardship Coordinator

Oregon Health & Science University is a powerful institution with a singular purpose – to improve human health. Employing over 14,000 individuals, OHSU is an acknowledged leader in a number of areas of healthcare research and care.

We are OHSU Foundation and we raise funds for the state's only academic medical center. We are now in a campaign that is literally a race to find a cure for cancer, the Knight Challenge, an all or nothing $500,000,000 matching gift to be raised in a two year period. The Challenge is being conducted as we continue to grow and develop all aspects of our medical research and funding.

The Stewardship Coordinator supports a comprehensive stewardship program for the central stewardship unit at the OHSU Foundation. Responsibilities include coordinating and administering stewardship activities with/for the stewardship team that align with organizational priorities with an emphasis on: gift and pledge acknowledgements, project and program coordination and administrative support. This individual will be the unit’s Raiser’s Edge and mailing specialist.

Knowledge, skills and abilities required (unless preferred is noted):

  • Excellent written communications skills; ability to prepare formal minutes, meeting notes, acknowledgments and  general correspondence for executive signature
  • Working knowledge of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation to compose and edit business documents and materials
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills to interact professionally, diplomatically and productively with colleagues and contacts at all levels
  • Ability to create professional letters, spreadsheets, and presentations
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint; advanced skills preferred
  • Working knowledge of InDesign or basic design program experience preferred
  • Ability to develop, organize, implement, and maintain office procedures and systems
  • Working knowledge of Raiser's Edge or similar database preferred
  • Ability to deal with confidential information
  • Knowledge of OHSU, higher education, or non-profit environment  preferred
  • Ability to take initiative, be self-directed, and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to identify creative solutions that work and fall within constraints (time, budget, quality)
  • Ability to coordinate and manage various projects and tasks while regularly consulting with appropriate sources to ascertain status of projects in progress and troubleshooting, making adjustments, and meeting deadlines
  • Ability to work well with others in a dynamic and interdependent team environment

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and professional experience

Working Conditions:

  • Occasional hours outside of normal work hours for events, meetings or programs 

For immediate consideration, please apply through our career center.

Research & Prospect Management Coordinator

We are currently looking to add talented staff to our Research and Prospect Management team with a position as a RPM Coordinator. As a member of the Research and Prospect Management team, the Coordinator will play an important role in identifying new potential prospects to help fill development officers’ portfolios, discovering critical relationships and helping maintain an accurate prospect pipeline. In addition, the position will provide general departmental support for development services for 20% of the time.


Knowledge, skills and abilities required (unless preferred is noted):

  • Excellent written communications skills; ability to prepare formal minutes, meeting notes, and general correspondence for executive signature

  • Working knowledge of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation to compose and edit business documents and materials

  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills to interact professionally, diplomatically and productively with colleagues and contacts at all levels

  • Ability to create professional letters, spreadsheets, and presentations

  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint; advanced skills preferred

  • Ability to develop, organize, implement, and maintain office procedures and systems

  • Working knowledge of Raiser's Edge or similar database preferred

  • Ability to deal with confidential information

  • Knowledge of OHSU, higher education, or non-profit environment preferred

  • Ability to take initiative, be self-directed, and prioritize multiple tasks

  • Ability to develop, organize and implement office procedures and systems

  • Strong time management and organizational skills

  • Ability to identify creative solutions that work and fall within constraints (time, budget, quality)

  • Ability to coordinate and manage various projects and tasks while regularly consulting with appropriate sources to ascertain status of projects in progress and troubleshooting, making adjustments, and meeting deadlines

  • Ability to work well with others in a dynamic & interdependent team environment

Education and/or Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field preferred, and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Working Conditions:

  • Occasional hours outside of normal work hours for meetings or program

For immediate consideration, please apply through our career center.

Director of Stewardship

The Director of Stewardship will serve as a senior stewardship professional within the division of Advancement Services. The Director will be responsible for collaborating with OHSU, OHSU Foundation, and DCH Foundation colleagues to develop and implement customized stewardship strategies for principal gift level donors as well as managing a comprehensive donor acknowledgment program that engages and recognizes donors at all levels. The Director is responsible for the timely execution of personal stewardship at the highest level. The Director identifies and develops strategies for continued donor engagement which foster opportunities for ongoing solicitation. This position manages a team of 3 employees and reports to the Assistant Vice President of Advancement Services and is an integral part of a dynamic and mission driven organization.

Knowledge, skills and abilities required (unless preferred is noted):

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a variety of constituents to achieve stated goals
  • Ability to influence and drive peers and other leaders toward creative, timely and substantive stewardship activities
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills to interact professionally, diplomatically and productively with colleagues and contacts at all levels
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Detail and results oriented with strong anticipatory instincts
  • Demonstrated experience developing and implementing a strategic operating plan with goals and evaluative measures
  • Proven success in managing, mentoring, retaining and recruiting a professional and diverse staff

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field preferred, and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum five years of experience required working in higher education, health, or nonprofit/fundraising organization
  • Minimum two years supervisory and management experience required
  • Stewardship and/or donor relations experience preferred

Working Conditions:

  • Occasional participation in evening and weekend events
  • Travel is a requirement of this position; must possess valid driver license, access to vehicle, and appropriate insurance coverage that meets Foundation requirements

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