Associate Director of Development for Biomedical Research

University of Pennsylvania

College Overview

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Penn affords a novel working surroundings throughout the metropolis of Philadelphia. The College is located on an attractive city campus, with quick access to a spread of academic, cultural, and leisure actions. With its historic significance and landmarks, vigorous cultural choices, and broad number of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the right place to name dwelling for work and play.

The College affords a aggressive advantages package deal that features wonderful healthcare and tuition advantages for workers and their households, beneficiant retirement advantages, all kinds {of professional} improvement alternatives, supportive work and household advantages, a wealth of well being and wellness packages and sources, and way more.

Posted Job Title

Affiliate Director of Improvement for Biomedical Analysis

Job Profile Title

Main Items Officer

Job Description Abstract

The Affiliate Director of Improvement for Biomedical Analysis will contribute to the technique and execution of the Perelman College of Drugs’s improvement program for its world class biomedical analysis enterprise. The Affiliate Director will lead and/or coordinate all fundraising actions for assigned analysis areas. Tasks embrace working straight with division chairs, middle administrators, analysis college, and philanthropic prospects and donors.
The Affiliate Director may even help key Dean’s Workplace priorities, together with the Council for Discovery Science and Dean’s Analysis Innovation Fund. They are going to work to establish and domesticate prospects who’re outdoors Penn Drugs’s conventional prospect pool. They are going to foster partnerships with reward officers in Penn Drugs—and all through the College—whose prospects have pursuits in biomedical analysis. The Affiliate Director will create imaginative and prescient items for fundraising functions translating Penn Drugs management’s analysis priorities and main themes referring to primary and translational analysis.

Job Description

Job Tasks

  • Develop an understanding of the broad analysis and academic objectives of Penn Drugs, associated monetary wants, and areas of accountability throughout the Perelman College of Drugs. 

  • Work with educational management, together with Division Chairs and Middle and Institute Administrators, to establish fundraising priorities and prospects, and accomplice in creating methods, cultivating and soliciting items.

  • Design and put together main prospect proposals, focused solicitation supplies, together with concise communication methods for primary science college (“pitches”).

  • “Inform the story” of nice primary and translational analysis to philanthropic prospects and improvement colleagues by collaborating with college and changing specialised language into compelling proposals and internet and video copy.

  • Personally preserve and workers a portfolio of particular person and institutional main giving prospects whose pursuits relate to primary and translational analysis. 

  • Plan, coordinate, and direct visits and particular occasions for prospects and donors, together with managing planning for the Council for Discovery Science conferences.

  • Oversee stewardship actions with assigned prospects, and with donors to the Dean’s Workplace and Council for Discovery Science.

  • Report back to the Senior Director of Improvement and different management on fundraising exercise by way of the main items monitoring/reporting/strikes administration system.

  • Collaborate with College of Pennsylvania and Penn Drugs management and improvement colleagues on all issues concerning assigned prospects.

**Please present a resume and canopy letter with a purpose to be thought of for this function. Please add all paperwork within the “Resume/CV” part of the appliance previous to submitting.**


  • Bachelor’s diploma and 3-5 years of progressively accountable expertise in increased training, together with an understanding of analysis enterprise, improvement, volunteer administration, alumni relations, and communications strategies and strategies; or equal mixture of training and expertise required. A sophisticated diploma in a scientific area (STEM or social science), public well being, or public administration valued.

  • Experience in improvement or grant actions in fields outdoors of upper training could rely as straight related work expertise.

  • Demonstrated expertise in coping with college, directors, physicians, and different constituent teams. 

  • Sturdy administrative and venture administration expertise with a purpose to set up targets, set efficiency requirements, and manage a profitable method to reaching fundraising objectives.

  • Skill to perform independently, and in addition work collaboratively inside a centralized improvement construction.

  • Wonderful interpersonal and written communication abilities.

  • Occasion planning expertise a plus. 

  • Extremely proficient in the usage of Phrase, Excel, Energy Level, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe InDesign, and database software program.  Expertise with graphic design valued.

  • Skill to journey domestically, nationally and internationally.

Job Location – Metropolis, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Division / College

Improvement and Alumni Relations

Pay Vary

$51,824.00 – $90,000.00 Annual Charge

Wage affords are made primarily based on the candidate’s {qualifications}, expertise, abilities, and training as they straight relate to the necessities of the place, in addition to inside and market elements and grade profile. 

Affirmative Motion Assertion 
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Particular Necessities 
Background test required after a conditional job supply is made. Consideration of the background test might be tailor-made to the necessities of the job.

College Advantages

  • Well being, Life, and Versatile Spending Accounts: Penn affords complete medical, prescription, behavioral well being, dental, imaginative and prescient, and life insurance coverage advantages to guard you and your loved ones’s well being and welfare. You may also use versatile spending accounts to pay for eligible well being care and dependent care bills with pre-tax {dollars}.

  • Tuition: Benefit from Penn’s distinctive tuition advantages. You, your partner, and your dependent kids can get tuition help right here at Penn. Your dependent kids are additionally eligible for tuition help at different establishments.

  • Retirement: Penn affords beneficiant retirement plans that can assist you save to your future. Penn’s Primary, Matching, and Supplemental retirement plans let you save for retirement on a pre-tax or Roth foundation. Select from all kinds of funding choices by way of TIAA and Vanguard.

  • Time Away from Work: Penn supplies you with a considerable period of time away from work through the course of the 12 months. This lets you loosen up, take holidays, attend to non-public affairs, get well from sickness or harm, spend time with household—no matter your private wants could also be.

  • Lengthy-Time period Care Insurance coverage: In partnership with Genworth Monetary, Penn affords college and workers (and your eligible relations) long-term care insurance coverage that can assist you cowl among the prices of long-term care companies obtained at dwelling, locally or in a nursing facility. In case you apply while you’re newly employed, you received’t have to offer proof of excellent well being or be topic to underwriting necessities. Eligible relations should at all times present proof of excellent well being and are topic to underwriting.

  • Wellness and Work-life Assets: Penn is dedicated to supporting our college and workers as they stability the competing calls for of labor and private life. That’s why we provide all kinds of packages and sources that can assist you care to your well being, your loved ones, and your work-life stability.

  • Skilled and Private Improvement: Penn supplies an array of sources that can assist you advance your self personally and professionally.

  • College Assets: As a member of the Penn group, you have got entry to a variety of College sources in addition to cultural and leisure actions. Benefit from the College’s libraries and athletic amenities, or go to our arboretum and artwork galleries. There’s at all times one thing happening at Penn, whether or not it’s a brand new exhibit on the Penn Museum, the newest music or theater presentation on the Annenberg Middle, or the Penn Relays at Franklin Subject to call only a few examples. As a member of the Penn group, you’re proper in the midst of the thrill—and also you and your loved ones can take pleasure in many of those actions at no cost.

  • Reductions and Particular Companies: From arts and leisure to transportation and mortgages, you may discover nice offers for College college and workers. Not solely do Penn arts and cultural facilities and museums supply free and discounted admission and memberships to college and workers. You may also take pleasure in substantial financial savings on different items and companies resembling new vehicles from Ford and Basic Motors, mobile phone service plans, film tickets, and admission to theme parks.

  • Versatile Work Hours: Versatile work choices supply artistic approaches for finishing work whereas selling stability between work and private commitments. These approaches contain use of non-traditional work hours, areas, and/or job buildings.

  • Penn Dwelling Possession Companies: Penn affords a forgivable mortgage for eligible staff interested by shopping for a house or presently residing in West Philadelphia, which can be utilized for closing prices or dwelling enhancements.

  • Adoption Help: Penn will reimburse eligible staff on certified bills in reference to the authorized adoption of an eligible youngster, resembling journey or courtroom charges, for as much as two adoptions in your family.

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