Facebooktwitterredditpinterestlinkedinmail Temple University is a comprehensive public research university with seven campuses in Pennsylvania, international campuses in Rome and Tokyo, and more than 120 study abroad opportunities in countries worldwide.  Founded in 1884, it is the 28th largest university in the United States and the nation’s fourth largest provider of professional education (law, medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, and podiatry).  Temple University is one of Pennsylvania’s three public research universities, along with the University of Pittsburgh and The Pennsylvania State University, and is among the top universities in the nation with comprehensive curricula and nationally recognized programs (U.S. News & World Report).  It has more than 700 sponsored programs receiving external support from federal, state and local governments, industry, and private non-profit organizations. As a member of the Temple University Health Enterprise (“TUHE”) development team, the major gifts officer (MGO) will work closely with, and report to the Senior Director of Development, School of Medicine, to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward key alumni of the School of Medicine.  The ideal candidate will be an individual with a demonstrated ability to close major gifts, preferably in academic medicine or higher education.  The candidate will have superior interpersonal skills and will work well independently and collaboratively with team members.  The MGO is a key component to helping the advancement program grow and strengthen its current alumni fundraising initiatives and assist in the development of strategic fundraising efforts for the clinical and basic science departments.  The MGO will work closely with the SDOD, the Assistant Dean of Advancement, the Dean of the School of Medicine, and other key personnel for the School and University. The successful candidate will possess the following skills and abilities: At least five years of increasing fundraising accomplishments and responsibilities, preferably in an academic or higher learning setting. Proven ability to raise and close six- and seven-figure gifts, Demonstrated success with developing and sustaining relationships with key donors, volunteer leadership, and senior staff, Ability to translate and communicate complicated medical research to a lay audience, Superb writing skills, Entrepreneurial skills in identifying donors and relationships, Demonstrated creativity and strategic thinking with the ability to take initiative and the willingness to learn. Bachelors Degree required; Masters Degree preferred. To apply or refer candidates, please contact Maureen Huminik, Vice President, Lois L. Lindauer Searches, Temple University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.