About Northeastern: Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.
Our locationsin Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahantare nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.
Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs in a variety of on-campus and online formatslead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.
About the Opportunity: The Bouve College of Health Sciences seeks an Assistant Dean of Development to join their team!
Here, at one of the nation's leading health science colleges, future pharmacists, policymakers, administrators, nurses, physical therapists, scientists, speech therapists, and psychologists learn from renowned professors, while apprenticing alongside preeminent clinicians and researchers at top health institutions.
Bouve College of Health Sciences encompasses four exceptional schools, School of Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, School of Clinical and Rehabilitation Sciences, School of Nursing, and School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Together, these institutions leverage interdisciplinary collaboration and strategic synergies to tackle the world's most pressing health challenges.
It is this cross-pollination of academic rigor, interdisciplinary perspectives and globally recognized experiential learning that distinguishes Bouve and its graduates.
Responsibilities: The Assistant Dean of Development reports to the Senior Associate Vice President for Development (with a dotted line to the Dean of Bouve College of Health Sciences) and is responsible for identifying and implementing strategies for success in securing significant philanthropic support for the Bouve College of Health Sciences. This is a collaborative effort between the College and University Advancement. The College Dean sets the academic priorities, establishes the case for support for the College, and works with the Assistant Dean of Development to discover, cultivate, and solicit prospective donors to support the College philanthropically.
The Assistant Dean of Development also provides service and leadership to the Bouve community by developing and leading a high performing team of staff, acting as a strategic partner in developing, managing, and sustaining relationships with key partners, and by contributing to the implementation of a strategic vision for a highly effective philanthropy program at Bouve College of Health Sciences. Serving as a part of College leadership, this role will work collaboratively with the College Dean and Faculty, and central Advancement colleagues to achieve a high level of engagement and financial support from among a cadre of alumni, friends, and parents whose philanthropic priorities match education and academic programs in the College and at Northeastern University.
As a fundraising position, this role has specific dollar and visits goals that are set annually by the Senior Associate Vice President and consultation with the Dean. In support of the Office of Administration and Finance (Bouve), the Office of Financial Aid (university), and the Office of Donor Relations (Advancement), this position has a role in ensuring that donor-funded scholarships are awarded in accordance with instructions/preferences attached to those funds. This position also has a supporting role in ensuring that donor funds restricted for programmatic purposes are expended in accordance with the instructions and restrictions of those programs.
Highly entrepreneurial, energetic individual with a minimum of 10 years of progressive development experience, preferably in higher education, the health sciences, and/or biomedical field.
Demonstrated ability to plan strategically to carry out the vision, goals, and fundraising aspirations of the College and the University.
Evidence of entrepreneurial approaches in engaging prospects and developing a prospect pipeline.
Proven success in fundraising at the major and/or principal gifts level (six- and seven-figure gifts). Demonstrated ability to work closely with high-level decision makers and other top-level volunteers.
Strong management and leadership experience (minimum 5 years) and skills.
Strong interpersonal skills necessary for building relationships with external (donors, prospects, volunteers) and internal (deans, faculty, advancement colleagues, staff) constituents.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Highly collaborative in approach.
Salary Grade: 15
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.