Assistant Director of Development, Central Bloomberg Stewardship Team
Johns Hopkins University
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Internal Number: 101079-en_US
Johns Hopkins Development & Alumni Relations is seeking an Assistant Director of Development to manage stewardship activities for the Central Bloomberg Stewardship team in Development and Alumni Relations (DAR). This team is responsible for managing and stewarding the institution's largest donor, referred to as the Foundation. The Assistant Director will manage complex stewardship and donor relationship projects, oversee communications and leadership briefings, and assist with a large portfolio of grant reporting, as well as supporting the Vice President and Associate Vice President for DAR with all Foundation-related work.
The Assistant Director will be responsible for creating new strategies to highlight the impact of the Foundation's philanthropy to JHU, drafting and editing regular communications to the Foundation, working across the institution with academic and administrative partners, and preparing briefings for JHU leadership including the President, Provost, and Board of Trustees. This position includes regular communication and correspondence with senior leadership at JHU and the Foundation, as well as patients, faculty, and students. The successful candidate will be skilled in managing and prioritizing multiple projects simultaneously and effectively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. Most duties involve sensitive and/or confidential information. This position reports to the Senior Director of Central Bloomberg Stewardship and will act as an advisor in managing the work flow of a busy stewardship office. The individual in this position exercises independent judgment in the resolution of administrative challenges and performs under pressure with a high degree of accuracy, diplomacy, and confidentiality.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Develop strategies to showcase the Foundation's impact at JHU and provide the Foundation with updates, reports, and high-level stewardship pieces highlighting outcomes and impacts of the Foundation's philanthropic programs throughout the institution.
Build and sustain collaborative relationships with colleagues across the institution as it relates to programs supported by the Foundation, including but not limited to the Office of the President, the Fund for Johns Hopkins Medicine, undergraduate and graduate schools, Research Administration, Finance & Administration, General Accounting, the Provost's Office, Office of General Counsel, and Student Services.
Oversee activity in the various Foundation-funded areas at Johns Hopkins. This could include matters relating to the Vivien Thomas Scholars Initiative, Landmark Capital Projects, and other research programs funded by the Foundation.
Act as an advisor to the Senior Director of Stewardship in managing high-priority tasks and attending meetings on his/her behalf.
Provide strategic direction in the development of new proposals and initiatives for the Foundation's consideration.
Oversee the development of Presidential Briefings and other executive-level remarks/memos/proposals for JHU Leadership and the Foundation.
Develop and graphically design visual aid materials and visually appealing presentations by consolidating large amounts of information and data into informative graphics and charts.
Produce Adobe products for the Foundation as needed using Adobe InDesign and Adobe Acrobat.
Work as the liaison to the Foundation in matters relating to gift accounting and reporting to ensure that data is processed and recorded directly.
In conjunction with the Vice President and existing stewardship team, respond to urgent requests for information/assistance from the Foundation's leadership.
Maintain records in Client Relationship Management (CRM) software, as well as conduct some administrative and budgetary tasks including reconciling expenses, planning special events, and managing appointments. This position requires some work outside normal business hours.
Two years related experience
Additional graduate level education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula
Additional graduate-level education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Special Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities:
Superior writing and editing skills, including the ability to draft original materials.
Proficiency in Client Relationship Management (CRM) software, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and possessing the ability to learn new software.
Ability to be flexible and composed in rapidly changing situations and to thrive in an extremely fast-paced environment.
Ability to perform within severe time constraints with the highest degree of accuracy, effectiveness, and diplomacy.
Must possess exceptional organizational skills with high functioning attention to detail.
Ability to make independent decisions using careful judgment and action in order to determine priorities.
Maintain a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality.
Ability to work effectively both independently and as a member of a team.
Must possess strong interpersonal and customer service skills.
Strong desire to associate with Johns Hopkins University and to champion the mission and values of the institution and our organization.
Must be able to lift 25 pounds.
Knowledge of Johns Hopkins University and/or development operations is highly desirable.
All applicants are expected to uphold the university's core values which include diversity and inclusion. All staff treats people with dignity and respect by being fair and consistent. We demonstrate an open-minded approach to understanding people regardless of their race, gender, age, national origin, religion, ethnicity, disability status or other characteristics. We show respect for the beliefs and traditions of others; encourage and promote practices that support cultural diversity; and discourage behaviors or practices that may be perceived as unfair, biased, or critical toward people with certain backgrounds.
Classified Title: Development Associate Working Title: Assistant Director of Development, Central Bloomberg Stewardship Team Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PB Starting Salary Range: Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus Department name: 60009052-Bloomberg Stewardship Personnel area: University Administration
Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines: JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition Office at email@example.com. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit accessibility.jhu.edu.
The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.
The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130 years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Bal...timore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.