NewYork-Presbyterian Hopsital seeks a Director of Major Gifts to drive and manage the strategic growth of major giving.
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is one of the nation’s most comprehensive, integrated academic health care delivery systems, encompassing 10 hospitals and campuses in New York, nearly 200 primary and specialty care clinics and medical groups, and an array of telemedicine services.
A leader in medical education, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is the only academic medical center in the nation with two world-class medical schools, Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. This collaboration means patients have access to the country’s leading physicians, the full range of medical specialties, latest innovations in care, and research that is developing cures and saving lives.
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital’s 48,000 employees and affiliated physicians are dedicated to providing the highest quality, most compassionate care to New Yorkers and patients from across the country and around the world. NewYork-Presbyterian Hospiital is on a never-ending quest to make its care better, serve more people, and elevate the practice of medicine for all—through:
Notably, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital recently established The Dalio Center for Health Justice, which aims to understand and address the root causes of health inequities with the goal of setting a new standard of health justice for the communities NYP serves, resulting in measurable improvements in health outcomes for all.
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital’s primary service areas include:
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is synonymous with world-renowned heart care, ranked as the #1 hospital in New York for cardiology and cardiac surgery services for almost 20 years, according to U.S. News and World Report, and recently ranked #4 in the nation. NYP’s exceptional team — which includes more top cardiologists and cardiac surgeons than any other hospital in the country — treats more cardiac patients than any other cardiac program in the Northeast.
Behavioral and Brain Health
NYP offers services in New York City and Westchester County for patients of all ages and backgrounds across the continuum of care — from outpatient care to partial hospitalization and specialized inpatient programs for adults, children, adolescents, and older individuals. NYP is experienced in caring for a diverse population of patients, with programs that reflect and support the needs of our communities.
As home to two national leading cancer centers — Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center of New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center, one of only four National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in New York State, and Weill Cornell Medicine Meyer Cancer Center in partnership with NewYork-Presbyterian — NYP provides its patients with expert, compassionate care and access to the latest cancer treatments and therapies. In these two world-renowned cancer centers, NYP staff are able to predict and prevent many cancers before they ever take hold, provide best-in-class cancer treatment, and handle the overlapping conditions of cancer, providing care that saves—and improves—lives.
NewYork-Presbyterian Hopistal is where women go for comprehensive care throughout their lifetime—from childbirth through their post-reproductive years. NYP offers a full range of women’s integrated health services, including in heart health, cancer care, mental health, and bone health, provided by a multidisciplinary team of women’s health and wellness experts who work together to customize your care and provide the most effective treatment for longevity and quality of life. The Alexandra Cohen Hospital for Women and Newborns was opened in 2020 and provides a state of the art facility exclusively dedicated to providing exceptional, individualized care to pregnant patients and their newborn babies.
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is the #1 children’s hospital in New York and has been ranked as one of the best children’s hospitals in the nation for 16 years in a row as per U.S. News and World Report’s 2022-23 Best Children’s Hospitals ranking. Additionally, NYP is ranked #5 in the nation for Pediatric Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery and top in New York for Neonatology, and Pediatric Neurology & Neurosurgery.
NYP has one of the world’s most advanced and comprehensive spine programs. Thanks to Jane and Dan Och’s vision and partnership, NYP fused the expert orthopedic and neurology/neurological surgery programs to set a new standard for spine care. Och Spine’s unique, care-focused model—one where every member of a patient’s care team specializes in and is solely dedicated to treating conditions of the spine—attracts patients who travel internationally to receive outstanding care. At NYP Och Spine, world-class physicians, orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, physiatrists, physical therapists, and pain management specialists work together to restore patients’ comfort, mobility, and quality of life.
Through philanthropy, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is poised to transform the way care is delivered across the region. By making critical investments in its main campuses, regional hospital network, and neighborhood clinics, it will ensure that all New Yorkers have access to a single standard of excellent care, no matter which location they visit. NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital aims to:
The Director of Major Gifts will be responsible for driving and managing the strategic growth of major gifts at NYP. Major gifts represent a burgeoning area of NYP donors and prospects at the six and seven figure levels and will play a significant role in NYP’s multi-billion-dollar campaign that is currently in its early stages.
Reporting to Suzanne Klein, Vice President, Development Frontline, the DMG will be a member of the senior development leadership team. The DMG will manage a ten-person team that includes Senior Major Gifts Officers and Major Gifts Officers. This position will carry a portfolio of approximately 20-25 major gift donors and prospects capable of making seven-figure gifts. In addition to working with Sheila Kelly, SVP/CDO and Vice President, Development on overall campaign strategy and select campaign prospects, the DMG will partner with the President & CEO, Steven J. Corwin, MD, select Board members, NYP senior leadership, and physicians on major gift outreach and solicitations.
A primary responsibility will be the pipeline development of major gift level donors and prospects. For strengthening the pipeline this will include working with SMGO’s and MGO’s on portfolio development and collaborating with colleagues in leadership gifts and annual giving to identify and develop engagement and cultivation strategies for prospects with the potential to become major gift donors. It will also be important to collaborate with the Director of Principal Gifts to identify and strategize on major gift donors and prospects with the potential to become principal gift donors.
Another primary responsibility will be staff management. The DMG will provide leadership, structure, motivation, mentoring and direction to a major gifts team that is primed to secure significant philanthropic revenue for NYP’s multi-million -dollar campaign.
Leadership & Strategy
Leadership Competencies and Personal Traits
The salary range for this position is $200,000 – $250,000; the successful candidate’s starting salary will be determined commensurate with experience, competencies, and skillset.
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is an equal opportunity employer.
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