Sr. Associate Director of Development

Classified Title: Sr. Development Officer

Requisition #: 314738

Range: PE

Level: 4

Salary: $65,798-$90,411

Status: Full Time

School: Bloomberg School of Public Health

Location: School of Public Health

Location City: Baltimore

Location State: MD

Resume Required for Application: Yes

Area of Interest: Development

Contact: 410-516-7103

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General Description

The Sr. Associate Director of Development is responsible for planning, implementing and managing major and principal gift fundraising for the benefit of the Bloomberg School of Public Health. In addition, this position will own and manage a designated team-wide project as determined by current strategic initiatives. This is a highly collaborative position, reporting to the Senior Director of Development, and ultimately to the Associate Dean for External Affairs.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Develop and manage a mixed (discovery/qualification through stewardship) portfolio of approximately 95-110 active prospects, which may include a limited number of foundations and corporations.

Develop new relationships with alumni and unaffiliated prospects through research and discovery.

Manage a to-be-determined working group of representatives from the BSPH development & constituent relations team and relevant OEA and central office colleagues to address a team priority as defined by the 5-Year OEA Strategic Plan.

Create a yearly work plan to efficiently manage a results-oriented major gift prospect through identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.

Serve as a development office liaison to one or more academic departments and/or key Centers within the School.

Work effectively with colleagues within the Bloomberg School of Public Health, as well as with those in other divisions and central development, to plan and execute fundraising strategies on behalf of Bloomberg School of Public Health, and to report on progress on a regular basis.

Work effectively with volunteers, deans, faculty, senior administration and trustees.

Write proposals related to specific fundraising projects, plan high level cultivation events and manage special projects as assigned.

Regularly record and track progress through the School’s relationship management database.


Bachelor’s degree required. Five - seven years related experience, with at least four years of professional, front-line fundraising experience, particularly focused on cultivating and soliciting six and seven-figure gifts from individuals, is required. Eight to ten years related experience preferred. Ideal candidate will have the ability to thrive in an intellectually challenging, collaborative, fast-paced, collegial environment. Political savvy, integrity, discretion and pragmatic consensus building skills required; mature judgment in handling sensitive and confidential information required. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills and a highly professional image with the ability to interact with faculty, staff, donors and volunteers at all levels required. Ability to organize and establish objectives and priorities in a complex organizational environment required. Significant regional and national travel required, with some international travel possible. This position requires someone with a strong commitment to and passion for the mission of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

NOTE: The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

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