Executive Director of Annual Giving, Academic Health Sciences

University of Vermont Foundation
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Location: Chittenden County,
About the Job

The University of Vermont Foundation seeks an experienced fundraising professional with an understanding of the academic medicine context to manage annual fund programs that benefit a variety of health-related priorities. This is an excellent opportunity for a collaborative leader who can identify and pursue strategic goals and execute effective programs in a complex environment.


We are looking for an excellent communicator and relationship-builder with the ability to steward donors along the giving pipeline, while also creating thriving internal relationships with colleagues, supervisees, and partners across the institutions this position serves. Demonstrated achievement in developing annual fund programs and securing philanthropic investments in the four, five, and six figure ranges is preferred.

About the Foundation:

The mission of the UVM Foundation is to secure and manage private support for the benefit of the University of Vermont. Our Vision is to foster relationships with alumni and donors that maximize their personal and philanthropic investment in the University, toward the realization of the University’s aspiration to remain among the nation’s premier small research institutions.

Employer's Approach to Diversity, Equity, & Belonging

The UVM Foundation is committed to diversity and building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and ages. We especially encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including women, people of color, LGBTQ people, and people with disabilities.

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