Chief Development Officer

MGH Institute of Health Professions

Charlestown, Massachusetts

Founded by Massachusetts General Hospital, MGH Institute of Health Professions (IHP) is an independent, interprofessional graduate school of health sciences, that prepares health professionals and scientists to advance care for a diverse society through leadership in education, clinical practice, research, and community engagement. IHP operates within Partners HealthCare, an affiliation offering unparalleled opportunities for students to learn and work alongside expert practitioners in a variety of hospital, clinical, and community settings. With the understanding that interprofessional health care teams provide better patient outcomes, IHP ensures that its students graduate with the competencies needed to be effective members and leaders of teams.

The Opportunity

The Chief Development Officer (CDO) will manage all fundraising activity including annual giving, major gifts, planned giving, foundation support, special events and other activities. The CDO is a member of the Institute’s executive team and works with institutional leaders to ensure an innovative and coordinated advancement effort while developing a high profile of positive awareness and appreciation for the Institute within its various constituencies. S/He will be accountable to the President and the Board of Trustees for attaining the annual philanthropic revenue target and manage the Development expense budget. Additionally, the CDO will supervise a four-person Development Office staff. The ideal candidate has experience managing a team and demonstrated success in personally cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding large gifts from individuals. This is a unique opportunity for an energetic and entrepreneurial development professional who brings credibility, creativity, and a passion for the IHP mission.