Senior Associate Vice President for Institutional Advancement

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

San Antonio, Texas

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio’s (UT Health San Antonio) mission is to make lives better through excellence in education, research, health care and community engagement. UT Health San Antonio is one of 14 UT System institutions and graduates more than 200 physicians, 400 nurses, 100 dentists, 300 health professionals in other fields and 100 scientists each year. With almost 1,000 residents in training, we have strong partnerships with the military and every hospital system in San Antonio. It is the premier academic research center in San Antonio and South Texas, and with its notable research findings published in leading journals around the world to revolutionary advancements in cardiovascular technology and cancer treatment, its experts pursue powerful scientific solutions for society. Translating its research from the bench to the bedside, UT Health San Antonio’s comprehensive network of medical and dental specialists provides every patient the most complete care available using the latest in medical treatments.

In 2014, UT Health San Antonio completed a $600M campaign, Future of Health. The organization is currently laying the groundwork for a new campaign.

The Opportunity

UT Health San Antonio is seeking an experienced fundraising professional with an entrepreneurial spirit, political acumen and a collaborative nature to serve as Senior Associate Vice President for Institutional Advancement. Reporting to the Vice President of Institutional Advancement and Chief Development Officer, the Senior Associate will be responsible for securing significant financial support to sustain and develop the missions of UT Health San Antonio, with a focus on the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of principal and transformational gifts ($5M+) and major gifts ($1M+) and oversight and development of the University’s vision to cultivate gifts from grateful patients, alumni, and new donors to build the pipeline for future philanthropic support. Working closely with the vice president, president and other institutional leaders, the Senior Associate Vice President participates in making strategic decisions and maintaining key relationships that impact fundraising for the institution across revenue streams. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated past success in working with volunteer boards as well as 10+ years’ experience, at least 5 of which at the Director level or leading a Development team or program of comparable scale and complexity.