Deputy Chief Philanthropy Officer

University of Utah Health

Salt Lake City, Utah

University of Utah has become a higher education hub, an economic engine and a catalyst for the creation of the region’s research corridor. The university provides undergraduate, graduate and professional education to more than 31,000 students from all 50 states and 100 countries. University of Utah Health, the only university health system in the state, includes four hospitals, twelve clinics, several specialty centers and the Dentistry and Medical Schools and Colleges of Health, Nursing and Pharmacy. Recognized as innovative, high performing and transformative, the healthcare system serves Utah and five surrounding states and has frequently been included in U.S. News & World Reports Best Hospitals. University of Utah Health is expected to raise over $200 million in FY2017 as part of a capital campaign to construct a state-of-the-art medical school, rehabilitation hospital, ambulatory care center and innovation and discovery center.

The Opportunity

University of Utah Health is seeking an energetic and experienced Deputy Chief Philanthropy Officer to lead a team of clinical fundraisers in work that supports the system’s hospitals and clinics. The ideal candidate will be thoughtful and organized with strong team building skills and will collaborate with faculty to create a vision for multi-disciplinary, donor-centric advancement efforts. This fundraising professional will also supervise a team of eight to ten, manage a portfolio of major gift prospects and donors, particularly for the neuroscience initiative. The Deputy Chief will report to the Chief Philanthropy Officer.

Lisa Abair Vuona

To apply or nominate qualified candidates, contact Lisa Abair Vuona, Vice President or complete and submit the form below.

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