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Senior Development Associate, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 11/03/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 12/29/2017
Working Title Senior Development Associate, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Job Classification Development II
Department Name 01097-Medical and Health Sciences Foundation
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0133494
Hiring Range TBD based on qualifications
Position Description

The Medical and Health Sciences Foundation (MHSF) was officially created as the fundraising entity responsible for the joint philanthropic ventures of UPMC and University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences. The MHSF acts as the central source for patients, alumni, and friends to contribute to any clinical or research endeavor at either or both UPMC and Pitt.

MHSF seeks an energetic candidate who will offer high level project support to the development team at University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) and UPMC Cancer Center. The candidate will also develop and implement fundraising strategies for direct identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of prospective donors and event sponsors. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required. At least two years of direct fundraising experience preferred.

Education Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 2-3 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

At least two years of direct fundraising or related experience preferred with a specific track record in individual gift solicitation, corporate sponsorship and/or volunteer management.
Bachelor’s degree required.

Required Licenses/Certifications
Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check.
Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify
If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Have you had experience in a non-profit or fundraising setting? Y or N If so, please describe the nature of this experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Describe any applicable skills/traits you could bring to this job.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you have previous experience in assisting with event/conference planning or hosting. If so, please explain.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. Is there any additional information we should know while reviewing your application?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents