Associate Director, Stewardship for Georgetown University Medical Center - Office of Advancement

Washington D.C.
Jul 31, 2017
Oct 02, 2017
Executive, Director
Full Time
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Associate Director, Stewardship for Georgetown University Medical Center - Office of Advancement

Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) is an internationally recognized academic medical center whose missions of research, teaching and patient care are carried out with a strong emphasis on community outreach and the Jesuit principle of cura personalis — care of the whole person.  GUMC consists of the School of Medicine, the School of Nursing & Health Studies, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Biomedical Graduate Research and Education.

The Associate Director for Stewardship for Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) works to build a culture of gratitude and ensures that donors are appreciated, informed, and engaged, and appropriately and consistently acknowledged and recognized for significant gifts to GUMC. Director of Stewardship, The Associate Director has duties that include but are not limited to:

  • Administers continued meaningful involvement of Georgetown's donors in the life of GUMC, employing a consistent level of high quality and thoughtful points of contact, engagement, and accurate correspondence.
  • Manages the strategic implementation of the stewardship program for the Georgetown University Medical Center, including donor communications, acknowledgments, and donor recognition.
  • Manages and executes stewardship reporting to donors of endowed and select current-use funds within GUMC, including School of Medicine (with the exception of scholarships), Biomedical Graduate Research Organization, Nursing and Health Studies, and the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.
  • Prepares investment reports for donors - including gathering, using, and understanding complex data and content from researchers, academic units, and hospital departments; communications with administrators in units where funds reside; and manages the data to ensure the smooth completion of these tasks.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • At least 4 - 6 years of professional experience, preferably in a higher education or non-profit environment
  • Superior organizational skills, excellent attention to detail, ability to manage complex projects, and proven experience working independently
  • Outstanding verbal and written communications skills, including writing, editing, proofreading
  • Diplomatic skills and customer relations skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities simultaneously, and consistently meet all deadlines
  • Ability to effectively manage projects that are both data driven and relationship driven 
  • A strong desire to contribute to and participate in the mission of the Office of Advancement
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience working with donors, preferably in a medical center setting
  • Familiarity or experience with medical writing and terminology
  • Familiarity with fundraising databases or the SalesForce platform 
  • Familiarity with hospital fundraising, medical research, or communications 
  • Knowledge of Georgetown University

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EEO Statement:

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