Vice Chair - Development - Fundraising


  • Location: Rochester, MN
  • Posted: Mar 4, 2019

Job Description


The Vice Chair works in close partnership with the Chief Development Officer (CDO), plus the Associate and Assistant Chairs to provide leadership, guidance, counsel and direction to the management and staff within all divisions. The Vice Chair is an integral member of the Executive Team and participates in the development and execution of overall department strategies. The incumbent is responsible for developing and implementing the departments operational plan supporting the institutional plan, strategic priorities and fundraising goals. The Vice Chair helps carry out the mission of Mayo Clinic and Development and has particular responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the department. This includes acting as an ambassador for Mayo Clinic by building and deepening engagement with benefactors and driving broader awareness and philanthropic support for the organization.
The Vice Chair is responsible for managing, coaching and mentoring management team members and ensuring the teams achieve performance targets. The Vice Chair manages infrastructure, reporting mechanisms, and dissemination of information to enhance productivity. The incumbent directly oversees program development, implementation of new initiatives, and compliance with federal regulations. The Vice Chair directly participates in major, principal and leadership fundraising activities and may maintain a portfolio of major gift prospects. Represents Department of Development interests by contributing to the decision-making process in all committee and task force assignments.

Employment Type


  • Full Time