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The Associate Program Manager for Community Development plays an integral role in supporting the event fundraising efforts for Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Friends of Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. This position assists Directors in planning, coordinating, and executing fundraising events and programs with some guidance. This person will also support the administration of the financial processes and fundraising/digital platforms that are used for our fundraising activities.
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* US News & World Report: #1 Adult Hospital in Tennessee and metropolitan Nashville, named to the Best Hospitals Honor Roll of the top 20 adult hospitals, 10 nationally ranked adult specialty programs, with 3 specialties rated in the top 10 nationally, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt named as one of the Best Children's Hospital in the nation, with 10 out of 10 pediatric specialties nationally ranked.
* Healthcare's Most Wired: Among the nation's 100 "most-wired" hospitals and health systems for its efforts in innovative medical technology.
* Becker's Hospital Review: named as one of the "100 Great Hospitals in America", in the roster of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs and to its list of the 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs.
* The Leapfrog Group: One of only 10 children's hospitals in the to be named at Leapfrog Top Hospital.
* American Association for the Advancement of Science: The School of Medicine has 112 elected fellows
* Magnet Recognition Program: Received our third consecutive Magnet designations.
* National Academy of Medicine: 22 members, elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding achievement
* Human Rights Campaign Healthcare Equality Index: 6 th year in a row that Vanderbilt University Medical Center was a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.
Under the supervision of the Director of Community Development, the Associate Program Manager for Community Development will have the following responsibilities:
Participate in the development and implementation of community development events.
Attend Community Development events as needed to assist with set-up, registration, silent auctions and/or other logistics.
Manage the comprehensive Community Development event calendar in Smart Sheet.
Assist the Executive Director and Directors with stewardship activities such as visits with event donors and check presentations and tours.
Prepare correspondence and mailings in support of fundraising events.
Maintain data and produce reports to support volunteer and event management.
Maintain knowledge of all VUMC Development administration and financial policies.
Coordinate and work closely with VUMC Gift and Donor Services to ensure that gifts received from events, and programs are handled timely and appropriately.
Provide support for assigned Director(s) including but not limited to managing monthly budget/expenses, preparing travel approvals, making travel arrangements if needed, submit expense reports, and other standard office activities.
Uphold departmental and institutional policies regarding confidential information.
Provide administrative support for fundraising projects and fundraising special events benefiting VUMC and Children's Hospital including coordinating event activities through online fundraising/digital platforms, including online silent auctions, event registration, and maintaining invitation and RSVP lists
Coordinate Champ for events as needed.
Interface with community volunteers and VUMC colleagues to support events and fundraising programs.
Maintain, monitor, and reconcile all aspects of operating budgets for respective Directors fundraising events. Create and run database queries and reports and updates databases as necessary.
Schedule meetings and maintain calendars for assigned Directors.
Support Directors development activities with assigned prospects, assisting in management of information, and basic research and or follow up as requested.
Assist with meeting preparation and follow-up.
Assist in producing meeting materials.
Provide administrative support including office coverage, answering phones, process mail, and handling inquiries. Cover VUMC Development front desk and phones, as assigned.
Uphold departmental and institutional policies regarding confidential information.
Maintain the VUMC Credo in all work.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Provide applicable event reconciliations to the Director of Finance.
Assistance in planning Friends membership events such as annual kick-off and year-end celebrations.
Assistance in Friends volunteer job trainings.
Assistance in membership events such as I'm a Friend Month and Friends Connect Series
Prepare correspondence and mailings in support of the fundraising events.
Invitation list management assistance as needed.
Friends event ticket sales administration.
This is a full-time job. Some evening and weekend work will be required.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is home to Vanderbilt University Hospital, The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. These hospitals experienced more than 61,000 inpatient admissions during fiscal year 2015. Vanderbilt’s adult and pediatric clinics treated nearly 2 million patients during this same period. Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are recognized again this year by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals as among the nation’s best with 18 nationally ranked specialties. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is world renowned because of the innovation, work ethic and collegiality of its employees. From our health care advances to our compassionate care, Vanderbilt owes its accomplishments and reputation to staff and faculty who bring skill and drive and innovation to the medical center day after day. World-leading academic departments and comprehensive centers of excellence pursue scientific discoveries and transformational educational and clinical advances across the entire spectrum of health and disease.As t...he largest employer in middle Tennessee, we welcome those who are interested in ongoing development in a caring, culturally sensitive and professional atmosphere. Most of us spend so much of our lives at work, we want to be part of maintaining a workplace in which people support one another and encourage reaching for excellence. Many high-achieving employees stay at Vanderbilt because of the professional growth they experience and because of their appreciation of Vanderbilt’s benefits, public events and discussions, athletic opportunities, beautiful setting and, above all, sense of community and purpose.Vanderbilt and its employees share a set of mutual expectations that have been created with productivity, legality, fairness and safety always in mind. We believe that our investment in training and compensating employees multiplies in value when we enable individuals to deliver their best performance for the benefit of us all.