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Development Officer at Mayo Clinic

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Rochester, Minnesota

Job Description:








Development / Philanthropy

Position description

This position will develop and implement fundraising strategies and activities to carry forward the mission and vision of Mayo Clinic. The Development Officer will qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward major gifts prospects to align benefactor interests with the strategic objectives of the institution. The Development Officer will manage a portfolio of approximately 170 prospects with a primary focus on qualifying prospects and closing gifts of $50,000 or more. For prospects with a potential of $1,000,000 or more, will partner with the Regional Manager (Associate Chair/Vice Chair) to develop and implement strategies. Development professionals at Mayo Clinic are required to adhere to the "Donor Bill of Rights" and ethical standards set forth for the department and the institution.


A Bachelor's degree is required. A Master's degree is preferred. Requires three years' experience in identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of benefactors with a demonstrated track record of success or equivalent experience in comparable executive-level position(s). Incumbent must be a self-motivated, self- directed and highly organized individual who will promote a productive, collegial workplace and be a professional ambassador for Mayo Clinic. Belief in the mission and strong ethical conduct is essential. This position requires the flexibility to work weekends and evenings when necessary. A valid driver's license and a good driving record are required, along with the ability to travel extensively on all forms of major public transportation.

Additional qualifications

Requires excellent oral and written communications skills, a broad-based knowledge of fund development and the ability to work in a complex environment with multi-dimensional points of view. The incumbent must be able to work effectively in a consensus-style operation that expects and promotes teamwork. Must be comfortable with ambiguity. Must possess the ability to inspire trust and confidence, and communicate effectively with internal and external audiences. The ability to work independently, manage multiple projects and maintain a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality is essential. Must be proficient in the use of information technology and management of database systems.

Exemption status


Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.  The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $2917.60, based on a full-time position.

Benefits eligible



Full Time

Schedule details

M-F, day shift; evenings & weekends as needed

Weekend schedule

As needed

Site description

Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.


Administration, Business, Finance

Job posting number



Jessica Gartner

Equal opportunity employer

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).