Office of Institutional Advancement

Institutional Advancement Careers

Jefferson is committed to excellence in the delivery of patient care, the education of the health professionals of tomorrow and the discovery of new knowledge. Office of Institutional Advancement staff members strive to uphold Jefferson as one of the most distinguished medical institutions in the country and to help it grow. If you would like to join us, please see the job opportunities available in the Office of Institutional Advancement.


Assistant Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations
Reporting to the AVP, CFR the Assistant Director (AD) is responsible for researching and identifying funding opportunities, with a focus on Jefferson programs, including community outreach, from charitable foundations, corporations and associations; developing and writing grant proposals; working closely with Jefferson faculty, program directors and staff on preparing grant proposals including writing and editing support; managing CFR stewardship; and maintaining CFR data in Jefferson OIA’s Raiser’s Edge database.

Assistant Director of Development, TJU
Reporting to the Director of Development, TJU, the Assistant Director of Development, TJU will solicit individual donors and prospective donors for major gifts to the University and its priorities.  Fundraising activities include, identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of Thomas Jefferson University alumni, prospects and donors. 

Assistant Vice President of Development, Orthopaedics
Reporting to the Sr. Vice President, the Assistant Vice President (AVP) for Orthopaedic Surgery will provide leadership and day-to-day management for all of Orthopaedic Surgery’s development related programs. S/he coordinates all fundraising activities, including identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, closure, and stewardship of assigned prospects.

Development Associate, Corporate and Foundation Relations
The Development Associate will work closely with AVP, CFR to build and grow philanthropic support for strategic Jefferson-wide research and patient care initiatives. 

Director of Development, Orthopaedic Surgery
Reporting to the Senior Vice President, the Director of Development for Orthopaedic Surgery (DOD) will provide leadership and day-to-day management for all of Orthopaedic Surgery’s development related programs. S/he coordinates all fundraising activities, including identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, closure, and stewardship of assigned prospects.

JSS Patient Navigator, Marcus Institute
The JSS Patient Navigator, Marcus Institute is responsible for navigating Signature Services program members, their families and select VIP/High-profile patients through the Marcus Institute of Integrative Health. In collaboration with the Marcus Institute, the Patient Navigator will develop relationships with current patients in an effort to increase patient volume.

Marketing and Merchandising Manager, Pennywise Thrift Shops
The Marketing and Merchandising Manager oversees the marketing and merchandising of the shop to enhance the customer and consigner experience, improve customer satisfaction and assist with meeting sales and profitability goals.

CONTACT US

Jefferson Office of
Institutional Advancement

125 South Ninth Street, Suite 600
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Phone:  215-955-1635
Email:  giving@jefferson.edu