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.

If you’d like to learn more about a position, please contact Jaime Porter at


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 Director of Strategic Writing
The Assistant Director of Strategic Writing designs personalized and eye-catching proposals for principal benefactors in support of various fundraising priorities at Jefferson including new program development, capital projects, medical research, and student- and patient-oriented initiatives.

Associate Director of Annual Programs
The Associate Director develops fundraising and engagement strategies for all volunteer programs such as Parent Programs, Class Reunions/Agents, Student Programs, and other affinity campaigns to increase annual giving revenue and alumni participation.

Associate Director of Planned Giving
Reporting to the Director of Planned Giving, the Associate Director of Planned Giving provides day-to-day management for planned giving development and increases the visibility and impact of the program across the enterprise.  S/he provides guidance for all aspects of planned giving activities, including identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, closure, and stewardship of assigned prospects. 

Research Data Analyst
The Research Analyst will be responsible for managing large data sets of constituent information from a variety of sources, analyzing and presenting data and trends, and providing data entry services as needed, including creating records and updating biographical information on constituents, updating and managing data related to the prospect management system, and verifying demographic information in the Raiser’s Edge relational database. This individual should have experience in extracting, organizing, and analyzing data as it pertains to fundraising, statistics or financial information.


Jefferson Office of
Institutional Advancement

125 South 9th Street, Suite 600
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Phone:  215-955-1635