Career Opportunities

The Upstate Foundation currently has one open position. The position description is listed below. To apply, use the link to go to the Upstate Medical University jobs page and apply online.

Position Description

Upstate Foundation Retail Development Officer – Southern Tier 

Upstate Foundation Position Title
Upstate Foundationl Retail Development Officer

Position Summary

Full time, remote position. As a member of the Upstate Foundation development team – work to increase retail/corporate giving for Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital, including specific and measurable targets regarding fundraising goals, prospect management, personal contacts, stewardship activities, and solicitations primarily in the Southern region, but not exclusively, with a focus on the following counties: Broome, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Tioga and Tompkins. Managing a portfolio of assigned retail/corporate prospects, works with corporate CEOs, store managers, community liaisons and employees to coordinate fundraising activities, ensure appropriate brand messaging, and generate support of employees. Works with retail representatives from Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals to implement national partner programs. Applies for grants from corporate foundations as necessary. Screens third party fundraisers and provides advice and assistance to third party events. Facilitates a culture conducive to increased private giving, including a positive representation of the Foundation with Upstate personnel, donors, prospects, and community organizations. Responsible for cultivating and stewarding the Children’s Miracle Network Dance Marathon program. In house training and regular office visits to the Upstate Foundation required.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of relevant development or retail/business experience or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred. Proven record of success in the solicitation of gifts and working with volunteers preferred; excellent communication, presentation, collaboration, multi-tasking and problem-solving skills required. Valid driver's license and access to a reliable vehicle to travel within NY State is required.  

RF Position Title
Project Staff Assistant, E99

Reports To
Director of Community Relations & Development for Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital

Supervises – Not Applicable

Commensurate with qualifications. Excellent benefits package.

To Apply
For additional information and to apply for this position please click on Job # 053327