Associate Vice President, Principal Giving

Scripps Research - San Diego, CA
Scripps Research seeks an Associate Vice President, Principal Giving to oversee the identification of potential donors and the optimization of prospect pools to ensure a strong prospect pipeline.

Working with the President and Vice President, Philanthropy, the Associate Vice President will expand the Institute’s fundraising efforts, working with donors and prospects with the capacity to give $5 million and above. The Associate Vice President will be a key fundraising strategist who acts as a relationship connector among Office of Philanthropy leaders, senior leadership, faculty leaders, and high-capacity donors and prospects.

Scripps Research is unparalleled in propelling innovation in science and medicine. Its unique structure merges studies in biology, chemistry, and computer science with translational science to produce the next generation of drugs and advances in digital and precision medicine. Scientists in the Institute’s academic research departments work with researchers of the Scripps Research Translational Institute and Calibr at Scripps Research. Scripps Research cultivates the next generation of scientific leaders and expands the frontiers of knowledge to drive innovation that improves lives around the planet.

“We believe in building a healthier future for everyone to enjoy, and this mission drives us above all else. To benefit human health, it’s critical to remove obstacles and empower creativity. The philanthropy staff stand on the precipice of a tremendous opportunity to expand our impact even further as we celebrate our centennial year and look ahead to the next century. With the centennial celebration we will be launching our first comprehensive campaign. This historic effort will galvanize our community around a shared vision for the future of human health—what could the next 100 years look like if we enable the greatest minds to pursue the biggest questions? To realize our vision for a better future, we are looking for colleagues who are ambitious and experienced at fundraising.” — Meredith Johnston, Vice President, Philanthropy and Dr. Peter Schultz, President and CEO

For more information, including core competencies and qualifications, please refer to the full prospectus.