Senior Director for Advancement, Children’s Hospital and Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment

University of Missouri - Columbia, MO
University of Missouri-Columbia (MU) seeks a Senior Director for Advancement, Children’s Hospital and Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment to coordinate and execute major and leadership gift fundraising for University of Missouri Health Care’s Children’s Hospital and Thompson Center for Autism & Neurodevelopment.

Since 1839, MU has been engaged in groundbreaking research and comprehensive academics that define its strength as a higher education institution. At MU, scholarship and teaching are driven by a commitment to public service—the obligation to produce and disseminate knowledge that will improve the quality of life in the state, the nation, and the world. MU commits to acting ethically, welcoming differences, and exchanging ideas openly. University leaders demonstrate commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion by ensuring everyone, regardless of background, experiences, and perspectives, is supported at MU.

Mizzou Advancement emphasizes talent acquisition and professional development in service to its overall mission of enhancing private support of the University of Missouri. As a result, the division continues to attract top talent from around the country.

MU’s children’s health providers, researchers, and professors work to provide the highest level of care to patients and families. The mission of The Thompson Center is to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by autism spectrum disorder and neurodevelopmental disorders. The Thompson Center is a national leader in confronting the challenges of autism spectrum disorder and other developmental conditions through research, training, and service.

“MU Health Care physicians help patients receive leading-edge care. We are growing, and philanthropy is essential.

In this position, you will work with Alumni, Grateful Patients, and Community supporters who impacted our education, research, and clinical care programs. MU is making a difference. Our researchers focus on lifesaving discoveries that address prevalent health problems. Our Alumni are involved in their School and committed to giving back. Your portfolio will be rich and ready for engagement.

We are honored for your consideration in joining us to drive our mission.”
— Jackie Lewis, Vice Chancellor for University Advancement

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