Development Director II in San Jose, CA at Shriners Hospitals for Children

Date Posted: 1/9/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    2425 Stockton Boulevard
    San Jose, CA
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  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
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Job Description

Shriners Hospitals for Children Northern California

Development Officer II


Shriners Hospitals for Children–Northern California is presently recruiting an experienced fundraising professional in the greater San José area. For a seasoned development professional located in the greater San Jose area and interested in purposeful fundraising, this is a dynamic and meaningful position.


Imagine working for Northern California’s premier pediatric specialty hospital where there are no barriers to care for children requiring treatment for complex orthopaedic conditions, spinal cord injuries and acute rehabilitation, burns, plastic surgery, and pediatric surgery.  At Shriners Hospitals for Children Northern California, it happens every day.  Our innovative programs are growing and we are looking for a highly motivated Development Officer to become part of our Development team.  Come join us and be part of a dynamic team writing the next chapter in exceptional patient care, teaching and research. 


This regional full time position is in the greater San Jose area and reports to the Hospital Administrator with a direct reporting relationship to the hospital's Director of Development. Position responsibilities include identifying and cultivating prospective donors from communities within the hospital’s service territory for purposes of soliciting major gifts, and nurturing donor relationships through regular contact, communication and recognition. For purposes of fund raising, develops and maintains relationships with the regional community and hospital-affiliated Shriner Temples.


SHCNC offers a competitive salary and benefit package, including continuing education and professional development opportunities. 


Submit resume to Human Resources, 2425 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA  95817, fax to 916-453-2388, or email To learn more about our hospital, visit our website at EOE/Drug Free Workplace

Strong Development experience and leadership skills.

Job Requirements

This position requires:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills;

  • Effective time management skills;

  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to work successfully with colleagues, donors, administrators, and volunteers;

  • Must be a facilitator with excellent management skills and results-oriented;

  • Highly developed ability to work independently within a strong teamwork philosophy as well as collaboratively with colleagues to achieve common goals;

  • Strong computer skills and a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office;

  • Donor database experience preferred;

  • Detail oriented with respect to planning, file analysis and record keeping is essential;

  • Skilled in prospect management and prospect research;

  • Informed and committed to the work of Shriners Hospitals for Children and the importance of Shriners Hospitals for Children-Northern California to the health and well-being of children in the region;

  • Comfortable working in a dynamic environment;

  • Adaptable to change;

  • Flexible in working hours, ability and willingness to travel;

  • Confident, professional, energetic, enthusiastic, self-motivated and an absolutely ethical "people person" who is genuinely interested in others and an active listener;

  • Knowledgeable about a broad range of interests and possessing the ability to comfortably converse on many subjects


    At least 5 years of Fundraising experience or 3 years of experience working in major giving and planned giving or Charitable Gift Annuities programs preferred.