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Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

School, College or Department: New York Medical College (NYMC) School of Medicine (SOM) Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Date Posted: Date: Mon, 12 Dec 2016 10:44:00 EST
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New York Medical College (NYMC) School of Medicine (SOM) seeks a dynamic physician leader to fill the position of chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, which supports the academic and clinical missions of an established and growing academic health system in Westchester County, New York. Minimum qualifications include an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. or equivalent degree, active board certification, academic rank at the professor level, and eligibility for New York State licensure.

The successful candidate will be nationally recognized for innovation and scholarship in their area of specialization; possess exceptional administrative and leadership skills; demonstrate significant experience in the practice and management of clinical medicine; have a record of funded basic, translational or clinical research; show commitment to the goal of diversity and inclusion, and evidence of effective interpersonal, collaborative and communication skills.

NYMC and Westchester Medical Center (WMC) / WMC Health System are partners in health professions education, research and clinical care. The department chair will simultaneously serve as the academic chair of the department within the SOM of NYMC, and the clinical chair for WMC of the WMC Health System. The chair will have responsibility for assuring the highest quality of clinical service at WMC.

Depending upon the needs of the Health System, and the skills and interests of the candidate, the chair might, in the future, be assigned responsibilities within the Health System. 

The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is a 1,700-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with 10 hospitals on eight campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth employs more than 12,000 people and has nearly 3,000 attending physicians. From Level 1, Level 2 and Pediatric Trauma Centers, the region’s only acute care children’s hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, skilled nursing, assisted living facilities, homecare services and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State, today WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley.

Please direct applications or nominations of qualified candidates for transmission to the search committee electronically to: hrrecruiter@nymc.edu.


Executive Director of Development and Alumni Affairs

School, College or Department: Office of Development and Alumni Affairs
Date Posted: Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2018 10:44:00 EDT
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Location: Skyline Building

New York Medical College, a Valhalla, N.Y., based private health sciences college and biomedical research, clinical care and teaching institution founded in 1860, is seeking an Executive Director of Development and Alumni Affairs who will lead philanthropic development, major gifts, annual fund and alumni relations. 


The Executive Director of Development and Alumni Affairs will lead the advancement enterprise including: philanthropic development, major gifts, annual fund and alumni relations and any special campaigns. This position has the primary responsibility for developing and implementing strategies to ensure that the College implements an aggressive, creative and successful fundraising program to meet or exceed the near and long-term fundraising goals for the College. This position offers advancement opportunity for successful performance. 


We are seeking an advancement professional with evidence of considerable fundraising, alumni relations and management experience with an advanced degree in a related field.  Additional experience is required in leading all aspects of a comprehensive development operation including: the development of a strong management team and motivation of the professional fundraising staff, campaign leaders, volunteers and the direct cultivation and solicitation of major donors. This individual also serves as a liaison between the College and its alumni. Responsibilities include the coordination and planning of alumni events, management of the alumni professional staff, as well as support for the School of Medicine Alumni Association.


  1. Plans, directs and manages all activities and professional staff in development, advancement services and alumni relations.
  2. Develops and manages the budget for all the above programs.
  3. Hires, leads and inspires staff in each area of responsibility by promoting direction and leadership on a day-to-day basis.
  4. Responsible for creating the strategic plan and goals for each area of major accountability. This plan must align with the College’s strategic plan.
  5. As the College’s Chief Development Officer, the incumbent directs and guides the development staff, by implementing strategies to increase major gifts, unrestricted giving, planned giving, endowments, foundation support, annual giving and scholarship support. From time to time the incumbent may be asked to organize and plan special campaigns.
  6. Assists the Chancellor and CEO and the Board of Trustees in building and nurturing long-term relationships that yield significant major gifts and endowments.
  7. Supports and serves the Chancellor and CEO, the Dean of the School of Medicine, the Dean of the School of Health Sciences and Practice, and the Dean of the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences, the Board of Trustees, the Development Committee, and other key constituents.
  8. Advises the Chancellor on all issues pertaining to development and alumni relations.
  9. Directs the Alumni Office and staff, serves as the key liaison and support for the Alumni Association and its activities.
  10. Manages development and alumni relations events including the College’s Founder Dinner, Alumni Reunion, and various alumni gatherings. 
  11. Supports the Vice President of Communications in supplying content for College’s alumni publications including Chironian and quarterly electronic alumni newsletters.
  12. Directs programs that recruit, train and steward the involvement of volunteers in efforts that support fundraising and alumni relations.
  13. The incumbent provides leadership and support to other members of the senior executive team.
  14. Other responsibilities as assigned by the Chancellor and CEO.


  • Provide leadership abilities through demonstrated results at an executive level in philanthropy and alumni relations.
  • Ability to inspire and motivate staff and colleagues and to foster a success-oriented environment.
  • Superior interpersonal, management and communications skills.
  • Knowledge of the non-profit and philanthropic world.
  • Ability to work with volunteer boards and committees.


Candidates must apply online at: http://touro.peopleadmin.com/postings/2558

See above for application requirements.