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Development Assistant

Company: St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital
Date Posted: September 8, 2016

St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital is dedicated to providing excellent health care services to our community. 

Our vision is to be a leader in clinical and service excellence, working in partnership with our medical staff, employees, and area health care providers to improve the health of our community. We are growing and searching for a valued Development Assistant to join our Team!

Position: Development Assistant 

Location: Newburgh

Position Summary:

The mission of the St. Luke's Cornwall Health System Foundation is to articulate the critical role of private and corporate philanthropy to the hospital and the vast opportunities for support throughout our health system. The Foundation is charged with maximizing financial gift support to the hospital by seeking private and corporate contributions in order to increase support of hospital programs and projects. The Development Assistant works with the Vice President of External Relations and Foundation staff to meet departmental goals. The position will be responsible for (but not limited to): Administrative and clerical support of the Development department; Foundation office management and board support; assistance with special events and activities; database administration and donor correspondence.

Position Qualifications:

Education/Training:  Associate's Degree required.  Ability to read, write and communicate in English.

Experience: Minimum of one (1) year in fund development; healthcare environment preferred.  Knowledge of philanthropic environment of Mid-Hudson region preferred. Excellent computer skills.  Knowledge of Blackbaud's Raiser's Edge fund raising database experience preferred.  Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies internally and externally.

About St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital

St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital (SLCH) is a not-for-profit community hospital with campuses in Newburgh and Cornwall, NY and is a member of the Montefiore Health System. The hospital is dedicated to serving the health care needs of the Hudson Valley and aspires to excellence in the delivery of compassionate and comprehensive health care services. SLCH offers comprehensive cardiac, stroke, cancer and orthopedic services and a full range of other clinical offerings. For more information, go to or