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Exec Director of Foundation in Tampa, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 6/13/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
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  • Job Family
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Tampa

Job Description


Regional Director & HRBP AdventHealth West Florida Division
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth

  • AdventHealth Tampa Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.
  • Surgical Pioneers – the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery
  • Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come
  • Awarded the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.

Work Hours/Shift:
FT Days


Demonstrates, through behavior, AdventHealth’s core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and Teamwork

  • Proactively manage and oversee a portfolio of major and planned gift donors and prospects with the capacity and interest to make meaningful financial investments in the mission through a variety of campaigns and initiatives
  • Develop former patient constituencies through engagement of physician and clinician partners and through direct partnerships with patients and their family members
  • Foster the involvement and investment of corporate, foundation and other grant-making partners
  • Utilize prospect research, analytics and other business intelligence to focus or optimize engagement
  • Facilitate the active engagement of the Foundation Board and its affiliated committees
  • Develop philanthropic funding plans in concert with the Vice President of Foundation and market-based health care organization leadership 
  • Assist the Foundation team in operationalizing a comprehensive development program consistent with current industry best practices and performance benchmarks
  • Self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook and a clear focus on high quality major gift solicitation.
  • Demonstrates through behavior of AdventHealth’s core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program booklet.
  • Identify, engage, cultivate and solicit gifts from individuals and corporations. Then recognize and continue stewardship with donors. Manage and cultivate grateful patient program for area of responsibility.
  • Identify and cultivate prospects with board members, physicians, nurses, caregivers, hospital staff, Administrators and community members.
  • Maintain an active computerized donor and prospect database. Prepare and submit contact reports and activity reports in a thorough and timely manner, enters information into the donor database system in a timely manner. Achieves success in maintaining a high level of activity on the score card performance indicator.
  • Recruit Chairs, Committee, Board Members for philanthropic area of responsibility.
  • Maintains most current knowledge and skills of fund development profession.
  • Adheres to professional and ethical standards of practice. Communication, cooperation and assistance are given in a clear and courteous manner to all patients, visitors, co-workers, medical staff and volunteers. Exhibits exceptional interpersonal communication skills in both written and oral form. Adheres to policies and work rules set forth in the “Employee Guide” and the departmental policy and procedure manual, including but not limited to the areas of appearance, uniform, safety, confidentiality and smoking.

•         Other Duties as assigned.



  • Must have experience in professional fund development.
  • Must have the ability and desire to extend the mission of our hospital system throughout the community, which is to extend the healing ministry of Christ.
  • Must be able to communicate and motivate via excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Must understand the principles of donor marketing and fund development performance benchmarks.
  • Must appreciate the need for consistency within AdventHealth branding and marketing mix.
  • Must currently have/or are willing to build an established network of community and business relationships.




  • Self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook, and a clear focus on high quality major gift solicitation. A natural forward planner who critically assesses own performance. Mature, credible, and comfortable in dealing with senior managers, company executives, board members and grateful patients. Reliable, tolerant, and determined. Empathetic communicator, able to see things from the other person’s point of view. Well-presented and businesslike. Sufficiently mobile and flexible to travel within the West Florida area. Open to new experience, responsibility and accountability. Able to get along well with others and be a team-player.


  • Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials

    Knowledge of fundraising software applications such as Raiser’s Edge and NXT

    Knowledge of Wealth Screening tools such as Target Analytics


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Five or more years’ experience as an Executive Director in a regional or national organization with an active major gifts program that is part of an overall development effort, or five years of successful experience in sales with a proven track record. While our focus and target donor base will be grateful patients, an in-depth knowledge of the West Florida region, corporate and civic community, or a proven successful territory development in a major market will be of value.
  • A self-starter with the initiative to manage up to 200 major gift prospects and donors, and coordinate with other Foundation managers to ensure total coverage of the donor/prospect base.
  • Experience in major gift and comprehensive campaign with a track record of raising $1,000,000 in a twelve-month period
  • 5 Years Position-Related Experience required
  • Microsoft Word and Excel, Windows, typing/word processing
  • Broad experience in fund raising


  • CFRE preferred

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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