Executive Director Foundation - Shawnee Mission Health in Shawnee Mission, KS at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 10/5/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Travel
    Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Shawnee Mission Medical Center

Job Description



Shawnee Mission Health (SMH) seeks new Executive Director Foundation in Kansas City

The Position

•        The Executive Director Foundation will plan and execute the overall strategy for all fundraising activities

•        Create a culture of philanthropy throughout SMH, extending to the community at large

•        In concert with administration, develop philanthropic goals to support the mission of SMH

•        Plan and implement fundraising strategies for annual giving, major gifts, corporate giving, foundation grants, and estate giving

•        Ultimate for responsibility for Tiny Tim, a top ten fundraiser in Kansas City

•        Role is seeking Certified Fundraising Executives (CFRE) and Master’s degree individuals

•        Reports to CEO, executive compensation and benefits

The Organization

•        SMH, part of the Adventist Health System, is a 504-bed hospital in the Kansas City metropolitan area founded in 1962

•        SMH has three main campuses – Shawnee Mission Medical Center (Merriam, KS), SMH – Prairie Star (Lenexa, KS) and SMH – Overland Park (Overland Park, KS)

•        Broke ground summer 2018 on the new $24.5 million-dollar B.E. Smith Family Center – a new home for the Lee Ann Britain Infant Development Center and SMH Early Learning center to be completed by fall 2019

The Community

•        The Kansas City metropolitan area consists of 17 counties in Kansas and Missouri, with a population of nearly 2 million people offering affordable housing

•        We have three major school districts (Shawnee Mission, Blue Valley, Olathe) and 4 major universities (University of Missouri-Kansas City, University of Kanas, Kansas State University, University of Missouri-Columbia)

•        Kansas City is proud of its barbecue and it home to three professional sports team; Kanas City Chiefs (NFL), Kansas City Royal (MLB) and Sporting Kansas City Soccer (MLS)


•        Master’s Degree with 5+ Years of Position-Related Experience

•        Certified Fundraising Executive (CRFE)

•        All aspects of Fundraising

•        Team Management Skills

•        Boards Leadership and Management

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

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