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VP Philanthropy - Children's Institute in Orlando, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 5/1/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
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  • Travel
    Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Corporate

Job Description

If you want to be a part of a place that provides nothing less than extraordinary compassionate care, then AdventHealth is the place for you!
We are currently seeking qualified candidates for a Vice President of Philanthropy for our Children’s Institute in Orlando, Florida. Reporting to the President of AdventHealth Foundation Central Florida, this role is a key team member of the AdventHealth Central Florida Division office.
As a faith-based organization, it is the intention of AdventHealth to identify and employ executive leaders who are professionally competent and who provide leadership that is consistent with our mission. It is required that the candidate serve the mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ and demonstrate proficiency in the AdventHealth executive leadership competencies.
Under the direction of the President of the AdventHealth Foundation Central Florida, serves as Vice President (VP) of Philanthropy. The VP serves as a key advisor to the President of the Foundation. The VP will secure major philanthropic support for AdventHealth Central Florida Division programs and capital projects by building and maintaining long-term relationships that lead to significant donations from individuals, corporations and foundations locally and nationally. The VP will be responsible for leading efforts to successfully exceed annual fundraising goals established and approved by the Foundation’s executive board. The VP will lead fundraising for their assigned areas in the Central Florida Division and manage their own major gift portfolio with the expectation of personally generating $2 million or more per year in philanthropic gifts. The VP of Philanthropy will recruit physicians, community leaders, philanthropists, business leaders to serve AdventHealth Foundation Central Florida on Boards, and/or other volunteer activities to raise funds and awareness in the community for AdventHealth Central Florida programs and services. The VP for Philanthropy will actively manage a major gift portfolio to raise philanthropic dollars in addition to managing assigned Foundation Boards and Foundation staff. VP will serve on the Foundation President’s Leadership Cabinet and participate in strategic planning, campaign planning philanthropic goal setting and portfolio management to drive top quartile performance for the Central Florida Division of the AdventHealth Foundation.
Job Duties:
  • Provide leadership to continue a high quality, cost efficient and integrated philanthropic program within the assigned Institute(s) across the Central Florida Division to achieve top quartile performance for Foundation based on Association of Healthcare Philanthropy Benchmarking.
  • Participate with key hospital administrators and physician leaders in strategic planning process to ensure fundraising priorities are aligned with the key initiatives of the Children’s Institute.
  • Successfully manage a portfolio of major philanthropic donors using the Core Process to generate $2 million or more per year to support the Institute. Maintain long-term relationships with local and national potential major gift donors including philanthropic foundation leaders, corporate executives, community leaders and AdventHealth Central Florida Division executives.
  • Build and maintain a strong volunteer Foundation Board to raise awareness and funds to support the institute and ensures 100% giving for all Board Members. Boards should include physicians, community leaders and philanthropists.
  • Provide mentorship and training to the development professionals by modeling the way and utilizing national best practices in fundraising.
  • Serve on Foundation President’s Leadership Cabinet and provide knowledge and expertise to elevate fundraising performance to match nationally leading programs in Children’s treatment areas
  •  Maintain the most current knowledge and skills of the fundraising profession.
  • Adhere to professional and ethical standards of practice.
Knowledge and Skills Required:
  • Knowledge of fundraising best practices, writing and organizing a case for support and campaign planning and execution.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills. Able to effectively express ideas and views through public speaking, presentations, reports, and professional correspondence with specialization in pledge agreements and solicitation follow up letters.
  • Exceptional people management, leadership skills, and the capacity to relate to people in a manner that wins confidence, builds trust and establishes support.
  • Strategic vision and thinking. Ability to position the organization for the future, looking beyond the present situation to conceptualize key trends and identify viable fundraising opportunities.
  • Strong business acumen, emotional intelligence, and capacity; able to think strategically and implement tactically.
  • Approaches his/her work as an interconnected system. Ability to understand major objectives and break them down into meaningful action steps.
  • Strong organizational abilities and the flexibility to adjust to changing conditions and the various details of the position.
  • Proficient computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Office suite.
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Health Services Administration, Social Sciences, Nonprofit Management or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years in progressively responsible fundraising work with successful campaign fundraising in a hospital, hospital system, academic medical institution or higher education.
  • Previous experience as a Foundation Executive Director or AVP/VP at a medium to large hospital system.
  • Experience in a successful hospital system fundraising campaign of $100 million or more.
  • Working knowledge of the various clinical and business related departments of a hospital.
If this position sounds like a great match for your skills set and experience, please apply online now!
This position description reflects the general duties and responsibilities necessary to describe the principal functions of the job, as identified, and shall not be considered an exhaustive list of job responsibilities which may be inherent in the job. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. The responsibilities listed may be subject to change at any time and individuals may be asked to perform duties outside of their regular responsibilities to support the ongoing operations of AdventHealth and its facilities.

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

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