The President/VP of Development is
responsible for the overall management of fundraising activities
for The St. Luke’s Health Foundation and UnityPoint Health - St.
Luke’s including capital campaigns, pursuit of grants and planned
gifts and yearly fund raising events. This individual
provides strategic leadership for the development function by
motivating staff, Foundation Board members and volunteers.
The President/VP of Development must be an active member
of the community and be able to articulate the mission, vision and
goals of UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s and St. Luke’s Health
Foundation. In addition, the applicant shall have strong
ability to recruit and develop Board members in education and
· Develops and
recommends goals and objectives for fund raising.
identifies, and develops relationships and solicitation of major
research and maintains records regarding the gift potential of
corporations/organizations and individuals.
· Develops and
effectively utilizes vehicles to obtain funds including the
techniques of direct mail solicitation, personal solicitation,
benefit events and the involvement of business/organizations.
Implements and coordinates a comprehensive planned gifts/major
gifts program including wills/bequests, life income agreements,
life insurance, gift annuities and charitable trusts.
records and timely reports regarding all aspects of the overall
development activity at regularly scheduled meetings of the
· Attends all
Foundation Board meetings. Provide the agendas and supporting
documentation for these meetings.
· Assists in the
identification, recruitment, and education of Foundation Board
members and other key volunteers.
hires, directs and evaluates Foundation staff.
· Develops in
conjunction with the finance department a Foundation budget and
manages to achieve the budget.
· Serves as a
liaison to representatives of community groups. Coordinates
and facilitates participation in cultural activities and events in
rapport with existing and potential donors.
· Works with
peers throughout UnityPoint Health to benchmark results and seek
new opportunities for fund raising.
Board, including being responsible for board education and
development of a strategic plan for the board and Foundation.
· Responsible to
Foundation board, President/CEO and College Chancellor for
development activities for St. Luke’s College.
· Develops and
is responsible for major capital campaigns.
· Is a leader on
the Senior Management Team and Leadership Group of UnityPoint
Health – St. Luke’s.
and attends fundraising benefits for the Foundation and
· Must maintain
active involvement in at least one community organization that
helps establish linkages to benefit the overall mission of
UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Foundation.
Basic UPH Performance
the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as
adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.
ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable
maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the
· Practices and
reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state
regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.
· Completes all
annual education and competency requirements within the calendar
knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements
for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and
Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any
questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate
attention of hospital administrative staff. Takes appropriate
action on concerns reported by department staff related to
Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Marketing/Communications.
Master's Degree in Relevant Field Preferred.
Minimum of 10 years’ experience in philanthropy.
Minimum of 5 years' focus on major gifts and/or capital
Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related
Must maintain active involvement in at least one community
organization that helps establish linkages to benefit the overall
mission of UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Foundation.
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal are
Must be able to relate well to people and be able to demonstrate
success in maintaining a high-level of community visibility.