VP-Foundation Development

Via Christi Health, KS - Wichita, KS3.9

30+ days ago
JOB ID: 273457
VP-Foundation Development
Wichita, Kansas
Regular / Rotating
Additional Job Information

Title: VP-Foundation Development

City, State: Wichita,KS

Location: VC Foundation

Department: Administration 001

Additional Job Details: Full-Time,Rotating, 40 hours,Weekly

About Us

Via Christi Health's rich history of serving the people of Kansas and the surrounding region dates back more than 100 years to the healing ministries of our founding congregations. Today, Via Christi Health, part of Ascension, is the largest provider of healthcare services in Kansas. Based in Wichita, we serve Kansas and northeast Oklahoma through our doctors, hospitals, senior villages and health services.

Job Description

Title: Vice President - Foundation

City, State: Wichita, Kansas

Location: Wichita, Kansas

Department: Administration 001

Additional Job Details: Full-Time,Day, 40 hours,Weekly

Job Summary:
Leads the strategic development, planning, direction, coordination and integration of Foundation operations to achieve the organization's mission, strategic directives and goals.

Develops and implements plans for capital and major fundraising initiatives.
Grows philanthropy by developing new forms of revenue and asset creation to sustain Health Ministry operations and mission.
Develops and implements strategy and growth business/marketing plans in conjunction with executive leadership. Monitors industrial and national trends and forecasts to develop priorities aimed towards growth objectives.
Leads philanthropy department.
Creates a culture and environment that attracts, develops and retains qualified employees/associates. Creates a shared vision. Develops, energizes and motivates staff through example, coaching, and teaching.
Leads financial planning. Develops budgets and achieves financial targets. Ensures that department operations comply with applicable regulatory and accreditation standards.
Develops relationships between organization and community leaders at the highest level and provides these individuals with opportunities for involvement and investment.
Actively involved in developing and delivering strategies for philanthropy.
Formulates and implements operational strategies and initiatives pertaining to the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors.
Provides independent leadership to forge sophisticated and creative partnerships that leverage existing stakeholders and resources while expanding and diversifying the organization's networks and donor base.
Performs other duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s Degree is required, preferably in
Business, Finance, Healthcare Administration, Fund Development, or a related field and Ten (10) years of experience in fund development, coalition building, and/or finance management.
Master’s Degree preferred

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
Experience regarding finances and philanthropy are required.
Financial management, revenue growth and asset creation are critical requirements of this role.
Excellent communication and public speaking skills are required.
Experience managing a complex budget and professional / finance staff.
How To Apply

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Via Christi Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

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