Vice President of Development
The Vice President for Development of Luminis Health Doctors Community Medical Center (LHDCMC) reports to the President of DCMC and provides overall leadership to the LHDCMC Foundation, including strategic direction, execution and oversight of all development, donor relations and fundraising activities of LHDCMC. The VP serves as a member of the LHDCMC executive leadership team and is expected to contribute to the LHDCMC brand and regional profile through his or her activities in the community. The VP will bring professional expertise with new ideas and approaches to develop and successfully implement a comprehensive and diversified philanthropic advancement program that advances LHDCMC priorities and supports its mission. He or she will work closely with the President, the LHDCMC Foundation board, physicians, clinical leaders and volunteers to develop and manage many prospect and donor relationships, including his or her own major gifts portfolio. The VP is responsible for oversight of the following areas: major gifts, corporate and foundation giving, annual fund, grants, employee giving, grateful patient giving, planned giving, endowment management and compliance, gift processing and acknowledgement, and other innovative strategies that drive philanthropic support. The VP serves as the LHDCMC liaison to Luminis Health for matters related to fundraising. In this role he/she will work to ensure effective collaboration with the LHAAMC Foundation. This will support the overall health system in achieving optimum fundraising goals and efficiencies.
- Bachelor’s degree required, Advance degree preferred
- Minimum of 8 – 10 years of substantial senior level, full-time fundraising experience, preferably in hospitals or health care
- Demonstrated successful supervisory experience as a vice president or director in a non-profit setting.
- Experience working with and leading an all-volunteer board of directors.
- Demonstrated experience with direct solicitation, annual giving, major and planned gifts, and capital campaigns.
- History of soliciting six and seven-figure gifts and stewarding donors at this level
- Experience with the implementation of comprehensive fundraising plans with evidence of effectiveness in marketing, solicitation of donors, and key performance indicators.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Writing samples may be requested.
- Working knowledge of Prince George’s County and its complexities
Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands:
There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will not be exposed to blood-borne pathogens.
Physical Demands: Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work.
The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.