Regional Philanthropy Leader: Vice President, Philanthropy

MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center
Washington, DC
Jan 20, 2022
Jan 22, 2022
Full Time
Reporting to the MedStar Washington Hospital Center President and the MedStar Health Senior Vice President & Chief Philanthropy Office, this position will provide leadership across several key areas for the MedStar Philanthropy Group (MPG), including MWHC philanthropy, MWHC President's Executive Team, and system and regional philanthropy opportunities, including the MedStar Health Research Institute and philanthropy to address health disparities. This position is a member of the health system's senior management team. As an integral member of the MWHC President's executive team, the vice president will work closely with the president and other senior leaders to design strategy and initiatives with medical staff including department and institute chairs, and proactive collaboration with board members and major philanthropic partners. The position carries a portfolio of leadership, principal and transformational gift prospects and works closely with all leadership in shaping innovative philanthropic initiatives while leading a team of philanthropy professionals across the MWHC campus. Minimum Qualifications: Education/Training: Master's Degree Strongly Preferred Experience: At least 10 years of leadership experience in philanthropy and non-profit management, with experience leading and motivating teams, and successfully securing philanthropic commitments. License/Certification/Registration: CFRE preferred but not required. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Exceptional verbal and written communication skills. Basic computer skills required. Strong verbal and written skills to effectively communicate donor options. Proven sense for developing tactics to meet goals and objectives. Ability to work with donor information systems is required. Primary Duties and Responsibilities While consistently embracing and embodying the MedStar Philanthropy Group Team Norms and Operating Principles, effectively and efficiently collaborate with the Senior Vice President & Chief Philanthropy Officer to ensure development and implementation of best practices related to the MedStar Health Innovative Philanthropy Program Powered by Gratitude, including the education and implementation of initiatives focused on building a culture of gratitude across MedStar Health. Through this strategy, collaboration and implementation will focus on several dynamic areas: MWHC President's Executive Team Serves on the executive leadership team at MWHC, and staffs the Board Philanthropy Committee and Councils, representing philanthropy, ensuring that messaging and priorities are consistent with MPG and hospital strategy. Prepare, report and educate President's Executive Team on philanthropy goals, progress and priorities of MPG during leadership meetings. Represent the President and Executive Team when meeting with internal and external philanthropic partners and prospects . Participates in multidisciplinary quality and service improvement teams as appropriate. Participates in meetings, serves on committees, and represents the department and hospital/facility in community outreach efforts as appropriate. MWHC campus Philanthropy Program Responsibilities Serves as the lead philanthropy executive for the MedStar Health Research Institute, growing philanthropic support for research activities at the MWHC campus and elsewhere throughout the MSH system. In partnership with senior leaders throughout MedStar, annually identify funding priorities, including capital projects at the MWHC campus and other key areas of the system that will generate engagement from philanthropic partners. Provides oversight of the recruitment, retention and talent management of MWHC philanthropy associates, ensuring that there are clear goals and expectations for each position. Encourage and inspire team to meet goals and targets. Create and establish meaningful relationships with administration, medical staff leadership, and the Philanthropy Committee of the Hospital Board to promote the innovative philanthropy model. Meet regularly with those constituents to ensure philanthropy program priorities are regularly reported and supported. Develops and contributes to the achievement of established department goals and objectives and adheres to department policies, procedures, quality standards and safety standards. Ensures compliance with hospital/facility policies and procedures and governmental/accreditation regulations. MPG Regional Philanthropy Responsibilities Serve as a senior leader for the MedStar Philanthropy Group throughout the health system, with a particular focus on collaboration with colleagues in the Washington, DC region while facilitating the building of a culture of gratitude with senior leaders, physicians and associates. Actively participate as a member of the MedStar Senior Management Team and represent MPG when speaking at community and external events. Provides leadership support to ensure that messaging is consistent with MPG on all communication materials including case statements, collateral materials, and web content. In partnership with the VP of Philanthropy Services, support centralization of operational functions including but not limited to acknowledgements, data processing, moves management and prospect research, creating efficiency and donor integrity. Collaborate with the VP of Philanthropy Services on the development and maintenance of appropriate systems used to track donor identification and participation, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship. In collaboration with the VP of Philanthropy Grants Development and VP of Transformational Philanthropy, build solid and productive grants and gift planning programs specific to MWHC campus, following consistent practice throughout MPG. Establish and meet goals and metrics within these programs. Performs other duties as assigned.About MedStar Health MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, DC, region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.

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