Executive Director, Foundation, is responsible for leading and implementing a fundraising program that will increase philanthropic support for the programs and services and capital projects of Ellis Medicine. Plan and direct the Foundation’s fundraising program within the bylaws and policies of the Foundation and health system, and under the guidance and direction of the Foundation board and health system’s senior leadership.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Education: Bachelor's Degree in related field required. Master’s degree in related field preferred.
Experience: 10 years of progressive experience required in development and nonprofit administration, with leadership responsibility and a track record of successful accomplishments in all phases of Foundation work, including annual funds, capital campaigns, foundation grants, corporate sponsorships, special events and planned giving, donor recognition, stewardship and strategic planning. In-depth knowledge of fundraising and regulatory requirements, a proven record of success of maintaining quality fundraising programs, and developing and implementing action plans to improve performance required, preferably in a healthcare setting. Proven experience individually soliciting and stewarding seven-figure gifts to reach annual targets of $3 to $5 million and launching and leading successful capital or comprehensive campaigns with a goal of $20 million or more required. The Executive Director is a member of the Ellis senior management team, supervises a professional team of eight and leads a board of 25 to 29 trustees.
Ellis Medicine provides acute hospital care to a diverse community in and around the Capital Region of upstate New York. With more than 600 affiliated physicians and over 3,300 employees, we’re one of the largest employers in the area and provide a network of care to serve every segment of the population.
Ellis is providing a lifetime of care for our community.
This is a challenging time for th...e healthcare industry. Ellis is taking a leadership role in creating a new vision of healthcare. We’re rethinking every process to improve efficiencies and patient outcomes. We’re continually developing new protocols and setting higher standards for care that are role models for caregivers around the state and the nation. We’ll continue to exceed expectations – to help people deal with illnesses and go on with their lives.