Chapters Health System
  • Development
  • Temple Terrace, FL, USA
  • Full Time
  • Director (Non-Clin)


The Vice President Development is a senior level fundraising position. S/he acts as chief liaison between the Company and the Foundation board. The Vice President Development is the chief fund raiser, spokesperson, and representative of the Foundation and provides leadership for the Foundation's operations including strategic direction, program development, financial management, staff development and external/community relations and awareness.  



  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree; Master's degree preferred
  • Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation or higher preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of progressively more responsible executive management experience, preferably in health care
  • Highly developed skills in prospect cultivation and solicitation
  • Experience in major gifts, planned gifts, campaigns, annual giving, and grants
  • Exceptional documented track record of fund raising production
  • Achievement oriented and results focused; self-motivated
  • Professional skills and accomplishments in planning, financial management, personnel management, volunteer management, and fund raising program management
  • Astute people skills including excellent communication (written, verbal, public speaking/presentation, persuasion) and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to lead and manage people and programs
  • Detailed oriented with strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work efficiently with volunteer boards, donors, prospects and colleagues
  • Mobile Driver - Valid driver's license and automobile insurance per Company policy
  • Ability to travel up to 75% of timeCompetencies 
  • Satisfactorily complete competency requirements for this position.Responsibilities of all employees:
    • Represent the Company professionally at all times through care delivered and/or services provided to all clients.
    • Comply with all State, federal and local government regulations, maintaining a strong position against fraud and abuse.
    • Comply with Company policies, procedures and standard practices.
    • Observe the Company's health, safety and security practices.
    • Maintain the confidentiality of patients, families, colleagues and other sensitive situations within the Company.
    • Use resources in a fiscally responsible manner.
    • Promote the Company through participation in community and professional organizations.
    • Participate proactively in improving performance at the organizational, departmental and individual levels.
    • Improve own professional knowledge and skill level.
    • Advance electronic media skills.
    • Support Company research and educational activities.
    • Share expertise with co-workers both formally and informally.
  • Participate in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement activities as appropriate for the position.Leadership Success Factors:


  • Communication. Express thoughts and ideas clearly. Adapt communication style to fit audience.
  • Initiative. Originate action to achieve goals.
  • Management Identification. Identify with and accept the problems and responsibilities of management.
  • Judgment. Make realistic decisions based on logical assumptions which reflect factual information and consideration of organizational resources.
  • Planning, Organizing and Controlling. Establish course of action for self and/or others to accomplish a specific goal; plan proper assignments of personnel and appropriate allocation of resources. Monitors results.
  • Leadership. Use appropriate interpersonal styles and methods in guiding others toward task accomplishment.
  • Work Standards. Set high goals or standards of performance for self and others. Compel others to perform
  • Tolerance for Stress. Maintain stability of performance under pressure and/or opposition.
  • Innovativeness. Generates and/or recognizes imaginative, creative solutions in work related situations.
  • Delegation. Allocate decision making and other responsibilities effectively and appropriately.
  • Staff Development. Develop the skills & competencies of subordinates.
  • Organizational Sensitivity. Perceive the impact and the implications of decisions on other components of the organization.         
  • Ethics. Model highest standards of conduct and ethical behavior, adopting a strong position against fraud and abuse.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Educate and monitor staff regarding their own and the organization's responsibilities for regulatory compliance.Job Responsibilities:
  • General Operations and Financial Management
  • Responsible for managing the operations of the Foundation according to the policies and procedures approved by the Board of Directors and the laws and regulations of local, state and federal government.
  • Develops annual goals/objectives and annual entity operating budget; aggressively monitors fiscal performance to include documentation of cost effectiveness and quality of services.Board Governance/Relations
  • Serves as the principal advisor to the Foundation Board.
  • Responsible for leading the board in the development of the Strategic Plan for fulfilling the mission of the Foundation.
  • Informs and recommends to the Board areas in need of update and amendment to better align with both operation and grant functions.
  • Contributes to Board selection and composition.
  • Responsible for communicating information and for facilitating and supporting the work of the Board of Directors.
  • Identifies and solicits prospects to serve as new Foundation board members.Strategic Planning and Visioning
  • Leads in collaboration of the Board the development and implementation of the short- and long-term strategic plan for the Foundation.
  • Monitors strategic plan for success and develops operational plan to meet its initiatives.
  • Positions Organization to respond promptly and effectively to emerging opportunities and risks.
  • Stays abreast of national benchmarks and data and incorporates into the Organization.
  • Incorporates the Organization's vision into its programs and operations, embodying the Organization's vision in all work.Program Development
  • Leads and manages staff to meet and exceed operational plan aligned to strategic initiatives.
  • Responsible for identifying, cultivating and soliciting major gifts.Internal and External Community Relations/Awareness
  • Acts as spokesperson and representative of the Foundation.
  • Builds strong relationships with donors and prospects and participates in the solicitation of repeat gifts.
  • Responsible for communicating information and building supportive relationships with both the internal and external community constituencies of the Company and the Foundation.
  • Educates staff and the public on the future direction and inspires them to be supporters and advocates.Other
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



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