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Director Foundation Relations & Grants

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Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 110904
Job Family: Director/AVP (Dept Head)
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 81011005140501-Administration


Job Summary            

Provides strategic leadership and direction in planning, organizing, and directing Atrium Health Foundation’s grant-related fundraising efforts to benefit Atrium Health (AH) service lines and facilities through research, patient care, education, and programmatic initiatives.  Partners with grantmaking organizations, community partners, key influencers, clinicians, and teammates to leverage partnerships to secure charitable grants that help achieve outcomes consistent with AH’s mission and strategic priorities.

Essential Functions 

  • Leads, plans, initiates, and implements a wide range of external foundation grants and outside contracts development efforts supporting Atrium Health service lines and facilities across the Greater Charlotte region. Oversees grant-related prospecting, research, writing, and application submissions.
  • Formulates and directs the strategy and execution plan for appropriate growth strategies for external grants  activity in alignment with physicians and service line leaders.
  • Supports the AVP with overall foundation relations and grants operations by developing goals and reports. Works in partnership with the SVP and AVP to maintain fiduciary responsibility for grant budgets and provides insight on strategic direction for the department on private funding sources.
  • Supports the development of standard operating policies and tools to streamline department functions.
  • Assists in the administration of internal grants to Atrium Health. 

Education, Training, and Experience

Bachelor's level degree required. Master’s or CFRE designation a plus.  Five to ten years professional fund development and advancement experience required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Healthcare fundraising experience strongly preferred.

Physical Requirements

Work requires walking, standing and sitting.  Must be able to present and communicate through a variety of mediums.  Must be able to life 20 pounds of weight. Frequent automobile travel. Strong interpersonal skills, great conflict management skills, great analytical reasoning. Must be able to write and speak English in a clear, grammatically correct manner.  Requires the ability to work under pressure of frequent fundraising and special event deadlines.