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Health Care Provider
Health Care & Medicine
AVP, Annual Major & Planned Giving
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Children's National Health System | Silver Spring, MD
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Job Description


 Minimum Education

Minimum Work Experience
12 Year(s)

Required Skills/Knowledge

Required Licenses and Certifications

Functional Accountabilities

  1. Look across departments for opportunities to make the organization more effective
  2. Recognize and share innovation and improvement
  3. Represent the department in organization-wide innovation and improvement efforts
  4. Monitor and grow the department’s capacity for change
  1. Working in partnership with the VP Development, develop strategies and execute tactics required to manage and grow a comprehensive individual gift program including annual, major and planned gift fundraising.
  2. Develop and implement strategies to expand the individual gift program. Oversee the individual gift program (annual, major and planned giving), and evolve as necessaryto deliver the best in class fundraising and ensure a high level of donor satisfaction.
  3. Ensure a coordinated and collaborative approach with colleagues in respect to fundraising. Develop and maintain best fundraising and operational practices, utilizing clearly defined goals, objectives and transparent methods with which to measure success.
  4. Positively contribute to an organizational environment where teamwork, collaboration and dedication are expected and required. Contribute broadly to all aspects of the fulfillment of the Foundation's mission and philanthropic goals
  5. Oversee all annual, major and planned giving strategies, initiatives and activities; ensure reporting and tracking results.
  6. Work closely with the VP and Foundation leadership on resolving strategic issues.
  1. Direct the Director of Annual Giving, Director of Planned Giving and major gift center directors to ensure their programs are optimally performing and growing.
  2. Work collaboratively with staff to increase dollars raised for all programs in these functional areas.
  3. Work with the staff to build high functioning volunteer leadership.
  4. Develop quarterly metrics for each fundraiser; coach and ensure achievement of metrics.
  5. Model and coach a creative manner of approaching issues and devising sound solutions based on good judgement and collaboration.
  1. Lead role to increase fundraising in annual, major and planned giving programs.
  2. Develop volunteer leadership and engage volunteer leaders in the annual, major and planned giving fundraising process.
  3. Strategically and effectively support leadership and volunteers in fundraising, as appropriate; this includes participating and/or leading the solicitation of gifts with volunteer leadership and/or senior management and Foundation leadership.
  4. Maintain and grow a personal portfolio of major donors and prospects.
  5. Develop and manage a volunteer leadership group and staff this group's fundraising efforts.

About Children's National Health System

Childrens National Medical Center is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the metropolitan Washington area and is the only freestanding childrens hospital between Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Norfolk, and Atlanta. Serving the nations children for more than 130 years, Childrens National is a proven leader in the development and application of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury.

Childrens National is proudly ranked consistently among the best pediatric hospitals in America by US News & World Report.

Our Culture

Children's mission is to be preeminent in providing pediatric health care services that enhance the health and well-being of children regionally, nationally and internationally. Through leadership and innovation, Children's creates solutions to pediatric healthcare problems. Children's excels in Care, Advocacy, Research, and Education to meet the unique needs of children, adolescents and their families. Children's leadership realizes that our employees are the heart of our medical center and the soul of our mission. One of our greatest assets is the diversity of our workforce, which adds to the richness of our culture. Teamwork, dedication, and professionalism are essential values and characteristics that make our employees unique.

Childrens internationally recognized team of pediatric healthcare professionals care for more than 360,000 patients each year who come from throughout the region, nation and world. Our employees share a sense of pride and commitment to the patients and families we serve. We aspire to provide patients and their families with the highest quality of care and service in a family-centered environment. In essence, we are a team of "Great People Providing Great Care."

Nursing Students

As a nursing student, you might already be craving hands-on experience at a highly respected hospital. You may be thinking about where or with which population you want to work after graduation.

At Childrens, a world-class teaching hospital and internationally-recognized leader in pediatric health, we invite nursing students at all stages of learning to explore the real world of working in a hospital setting and experience first-hand the challenges and rewards of this career.

Internship Program

The internship program provides the novice nurse with the knowledge base and skill set needed to transition to competence in clinical nursing practice. While providing the needed skills to meet the organization goals and mission, the program provides nurses with the leadership skills to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team. The program bridges the gap between undergraduate education and real-life professional nursing practice, delivering state-of-the art pediatric care.

The program is offered to new graduate nurses from an accredited nursing program with a passion for children. All new graduates, with less than one-year acute care experience, are eligible to participate in the program after obtaining licensure.