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Director Development-Foundation

UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital

1 Positions

ID: 23677054

Posted On 10/31/2022

Job Overview


We are looking for a full-time Director of Development in our Foundations department. Work hours will be Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, for 80 hours per pay period, and as needed.

The Development Director for the Finley Health Foundation advances the Mission of the Foundation by increasing the level of involvement and philanthropic support from donors and prospects. Reports directly to the Executive Director of the Foundation, and works collaboratively with the Foundation Board of Directors and Foundation staff, as well as internal/external constituents.

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Commitment to our Team – We’ve been named a  Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2022  by Becker’s Healthcare for our commitment to our team members. 
  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience  a culture  guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve. 
  • Benefits – Our competitive  Total Rewards  program offers benefits options that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in. 
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation. 
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and  development opportunities  is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience. 
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve. 

Visit us at to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. 


Relationship Management

  • Manages a portfolio of 150 (or more) gift prospects through identification, cultivation and solicitation of unrestricted and restricted gifts that may be planned or current.
  • Solicits gifts of $5,000 and above, modeling a moves management strategy to build a major gifts program.
  • With a working knowledge of planned giving vehicles, plans and executes strategies to market planned gift vehicles, and utilizes Foundation programs and planned giving seminars.
  • Conducts all aspects of the job in an ethical manner to support of the Finley Hospital and the Foundation’s commitment to ethical behavior in all areas of personal and professional activity.

Fundraising Monitoring and Reporting

  • Achieves specific and measurable targets, which are fundraising goal driven, and effectively manages portfolio within personal contacts, proposals/prospecting and donor stewardship activities to be recorded in Raiser Edge Donor Database.

Basic UPH Performance Criteria

  • Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.
  • Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.
  • Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.
  • Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.
  • Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.
  • Is knowledgeable of hosital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or approrpriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.


Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.


· Associate’s degree in communication, marketing or other related field.
(For candidates without a college degree, it is an expectation that if hired, a bachelor’s degree will be required within a mutually agreed-upon time frame.)

· Bachelor’s degree in communication, marketing or other related field.

· AFP Certification


· Prior experience in fund development, which includes demonstrated success in marketing of annual, major and planned gift solicitation, knowledge of planned giving vehicles, database and moves management strategies, and volunteer management.

· A minimum of 3 years’ experience in fund development, which includes demonstrated success in marketing of annual, major and planned gift solicitation, knowledge of planned giving vehicles, database and moves management strategies, and volunteer management.


Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.


· Ability to thrive in a collaborative environment

· Excellent interpersonal skills

· Professional image

· Ability to interact with staff, physicians, donors and volunteers at all levels

· Ability to establish priorities

· Organized, strategic thinker

· Efficient - seeks to minimize fund raising costs

· Familiar with database management

· High integrity and positive attitude

· Strongly developed conceptual thinking skills

· Ability to manage multi-faceted projects involving diverse activities, volunteers, and hospital personnel

· Demonstrate a success in maintaining a high-level of community visibility


· Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

· Proficient with computer systems - Windows, Word, Excel, Database Platforms

· Work may occasionally require travel.

  • Area of Interest: Foundation;
  • FTE/Hours per pay period: 1.0;
  • Department: Foundation Activities;
  • Shift: Days, Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, for 80 hours per pay period.;
  • Job ID: 116042;

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UnityPoint Health team members come for a job, but stay for a career. As a team member, regardless of your position, you'll get the chance to change lives on a daily basis in order to deliver our vision of the Best Outcome for Every Patient, Every Time. That privilege drives employees' passion for making a difference in the lives of our patients, helping them create healthier, more rewarding lives.

At UnityPoint Health - Finley Hospital, we know our collective actions determine the experience we create. Our team members strive to work as one through four key values:

* Foster Unity
* Own the Moment
* Champion Excellence
* Seize Opportunity

If you are interested in joining our team, please visit to learn about our many opportunities and to fill out an online application.


UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital is a 126-bed community hospital. We employ more than 800 full-and-part-time employees.  Finley Hospital is a not-for-profit, locally owned, regional healthcare facility part of the UnityPoint Health system. Finley Hospital is committed to bringing the best medical care to the tri-state area. We offer comprehensive, full service health care that is coordinated around our patients.  We have consistently been recognized as a leader in health care.