Senior Administrator, Philanthropy Services

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About Vidant Health

Vidant Health is a regional health system serving 29 counties in eastern North Carolina. We are working every day to improve the health of the 1.4 million people we serve. Vidant Health is made up of 9 hospitals, physician practices, home health, hospice, wellness centers and other health care services. Vidant Medical Center is affiliated with the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. As a major resource for health services and education, Vidant Health strives to support local medical communities and to work with providers throughout the region to deliver quality care. Our goal is to enhance services that are available locally and to eliminate barriers involving time, distance and lack of awareness that sometimes prevent patients from receiving the care they need.



Reporting to and working in close collaboration with the Executive Vice President and Chief Philanthropy Officer, the Senior Director, Philanthropy Services serves as the leader of all centralized and shared philanthropy services and  operations for Vidant Health. The Senior Director serves as a member of the Vidant Philanthropy Executive Team and 
Vidant Philanthropy Leadership Team.
  • Provides leadership and direction for the design and implementation of strategic and operational fundraising activities that will strengthen Vidant's position with past, current and potential donors
  • Oversees prospect identification and research including the tracking of performance metrics, wealth screening and analysis. Responsible for philanthropy program forecasting and analysis, development of philanthropy objectives and metrics.
  • Develops regular reports on the progress of philanthropy efforts and campaigns to be used with Vidant’s senior leadership team and various boards, including the communication of emerging issues and challenges to the overall philanthropy program.
  • Develops policies and procedures to support Vidant’s philanthropy operations including HIPAA/privacy practices, gift acceptances and pledge agreements, naming gifts and recognition policies, and endowment levels.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree required, Master's strongly preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in a senior level position in the philanthropy field and including some experience in a multi-hospital health system. Annual, major and capital campaign experience required.
  • Experience in building, mentoring and motivating a team. Deep understanding of philanthropy operations and administration, including Raiser's Edge and prospect research.
    CFRE is a plus.
    Basic computer skills required. Excellent writing/editing and verbal communication skills required

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.


Contact Information

For additional information, please contact:

Matthew McCallum, Director, Recruiting:  


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