John Muir Health seeks a highly experienced, mission-driven, and visionary leader to serve as the President of the John Muir Health Foundation located in Walnut Creek, California. This is a career defining opportunity at one of the most respected and progressive health systems in California. The Foundation has been instrumental in leveraging philanthropy to help position John Muir Health as a world-class, award winning health system.
John Muir Health is a $2 billion enterprise serving the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area with its 6,500 employees and 1,000 affiliated physicians. This prestigious health system provides healthcare services through two of the largest medical centers in Contra Costa County with 800 combined beds as well as complete inpatient and outpatient behavioral health programs and services at its fully accredited 73-bed psychiatric hospital.
The President of the Foundation serves as the chief philanthropy officer for John Muir Health, sets the overarching strategy and vision for advancing philanthropy and provides strategic leadership to developing and advancing a comprehensive philanthropy program across the health system. This new leader will work closely with the health system Chief Executive Officer, Foundation Board members, executives, physicians and internal allies to foster a culture that understands, appreciates, supports and advances gratitude, giving, stewardship and engagement beyond transactional fundraising to building lasting, deep relationships with donors. This leader will serve as the principal gift officer for the system with some of the most committed donors and promising prospects.
The ideal candidate will have a track record of accomplishments in creating an organizational culture of philanthropy, aligning philanthropy with organizational strategy, and donor base growth. The new President will have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, social justice, and fostering a collaborative multicultural environment. She/he will be an inspiring and visible leader who will engage the collective talents and energies of the Foundation leadership team and staff and, in collaboration with John Muir Health leadership, steer the Foundation forward in an innovative manner.
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