Development and Foundation, Executive Director/CEO, Other
American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) has a wonderful opportunity for a Executive Director of the AHIMA Foundation.
The purpose of this position is to oversee solicitation of individual gifts, annual giving and legacy gifts to support the AHIMA Foundation student merit scholarship program and other fundraising activities to support AHIMA and the health information management and health informatics profession. The position will also provide management oversight for obtaining grants and contracts on behalf of the Foundation to enhance the profession and AHIMA’s strategy. The Executive director represents the Foundation to key constituency groups supportive of the Foundation, including individual and corporate donors, AHIMA component state associations, AHIMA members, and other related stakeholders.
Provide leadership and strategic direction to the Foundation, working with an invested, committed and diverse Board of Directors.
Make recommendations to the Board of Directors on fiscal, strategic, programmatic and development issues of the Foundation to assure that all activities are aligned with the public mission and goals of the Foundation and those of AHIMA. Provide ongoing support and communications to the Foundation’s Board of Directors with responsibility for implementing strategic policies and programs having a profound impact on the Foundation and AHIMA as determined by the Board in a timely and effective manner.
Develop and maintain philanthropy efforts to support research studies and facilitate the strategic development of plans to enhance broader research fundraising efforts.
Ensure local and national dissemination of research findings to the public at large through philanthropy efforts.
Provide management oversight for all grants and contracts of the Foundation as appropriate.
Provide staff leadership and direction through administrative oversight of all Foundation activities, including fiscal, programmatic, fundraising, communications, marketing, PR and personnel.
Represent the Foundation to key constituencies involved in support of the Foundation, including corporate donors, individual donors, AHIMA component state associations, AHIMA members, and other relevant stakeholders.
Participate as an executive of an AHIMA affiliate serving on relevant committees as necessary.
Strategic management and leadership for the overall fundraising program of the Foundation; serve as the key person for soliciting corporate and individual gifts.
Develop and manage the Foundation’s long term financial goals, including coordinated planning with appropriate committees and in accordance with the AHIMA budget process. Develop and monitor program and financial performance measures. Create a culture of giving.
Doctorate or Masters-prepared in a relevant field (sociology, psychology, public health administration, public policy, business, informatics, health information management).
5-10 years plus fundraising experience in corporate and individual giving with track record of results.
7-to-10 year plus developing and managing projects, managing budgets, and supervising staff.
Knowledge of grant/contract funding and ability to oversee these efforts.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; strong presentation skills.
Five or more years experience at a senior level leading a foundation or equivalent with multiple programmatic initiatives.
About American Health Information Management Association
AHIMA is the premier association of health information management (HIM) professionals. AHIMA represents more than 103,000 health information professionals. AHIMA is committed to advancing the HIM profession in an increasingly electronic and global environment through leadership in advocacy, education, certification, and lifelong learning. AHIMA is recognized as the premier source of “HIM knowledge...,” the respected authority for rigorous professional certification, and one of the industry’s most active and influential advocates in Congress.
American Health Information Management Association is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religious creed, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, and/or protected veteran status.