Fundraising/Development Director

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Website Sacramento Native American Health Center

Description, Compensation and Benefits:

The Development Director provides leadership in creating and implementing strategies and initiatives for increasing and diversifying funding sources. In conjunction with the Executive Leadership team, the Development Director designs and manages initiatives to strengthen the base of support, to sustain the health center’s operations, strategic initiatives and long term stability. Areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to, long and short term fundraising programs, partnership with department leadership for grant needs assessment and monitoring, developing and maintaining a strong team of professionals. The Development Director is a caretaker of the public image of the organization, handling external communications and partnering with both external and internal partners to motivate and empower the SNAHC leadership team.

  • Supportive and creative work environment.
  • Medical coverage offered with two of the region's highest quality providers.
  • 403B plan with a 3% match after 90 days.
  • 12 paid days off.

Qualifications and Job Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree, or work equivalent, in business, marketing, or other related field.
  • 10 years of professional experience in fundraising with a track record of success, with specific experience in capital campaigns, individual giving, major gifts, and tracking/monitoring pledges.
  • 5+ years of progressively increasing management experience.
  • Knowledge and expertise in principles of philanthropy and fundraising.
  • Knowledge and expertise in marketing principles.
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills, capable of working effectively with board members, staff members, volunteers, consultants and donors/prospects.
  • Prefer knowledge of the Indian healthcare system and the issues affecting the field as well as the role and functions of other health and social service agencies. This includes knowing the key organizations in these fields, the goals each organization seeks, and how these groups can best work together to achieve common goals.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations. Critical skills are to be team-oriented, personable, professional, upbeat, and energetic, with initiative, tact and diplomacy.
  • Proven written and oral presentation skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects in various stages of development, each with a unique timeline, with excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse populations.
  • Must possess employee development and performance management skills.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and Power Point.
Preference in hiring is given to qualified Native Americans in accordance with SNAHC policy. Applicants claiming Indian Preference are encouraged to submit verification of Indian certified by tribe of affiliation or other acceptable documentation of Indian heritage.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Within the scope of Indian Preference, all candidates will receive equal consideration without regard to race, color, age, gender, religion, sexual  orientation, national origin, medical condition or physical or mental disability, genetic characteristic, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, or other non-merit factors.

Age Discrimination Employment Act (ADEA): Sacramento Native American Health Center, Inc. abides by the mandates of the ADEA (protecting individuals 40 years and older) and considers age a non- merit factor in all employment decisions and considerations.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA):Sacramento Native American Health Center, Inc. abides by the mandates of the ADA and considers disability a non-merit factor in all employment decisions and considerations. Furthermore, SNAHC will make any practical, feasible, and reasonable arrangements to accommodate qualified applicants and employees with disabilities.

Applicants and employees may request an accommodation of a physical or mental disability at any time in the application process or during employment

Note to Applicants: Please be advised that you may be asked to get a Department of Justice Fingerprinting clearance as a contingency for an offer of employment. Criminal clearances are obtained to protect the welfare and safety of clients receiving services at SNAHC.

Application Instructions:

Please apply through our website, or contact Daniel Witherell @ [email protected].

About the Organization:

The Sacramento Native American Health Center (SNAHC) is a health home for all people, all types of care, all in one place.  We value teamwork and open communication among patients and their providers.  We do what it takes to make quality care equitable.  We are driven by the changing needs of our community and work hard to keep the patient at the center of all that we do.  We proudly share Native traditions and values.