Reporting to the President & CEO, Great River Health
System, the Executive Director provides leadership and
direction in fulfilling and advancing the mission of the Great
River Health Foundation. S/he is responsible for leading the
Foundation in its achievement of its operational and strategic
goals including the success of the Foundation’s grants and program
operations, fiscal management, board relations, fund and donor
development, human capital management, community relations and
The new Foundation is a change agent, designed to be both
grantmaking and grant-seeking. In partnership with the Health
System and the Foundation Board, the Executive Director will have a
primary responsibility of leveraging significant financial
resources to improve Southeast Iowa through addressing specific
goals around the following priorities 1) Improving healthcare, 2)
Science Education, 3) Workforce Development, and 4) Making
Southeast Iowa even more livable than it is.
The Executive Director will be responsible for developing,
nurturing and stewarding relationships with Major Gift Donors,
Investors and partners throughout Southeast Iowa.
The Executive Director will have the opportunity to build a
small administrative and program/policy team to advance the vision,
mission and purposes of the Foundation.