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Foundation President

Company: Heartland Foundation
Date Posted: October 2, 2017

The President of the Foundation is responsible for accomplishing the financial, service, programming, and quality goals for the Foundation, with a primary objective to build healthy, thriving communities in the 30-county region served. The President accomplishes this through highly effective relationships with the Foundation Board of Trustees, direct reports, the executive team and other organizational leaders, community members, and other key stakeholders of the Foundation-including pre-K through adult educational institutions, economic development groups, civic and business partners, and social service agencies. The President also oversees day-to-day management of the Foundation organization while embracing servant leadership. The President leads efforts to support projects associated with Mosaic Life Care. All Foundation operations are carried out in alignment with Mosaic's Mission/Vision/Values and Strategic Priorities.

The successful candidate must have a Bachelor's degree; a Master's degree is preferred. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of ten years progressive leadership experience in a not-for-profit setting and demonstrate a record of achievement in the following areas:

  • Major philanthropic endeavors (capital campaign, annual giving, investor recruitment and retention, planned giving, endowment development, foundation and government grants, and special events)
  • Developing and meeting or exceeding performance metrics in alignment with the strategic priorities of the organization
  • Creating and deploying effective performance improvement strategies, such as the PASTE model
  • Creating and deploying plans to assure stakeholder satisfaction/engagement goals are met.

Candidates may find additional information and apply online at Application information may also be sent to