Executive Director for Health System Advancement, Children's Hospital

University of Missouri - Columbia, MO
The University of Missouri seeks an Executive Director for Health System Advancement, Children’s Hospital to lead the fundraising efforts for a world-class facility that will save and improve the lives of children and their families, so that each child can live the healthiest, most fulfilling life.

Since 1839, and as Missouri’s only state-supported member of the Association of American Universities, the University of Missouri has been engaged in groundbreaking research and comprehensive academics that define its strength as a higher education institution. Today, MU supports 31,103 students in 300+ degree programs, including 97 undergraduate majors, 96 master’s degrees, 69 doctoral degrees, and over 70 certificates. University of Missouri takes pride in driving innovation and the state of Missouri economy through its extensive research and outreach programs which support local families, business owners, farmers, firefighters and police, and healthcare providers. In 2021, the university secured $389 million in total research via the National Science Foundation. It boasts about 100 new inventions each year and infuses the Missouri economy with approximately $5 billion on an annual basis. Overall, the University of Missouri positively impacts 1 million Missouri residents through its offerings.

As the only academic health system in the region, University of Missouri’s children’s health providers, researchers, and professors, work together to provide the highest level of care to patients and families. From routine check-ups with pediatricians to specialized services for complex diseases, illnesses, and injuries, they are proud to offer expert care in more than 25 pediatric subspecialties, making it the largest and most specialized pediatric care team in central Missouri.

"The Executive Director for Health System Advancement for Children’s Hospital will play a pivotal role in leading a $25 million campaign to secure philanthropic support for the new Children’s Hospital. Upon joining our team, you'll have access to resources to ensure your success, collaborating with key partners such as the Executive Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs and the Dean of the School of Medicine, and MU Health Care and Advancement Leadership." — Steven Reese, Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Health System Advancement

For more information, including core competencies and qualifications, please refer to the full prospectus.