Vice President of Development

The Home Builders Institute - Washington, DC
The Home Builders Institute seeks a Vice President of Development to serve in the pivotal role of primary fundraiser for The Home Builders Institute (HBI). In collaboration with the President and Chief Executive Officer, the Vice President will foster meaningful connections and drive organizational strategy to cultivate essential partnerships with contributors and funders. In addition to the President and Chief Executive Officer, the Vice President will work strategically and in collaboration with the Board of Trustees and Senior Leadership Team, team members across the organization, and HBI stakeholders to identify, engage, and partner with individuals, families, corporate entities, and foundations to build a diverse stream of philanthropic funding that expands the number of students served, attracts and retains the best instructors in the construction field, and increases the geographic footprint, depth, and breadth of HBI programs and The Academies. The Vice President will oversee the entire fundraising lifecycle, from concept inception to successful execution, while providing critical fundraising insights to shape organizational decisions. The Vice President will focus on the expansion of a diverse pipeline of both unrestricted and programmatic revenue, with an unwavering growth-oriented mindset. The Vice President will manage a portfolio of priority donors and prospects, including the creation of donor strategies, timelines, and funding projections. The Vice President will oversee the development team and operations including an initial strategy of hiring fundraising staff and raising funds for the Academies in Denver, Houston, New Orleans, Orlando, Sacramento, Phoenix, and Charlotte.

The Home Builders Institute is the nation’s leading provider of trade skills training in residential construction. It provides pre-apprenticeship training, certification programs, and job placement services to secondary school students, veterans and transitioning military personnel, displaced workers, and at risk and justice- involved youth and adults. HBI trains in carpentry, electrical, plumbing, building construction technology, HVAC, landscaping, masonry, and solar installation. The nonprofit organization collaborates with public, private, and nonprofit partners dedicated to workforce development. With them, HBI attracts and certifies new students through a combination of hands-on training, innovation, and technology to build an emerging generation of skilled construction workers. HBI works with 270 partner organizations in 48 states and Puerto Rico to offer 625 programs. There are nearly 11,000 active students involved with HBI programs today, and 165,000 graduates since 1974. HBI is building the next generation of skilled tradespeople and HBI graduates are transforming their communities and building America’s homes.

For more than 50 years, HBI has been training and educating America’s home construction workforce. HBI was founded by the National Association of Home Builders and was primarily funded by the U.S. Department of Labor to create free pre-apprenticeship training programs for different communities to learn homebuilding skills. Over the years HBI has continued to build out its program offerings and expand its footprint in the construction industry. From innovative initiatives to strategic partnerships, HBI remains committed to building careers and changing lives.

"The Vice President of Development is a high impact opportunity for a visionary and entrepreneurial leader with the drive, motivation, and expertise to build and grow an innovative, national development program with the capacity to attract transformative philanthropy. As you evaluate this opportunity and the alignment between our mission, your purpose, values, and professional aspirations, visit our website and read the words of our students. Our student stories never fail to inspire me. Their words are the best endorsement for considering the Vice President position at The Home Builder’s Institute." — Ed Brady, President and Chief Executive Officer

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