Foundation Development Director

Benedictine Living Community of St. Peter

| St. Peter, MN | July 13, 2018

The Benedictine Living Community of St. Peter includes skilled nursing services — both short-term rehabilitation and long-term care — at the Benedictine Health Center, and independent and assisted living at Benedictine Court.

Why join BHS?
Associates of Benedictine Health System (BHS) enjoy a variety of benefits when joining our team, and so could you! As a BHS associate, you will be part of a faith-based organization that provides compassionate care and services guided by our core values of Hospitality, Stewardship, Respect and Justice. BHS can also help you build a career for your future through professional development, training programs, and educational assistance.

In addition to flexible scheduling this position offers the ideal candidate the opportunity to build the Foundation while growing the position.

Position Overview
Benedictine Living Community of St. Peter — a BHS community offering skilled nursing, short-term rehab, memory care services, assisted living, and independent living — is currently seeking a Foundation Development Director.

This is a part-time position working 36 hours per bi-weekly pay period with potential for growth.

Job Responsibilities
The Foundation Development Director is responsible for planning, designing, and managing efforts to broaden public awareness of mission and generating philanthropic and volunteer support to meet annual philanthropy goals. Sets goals for and achieves strategic fund development and communication objectives. Develops, prioritizes, and implements strategies to research and solicit grants and major gifts for special projects and capital needs. Develops and coordinates recognition programs to ensure donors receive appropriate recognition. Coordinates and develops the three to five year philanthropic strategic plan.

Qualifications Required
•    Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, communications, or related field.
•    Three (3) years of experience in fundraising, development, marketing, communications, or related field.
•    Experience in asking for charitable gifts and planning special events.
•    Experience in working with volunteer boards.
•    Proficiency in Microsoft Office, email, and internet applications.
•    Excellent verbal and written skills.
•    Ability to read, write and communicate in English.

Qualifications Preferred
•    Certified fund raising executive (CFRE).
•    Donor/gift/constituent database experience.
•    Grant writing experience.
•    Graphic design training.
•    Experience in the coordination and support of volunteer leaders.
•    Experience leading, coaching, and developing staff.

To learn more about Benedictine Living Community of St. Peter and BHS, please visit us at

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