American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians


Arlington Heights, Illinois

Date Posted

December 29, 2020

Job Category

Do you have strong program management skills and excellent writing and communication skills? Are you an initiative taker who collaborates well with boards, donors, foundation and agency representatives? Is fund sourcing, development and implementation one of your key skill sets? Are you passionate about finding opportunities to financially support the medical community through a professional membership association? If so, our Program and Development Manager position may be a good fit for you.

The American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP) is seeking a Program and Development Manager to help build and manage the philanthropic, non-dues revenue program for its Education and Research Foundation and support the ACOFP organization to secure increased investment from private, corporate and family foundations and government funding agencies. In this role, the Manager will manage daily operations of the Foundation and come alongside the Board of Directors and the Executive Director to support the organization’s strategic initiatives.

We offer a competitive salary, as well as great benefits, including: generous paid time off and medical benefits, disability, life and a 401(k) plan with employer match. This is just a snapshot of what ACOFP has to offer.

How You’ll Serve

  • Inform, support and monitor related actions of the strategic and annual operating plans for both the ACOFP and the Foundation. Identify annual funding priorities for the ACOFP and Foundation
  • Lead the development and execution of the ACOFP and Foundation’s philanthropic, non-dues revenue producing program engaging private, corporate, and family foundations, individual member donors, and government funding agencies
  • Lead and administer the Foundation’s grantmaking programs (e.g., grant application process, assessment, reports, communication with applicants and potential applicants, etc.). Ensure timely payout of approved grants and collection of committed funds
  • Manage tracking and information management for grants awarded by ACOFP and/or the Foundation
  • Capture, analyze, and report key performance metrics on philanthropic efforts to ensure processes and outcomes align with strategy and goals
  • Develop and implement a stewardship strategy to ensure that philanthropic partners and individual donors feel appreciated, connected to and invested in the mission and vision of ACOFP and the Foundation
  • Manage the development of conceptual projects needing funding in partnership with leadership, staff and subject matter experts
  • Develop funder prospectus and reference documents
  • Proactively identify funding opportunities that support ACOFP’s and/or the Foundation’s strategic priorities
  • Partner with leadership and staff to develop resources and create a culture of philanthropy throughout the membership
  • Ensure the development of thorough and professional grant proposals
  • Develop and manage a system to track prospective funders, opportunities and applications
  • Manage general administration of Foundation operations, in partnership with other assigned staff
  • Partner with the Communications Department to ensure timely and effective communications, annual report, and other communications and outreach activities, including the Foundation website
  • Develop and manage related budgets in concert with Executive Director and Director of Finance & Administration
  • Manage assigned committees, ad hoc workgroups and task forces; supervise assigned contractors

What We Require:

  • 5+ years of experience in foundation and/or professional association environment; medical association experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (or equivalent experience) required
  • Expert project management and documentation expertise, including the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Knowledge of and proficiency with association management systems preferred
  • Strong financial management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent collaboration and initiation skills

Application Process

If interested, please forward your resume, along with a cover letter, by clicking the link:

Click here to apply

Interviews and Job Location: Onsite

American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Date Posted


About the Organization

The American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians is a professional medical association that represents more than 18,000 practicing osteopathic family physicians, residents and students throughout the United States. Located in Arlington Heights, ACOFP champions a holistic, family-focused approach to primary care and supports its members by providing resources such as education, networking and advocacy, while putting patients first. Every day we look to make a positive contribution to our members and, as a result, the patients they serve. Please visit our website and our foundation at

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