Executive Director

Executive Director

University of Ottawa Heart Institute Foundation
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Posted: September 12th 2021
Deadline Date: November 11th 2021

The University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) has flourished as one of Canada’s most distinguished heart health centres for the unparalleled care it provides to its patients, a world-renowned Research Institute that brings science from bench to bedside, and Canada’s main influencer when it comes to preventing heart disease.

The UOHI Foundation is the bridge that connects the programs, facilities and people who save lives every day with both the individual and corporate philanthropists in our community. Through their incredibly generous support, the Foundation plays a vital role in ensuring the most critical components of world-class care are available. Funds raised are used for much needed equipment, facilities, patient programs, research and, helping an exceptional team of health care professionals advance cardiovascular care and save lives everyday.

The Foundation is seeking an Executive Director .

As the chief fundraising professional for the Foundation, reporting to the Foundation Board and the UOHI President and CEO the ideal candidate will play the most active role in the process for building support, philanthropic relationships, and stewarding of key donors.


The ideal candidate will be a senior strategic and multi-dimensional executive who exemplifies a demonstrable combination of leadership vision, passion, commitment and discipline.

You possess a blend of strategic marketing capabilities, and an ability to assess the cost-benefit appropriateness of various fundraising initiatives. Understanding of and the appreciation for what the Heart Institute means for the greater Ottawa community is paramount.

Proficiency in utilizing new opportunities in technology such as data and analytics; and social media. Philanthropy, research, and patient care work symbiotically and need to be in constant alignment for the benefit of the UOHI as a whole.

Bilingualism is an asset.

Additional Information

To learn more about this exceptional leadership opportunity contact Rick Morgan at Morgan Leadership Search, in confidence, at 613‐850-5731 or email your cv and letter of introduction.

Contact Information
University of Ottawa Heart Institute Foundation
Ottawa, Ontario

Email: seniorexecutive.uohi@morgansearch.ca
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