Posted On: 2021-04-29
Closing On: 2021-05-21
Location: Newmarket, ON
Employment Type: Full-Time
Level: Management
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Job Description

Are you passionate about using analytics to drive business decisions?  If you understand how systems can underpin and optimize the ability of an organization to make the right decision and to increase efficiency, then keep reading.  This is a role that will allow you to showcase your skills while providing the Foundation with your leadership in automating and harnessing good date to drive KPI, reporting, and ultimately to optimize all aspects of the organization.

Our Shared Purpose: Build healthier communities. Shape the future of healthcare.

Southlake Regional Health Centre

Southlake Regional Health Centre is a full-service hospital with a regional, clinically advanced focus. We provide our communities with care right from birth to end of life and in addition, we provide top-notch services such as cardiac and cancer care across York Region and Simcoe-Muskoka. We do this through innovative partnerships and amazing people, who represent every aspect of our many services. With a team of more than 3,000 employees, 580 physicians and more than 900 volunteers, Southlake is committed to creating an environment where the best experiences happen.

Southlake Regional Health Centre Foundation

Since the inception of Southlake Foundation in 1980, more than $200.5 million dollars has been raised in support of Southlake Regional Health Centre. Working with members of the community, hundreds of volunteers, the Southlake Family and our incredible donors, Southlake Foundation will continue to support life-saving medical equipment, infrastructure upgrades and expansions, and patient programs, all for the goal of providing leading edge care for patients and families, close to home.  For more information visit:

The Position

The mandate of the Foundation’s Business Intelligence and Technology function is to identify and translate opportunities into actionable recommendations to achieve individual, team, and Foundation targets in support of Southlake Regional Health Centre.  You will lead ensuring the technology and analytics is in place to support the fundraising and marketing areas in finding new ways to attract donors and by maximizing the value of existing donors through meaningful acknowledgement, recognition and stewardship.  As such, the Director will provide recommendations for high-level strategic decisions and direct tactical decisions for business intelligence tools and applications.  Responsible for leading the design and maintenance of business intelligence applications, this Director will report into the VP Finance & Administration, and will own the overall design and support of the BI technology environment, including information acquisition, management, warehousing and delivery solutions.  They will drive system improvement and free up time for fundraising staff to focus on relationship development with relevant, accurate, and timely reporting available to inform their work.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of analytical and supervisory experience, experience at a Hospital Foundation would be an asset
  • Numerate, analytical, with a high attention to detail and ability to prioritize effectively
  • Results oriented with a strong business acumen and customer service mindset
  • Ability to develop and evolve long-term strategies while driving tactical projects
  • Advanced knowledge of non-profit systems such as Blackbaud Raisers’ Edge, Luminate/Team-Raisers, Omatic
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Ability to develop and improve process flows
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Must not only adapt to change but drive continuous improvement
  • Proven ability to collaborate and build solid, effective working relationships with others within a team environment
  • Requires a positive attitude, ability work effectively in pressured situations, and comfort in a fast-paced environment

As the successful candidate, you must have a valid driver’s license, access to a vehicle, and the ability to work occasional evenings and weekends.

If you have the qualifications, commitment, and passion to join us and raise the bar for healthcare philanthropy in our communities, we would like to hear from you. It is an exciting time to be at Southlake.  Southlake Foundation offers a competitive compensation package, including a benefits package that with a defined-benefit pension program. Remuneration will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

If interested, please apply with covering letter and resume to