Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust seeks an accomplished and inspiring leader with an open and engaging style to serve as Vice President of Programs. Piper Trust is a private foundation honoring the philanthropic legacy of Virginia Galvin Piper. The Trust supports organizations that enrich health, well-being, and opportunity for the people of Maricopa County, Arizona. The Trust concentrates in six areas: arts and culture, children, education, healthcare and medical research, older adults, and religious organizations. By investing in and working side-by-side with nonprofits, the Trust strives to be a vital part of Maricopa County, which is home to more than 4 million people – not only as a source of leadership and financial support, but as a neighbor sharing a lasting stake in the county’s future. For more information about Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust, please visit www.pipertrust.org.
Reporting to the President and CEO, the Vice President of Programs works collaboratively across Piper Trust to foster excellence in grantmaking, strategic programs, and community initiatives. Guiding a talented program team of five people in managing the Trust’s grants portfolio, the Vice President of Programs provides intellectual leadership to the Trust’s priorities, program architecture, and strategic alignment with other partners serving Maricopa County. Preferred candidates will have a minimum of ten years of leadership experience in the philanthropic sector, nonprofit and/or public sectors, including experience within a grantmaking organization. The ideal candidate will have experience and comfort with presenting to a Board, mentoring and managing staff, and working collaboratively with cross-functional teams. Knowledge of Maricopa County is not required. An advanced degree is required.
Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust has retained Morris & Berger to conduct the Vice President of Programs search. To apply and to review the full position description, please submit application, including resume and a letter of interest, in confidence to Morris & Berger through their website: http://morrisberger.com/position.php?id=2122.