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Executive Director

Midwest Veterans Biomedical Research Foundation (MVBRF) is seeking an Executive Director with proven executive level leadership skills to promote the vision, mission and strategic direction of this private, non-profit research and education foundation.  The Mission of MVBRF is to promote and support research and education activities at the Kansas City, Topeka, Leavenworth, and Wichita VA Medical Centers.

Successful applicants will have proven experience as an administrator of research foundation and management of federally regulated and industry-sponsored research. The Executive Director will take an active role in day-to-day management of foundation activities, identifying, soliciting and securing new research funding sources for the foundation, which includes grants, cooperative research and development research agreements (CRADAs), and general donations.

Applicants must have demonstrated experience in strategic planning, financial management, resource development, donor cultivation and community relations. Highly qualified applicants will have expertise in management of not-for-profit research foundation. Strong written and oral communication skills are required.


Flexibility is a hallmark of this position allowing for less than full-time hours (20-30 hours per week). Salary is commensurate with experience and work schedule.

Interested applicants should provide a resume and cover letter outlining their specific qualifications, and a list of references to meet the above Executive Director requirements to Ram.Sharma2@va.gov.

Job Type: Part Time