Associate Vice President of Development

The University of Toledo Foundation
Toledo, Ohio
Mar 08, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Non-Profit Organizations & Associations
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The University of Toledo Foundation

The University of Toledo Foundation,, an independent 501(c)3 organization, exists for the sole purpose of supporting the University of Toledo. The Foundation is the official gift-receiving and fund-management organization for The University. Our purpose is to support the University’s broad educational mission by receiving, managing, and distributing generous gifts to benefit students and enhance faculty and program efforts. The Foundation includes the Development, Alumni Engagement and Special Event functions. Through its subsidiary, the UT Real Estate Corporation, The Foundation also manages off campus real estate matters for The University.

The University of Toledo Foundation embraces the mission of The University of Toledo by aspiring to be a forward-thinking, philanthropic organization, providing impactful financial support and engagement opportunities for transformation throughout the University community.

Associate Vice President of Development

Based out of the Office of Advancement and with direct reporting to the Vice President of Advancement, the Associate Vice President (AVP) of Development is an integral member of the Foundation’s Development team in support of The Foundation’s mission, vision and growth.  The AVP of Development will manage the fund raising staff that will design and implement strategies to identify, cultivate and solicit financial support from alumni, friends, corporations and foundations, physicians, health care providers and grateful patients for the colleges on the Main Campus, Health Science Campus, and UT Medical Center.


Success in this environment requires a professional with a minimum of seven years’ of increasingly responsible positions in development, with significant experience and success in major gift campaigns.  The AVP of Development will possess exceptional leadership and management skills with the ability to lead compellingly in both word and deed.

Experience in higher education at a similar institution is highly preferred.  A Bachelor’s degree is required (advanced degree and/or CFRE designation preferred).

A full position description can be found here:

To Apply

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, salary requirements and the name and contact information of three professional references.  To apply, please send required credentials to

Deadline for submission is April 3, 2017.  Recruitment will continue until the position is filled.