Vice President of Institutional Advancement

Virginia Western Community College
Roanoke, Virginia
Aug 30, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
Vice Presidents
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Community College

Vice President of Institutional Advancement

Virginia Western Community College, a two-year public institution of higher education located on a 70-acre campus in Roanoke, VA, is accepting applications for the Vice President of Institutional Advancement (VP of IA). This 12-month administrative faculty position reports to the College President and is a highly visible senior leadership role, focusing on enhancing the college's positive involvement in the service area, resulting in expanded opportunities for faculty, staff and students to increase external visibility, relationships and activities. As an office, Institutional Advancement serves the college by promoting understanding of its people, programs, policies and needs, resulting in securing adequate public and private support essential to the fulfillment of its mission. Core leadership responsibilities include support of initiatives developed in collaboration with the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) or at the college level, strengthening the college's role with various private and public entities, and building regional and national relationships with associations, other institutions, and systems. The Vice President provides strategic and operational oversight to the Office of Institutional Advancement, comprised of Marketing & Strategic Communications, the Virginia Western Educational Foundation, and Grants Development & Special Projects.

Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.



The successful candidate will possess a Master's degree in Business, Marketing, Communications, or a closely related field. Excellent leadership, communication, strategic planning, and budget management skills. Knowledge of resource development, marketing, and branding strategies. Demonstrated experience working collaboratively with a Board of Directors, as well as business, governmental, community, and volunteer leaders. Experience in public relations functions and providing effective presentations. Strong organizational skills and successful team-building efforts.


The ideal candidate will possess a thorough understanding of the community college mission, as well as experience leading a team of professionals in areas such as resource development, marketing, and grant development. Experience in public and governmental affairs. Experience in an educational setting.

TO APPLY: Only online applications accepted.

For more information regarding the application process at Virginia Western, please visit our website: and select “career openings”. Applicants MUST complete all applicable sections of the online application in order for the application to be considered during the recruitment process. A cover letter, resume, and transcripts are required; an “other” document are optional and may be included as part of the online application process. We MUST receive copies of transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions. Incomplete online applications along with other materials submitted via e-mail attachment, postal mail, fax, or in-person will not be considered. All documents must be received with a complete online application by 11:59 pm (EST) on the closing date.

Questions about the on-line application process, feel free to call (540) 857-7282 or 857-7283.

Selected applicant will be subject to criminal history, driving, and credit background checks as a condition of employment. The incumbent in this position is subject to the Commonwealth of Virginia Statement of Economic Interest reporting requirements, as a condition of employment then semi-annually.

TTY: “711” or 1-800-828-1120. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), Virginia Western will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes. Females, minorities, and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply. VWCC is committed to EO/AA and Diversity.

Deadline to Apply: Open Until Filled; initial review of applications to be conducted 09/15/2017.


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