Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement
Position Title: Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement
Position Number: 000020
Full-time or Part-time: Full Time
Department: Institutional Advancement
Posting Number: 0401226
SHRA/EHRA: EHRA (Non-Faculty)
Job Category: Exec, Admin, Managerial
Minimum salary: Commensurate with education and experience
Maximum salary: Commensurate with education and experience
Overall Position Competency: Flat Rate
Description of primary duties and responsibilities:
Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:
The Division of Institutional Advancement is comprised of the Office of Development, Office of Alumni Affairs, Marketing & Events, and Public Relations. The entire division works together collaboratively to provide private funding from external entities to support the needs of the institution including major foundation and corporate grants and gifts, major gifts fundraising from individuals and alumni; marketing for student recruitment and institutional image; enhancement with local and national audiences; major annual events in the life of the university such as Fall Convocation, Founder's Day and Homecoming; alumni and other constituent relations; producing all public relations information for all media outlets to include: print, radio, and TV. Our Alumni Affairs office assists with developing relationships with our graduates in an effort to keep them connected with the university.
Description of Work Continued:
The Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement will:
• provide a concrete vision to develop and accomplish the short term and long-term goals of the Division of Institutional Advancement;
• provide leadership in areas such as soliciting principal and major gifts, annual giving, planned giving, corporate and foundation relations, alumni relations, gift processing and acknowledgements, and prospect research;
• implement an integrated branding and marketing campaign for internal and external audiences;
• lead the efforts in a campaign to increase the university's endowment;
• be responsible for media relations, special events and events coordination, crisis communication, and university publications; and
• serve as the Executive Director of the University Foundation
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
The successful candidate must have a minimum of five years of progressively responsible management experience in fundraising, and must have earned a bachelor's degree.
Demonstrated success in general and/or endowment fundraising
Experience in developing programmatic and financial partnerships with businesses and foundations.
Knowledge skills and abilities:
The ideal candidate for the position of Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement will have
• exceptional interpersonal skills;
• outstanding leadership ability;
• strong managerial skills;
• excellent written and oral communication skills.
A master's degree.
Experience in developing programmatic and financial partnerships with businesses and foundations in a university setting.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Review of applications will begin on August 20, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. For priority consideration, please apply by August 20, 2018.
Open Until Filled: Yes
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * What is your highest level of completed education?
- High School/GED
- Associates Degree
- Bachelors Degree
- Masters Degree
- * How many years of management experience in fundraising do you have?
- Less than five years
- Five years or more
- * Do you have any experience in developing programmatic and financial partnerships with business and foundation communities in a corporate or university setting?
Optional & Required Documents
- Cover Letter
- Resume/Curriculum Vitae
This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable), academic verification and credit history check (if applicable).
Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and employment and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.
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