Executive Director, W&M Fndn Board Operations & Principal Gift Strategy
William & Mary seeks an experienced and strategic colleague for the role of Executive Director of William & Mary Foundation Board Operations & Principal Gift Strategy (Executive Director). The Executive Director is primarily responsible for the management of the foundation board as well as advancement strategies for the office of the President and for the Vice President of University Advancement at William & Mary.
In addition to the work with the Foundation Board and the Presidential and Vice Presidential advancement strategies, the Executive Director leads and manages the advancement strategy for all principal gifts to the university, including identification, discovery, and pipeline management. The Executive Director reports to and works closely with the Associate Vice President for Development/ Campaign Director, as the lead architect for the presidential and vice-presidential gift strategy and provides strategic direction for the William & Mary Foundation; the Executive Director supervises one direct report, the Assistant Director, Principal Gifts & Foundation Operations. As part of a collaborative team in university advancement, the Executive Director will serve as the internal resident expert on foundation board management and operations for all of advancement, specifically with regard to board literature, trends, and program development.