Vice Chancellor for University Advancement

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UNC Asheville Overview

UNC Asheville is committed to promoting diversity and a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and the ability to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds. Staff members are encouraged to take an active role to engage in the institution’s efforts in promoting diversity and inclusion throughout the workplace. The successful candidate will be expected to foster an inclusive work culture where uniqueness of beliefs, backgrounds, talents, capabilities and ways of living are respected and welcomed.

Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Western North Carolina, UNC Asheville is the designated public liberal arts campus in the University of North Carolina system. UNC Asheville is nationally known for the quality of our student-centered teaching, mentoring of undergraduates in research, interdisciplinary learning, and striving to be an inclusive campus community.

UNC Asheville’s commitment to increasing and sustaining the diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is reflected in our strategic plan goals of diversity and inclusion, and social sustainability. ( Women, traditionally under-represented minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Position TypeTitleVice Chancellor for University AdvancementPosition NumberRecruitment RangeCommensurate with experienceWork Schedule and HoursFull-Time / Part-TimeMonths per YearPosition Summary

Reporting directly to the Chancellor and serving as a member of her Cabinet and the senior leadership team, the Vice Chancellor for University Advancement is responsible for moving the University Advancement program forward to achieve the University’s strategic goals and objectives. This search commences as UNC Asheville begins planning for its first major comprehensive campaign. The Vice Chancellor will have the unique opportunity to have a transformational impact on UNC Asheville by realizing the potential for University Advancement’s significant growth and success.

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The ideal candidate will have a career history that reflects progressively increasing responsibility and achievement in advancement, deep professional knowledge of all facets of the advancement paradigm, demonstrated success in leading and managing a comprehensive campaign, highly professional and effective leadership and management skills, and exceptional interpersonal and communications skills.

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Special Instructions to the Applicant

The Vice Chancellor for University Advancement Search Committee will begin review of applications immediately and continue until an appointment is made.

For full consideration, applications should include a letter of interest, resume, and the names, email addresses and phone numbers of five professional references (references with email addresses and telephone numbers. References will not be contacted without the prior knowledge and approval of applicants.

Application materials should be sent electronically (Adobe PDF or Microsoft Word) to: [email protected]

Please direct inquiries to the following consultants:

Kimberly Templeton, Principal, [email protected]

O: (202) 776-0820/C: (540) 761-9494

Rod McDavis, Managing Principal, [email protected]

O: (202) 776-0854

Jim Lanier, Executive Search Consultant, [email protected] /C: (202) 580-5194

Posting NumberE0172Posting date06/03/2019Closing dateOpen Until FilledYesSupplemental Questions

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        Posted: 6/4/2019
        Application Due: 9/2/2019
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