The Vice President for Development reports to the President of the University and exercises a critical leadership role as the chief development officer for the University. The Vice President is a member of the President’s Cabinet, and, together with the University’s other senior administrators, shares broad responsibilities to advance the mission, reputation, and capacity of the University to fulfill its important purposes.
The Vice President for Development is responsible for leading a large team of professionals and will have primary responsibility for the development, implementation, and management of a comprehensive fundraising program for the University, building strong relationships with an expanded donor community, including corporations, foundations, individual philanthropists, and alumni. The Vice President will oversee the enhancement of productive and creative communication and links to the University’s large and varied base of supporters.
Preferred qualifications for the position include: