Division of University Advancement
Associate Vice Chancellor for University Advancement
Vacancy # 14E141
Position # 1130
The University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for the position Associate Vice Chancellor for University Advancement. The primary purpose of the position of Associate Vice Chancellor is to provide oversight of the core development units of the division and also serve as a chief operations officer and represent the Vice Chancellor for University Advancement in a variety of operational and institutional capacities.
The Associate Vice Chancellor for University Advancement reports to the Vice Chancellor for University Advancement and serves as a member of University Advancement’s senior leadership team. In partnership with the Vice Chancellor, this position develops short and long term strategies for ongoing fund raising and engagement initiatives in support of the university strategic philanthropic priorities. The Associate Vice Chancellor also oversees strategic planning related to accountability and reporting. This position plays an instrumental role in planning for campus priorities in conjunction with campus-wide fundraising initiatives.
- Provide strategic leadership and responsibility for programs in Annual Giving, Parent Giving, Alumni Relations, and Advancement Services, while serving as a senior leader of the Division;
- Assist with strategic planning, policy development, campaign strategy development, and goal setting;
- Frequent representation on behalf of the Vice Chancellor for Advancement will occur in relationships outside the Division with university leaders to include other vice chancellors, deans, and directors;
- Planning for campus priorities in conjunction with campus-wide fundraising initiatives;
- The nature and scope of supervisory responsibilities include direct responsibility for the Directors of Annual Giving, Parent Giving, Alumni Relations, Advancement Services, and one executive assistant. The scope of responsibility will include all supervisory matters in addition to evaluation, strategic goal setting, and budget oversight for those supervised;
- Working collaboratively with the Vice Chancellor for University Advancement in developing an overall strategic philanthropic giving plan that supports the overall mission of the university;
- Works with the Vice Chancellor to increase overall private support and in developing accountability measurements to track performance;
- Oversight of daily division operations beyond areas of direct responsibility;
- Serves as a member of University Advancement’s senior leadership team;
- Uphold the highest level of privacy and ethics standards including the donor bill of rights as adopted by the university;
Minimum requirements Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s degree preferred, and at least ten years of successful fundraising leadership and supervisory experience. A demonstrated track record of leadership in successful philanthropic giving programs is required, especially in the areas of alumni relations, annual giving, and/or advancement services. Experience with capital campaign planning and execution is preferred. Skills include the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously; outstanding interpersonal, written and communication skills; strong organizational, reasoning, problem solving and analytical skills. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to successfully lead and manage other professionals, support staff and volunteers to achieve short and long term professional goals and competencies individually and as members of a team. Knowledge of UNCW culture is a plus. Position requires travel, flexible schedule and a valid driver’s license. Salary will be commensurate with relevant experience.
To apply, please complete the online application process available on the Web at http://consensus.uncw.edu. A letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references should be addressed to the Associate Vice Chancellor for University Advancement Search Committee, and attached to the online application – not emailed or mailed. Attachments must be either Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF documents. For questions regarding the online application process, please contact Human Resources at (910) 962-3160. Under North Carolina law, applications and related materials are confidential personnel documents and not subject to public release. Priority consideration will be given to online applications received by July 18, 2014 (extended from original date of July 5), but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal-opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.