Senior Associate Vice President for Development, Constituent Programs
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Job No: 500940
Department: VP of University Advancement
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Fund Raising, Development, Alumni
Status: Full Time
Job Title: Senior Associate Vice President for Development, Constituent Programs
Hours Per Week: 40 Hours
Joining a seasoned team of development professionals, the SAVP for Development, Constituent Programs will be tasked with leading one of the two primary units within the Division of Advancement. In the newly emerging structure of the division, the SAVP will oversee approximately 21 staff members in the units representing the colleges and other constituent programs including: Intercollegiate Athletics, the Farmer School of Business, the College of Arts and Science, all Academic Programs, the College of Liberal Arts and Applied Science (CLAAS/Regionals).
Working in collaboration with the Principal Gift team and the SAVP for Development, Central Programs, the SAVP for Development, Constituent Programs will steer their respective units through the reorganization process, developing efficient processes for their unit, overseeing the capital campaign to completion in 2027, and serve as a committed advocate for the university, its students, faculty, staff and alumni.
In addition, the SAVP will work with senior leaders from across the institution to provide philanthropic support for the strategic goals of the university as well as the key goals and needs of each of their constituent partners.
- Serve on the senior leadership team of Miami Advancement, as well as the university’s campaign committee
- Mentor fundraising professionals with varying experience and responsibilities
- Manage an annual operational budget of approximately $1.05 million (does not include salaries or PR/marketing)
- Serve as the Chief Development Officer for the Miami University Foundation
- Develop and manage annual fundraising plans and budgets for teams assigned to constituencies of assigned units and programs
- Maintain a portfolio of principal gift donors
- Establish productive and trusting working relationships with deans and academic directors to develop and support mission-critical priorities
- Uphold university-wide standards for annual fundraiser achievement
- Execute annual fundraising operating plans for assigned schools and units
- Assist staff with navigating an established, complex organization through a time of transition and change
- Engage academic leadership on major donor activities, including cultivation and stewardship work as well as specific gift activities that involve assigned schools and colleges
- Execute comprehensive campaign activities and projects, and meet targeted fundraising goals under the leadership of the Vice President
- Bachelor’s degree
- 10 years of development experience in increasingly responsible roles in a large, complex organization
- Advanced degree in related field
- Experienced manager of multiple direct reports at varying points in their careers
- Capital campaign leadership experience
- Demonstrated experience closing principal and major gifts of $1M+ at an institution of higher education
- An outgoing and positive personality, strong interpersonal skills, and a collaborative working style
- Demonstrated ability to execute objectives and goals aligned to the mission of a complex, multi-location university and the ability to persuasively represent its goals to multiple constituents
- Campaign and principal gift planning experience in higher education
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Ability to commit to the position at minimum through conclusion of the capital campaign
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Miami University is being assisted in the search by Storbeck Search. Please submit inquiries, nominations, and application materials to:
R. Thomas Fitch, Managing Director
Beth McCarthy, Senior Search Associate
Susan Kart, Senior Search Associate
Requested application materials include a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, and a list of five professional references.
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Advertised: 24 Oct 2022 Eastern Daylight Time