North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University invites applications and nominations
for the position of Vice Chancellor for University Advancement.
As a direct report to the Chancellor and a member of the Chancellor’s Executive Cabinet, the
Vice Chancellor for University Advancement is responsible for providing leadership to the
university’s advancement program, as well as defining a vision that supports the university’s
goals, objectives and strategic priorities. The Vice Chancellor develops and administers
processes for strategic advancement planning, prospect management, volunteer relations and
support; and facilitates the University Board of Trustees’ quarterly institutional advancement
committee meeting. The Vice Chancellor is responsible for fundraising through annual,
corporate, and foundation planned and major gift programs; alumni cultivation and stewardship
services for approximately 33,000 graduates; public relations through local, state and national
affairs as well as marketing, news services, photo-video communications, University website and
university publications. The Vice Chancellor serves as a liaison for the University’s affiliated
entities; and serves as the Executive Director of the North Carolina A&T University Foundation,
a non-profit corporation designed to receive and administer funds from the private sector.
Vice President for University Advancement
Savannah State University (SSU) invites nominations and applications for the position of vice president for
university advancement. The University is the oldest public historically black institution in the state of Georgia
and a fully accredited unit of the University System of Georgia. It is seeking a dynamic, accomplished, and creative
leader who will oversee the development and implementation of the University’s advancement goals as well as
direct the integrated university advancement units which include fundraising, development, alumni relations,
and marketing and communications. Embracing the university’s mission of developing productive members of a
global society through high quality instruction, scholarship, research, service, and community involvement, the
vice president for university advancement must be highly motivated and a collaborative strategist with skill sets
for transforming the University’s advancement program into a distinctive model for securing resources to fulfill
SSU’s educational mission.
North Carolina A&T State University requires an earned master’s degree or equivalent (bachelor’s
degree with a minimum of five or more years of management level experience in Advancement or a
relevant senior level management experience), effective management, dynamic leadership, creative
thinking, and enthusiasm for excellence to a maturing environment and administrative team eager to
expand the base and level of support for the University’s continued success. Preferred candidates
will possess: a minimum of five or more years of management level experience in Advancement
or an equivalent senior level management experience; extensive successful and diverse fund-raising experience, including planning and implementing a successful capital campaign;
demonstrated success as a creative, collaborative, and effective manager; experience in an
academic environ-ment, preferably in a research university; demonstrated success in
developing an effective volunteer structure; knowledge of local and national funding sources; the
ability and willingness to travel frequently; and exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
that demonstrate support for the mission, philosophy and values of the University.
Interested applicants must submit an ( 1) Administrative and Faculty Employment Application
(found at http://facultypages.ncat.edu/hr/), ( 2) letter of interest, ( 3) complete curriculum
vitae including three references with contact information, and ( 4) brief statement of
applicant’s leadership philosophy. Applications/nominations should be sent via email to:
The vice president for university advancement reports to, and advises the president on matters of fundraising and
development of the institution’s external resources. As the chief advancement officer, the successful candidate will
serve as executive director of the University Foundation. The vice president is responsible for the orchestration of
the University’s comprehensive capital campaigns, cultivation and solicitation of major gifts, prospect research and
management, alumni relations, and the coordination of communication with internal and external institutional
constituencies. The vice president for university advancement represents and acts for the president on matters of
fundraising and philanthropy. He/she is expected to maintain collaborative working relationships with internal
and external University constituencies.
Founded in 1890 as a land-grant institution of higher education, SSU serves more than 4,500 students who are
enrolled in a nurturing educational environment that embraces social and intellectual diversity and prepares them
to perform at higher levels of economic productivity, social responsibility, and excellence in their chosen fields
of endeavor in a changing global community. Located minutes from the famed historic district of Savannah,
Georgia, SSU offers academic programs in the College of Business Administration, the College of Liberal Arts
and Social Sciences, the College of Sciences and Technology and the School of Teacher Education, which lead
to baccalaureate and master’s degrees; a strong athletic program with NCAA affiliation; and an array of extracurricular and recreational activities for students.
Applications may also be mailed to:
Mr. Robert Pompey, Jr., Chair
Vice Chancellor for Advancement Search
North Carolina A&T State University
Dowdy Administration Building
1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411
The successful candidate for the position must have senior level experience and a successful record of fundraising
in a university or related non-profit organization; a minimum of a Master’s degree in an appropriate field; excellent
oral and written communication skills; exceptional public relations skills; strong analytical and organizational
skills; skills for conducting a successful capital campaign; understanding of and the ability to manage a university
foundation; the ability to interact effectively with internal and external constituencies; experience in donor
cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship; and the ability to define a vision, set goals and strengthen the culture of
philanthropy at the University.
Position Available: January 1, 2012
A confidential review of nominations and applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is
filled. For best consideration, materials should be provided by November 25, 2011. Nominations should include
name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address. Application materials should include a letter explaining
relevant experience, a résumé, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of five references.
Nominations and applications, which will be kept confidential, should be sent electronically to:
Review of candidate’s material will begin on November 18, 2011 and continue until
For more information visit: http://facultypages.ncat.edu/hr/
North Carolina A&T State University is a land-grant doctoral/research intensive institution and AA/EEO employer.
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Savannah State University
Vice President for University Advancement Search
2001 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Suite 503
Arlington, Virginia 22202
The President expects to make an appointment by December 2011 with a reporting date in January 2012.
Savannah State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
President & CEO
The University of Colorado Foundation seeks a highly skilled, visionary President & CEO with proven
experience in fundraising, management, and organizational growth. The position has responsibility
for the Foundation’s staff of 200, an annual operating budget of $24 million, and total invested
assets in excess of $1 billion.
The President & CEO of the Foundation is responsible for the leadership of the Foundation
enterprise which includes:
• Leading fund raising activities to support the University of Colorado,
• Managing the Foundation’s financial assets and operations,
• Recruiting and engaging volunteers,
• Maintaining a highly effective partnership with the University, and
• Serving as Executive Director of the University of Colorado Real Estate Foundation.
The President & CEO brings vision, creativity, and innovation to the operations of the Foundation,
ensuring that it remains at the forefront of higher education philanthropy. The incoming executive
will have the unique opportunity to move our Foundation forward into new levels of achievement,
building on the strong structures and committed volunteers that have led our recent Creating Futures
comprehensive campaign. The campaign recently passed the $1 billion mark toward a total goal
of $1.5 billion.
The University of Colorado is a premier public research university with four campuses: Boulder,
Colorado Springs, Denver and the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora. Some 60,000 students
are pursuing CU academic degrees. Academic prestige is marked by the university’s four Nobel
laureates, seven MacArthur “genius” Fellows, 18 alumni astronauts and 19 Rhodes Scholars.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by sending your cover letter, resume, and salary
requirements to Carolyn McCormick of Peak HR Consulting, LLC at Carolyn.McCormick@
peakhrconsulting.com. For more information about the Foundation, visit www.cufund.org.
The University of Colorado Foundation is an EOE.
The Board of Trustees and Presidential Search Committee seek nominations and applications for the
Presidency of Ripon College.
Founded in 1851, and with a current enrollment of approximately 1000 students, Ripon educates and
graduates women and men from diverse backgrounds who can benefit from membership in a community
dedicated to the fullest development of the whole person. Ripon’s liberal arts curriculum is fully
integrated with extensive residential and extracurricular programs. Located in Ripon, Wisconsin, 86
miles from Milwaukee and 170 miles from Chicago, the College provides a nationally recognized,
academically rigorous, and supportive learning environment characterized by a teaching faculty
committed to individualized instruction and cooperative inquiry.
The next President must be of exceptional professional and personal distinction, with experience and
accomplishments that demonstrate the capacity to serve as the chief executive officer of the College. In
addition, the ideal candidate must have a passion for academic excellence and the liberal arts; a proven
record of success in raising financial resources and fulfilling the other essential external roles of the
President; outstanding communication and leadership skills; and strong managerial experience in a
The search is commencing immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For best
consideration, please forward materials no later than December 15, 2011. Nominations and applications
should be sent, in confidence and preferably electronically, to:
Shelly Weiss Storbeck, Managing Partner and
Julie Williams-Krishnan, Associated Consultant
Storbeck / Pimentel & Associates, LLC
617-996-9196 (phone); 610-565-2939 (fax)
Ripon College is committed to the principles of equal
opportunity and adheres to non-discriminatory policies in
employment and student enrollment. Ripon College is an
Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.