HOLLAND, MICHIGAN 49423
Hope College is seeking a Vice President for College Advancement. The VP
is the Chief Development Officer of Hope College and responsible for
providing leadership and direction for the College’s advancement staff in
building awareness, developing relationships, and raising funds to ensure
that the College has sufficient resources to carry out its vision and achieve
its mission with distinction. Hope College is a Christian, co-educational,
undergraduate, residential, multicultural, liberal arts college of 3,200
students, affiliated with the Reformed Church in America, located in
The successful candidate will have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree with
preference given to those with an advanced degree. The Vice President must
have significant experience in effective fundraising and capital campaigns, a
demonstrated ability to create a collaborative environment and lead a staff in
accomplishing goals, and knowledge of all areas of institutional
advancement including annual, major, and planned gifts, corporate and
foundation relations, alumni and parent relations, communications, and
advancement services. It is also essential for the Vice President to have a
high level of personal and professional integrity, a strong understanding of
and commitment to the Christian faith, and a passion for the mission of Hope
College and the ability to communicate that to others.
Applicants should electronically send a letter of application, résumé or
curriculum vita, and the names and contact information of three persons who
could serve as references to Dave Vanderwel, Interim Vice President for
College Advancement ( firstname.lastname@example.org). Confidentiality will be
maintained and no references will be contacted without prior notification.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the
position is filled.
Hope College places a high priority on sustaining a supportive environment that recognizes
the importance of having a diverse faculty in order to best prepare our students for
successful careers in our multi-cultural nation and global community. Applications from
qualified persons with diverse backgrounds and cultures, including women and persons
of color, are, therefore, especially welcomed. Hope College complies with federal
and state requirements for non-discrimination in employment.
VICE PRESIDENT, ACADEMIC AFFAIRS ; PLANNING
Provides senior leadership for the measurable expansion and improvement
of learning at the College, including: promotion of learning as the chief
value and design principle in the culture of the college; the design,
implementation, and assessment of scholarly, diverse, and learning-centered
curriculum; development of learning support systems that enhance
student learning, persistence and access; commitment to collaborative
practices and shared governance; development and implementation of the
college strategic planning process; commitment to data-driven decision-making through leadership of institutional research and assessment
practices; leadership of federal, state, and private grant development and
management, provides leadership for career and workforce education, and
directs development of articulation programs.
Earned doctorate degree from a regionally accredited institution [required].
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 02/16/12
For consideration, a completed Valencia College online employment
application is required. To complete the required application process,
visit https://jobs.valenciacollege.edu or call Human Resources at
Vice Chancellor, Resource and Economic Development
The Vice Chancellor, Resource and Economic Development, performs duties
under the general direction of the Chancellor and works in coordination with the
College Presidents and District administrators to develop and implement policies,
procedures and services in the areas of grant development, private/corporate
resource development, and economic development.
Have a master’s degree from an accredited institution completed by April 1, 1.
2012; a doctorate is preferred.
Have five years of progressively responsible administrative experience in an 2.
institution of higher education, or other significant management experience
outside education which justifies a waiver of requirement.
Have experience in fund raising and economic development. 3.
Have sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, 4.
socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community
Experience in a community college is preferred. 5.
Experience in grant solicitation and management is preferred. 6.
Application Information: Closing Date Extended to: 2/21/2012. For complete
job announcement or information on how to apply, please visit:
LRCCD embraces diversity as one of the core values of the organization.
The Los Rios Community College District is an equal opportunity employer, and
does not discriminate regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation,
national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, political affiliation or belief,
or marital status.
Vice President – Development
San Francisco Theological Seminary
San Anselmo, California (Marin County)
The VP is part of the President’s administrative cabinet, leads the
Seminary in efforts to engage and expand the donor base, and is the
senior officer responsible for directing the planning, implementation
and administration of all development programs. The VP prepares
strategic plans with short and long range goals to meet institutional
funding objectives. Experience with Capital Campaigns, Annual Funds,
and Major Gifts a must. Some travel involved. Salary commensurate
with experience. Excellent vacation, medical, and pension benefits. To
Apply: Please send a cover letter, résumé, and three references by email
to email@example.com . For a full job description and more information
about SFTS, please visit our website at www.sfts.edu. EOE.
The Board of Trustees of Naropa University invites nominations
and applications for the position of President. Located in the
vibrant community of Boulder, Colorado, Naropa is a distinctive
liberal arts university committed to contemplative education based
on the world’s wisdom traditions. The University community seeks
an inspiring and pragmatic leader, committed to the mission of
contemplative education and also possessing the executive
experience to enhance the institution’s financial strength and
realize its aspirations.
With a budget of nearly $20 million, Naropa enrolls approximately
1100 students in its undergraduate and graduate programs.
Naropa’s faculty consists of 55 full-time, core faculty members
and more than 210 adjunct faculty members, enabling small class
sizes and low student-faculty ratios. The University is supported
by 100 staff members. In 2010, Naropa received continuing
accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission for five years.
Naropa seeks in its president an individual who will be an inspiring
leader, team builder, and ambassador for the University – someone
who possesses an insightful understanding of and passion for its
mission, along with the skills and capacity to advance that mission
both within and beyond the University. Candidates should bring a
commitment to contemplative practice and the ability to talk publicly
about its meaning and impact in their own life; substantial
experience and demonstrable success in fundraising; administrative
experience that demonstrates the capacity to manage, effectively
and efficiently, complex institutions or organizations; demonstrated
ability to provide leadership in developing high-quality academic
programs; commitment to diversity and sustainability; and
entrepreneurial sensibility and competence. For further information
about Naropa and the presidential search, please visit the website:
The Board of Trustees has named a Presidential Search Committee
including representatives of the College’s Board, faculty, staff, and
students. The executive search firm Isaacson, Miller, led by Alan
Wichlei, Vice President & Director, and Phillip Petree, Consulting
Associate, is assisting in the search. Please direct all inquiries
(including requests for a detailed position profile), nominations, and
applications in confidence to: Alan Wichlei or Phillip Petree at
Review of candidates will begin immediately and will continue
until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, materials
should be submitted by March 15, 2012.
For more information about Naropa University,
please refer to its website: www.naropa.edu
Naropa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer
an excellent benefits package. For additional information about UNC Charlotte, visit
the Web site at http:// www.uncc.edu.
Director of Development: The Mount
Rushmore Society seeks a charismatic and
professional Director of Development to
guide the organization’s efforts in cultivating and growing a strong donor base which
will result in successful fundraising campaigns. This individual must be results-oriented, providing vision, experience, and enthusiasm; will develop and implement effective long and short-term fundraising plans
for Mount Rushmore Society and Institute;
will organize and execute activities that exemplify and enhance the mission of the Society and the National Park Service. Required: Five or more years of professional
fundraising experience, directing successful membership and fundraising efforts and
events; bachelor’s degree required; demonstrated proficiency with Raiser’s Edge fund-raising software preferred; commitment to
Mount Rushmore National Memorial and
the mission of the Society. Office located
in Rapid City, SD. For full job description,
Email cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Director of Endowment: Associate Direc-
tor of Permanent Endowment. Position
Summary: This position is vital to assuring
the completion of our $100 million Family
Matters Endowment Campaign, as well as
helping to fulfill the needs of the commu-
nity’s most vulnerable members. JFCS is a
for ward thinking nonprofit seeking a detail-
oriented, knowledgeable associate director
to handle the intricacies of planned giving.
This is an ideal position for the profession-
al who appreciates the challenges of major
donor development and who is committed
to working as part of a dedicated collegial
team in a successful, not-for-profit agency
that serves over 70,000 clients. Please visit
http://www.jfcs.org for a complete job de-
scription. Requirements: J.D. degree pre-
ferred or a seasoned planned giving profes-
sional. Must be knowledgeable of technical,
legal and financial requirements associated
with planned giving, including bequests,
charitable gift annuities, charitable trusts,
donor advised funds and other deferred gift
vehicles. Must have strong interpersonal and
written and oral communication skills. Dem-
onstrated successful experience in broad-
based development activities, including ma-
jor gifts. To Apply: Email resume with cover
letter to CynthiaC@JFCS.org.
arts; interest in/knowledge of classical music; excellent writing skills. Email resume
and cover letter explaining interest in position plus salary requirements to: email@example.com. No phone inquiries.
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Director of Individual Giving: Women’s
health consumer group with a national
membership of 5000 and a budget of $1.1M
is seeking an individual to lead and implement a multi-faceted individual giving program. Candidates should have experience
with all levels of individual donor fundraising, including special events, direct mail,
grassroots fundraising techniques, soliciting major gifts and be able to develop and
manage a fundraising plan. Excellent oral
and written communication skills, experience working with a board of directors, and
familiarity with databases are important.
Please send cover letter, resume, writing
sample, references and salary requirements
to N WHN 1413 K Street, N W, Fourth Floor,
Washington, DC 20005, or email nwhn@
Director of Marketing and Communications: Music of the Baroque, one of Chicago’s top classical performing groups, seeks
experienced arts administrator to plan
and manage comprehensive range of marketing, communications, public relations,
ticket sales, customer service, and audience research/development activities. Required: minimum 5 years marketing/com-munications experience, preferably in the
Major Gift Officer: Plymouth State, a 7,000
student comprehensive University in scenic central New Hampshire, seeks an experienced, motivated, results-oriented Major
Gift Officer to join a dynamic University
Advancement team. The MGO will qualify,
cultivate, solicit, and steward major gift donors. S/He will develop authentic, lasting relationships with donors and prospective donors including alumni, parents and friends of
the university, and match their philanthropic
priorities with institutional vision and need
related to a comprehensive campaign. A
Bachelor’s degree, an understanding of and
commitment to public higher education, and
five years of experience in fundraising or
closely related field, such as marketing, are
required. To view a full description of this
job, please visit https://jobs.usnh.edu/appli-
State University, located at 17 High Street,
Plymouth, NH 03264-1595, is an EEO/AA
Employer. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U. S.
Major Gifts Officer: Point University is
seeking a major gifts officer. The position will develop and implement strategies
to identify, cultivate and solicit major gifts
($100K-1M+) to fund identified capital campaign and institutional priorities. The position is responsible for major gift solicitation
as part of a $30M capital campaign to fund
the development of a new residential campus and renovate an existing adult campus.
A detailed job description is available on
the Point University website at http://www.
point.edu/employment. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume
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