Malone University invites nominations and applications for the position of Vice President for Advancement. The University seeks an experienced advancement professional who exhibits a personal understanding of, and operates in concert with, the Mission and Doctrinal statements and Foundational Principles of the University - and who can advance the institution through significant fundraising and friend-raising initiatives. This position is an important addition to the University leadership team (the University Collegium), and the successful individual will be expected to grow alumni engagement and philanthropy, while enhancing the University’s brand and profile regionally.
Reporting to the President, the Vice President for Advancement serves as the chief advancement officer for the University and is a member of the President’s leadership team, the University Collegium. She/He has responsibility for overall fundraising strategy and results, donor/ prospect identification and cultivation strategies, The Malone Fund, planned giving, intercollegiate athletic fundraising, alumni and parent relations and church relations. The Vice President also serves as staff liaison to the Advancement Committee of the University Board of Trustees and provides strategic planning, administration, donor relations, and team leadership.
A bachelor’s degree is required and a master’s degree is preferred. Five or more years of progressive experience in fundraising and a working knowledge of fundraising principles and operations is required. Proven experience in a capital campaign is also strongly preferred. Fundraising experience in higher education is preferred with experience in the faith-based higher education sector strongly preferred. For more information about this position, including the detailed job description, please click the following link: Vice President for Advancement.
Nominations and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Inquiries, nominations, and applications may be directed in confidence to: Charlie Shepard, c/o Gonser Gerber LLP, 1776 Legacy Circle, Suite 100, Naperville, IL 60563;email@example.com. To apply, please submit a cover letter, résumé, and three (3) professional references. References will not be contacted until later in the search process.
Malone University has an established policy of equal academic and employment opportunity. This policy is applied to all qualified students, employees and applicants for admission or employment, in all university programs and activities, without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability or military or veteran status.
Malone University, founded in 1892, is a Christian university for the arts, sciences, and professions in the liberal arts tradition, affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church. Their mission is to provide students with an education based on biblical faith in order to develop men and women in intellectual maturity, wisdom, and Christian faith who are committed to serving the church, community, and world.