Posting Summary: The University of Virginia's Miller Center is seeking a gifted Advancement professional to help pursue its vision of inspiring American leaders with insights that advance democratic institutions and the public good. A nonpartisan research unit of the University of Virginia, the Miller Center has established itself as the leading center of learning, publication, and public dialogue on the U.S. presidency.
As a member of the Miller Center's senior leadership team, the Chief Advancement Officer formulates, coordinates, and drives the execution of comprehensive fundraising strategy to advance the national mission of the Miller Center. The CAO will have the opportunity to build a program, making critical decisions about campaign planning, staffing, and messaging. This position will have primary responsibility for strategically connecting with and securing philanthropic support from individuals and organizations nationwide. In addition to taking responsibility for the vision and narrative for the Center's contribution to the University's capital campaign, this role will be responsible for adding ongoing strategic insight to public programing and how we communicate the Center's strengths.
The CAO will report to Director and CEO of the Miller Center and be an employee of the University of Virginia. The CAO will work closely with the Development Committee of the Center's Governing Council and collaboratively with University Advancement, as well as the philanthropic foundations of the College of Arts and Sciences and the Darden School of Business and other fundraising units.
This in a University Executive Staff position that continues through September 30, 2021, with extension subject to need, performance, and the availability of funding.
For the full position description and for instructions on how to apply, see http://executivesearch.virginia.edu/search/chief-advancement-officer-miller-center .
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 353_84998
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.