Posted on June 29, 2012
Vice Chancellor for University Advancement
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point - Vice Chancellor for University Advancement
Position Description: The Vice Chancellor for University Advancement serves as the university’s chief development officer. He/she works closely with campus partners to craft a development vision that is consistent with the university’s strategic plan, and creates and executes a capital campaign strategy to satisfy objectives that flow from that collaboration. The administrative units directly responsible to the Vice Chancellor are Alumni Affairs, University Development, and the UWSP Foundation. The Vice Chancellor is responsible for the personnel, budgets, and programs of these areas. The Vice Chancellor reports directly to the Chancellor, is an active participant as a member of the Chancellor’s executive staff, serves on the Chancellor’s cabinet, and represents the Chancellor when appropriate.
Department/University Description: The division of University Advancement is headed by the Vice Chancellor for University Advancement, and is comprised of Alumni Affairs, University Development and is associated with the UWSP Foundation and its affiliated board. The Vice Chancellor currently manages a staff of twelve full-time and three part-time employees, including four development officers.
Established in 1894, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (UWSP) is a comprehensive state university with an enrollment of 9,500. The campus is located in Stevens Point and serves the central Wisconsin region (population 300,000). Stevens Point is ranked as one of the “Top 100 Places to Live” by www.RelocateAmerica.com.
UWSP is one of eleven comprehensive universities in a public higher education system that also includes two doctoral institutions, system of freshman-sophomore transfer colleges, and a statewide Extension. UWSP includes four academic colleges: Fine Arts & Communications, Letters & Science, Natural Resources (the largest undergraduate program in Natural Resources in the country and the only program of its kind in the University of Wisconsin System), and Professional Studies. UWSP is consistently named one of the top ten Public Midwestern Universities-Master's level in U.S. News and World Report’s College Rankings.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution; a minimum of 10 years of experience in non-profit or higher education fundraising; demonstrated leadership in successfully raising major gifts; capital campaign management experience; a solid understanding of all facets of fundraising including annual, planned, individual and corporate giving; demonstrated ability to lead, plan, and support professional staff members; excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills; and ability and willingness to travel are required.
A full position description is available here: http://www.uwsp.edu/equity/Pages/positions/VCUA%20Position%20Description.pdf
Appointment Date: November 2012 or shortly thereafter.
Terms of Employment: This is a full-time annual (12-month) appointment that serves at the pleasure of the Chancellor (limited term academic staff appointment).
Application Procedure: Applications and nominations may be sent to: Sarah Newby, Administrative Assistant, UWSP Advancement at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications should include cover letter, resume and five references with contact information. Only electronic submissions in PDF format will be accepted.
Deadline: The review of applications will begin on Monday July 30, 2012, and will remain open until filled.