Associate Vice President for Development / Executive Director of the Campaign
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The Associate Vice President (AVP) for Development and the Executive Director of the Campaign is a key member of the Advancement leadership team and an active participant in making strategic decisions affecting fundraising. The incumbent ensures administrative oversight of the University’s major gifts, planned giving, corporate and foundation fundraising, and Annual Giving, including direct supervision of the Executive Director for Development. Working closely in collaboration with and reporting to the Vice President for University Advancement, the incumbent fosters a collaborative team culture and establishes metrics for success. Leading by example, the AVP/Executive Director will effectively cultivate and successfully solicit a select portfolio of prospects and donors capable of making significant contributions to the institution. The AVP/Executive Director, in conjunction with university leadership, will finalize and manage the campaign strategic plan, develop comprehensive programs and develop campaign strategies; train volunteers and staff in campaign strategy and policies; and, provide supervisory functions for all major gift officers.
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