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D’Youville College seeks a Vice President of Institutional Advancement
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Location: Buffalo, New York

The Position:
D'Youville is immersed in ambitious and exciting change initiatives to reframe traditional higher education practices and organizational structures to further grow enrollment, improve the health of the community, and profoundly impact student success. The college seeks a dedicated and dynamic vice president and collaborative team member who will participate in strategic visioning, lead a university-wide institutional advancement program designed to build and strengthen relationships with a broad range of constituencies, advocate for and encourage investment in support of the university’s initiatives, programs, and students, and execute a successful fundraising program for the university. The vice president will be responsible for performing at a high level in a fast-paced environment with both early and long-term success anticipated.

The VPIA is a member of the President’s Council and works closely with the president and vice presidents to provide support for innovation and creativity leading to a successful philanthropic program. The vice president will collaborate with other staff and faculty members to assess fundraising needs and options, as well as alumni, community citizens, trustees, and other donors in the raising of funds for the university.

Reporting directly to the President, the incumbent is responsible for the strategic direction and implementation of all institutional fundraising programs, including major gifts, planned gifts, corporate/foundation support, annual giving, alumni engagement, grants development, alumni and donor relations, and donor records; and serves as a member of the President’s Council.

The VPIA will energize work to complete funding for the Health Professions Hub and will use the success of that fundraising effort to position the university for a follow-on comprehensive capital campaign.

The vice president is targeted to start summer/fall 2021.

To Apply:
Confidential review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled; parties who apply by June 1, 2021 will be given first consideration. Please submit a PDF version of your resume and a letter of interest explaining your suitability for this position.

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EEO Statement
D’Youville is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Institution: D Youville College
This is a full time position

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