The University of Toledo — Vice President of Advancement

Opportunity
A national search is underway for the Vice President of Advancement who will serve as the Chief Advancement Officer for the University of Toledo and provide leadership for the University’s fundraising, alumni engagement, and special events.  

The Vice President of Advancement, reporting to the President, will be charged with visioning and leading a comprehensive advancement program, promoting and supporting a culture of philanthropy, integrating high-quality and innovative alumni engagement, and providing leadership for special events. The VP will guide all advancement efforts while simultaneously building upon an organization dedicated to the integration of efforts across both development and the institution.

Qualifications
The Vice President of Advancement will possess significant experience in advancement programs with at least seven years’ experience in increasingly responsible managerial and leadership positions. The successful candidate must demonstrate exceptional leadership, management skills, as well as present a track record of success as a major and principal gift fundraiser. Direct experience in a complex institution with multiple academic units, NCAA Division I athletics, and academic medicine will be extremely advantageous. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university is required, and an advanced degree is preferred.

Nominations and Applications
For more information, please contact Melissa Hurst, Executive Director of Talent Strategy and Development: melissa.hurst@utoledo.edu. Applications should include a detailed resume and a letter of interest that highlights the applicant’s relevant leadership experience and interest in the role. Nominations and applications will be treated confidentially. 

The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identify and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation.

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