Vice Chancellor for Development
Please see Special Instructions for more details.The University invites letters of nomination, applications (letter of interest, full resume/CV, and contact information of at least five references), or expressions of interest to be submitted to the search firm assisting the University at the email address below. Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until an adequate pool is established, or until the appointment is made. Please send application materials to: Laurie C. Wilder, President Porsha L. Williams, Vice President Parker Executive Search Five Concourse Parkway, Suite 2900 | Atlanta, GA 30328 770-804-1996 ext. 109 firstname.lastname@example.org | email@example.com
|Position Title||Vice Chancellor for Development|
The University of Mississippi is seeking a talented and experienced development executive with a strong record of accomplishment in fundraising and management. Reporting to the Chancellor, the Chief Development Officer will have broad authority and responsibility for managing the primary development program, currently consisting of principal and major gifts, annual giving, planned giving, and prospect research. The Vice Chancellor will ensure that the Development Offices at the Oxford campus and the Medical Center campus in Jackson work cooperatively, effectively, and in concert with the athletics development program as well as the affiliated independent foundations to ensure all fundraising efforts are integrated and work seamlessly together, and all initiatives are closely aligned with the university’s leadership and goals.
Within the Office of Development, management responsibilities include ensuring that all development officers are properly trained and actively engaged in their fundraising responsibilities and are focused on making certain that all prospects and donors are effectively cultivated, solicited and stewarded, and that the prospect research and communication functions are appropriately staffed, trained, and functioning at a high level. The Vice Chancellor will manage the participation of deans and other university leaders to develop and implement fundraising strategies, and will carry a portfolio of leadership and principal donors having giving capacity at the $1M+ level. The successful candidate must have experience with major comprehensive fundraising campaigns.
• a baccalaureate degree
|Special instructions to applicants||
The University invites letters of nomination, applications (letter of interest, full resume/CV, and contact information of at least five references), or expressions of interest to be submitted to the search firm assisting the University at the email address below. Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until an adequate pool is established, or until the appointment is made. Please send application materials to:
Laurie C. Wilder, President
The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.
|Background Check Statement||
The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.
|If part-time, specific number of hours per week|
|Published Salary||Actual salary will depend on qualifications, experience, and departmental budget.|
|Exceptional Employment Benefits||
The University of Mississippi is proud to offer a comprehensive salary and generous benefits package. Benefits include employer-paid portions of medical, dental, vision, and tuition waiver programs for employees and dependents. In addition, the UM retirement program provides a 15.75% employer contribution. UM offers generous paid holiday time off, personal (vacation) and medical leave for most employees – staff members accrue personal and medical leave based on their years of service. UM was named the state’s healthiest workplace among all Mississippi colleges and universities and offers wellness programs. For eight consecutive years, UM has been recognized as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for by The Chronicle of Higher Education. For information about our employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview (http://www.olemiss.edu/hr/benefits.html).
|Job Open Date||03/10/2017|
|Employee Designation||Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)|
|Clerical skills testing||None|
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