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Associate Vice Chancellor for Strategic Initiatives

Company: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

University of North Carolina at Chapel HillAssociate Vice Chancellor for Strategic InitiativesPosition Number20054333Posting Open Date05/10/2023Application Deadline05/31/2023Proposed Start Date07/03/2023Department Description: University Development's purpose is to support the mission of the university by raising private resources to enhance financial support for students, faculty, programs, and facilities. University Development provides leadership and centralized services to all development offices throughout the University, serving as a focal point for annual giving, application development and IT support; campaign management; constituent programs; corporate and foundation relations; donor relations; gift planning; gift services; industry relations; marketing/communications; parents giving; principal gifts; prospect management, research and analytics; regional programs; scholarships and student aid; talent management; university events; and volunteer engagement.Carolina Development is proud of its donor-centered philosophy, pursuing activities that always respect the interests and intentions of the donor as well as the University. The organization's collaborative nature is a critical component to fulfilling our mission of raising private funds to benefit the university.Location, Location, Location... Want to live in Chapel Hill? If so, we have tons of perks to offer you. Discounts and access to many UNC-CH athletics, Performing Arts, Gym memberships and many more on campus and local community opportunities along with a perks program that provides employees with over 800 local deals. Want to live outside of Chapel Hill but still in the area? You have a choice of smaller communities, cities, or even suburbs in areas like Raleigh and Durham. Both living experiences offer a multitude of advantages designed to fit your needs and still enjoy the perks offered by UNC-CH. Tuition & Fee Waiver Program: Check out our Tuition & Fee Waivers Programs - Benefits: Explore the benefits of working at UNC-CH - Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.Position Description: The Associate Vice Chancellor for Strategic Initiatives reports to the Vice Chancellor for Development and is a member of the University Development senior leadership team. The Associate Vice Chancellor is responsible for developing, managing and fundraising for signature initiative efforts for the University, working with the University's senior leadership, deans, lead development officers, major gift development officers and volunteers. The Associate Vice Chancellor will manage a strategic initiatives program, with a team of fundraisers who are responsible for identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of prospects with a focus on prospects with the ability to make gifts of $1M and greater. The Associate Vice Chancellor will serve as a liaison to the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Research to identify fundraising priorities at the leadership level. In preparation for the next campaign, this position will focus on signature initiatives such as, but not limited to data science, conversion science, deferred maintenance and capital projects, scholarships, and innovation.The Associate Vice Chancellor will coordinate activity across schools and units, building a strong culture of collaboration to achieve fundraising objectives.Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: The Associate Vice Chancellor for Development, Strategic Initiatives will be a polished fundraising executive who knows and understands the nature and purpose of public higher education, and the role private philanthropy plays in advancing the University. Demonstrated ability to handle multiple, complex fundraising activities simultaneously and coordinate solicitation strategies in a decentralized environment. Ability to plan and implement a fundraising plan. Experience building, growing, and managing a high-functioning team of fundraisers. Excellent oral and written communication skills. High level of creativity, initiative, and motivation. Team-orientated, collaborative, and willing to set an example for real leadership. Significant experience working with volunteers and volunteer groups. Ability and willingness to travel.Education Requirements: Minimum of a bachelor's degree required (or foreign degree equivalent) with related experience. For positions with responsibility for direct solicitation of gifts and funds, a minimum of 1 year of professional-level, direct solicitation/fundraising experience is required.Qualifications and Experience: Leading candidates will have: A minimum of ten or more years of experience with demonstrated successful experience and effectiveness in major and principal gift fundraising, preferably in a higher education setting.Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting: Contact Name and Title: Stacey Coleman, HR SpecialistDepartment Contact Telephone or Email: staceyc@unc.eduPosting Open Date: 05/10/2023Posting Close Date: 05/31/2023Open Until Filled: NoOffice of Human Resources Contact Information: If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to employment@unc.eduPlease note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.PDN-99274015-c611-49cf-8da4-5dd22b89f6c3

Keywords: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill , Associate Vice Chancellor for Strategic Initiatives, Other , Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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