|QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate for the position of Vice Chancellor of Development and Alumni Affairs for the University of Tennessee, Knoxville will be a demonstrated leader in philanthropy and relationship building. He or she will have managed a high performance program in the past and will bring a combination of strong business intellect and in-depth knowledge of effective fundraising strategies and operations to provide management oversight, leadership, and strategic direction to the position. The UTFI is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the Knoxville campus. |
In addition, the successful candidate for the position of Vice Chancellor of Development and Alumni Affairs will have:
a compelling track record leading philanthropic efforts for a large and complex organization;
experience with land grant universities and experience with a large, multi-campus environment (preferred);
depth of knowledge of tax-advantaged and incented giving plans is also desired (preferred);
effective interpersonal skills, an engaging manner, and the capacity to influence, inspire, and motivate executive and academic leadership, donors, prospects, volunteers, faculty, and staff, both within UTK and beyond;
the ability to foster connections among members of these groups and to nurture strong and long-lasting individual and institutional relationships;
an understanding and appreciation of the value of active and informed alumni and citizens and their roles in the enhancement of a land grant university;
specific experience leading a team through setting priorities and goals as part of a strategic direction to accomplish the mission
specific experience managing and leading major gift campaigns and demonstrated ability to solicit principal gifts;
specific experience managing and leading a comprehensive capital campaign;
demonstrated excellence in oral communications and writing skills;
demonstrated experience developing and implementing effective written communication vehicles for diverse stakeholders; and
knowledge, ability, and personality necessary to convey to alumni, friends, corporations, foundations, and other contributors the need, propriety, and benefit of private giving to institutions of public higher education.
A bachelor's degree is required for this position as are significant years of advancement experience with increasing responsibilities. An advanced degree is strongly preferred.
Applicant information will be accepted until the position is filled.
For further information or to apply for this opportunity, please visit: http://opportunities.aspenleadershipgroup.com
The University of Tennessee Foundation, Inc. is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.
The University of Tennessee Foundation, Inc. will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the University of Tennessee Foundation's legal duty to furnish information.