Vice President for Advancement - Eastern University in St. Davids Pennsylvania

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Eastern University

St. Davids, Pennsylvania 19087

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Vice President for Advancement at Eastern University serves as the Chief Advancement Officer and is responsible for designing and implementing comprehensive institutional advancement programs toward the ultimate goal of significantly increasing constituent involvement and fundraising outcomes.  The successful candidate will display a record of leadership and accomplishment in advancement with a proven track record of fundraising success, especially with campaign planning/execution and in major gift solicitations.  This person must be a visible Christian leader both on and off campus and give witness as a person who lives a life that honors the Lord Jesus Christ.

A bachelor’s degree is required and a master’s degree is preferred.  A minimum of ten years of experience as a senior level advancement professional in Christian higher education is preferred. For more information about the position and to read the full position description, please click the following link:  Vice President for Advancement.

Inquiries, nominations, and applications may be directed in confidence to:  Robert Driver and Doug Mason, c/o Gonser Gerber LLP, 1776 Legacy Circle, Suite 100, Naperville, IL 60563; and  To apply, please submit a cover letter, résumé, and five professional references.  References will not be contacted until later in the search process.

Eastern University is an equal opportunity employer.
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Keyword Phrases

  • fundraising
  • capital campaigns
  • alumni and constituent relations
  • stewardship, and advancement services
  • annual fund
  • religious commitment
  • corporate and foundation relations
  • major gifts and gift planning
Employment Type:Higher Education Executives
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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