Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, Iowa has an opening for an
Assistant Vice President for University Advancement. This position
will be an experienced professional who understands
university/college development, to include annual giving, planned
giving, alumni relations, corporate and foundation relations, and
advancement services. The Assistant Vice President will direct the
operational areas of the annual giving program, alumni engagement,
and advancement operations. In addition, the Assistant Vice
President will have responsibility for managing the office’s annual
budget, overseeing a personal portfolio of major gift prospects,
and supporting special projects within the office.
A bachelor’s degree required, and master’s degree preferred.
Buena Vista University
Buena Vista University is located on the shores of beautiful Storm
Lake, a 3,200-acre natural lake located in Northwest Iowa. Since
1891, we have prepared students for lifelong success and blended
liberal arts with real-world applications. BVU expands access to a
quality education by empowering the people who propel Iowa forward
in order to power rural vitality and personal prosperity. We foster
an environment based on success both for our students and our
employees, and we strive to build and support a diverse community.
BVU firmly stands behind our motto, Education for Service, and was
recently awarded the 2020 Carnegie Community Engagement
In Storm Lake you will find impressive amenities perfect for
families, students, young professionals, and retirees alike.
Residents and visitors enjoy an energetic downtown that is home to
a variety of locally-owned retail stores that complement several
national chains. There is an array of shopping, dining, and
professional services, as well as a vibrant arts and multicultural
environment. We are a diverse community in both population and
opportunity. Most important, Storm Lake residents enjoy a
relatively low cost of living and a high quality of life. Learn
more at www.BVU.edu/StormLake.
To apply, submit an electronic application, cover letter, resume,
and at least three professional references. Review of applications
will begin immediately and will continue until the position is
filled. A background check will be conducted on the final
Buena Vista University is an Equal Opportunity/Americans with
Disabilities Act/Smoke-Free Employer.