Vice President for Development
Medaille College seeks applications for a Vice President for
Development. Reporting to the President, the Vice President serves
on the senior management staff. He/she/they will work closely with
the President to advance the mission of the College through
fundraising. The Vice President for Development is the College’s
senior fundraising professional.
The major responsibilities of the Vice President of Development
include all activities associated with the advancement and support
of the College through private philanthropy. The Vice
President shall plan and implement a strategic, comprehensive
program to secure philanthropic support to meet the near and
long-term needs of the College across donor constituencies.
Fund-raising activities include grant writing, fund-raising events,
the alumni phonathon, the corporate campaign and other annual fund
activities among the various College constituencies. The Vice
President for Development is also responsible for developing major
gifts, a planned giving program and cultivation of donors.
The successful candidate will direct the Development office to
execute a dynamic and multi-platform fundraising plan, including
major gifts, annual fund, corporate and foundation support, Alumni
Affairs (this is a separate activity), events, and planned giving
components. Collaborates with faculty, staff and leadership to
understand critical needs that can be well-served with
philanthropic support. Regularly communicates with the campus
community on priorities and progress. Assumes a personal major and
principal gift portfolio that will lead to gifts in support of
annual activity, as well as those directed to permanent endowment
and capital purposes. Works closely with the College’s Board of
Trustees to broaden support for Medaille College. Arranges and
orchestrates activities of the governing Board of Medaille College.
Serve as a liaison to the Board of Trustees’ Committee on
Advancement. Works with trustees to develop and implement
Medaille is a growing, private, four-year, liberal arts-based
college in Buffalo, New York, serving the educational needs of a
diverse student body in Western New York and Southern Ontario
through a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs (www.medaille.edu).
Cover letter, resume and three references should be
electronically submitted to Barbara Bilotta, Director of Human
Resources, Medaille College. Please refer to www.medaille.edu/jobs to apply.
Review of applications will continue until position is
filled. No phone calls please.
Medaille College invites applications from all qualified
applicants. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to
a diverse faculty, staff and student body and we support faculty
development within a collegial team atmosphere.