Assistant Vice President for Institutional Advancement
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The Assistant Vice President (AVP) of Institutional Advancement
is a member of the Institutional Advancement senior management
team, and directly reports to the College President. This
position will serve as a leadership role in strategically working
with the President to oversee the operations of the Development
team. The Assistant Vice President for Institutional Advancement
will also work closely with the Hunter College Foundation Board
Members, Deans, faculty, administrators, and alumni in the planning
and execution of the development program and related
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Collaborating with the President, to design and implement a
comprehensive strategy to increase giving for all areas of
fundraising, including annual giving, major and planned giving, and
- Developing detailed strategies and programs for identifying,
cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding individual and prospective
donors; managing the groups responsible for such activities.
- Developing an annual work plan that ensures the timely
achievement of goals for fundraising, cultivation, and
- Developing, planning, and managing a variety of fundraising
and cultivation events.
- Overseeing the creation of solicitation and marketing
materials to communicate fundraising needs.
- Developing, articulating, and implementing a comprehensive
communications plan that will inform all fundraising activities and
- Establishing rapport with the President, the Foundation Board,
Provost, alumni, community leaders, faculty, staff, and volunteers
to gain an understanding of the college's substantive priorities,
and facilitating the translation of those priorities into
development, marketing, and public relations initiatives that lead
to cultivation and solicitation; subsequently leading teams in the
development and implementation of these initiatives.
- Overseeing the design and implementation of systematic donor
and prospect research to support sound assessment of donors and
prospects, and developing strategies designed to realize the
current and lifetime giving potential of individual donors, leading
to a stronger major gifts program.
- Supervising and directing the fundraising staff.
- Overseeing stewardship efforts to ensure that all donors are
well-informed, acknowledged in meaningful ways, and appreciated in
appropriate manner throughout the year.
- Contributing to the overall success of the Institutional
Advancement Department by completing other assigned duties.
This position is in CUNY's Executive Compensation Plan.
All executive positions require a minimum of a Bachelor's degree
and eight years' related experience.
The successful candidate will be an energetic, dynamic leader
with a proven ability to build and enhance relationships. A strong
work ethic and ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced
environment are essential, as are excellent written and verbal
Assistant Vice President
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Salary commensurate with education and experience.
CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation,
supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and
professional development. We offer a range of health plans,
competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition
waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off.
Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and
athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to
participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the
greatest cities in the world.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications must be submitted online by accessing the CUNY
Portal on City University of New York job website
www.cuny.edu/employment or https://cuny.jobs/ and following the
CUNYfirst Job System Instructions. Current users of the site should
access their established accounts; new users should follow the
instructions to set up an account. To search for this vacancy,
click on Search Job Listings, select More Options To Search For
CUNY Jobs and enter the Job Opening ID number.
Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application
instructions. Please have your documents available to attach into
the application before you begin. Please note that the required
material must be uploaded as ONE document under CV/ Resume (do not
upload individual files for a cover letter, references, etc.). The
document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and
name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters – also DO NOT
USE SYMBOLS (such as accents (é, è, (â, î or ô), ñ, ü, ï , –, _ or
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae/ Resume
- Names and contact information of 3 references
Upload all documents as ONE single file-- PDF format
The search will remain open until the position is filled. The
committee will begin reviewing complete applications on January 13,
2022. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be
considered if the positions remain open after initial round.
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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans
and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also
included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees
will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally
protected category, including sexual orientation or gender
identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.