Assistant Vice President of Development, College of Arts
The Assistant Vice President of Development for the College of
Arts and Science will work strategically with key external
stakeholders to set engagement activities with the College of Arts
and Science at Miami University. This person will also work with
other University leaders to develop and implement strategies that
impact the College broadly as well as to help advance the mission
of Miami University by planning, organizing and implementing
strategies to increase the level of financial support of donors and
prospects of the College of Arts and Science.
Miami University is a public university founded in 1809 with over
200,000 alumni and 20,000 enrolled students. These students major
in over 120 different fields of study. The College of Arts and
Science is the oldest and largest college at Miami and has over 48%
of the student body enrolled in its majors and 100% of Miami
students will take one or more classes within the college. The
College currently has over 82,000 living alumni.
Miami University recognizes that technology enables us to find new
ways of providing first class service and workplace flexibility.
This position is approved for remote work on a hybrid basis,
following a successful period of six (6) months of employment.
Remote work is a working arrangement that can be modified or
revoked by Miami University at any time for any reason.
In alignment with Miami University’s statement on Diversity and
Inclusion, University Advancement is committed to and fully
embraces the philosophy and belief that a diverse community is
among an institution's greatest strengths. The Division of
University Advancement is committed to creating an inclusive work
environment where all people feel safe, valued, and respected. To
view our full statement including our specific commitments, please
visit our website: miamialum.org/DEI_statement.
Oversee the strategic engagement of all CAS prospects and donors
as well as other alumni and corporate partners. Plan and execute
corporate visits, alumni visiting executive days and the
recruitment of new alums and companies. Identify, cultivate, and
personally solicit alumni, parents and friends of Miami University
for gifts. Manage an exclusive prospect portfolio.
Work with University and other University Advancement staff to
coordinate and plan alumni events and speakers, as well as provide
direct support for several advisory boards including but not
limited to the CAS Alumni Advisory Board, the Mallory-Wilson Pre
Med Board, and the Pre Law Board. Work with CAS Dean’s Office to
identify and recommend board nominations as well as the Divisional
Recognition Keynote Speaker.
Direct all aspects of a comprehensive development program for the
College of Arts and Science in response to all campaign goals and
initiatives. Oversee the development of messaging, metrics, goals,
and progress for CAS development and campaign program. Manage and
develop strategies for all prospects of the College. Manage and
direct all development staff assigned to work for CAS.
Prepare and present gift proposals to prospects with the input and
assistance of faculty, administrators, and deans, as well as other
constituent and central development officers. Proposals may involve
establishing multi-year commitments, as well as helping to
facilitate gifts of real estate, personal property, securities, and
gifts in wills, trusts, annuities and insurance.
- Bachelor’s degree
• Eight or more years of relevant experience including fundraising,
sales, business development, and/or corporate engagement
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Proven track record in strategically working with high net
• Outstanding oral and written communication skills
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
• Demonstrated level of leadership and management
• Willingness to travel extensively on both a regional and national
Miami University is
committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching,
learning, research, and working environment for all.
For more information on Miami University’s diversity
initiatives, please visit the Office of
Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more
information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please
visit the Mission
and Core Values webpage.
EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected
veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University
prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis
of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or
expression, genetic information, military status, national origin
(ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a
parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran
status in its application and admission processes, educational
programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment
practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities
related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or
As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a
healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we
encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire
Safety Report at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html,
which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics,
and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to
prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and
alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This
report also contains information on programs and policies designed
to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating
violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this
website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students.
Written notification is also provided to prospective students and
employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety
Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department
at (513) 529-2223.
Labor Law Posters for Applicants:
Miami University is committed to providing up-to-date
information from the Department of Labor to our applicants for
employment. Here, you will find links to the current information
regarding the Family
and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Equal Employment
Opportunity (EEO), and the Employee
Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).
Benefits Eligible: Yes