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Exceptional fundraising positions are available nationally. Scroll down for the opportunity that’s right for you.

Higher Education

AGNES SCOTT COLLEGE, Vice President for College Advancement
BABSON COLLEGE, Leadership Gift Officer, Europe
BEREA COLLEGE, Vice President for Alumni and College Relations
BOSTON COLLEGE, BOSTON COLLEGE LAW SCHOOL, Associate or Senior Associate Director, Major Giving
EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY, Vice President for Advancement and Executive Director of the Foundation
EMORY UNIVERSITY, EMORY COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES, Senior Director of Development
EMORY UNIVERSITY, EMORY MEDICINE, Senior Director of Development, Medicine
EMORY UNIVERSITY, GOIZUETA BUSINESS SCHOOL, Assistant Dean for Development and Alumni Relations
HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL, Senior Director of Major Gifts & Director of Class Giving
HARVARD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF DESIGN, Senior Major Gifts Officer
HARVARD T.H. CHAN SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, Senior Associate Director for Principal and Major Gifts
HARVARD UNIVERSITY, RADCLIFFE INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDY, Director of Major & Planned Gifts
LEBANON VALLEY COLLEGE, Vice President of Advancement
LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY, Director of Major Gifts
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW, Associate Dean for Alumni Relations and Development
PACIFIC NORTHWEST COLLEGE OF ART, Chief Advancement Officer
TUFTS UNIVERSITY, SCHOOL OF DENTAL MEDICINE, Senior Director of Development and Alumni Relations
TULANE UNIVERSITY, Executive Director of Development, Undergraduate Programs
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, Multiple Open Positions

Healthcare

BETH ISRAEL DEACONESS MEDICAL CENTER, Director of Development & Senior Major Gifts Officer
BRIGHAM AND WOMEN’S HOSPITAL, Director of Development
MASSACHUSETTS EYE AND EAR INFIRMARY, Senior Director of Development, Major Gifts, Ophthalmology
MOFFITT CANCER CENTER, Major Gifts Associate Director
NORTH SHORE-LIJ HEALTH SYSTEM FOUNDATION, Major Gifts Officer
STANFORD UNIVERSITY, STANFORD MEDICINE, Senior Associate Director, Major Gifts
WESTERN CONNECTICUT HEALTH NETWORK, Vice President of Development

Arts & Culture

MOORE COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN, Director of Development
NATIONAL YOUNGARTS FOUNDATION, Vice President of Development
NEW JERSEY PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, Senior Director of Individual Giving
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, Major Gifts Officer
PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA, Senior Director of Principal Gifts
SARASOTA ORCHESTRA, Vice President for Development

Secondary Education

PHILLIPS ACADEMY, Multiple Positions
RANSOM EVERGLADES SCHOOL, Chief Advancement Officer
SAINT MARY’S SCHOOL, Director of Development
THE CHESTNUT HILL SCHOOL, Director of Development and External Relations
WHITINSVILLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL, Director of Advancement

Organizations

KEEP MEMORY ALIVE, Executive Director

Science & Technology

FOUNDATION FIGHTING BLINDNESS, Chief Development Officer
THE JACKSON LABORATORY, Director of Development & Senior Associate Director of Donor Engagement
THE WISTAR INSTITUTE, Vice President for Development


AGNES SCOTT COLLEGE, Vice President for College Advancement
Decatur, GA
http://www.agnesscott.edu

Vice President for College Advancement

Since 1889, Agnes Scott has inspired students to discover new opportunities, new challenges and new strengths through a liberal arts education, in a setting dedicated to women. Agnes Scott currently enrolls 900 students with a student to faculty ratio of 11:1 and 100% of the tenure-track faculty hold terminal degrees. The college offers 34 undergraduate majors and 31 minors and is affiliated with numerous institutions, including Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University School of Nursing. Historically and presently, Agnes Scott students have earned academia’s most prestigious scholarships including the Marshall, Rhodes, Fulbright, Goldwater, the Pickering Fellowship and the Gates Millennium Scholarship. Agnes Scott consistently ranks as a best value by U.S. News & World Report, top 20 in “Best Quality of Life” by the Princeton Review, and on the “New Seven Sisters” by About.com.

Agnes Scott College is also reinventing the liberal arts education for the 21st century through its innovative four-year global learning and leadership development program, Summit. Exclusive to Agnes Scott College, Summit is the only liberal arts program of its kind and is dedicated to providing every “Scottie," regardless of major, with the cosmopolitan perspective necessary to truly lead.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Vice President for College Advancement position is an ideal role for a seasoned fundraising leader and manager who has a passion for higher education, the liberal arts and the education of women. S/He will play a significant role in finishing the current campaign, The Greatness Before Us, and in shaping the direction of the College, including the introduction of Summit, a first-of-its-kind, from individualized strategy to increase enrollment. The VPCA will plan, direct, manage and provide leadership for the functional areas of college advancement within the guidelines of applicable laws and college and departmental policies and procedures.

This position reports to the president, a charismatic and visionary leader, and serves as the principal campus contact for major individual donors and for business, foundation and community leaders. The selected candidate will be responsible for handling all managerial functions of the department including staffing, directing, controlling, planning and budgeting. This integral member of the college will serve as an advocate for all advancement activities including development, alumni relations and communications, and will serve as the principal architect in developing and fostering the advancement plan for the foreseeable future. 

The successful candidate will be an experienced and skillful advancement professional with high energy, a strong commitment to liberal arts, a firm understanding of the value of single-sex education and the ability to advocate powerfully and articulately for the mission of Agnes Scott. Strong communication and strategic planning skills are a must as are an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to promote organizational change and growth. A bachelor’s degree is required; a graduate degree is preferred.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Jill Lasman, Senior Vice President, at jlasman@LLLsearches.com

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BABSON COLLEGE, Leadership Gift Officer, Europe
Wellesley (Babson Park), MA
http://www.babson.edu

Leadership Gift Officer, Europe

In the 2012-2013 academic year, more than 2,000 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students attended Babson College, representing more than 70 countries. Its mission, to educate entrepreneurial leaders who create great economic and social value everywhere, is evidenced throughout its campus. As one of the Top 10 College Brands (Forbes, 2012), Babson is recognized for its strength and unique value. Money Magazine ranked Babson #1 Best College in the U.S. in 2014.

THE OPPORTUNITY

Based on Babson's campus in Wellesley, MA, the Leadership Gift Officer will oversee the College’s relationship with approximately 175-200 European-based individuals and will conduct an average minimum of 10 to 12 face-to-face meetings per month. In addition, s/he will identify and solicit 25-30 key prospects bi-annually and will supervise all leadership gift activities in assigned geographic regions. A minimum of seven years of experience in fundraising major gifts and strong knowledge base of all aspects of fundraising are required.  Please note that experience living or working in Europe is strongly desired for this role.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Cindy Joyce, Search Director, at cjoyce@LLLsearches.com

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BEREA COLLEGE, Vice President for Alumni and College Relations
Berea, KY
http://www.berea.edu

Vice President for Alumni and College Relations

Berea College is the only one of America’s top-rated colleges that provides every enrolled student a no-tuition promise.  Founded in 1855 by ardent abolitionists and radical reformers, Berea was the first interracial and coeducational college in the South. Adherence to the College’s scriptural foundation, “God has made of one blood all peoples of the earth” and its mission, as stated in the eight Great Commitments, shapes the College’s culture and programs. Today, Berea is consistently ranked as one of the leading private liberal arts college in the United States. This recognition is earned by focusing on rigorous academic standards and graduating students with little or no student loan debt. Over 1,600 students are enrolled in Berea fromover 60 nations and 40 states in the U.S., with a particular emphasis on students from the underprivileged Appalachian area. Berea is one of only seven federally recognized work colleges in the United States and every Berea student is employed 10-15 hours per week in a campus position for a practical and educational work experience.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Vice President for Alumni and College Relations will provide leadership for alumni relations, development and integrated marketing and communications and serve on the president’s administrative team. The selected candidate will be responsible for seeking funds for current programs, capital improvements and endowments, disseminating information about the College and expanding the circle of alumni and friends who are concerned with the welfare and development of the College to assure the sustainability of the no-tuition promise. S/He will also advance Berea’s Great Commitments and related long-term and short-term goals in concert with the college president and senior administrative colleagues. The incumbent will demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to the unique mission and values of Berea and will possess a strong track record of successful management experience. 

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Libby Roberts, Vice President, at lroberts@LLLsearches.com

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BETH ISRAEL DEACONESS MEDICAL CENTER, Director of Development & Senior Major Gifts Officer
Boston, MA
http://www.bidmc.org

Director of Development

Beth Israel Deaconess, a major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, is a fully integrated medical center providing adult services from cardiology to obstetrics, gastrointestinal disorders to cancer care. Fully committed to excellence in clinical care, bio-medical research, education and to the health and wellness of its patients and the communities it serves, BIDMC is a national leader in patient care quality, safety and transparency, and consistently sets standards in the way health data can be used to improve care and services. BIDMC is home to a renowned academic research program, where scientific discoveries help to transform medical care. With revolutionary advances and therapies, BIDMC is a national leader in "bench to bedside" research. Equally important, BIDMC is known for its spirit of compassion and concern. Each year U.S. News & World Report ranks BIDMC as a "Best Hospital" in multiple specialties.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Director of Development will be responsible for the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of individual major gift prospects and donors with a strong focus on capital campaign prospects. The ideal candidate will assist with strategy and oversight of his/her portfolio of top level campaign and board prospects under the direction of both the senior vice president and the senior executive director. S/he serves as a member of the development team and plays a central role in developing, overseeing, and managing major gift strategies and programs, and coordinating them with other segments of the department's efforts. An advocate for the mission and programs of the institution, the Director of Development represents the institution among its senior volunteer leadership and key and influential public audiences.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Maureen Huminik, Vice President, at mhuminik@LLLsearches.com

Senior Major Gifts Officer

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Senior Major Gifts Officer represents the institution among its senior volunteer leadership and key and influential public audiences. S/He plays a central role in developing, overseeing, and managing major gift strategies and programs, and coordinating them with other segments of the department's efforts. Reporting to the Director of Development, Principal Gifts or the Executive Director of Major Gifts, the Senior Major Gifts Officer will play a major part in an upcoming fundraising campaign for the medical center. 

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Maureen Huminik, Vice President, at mhuminik@LLLsearches.com

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BOSTON COLLEGE, BOSTON COLLEGE LAW SCHOOL, Associate or Senior Associate Director, Major Giving
Boston, MA
http://www.bc.edu/schools/law/

Associate or Senior Associate Director, Major Giving

Founded in 1863, Boston College is one of the oldest Jesuit, Catholic universities in the United States. First established as an institution of quality education for poor, immigrant boys of Boston with few other options, the University has always thrived on a strong foundation of liberal arts education focused on educating the whole student.

BC has experienced tremendous growth in popularity and stature in recent years, with a 75 percent increase in undergraduate applications over the past decade and a U.S.News & World Report ranking of 31st among national universities. Their time-tested foundation in the liberal arts, along with the outstanding research and scholarship achieved by their graduate and professional schools, has been the formula for their stunning success in recent years.

Those high standards and BC Law’s enduring commitment to social justice have made it a destination of choice for aspiring lawyers across the nation. Under the leadership of Dean Vincent Rougeau, the tradition of rigor and responsibility live on at the Law School.  Dean Rougeau believes in preparing students to meet the many challenges of a legal career with demanding scholarly training while also emphasizing the intrinsic sense of responsibility, both to the profession and to society, which all BC Law students must espouse.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Associate or Senior Associate Director, Major Giving, Boston College Law School reports to the Executive Director, Advancement and Associate Dean, Boston College Law School. S/He is responsible for the qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of individuals who are capable of making gifts of $100,000 to $999,999, including transformational gifts at the multi-million dollar level in support of the University's capital campaign.  The Associate or Senior Associate Director also manages a portfolio of 200 or more donors and prospects.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Lisa Abair Vuona, Search Director, at lvuona@LLLsearches.com

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BRIGHAM AND WOMEN’S HOSPITAL, Director of Development
Boston, MA
http://www.brighamandwomens.org

Director of Development, Ariadne Labs

Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) is an international leader in virtually every area of medicine and has been the site of pioneering breakthroughs that have improved lives around the world. As a major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, BWH has a legacy of excellence that continues to grow year after year. US News and World Report consistently ranks BWH among the nation’s top 10 hospitals and in the top 10 for specialty areas that in 2014-2015 include cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, gynecology, nephrology, and rheumatology. 

Ariadne Labs is a unique collaboration between Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) launched in October 2012 with an ambitious goal: to produce research and discovery that actually makes healthcare better everywhere. Ariadne Labs empowers researchers to foster the sharing and development of cutting edge ideas and real-time results. Its goal is to aid practitioners in managing the complexity of increasing specialization and technology to consistently provide effective, humane and affordable care for all. The Executive Director of Ariadne Labs is BWH surgeon and well-known author and writer Atul Gawande, M.D., M.P.H. Dr. Gawande’s research and leadership focuses on the generation of systems innovations to transform safety and quality in health care.  He has been a staff writer for The New Yorker magazine since 1998 and has written three bestselling books, won two National Magazine awards, and was a finalist for the National Book Award.  His newest book, Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End, was selected by Amazon.com as one of the best books of 2014 and is currently ranked #1 on The New York Times Best Sellers list.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Director of Development will support the unique and valuable work of Atul Gawande and Ariadne Labs. An in-depth job summary for this extraordinary position is being prepared. Please check back shortly.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Faith Eutsay, Search Director, at feutsay@LLLSearches.com

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EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY, Vice President for Advancement and Executive Director of the Foundation
Ypsilanti, MI
http://www.emich.edu

Vice President for Advancement and Executive Director of the Foundation

Over the years, EMU has educated thousands of sons and daughters of Michigan, the nation, and the world. The University currently serves 23,000 students who are pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 200 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University's Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Health and Human Services; Technology, and its graduate school.

Eastern Michigan's exceptional faculty, students and alumni include CEOs from major businesses; a National Student Teacher of the Year, National Teacher of the Year, numerous Fulbright Scholars and Milken Family Foundation National Educators award winners; and several Michigan Teachers of the Year. EMU is regularly recognized by national publications for its excellence, diversity, and commitment to applied education.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Vice President of Advancement provides strategic leadership in development and alumni relations and defines a culture of philanthropy that engages over 150,000 alumni, faculty, employees and the community. The Vice President will launch an initiative to identify and target additional individuals capable of making major gifts and will lead and implement development priorities. The selected candidate will be expected to utilize and engage board members and actively participate on the President’s senior leadership team. A Bachelor’s degree is required with an advanced degree preferred. Experience with capital campaigns and a track record of success is necessary to the success of this position.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Lisa Abair Vuona, Vice President, at lvuona@LLLsearches.com

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EMORY UNIVERSITY, EMORY COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES, Senior Director of Development
Atlanta, GA
http://www.emory.edu

Senior Director of Development

Emory University is a highly respected, elite institution comprised of liberal arts colleges, graduate and professional schools, and a leading health care system. Enrolling over 14,000 students, Emory is also noted for its engaged faculty who published 120 books in 2013 alone and its status as the 12th greenest campus in the nation by BestColleges.com. The College of Arts & Sciences is the oldest and largest division of Emory,  having provided instruction in the arts and sciences to talented, highly motivated students for more than 165 years.With nearly 50,000 alumni, the College of Arts and Sciences combines the personal engagement and excellent teaching of a traditional liberal arts college with the ground-breaking scholarship and resources of a major research university.  The Chronicle of Higher Education ranked Emory 5th among universities with the highest licensing revenue per dollars spent on research and Kiplingers Personal Finance listed Emory number 14 for the best value among 100 top private universities. Emory is ranked #21 by U.S. News & World Report and Newsweek gave Emory the number nine position for happiest colleges. 

THE OPPORTUNITY

Reporting to the Assistant Vice President for Development, the Senior Director of Development for Emory College of Arts and Sciences will direct and supervise development efforts for the College, including major and planned giving and foundation relations, as well as  managing a personal portfolio of 35-50 highly evaluated prospects. Additionally, the selected candidate will work with the dean and assistant vice president to establish fundraising goals and development strategies linked to the broader strategy of the College. (S)he will manage a team of major gift and lead annual gift officers and will establish priorities and performance metrics for individual staff, as well as monitoring progress in an ongoing manner. The selected candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and seven years experience in higher education, development, fund raising or equivalent experience in a non-profit institution. An advanced degree is preferred with professional experience demonstrating increasing levels of responsibility.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Jill Lasman, Senior Vice President, at jlasman@LLLsearches.com

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EMORY UNIVERSITY, EMORY MEDICINE, Senior Director of Development, Medicine
Atlanta, GA
http://www.emory.edu

Senior Director of Development, Medicine

Emory University is a greatly respected, elite institution comprised of liberal arts colleges, graduate and professional schools, and a leading healthcare system. Emory is highly regarded as a top research institution and has been recognized for its collaborative partnerships with national organizations including the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Emory consistently finds itself among America’s most prominent universities.

Emory Medicine aligns efforts within Emory Healthcare, the School of Medicine, and the Winship Cancer Institute. As the clinical arm of the health sciences, its focus is the education of future health care providers, patient care, and research into health and illness. The backbone of Emory Medicine is the School of Medicine, which has been and is at the forefront of medical knowledge and research, pioneering many advances and procedures that have changed the face of medical history. Ranked 16th nationally in NIH dollars received, the school is known for its research and treatment in heart disease, cancer, neurosciences, transplantation, infectious diseases, orthopaedics, renal disease, ophthalmology, and geriatrics.

THE OPPORTUNITY

Emory is seeking a thought leader who is prepared to direct and coordinate fundraising ef­forts and provide strategic planning for philanthropy in support of Emory Medicine. This advancement professional will be charged with seeking major gifts from alumni and friends, grateful patients and families, corporations, and foundations in support of students, faculty, programs, and facilities.

The Senior Director of Development will lead and manage a team of fundraisers and will report to the vice president for development. S/He will be responsible for assisting center directors and other faculty in generating private gifts to support their programs. A chief development officer for the Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center, this role falls under the overall direction of the Office of Development and Alumni Relations.

The ideal candidate will excel in overseeing the development process, including prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship; building relationships and soliciting prospective donors and volunteers to support programs and priorities; fostering relationships with faculty and leadership to identify funding opportunities; and developing short- and long-term engagement strategies.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Jill Lasman, Senior Vice President, at jlasman@LLLsearches.com

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EMORY UNIVERSITY, GOIZUETA BUSINESS SCHOOL, Assistant Dean for Development and Alumni Relations
Atlanta, GA
http://www.goizueta.emory.edu

Assistant Dean for Development and Alumni Relations

Emory University is a greatly respected, elite institution comprised of liberal arts colleges, graduate and professional schools, and a leading healthcare system. Emory is highly regarded as a top research institution and has been recognized for its collaborative partnerships with national organizations including the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Enrolling over 14,000 students, Emory is also noted for its engaged faculty who published 120 books in 2013 alone and for its status as the 12th greenest campus in the nation by BestColleges.com.

Emory consistently finds itself among America’s most prominent universities. The Chronicle of Higher Education ranked Emory 5th among universities with the highest licensing revenue per dollars spent on research and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance listed Emory the 14th best value among private universities. Emory was also cited as one of the top 20 national universities by U.S. News & World Report and Newsweek rated Emory the ninth “happiest college” in the country. 

Since 1919, the award-winning Goizueta Business School was established to offer economics and business administration courses, and has since grown to include PHD level offerings and an MBA Program that was recently ranked number one nationally for job placement by Poets & Quants. Today, Goizueta is one of only three schools in the nation with four top-25 programs.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Assistant Dean for Development and Alumni Relations will provide strategic vision, leadership and direction for all fundraising and alumni relations activities, as well as designing and implementing strategies and programs that maximize personal engagements and produce increasing levels of support for the Goizueta Business School. S/He will work closely with Marketing, Communications, Branding, Business Development, Admissions and Career Services and will serve as the principal advisor on all developmental matters. Managing a staff of 11, the selected candidate will participate in the identification, cultivation and solicitation of all principal and major gifts and will actively engage donors, volunteers and supporters.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Jill Lasman, Senior Vice President, at jlasman@LLLsearches.com

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FOUNDATION FIGHTING BLINDNESS, Chief Development Officer
Columbia, MD
http://www.blindness.org

Chief Development Officer

The urgent mission of Foundation Fighting Blindness is to drive the research that will provide preventions, treatments and cures for people affected by retinitis pigmentosa (RP), macular degeneration, Usher syndrome, and the entire spectrum of retinal degenerative diseases. More than 10 million Americans of every age and race suffer vision loss from these blinding diseases. The Foundation has funded thousands of research studies at hundreds of prominent institutions worldwide. Currently, the Foundation funds 116 grants and 71 institutions and has raised more than $600 million since its inception.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Chief Development Officer (CDO) is responsible for the strategic direction, planning and oversight of major gifts, events and online fundraising, chapter development, planned giving, communications, marketing strategy and implementation. Additionally, the CDO will develop strategies to identify, cultivate and solicit multi-million dollar gifts annually. The successful candidate will work with the events management team to develop and implement strategies and tactics that will grow topline revenues from events and ensure that the Foundation is deploying the latest technology and approaches in its digital fundraising strategies. A Bachelor’s degree is required along with 15+ years experience in building and leading successful, sustainable major gift development programs.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Maureen Huminik, Vice President, at mhuminik@LLLsearches.com

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HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL, Senior Director of Major Gifts & Director of Class Giving
Boston, MA
http://www.hbs.edu

Senior Director of Major Gifts

Since its inception in 1908, Harvard Business School stands out as a global leader in graduate business education and research and is consistently rated as one of the top business schools in the world. Offering full-time MBA programs, doctoral programs and many executive education programs, the highly selective Harvard Business School enrolls nearly 12,000 students, employs 230 faculty members and maintains an ever-expanding and loyal list of alumni from more than 160 countries. HBS owns Harvard Business School Publishing, a not-for-profit subsidiary that disseminates the work of HBS faculty through the publication of books, online management tools, case studies and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

THE OPPORTUNITY

Reporting directly to the Managing Director of Development (MDD), the Senior Director of Major Gifts is a key member of the senior development team.  S/He will collaborate closely with senior leaders in Operations/Pipeline Management, Donor Services, Development Administration, Class Giving, Annual and Leadership Giving and Planned Giving to develop and deliver on fundraising goals.  In addition to leading a team of 10-11 frontline gift officers, the Senior Director of Major Gifts will lead by example by maintaining an active portfolio of approximately 75 prospects. This is an exceptional opportunity for an accomplished senior major gifts manager to join a world-class academic institution on the ground floor of an historic campaign. 

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Zena Lum, Search Director, at zlum@LLLsearches.com

Director of Class Giving

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Director of Class Giving reports to the Managing Director of Development and serves as the chief strategist for individual donor development and the overall planning and delivery of a successful Class Giving Program. The selected candidate will manage a department of 10-12 full time employees charged with planning, implementing and evaluating approximately 13 reunion gift campaigns, as well as non-reunion year annual campaigns for approximately 60 classes. S/He will partner with volunteers, peers and colleagues to capitalize on the annual giving program’s strengths and identify ways to enhance its success through increased participation, increased donations, retention and sustained giving. Additionally, the Director will personally cultivate, solicit and steward a small portfolio of high-level prospects for gifts ranging from $25K to $1M. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and 7-10 years of progressive, successful relatable experience is required.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Zena Lum, Search Director, at zlum@LLLsearches.com

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HARVARD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF DESIGN, Senior Major Gifts Officer
Cambridge, MA
http://www.gsd.harvard.edu

Senior Major Gifts Officer

Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) has been a crossroads of learning and intellectual debate since its founding. Today, the GSD continues to build on that legacy as the most preeminent design school in the world. The GSD offers an exciting setting for interaction and the exchange of ideas through the combination of disciplines of architecture, landscape architecture, and urban planning and design. As design leaders, the GSD provides students, researchers, and faculty with the resources they need to make a meaningful impact. In its next phase of development, the GSD will build on its current reputation by expanding its capacity through leading-edge faculty and facilities for the next century; enhancing global impact through transformative pedagogy, research, and discourse; and empowering GSD students through an accessible education and unrivaled experience. Through this work, the GSD will reach beyond the limits of its core disciplines to collaborate across multiple sectors, including business, technology, the arts, health, and public policy.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Senior Major Gifts Officer reports to the Associate Dean for Development and Alumni Relations and will develop and implement targeted strategies to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward donors to secure major gifts of six figures or higher. The selected candidate will take initiative in identifying individual, corporate and foundation funding sources that match faculty and student programs and the GSD’s unique needs. Domestic travel is expected, and international travel is possible. A Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 8 years of successful direct fundraising experience is required, preferably in leadership or major gifts in higher education.

*WATCH GSD CAMPAIGN VIDEO

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Anne Norton, Search Director, at anorton@LLLsearches.com

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HARVARD T.H. CHAN SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, Senior Associate Director for Principal and Major Gifts
Cambridge, MA
http://www.hsph.harvard.edu

Senior Associate Director for Principal and Major Gifts

The recently renamed Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health (also known as HSPH or “the School”) is one of the most selective and prestigious public health schools in the world. Founded in 1913, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health grew out of the Harvard-MIT School for Health Officers, the nation’s first graduate training program in public health. The overarching mission of HSPH is to advance the public’s health through learning, discovery, and communication. To pursue this mission, the School produces knowledge through research, reproduces knowledge through higher education, and translates knowledge into evidence that can be communicated to the public, policy makers, and practitioners.

During the past century, the School’s faculty members—frequently working in collaboration with others at Harvard and around the world—have made landmark contributions revolutionizing public health, particularly in the areas of AIDs, cancer and heart disease. From advancing scientific discovery to educating national and international leaders, the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health has been at the forefront of efforts to benefit the health of populations worldwide.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Senior Associate Director for Principal and Major Gifts will serve as the lead principal and major gift fundraiser for the Department of Genetics and Complex Diseases (GCD) and will collaborate closely with the GCD faculty in the identification, cultivation, solicitation, close and stewardship of $2-5M worth of gifts annually through the development of a strong portfolio of high-net individual prospects. S/He will collaborate with faculty to build and execute a strategic development plan for GCD. The selected candidate will also maintain a strong relationship with the department’s lead donor, the Ülker family of Istanbul, Turkey. A Bachelor’s degree, 5-7 years of development experience with a minimum of 2 years direct major gift experience and a proven track record of closing 6+ figure gifts are required. Academic fundraising experience with a focus in biological sciences is a major plus.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Wendy Lazar, Search Director, at wlazar@LLLsearches.com

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HARVARD UNIVERSITY, RADCLIFFE INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDY, Director of Major & Planned Gifts
Cambridge, MA
http://www.radcliffe.harvard.edu

Director of Major & Planned Gifts

The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard was established in 1999 as the result of the merger of Radcliffe College and Harvard University. Today, Radcliffe is a scholarly community where individuals pursue advanced work across a wide range of academic disciplines, professions and creative arts. Dedicated to creating and sharing transformative ideas across the arts, humanities, sciences and social sciences, Radcliffe oversees and sustains: the Radcliffe Institute Fellowship Program, which annually supports the work of 50 leading artists and scholars and has rapidly become one of the most competitive programs of its kind in the world; the Academic Ventures program, which fosters collaborative research projects and sponsors lectures and conferences that engage scholars with the public; and the Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, which documents the lives of American women of the past and present for the future, furthering the Institute’s commitment to women, gender, and society.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Director of Major and Planned Giving will provide strategic leadership and direction to a team of  fundraisers; strengthen relationships with existing donors; engage and cultivate a broad range of new major gifts prospects; and play a key role in building a robust major and planned gifts program during an ambitious, comprehensive fundraising campaign. This is a unique opportunity for a talented, innovative individual to play a key role in significantly expanding philanthropic support for Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, enabling the Institute to fulfill its mission to create and share new knowledge across all fields that have the potential to positively change our world.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Anne Norton, Search Director, at anorton@LLLsearches.com

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KEEP MEMORY ALIVE, Executive Director
Las Vegas, NV
http://www.keepmemoryalive.org/#s

Executive Director

Keep Memory Alive is committed to improving the lives of patients and their families as they navigate the extraordinary challenges of brain disorders. One hundred percent of donations to Keep Memory Alive support Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, which provides care to patients with memory and movement disorders including Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s and Parkinson’s disease, as well as front temporal dementia and multiple sclerosis. The Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health's treatment programs are designed to provide excellent care and to respect the dignity of patients and their families. Research helps to advance Cleveland Clinic's groundbreaking clinical trials and offers hope for improving brain health.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Executive Director will be a true visionary whose focus will be on ensuring the financial stability of Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health and its groundbreaking research and world-class patient care. Reporting to the Associate Chairman of the Philanthropy Institute at Cleveland Clinic, the Executive Director will secure philanthropic gifts by identifying, qualifying, strategizing, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding gift prospects. S/He will also create a strategic development plan including individual major gifts, corporate and foundation gifts, grateful patient and family support, planned gifts, annual fund and special events. The Executive Director will work closely with the founders of Keep Memory Alive, its board of directors, and team of volunteers.  The position will manage a team of four.  At least 12 years of experience leading and managing programs in a high profile, dynamic, mission-driven nonprofit or foundation is required.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Cindy Joyce, Search Director, at cjoyce@LLLsearches.com

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LEBANON VALLEY COLLEGE, Vice President of Advancement
Annville, PA
http://www.lvc.edu

Vice President of Advancement

Lebanon Valley College is a private, coeducational college founded in 1866 and dedicated to the liberal arts. The College offers 36 undergraduate majors and a range of minors, concentrations, pre-professional options and graduate degree programs. The College's aim is to enable students to become people of broad vision, capable of making informed decisions and prepared for a life of service to others. To that end, LVC provides an education that helps students acquire the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and values necessary to live and work in a changing and diverse world. U.S. News & World Report's annual "America's Best Colleges" issue and guidebook has ranked LVC number three in the North in the 'Great Schools, Great Prices' category among 'Best Baccalaureate Colleges.' LVC was also recognized by The Princeton Review as "A Best in the Northeast" college and Forbes named LVC on its list of "America's Top Colleges."

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Vice President of Advancement (VPA) is responsible for the College’s advancement services, alumni relations and development activities and programs. The VPA will oversee all College advancement programs, including the establishment of annual goals and objectives, tasks and evaluation procedures for each department within the advancement division. S/He will work closely with the president and the advancement committee of the board to coordinate the advancement/fundraising efforts of the Board of Trustees and will work with the president and other senior officers to identify funding sources, set funding priorities, and seek funding for priority projects. The incumbent will also manage a portfolio of major gift prospects, including members of the Board of Trustees, with cultivation/solicitation/stewardship responsibilities. A Bachelor’s degree is required along with a minimum of ten years of successful related experience.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Lisa Abair Vuona, Vice President, at lvuona@LLLSearches.com

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LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY, Director of Major Gifts
Brookville, NY
http://www.liu.edu

Director of Major Gifts

Long Island University (LIU) is one of America’s largest and most comprehensive private universities, educating more than 24,000 students in degree-credit and continuing education programs with a network of more than 191,000 alumni. LIU’s 621 full-time faculty members, over 90% of whom hold Ph.D.’s or other terminal degrees, provide outstanding instruction, which is supplemented by internships and cooperative education opportunities.

In addition to its Brooklyn campus, LIU has four non-residential sites, primarily offering graduate degrees, located in Purchase (Westchester), Orangeburg (Rockland), and Brentwood and Riverhead (both in Suffolk County). LIU Global, which originally was founded as Friends World College in 1965 by the Society of Friends, is based at LIU Brooklyn and operates overseas centers in China, Costa Rica and India. LIU’s minority enrollment is at 57 percent; LIU Brooklyn is at 73 percent, and LIU Post is at 38 percent. The demographics of the student body have changed as the patterns of immigration to New York have changed. Today, large numbers of Asian, Russian and Caribbean students begin their quest for the American dream at LIU.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Director of Major Gifts will effectively manage a portfolio of 150-200 prospects and nurture lifelong connections with alumni, parents, and friends. LIU is looking for a passionate development entrepreneur to spearhead new relationships with donors and provide superb stewardship to existing donors. This position requires a collaborator who has a strong organizational ability, superior communication skills, and the ability to develop and implement a major gifts program for the University.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Lisa Abair Vuona, Search Director, at lvuona@LLLsearches.com

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MASSACHUSETTS EYE AND EAR INFIRMARY, Senior Director of Development, Major Gifts, Ophthalmology
Boston, MA
http://www.masseyeandear.org

Senior Director of Development, Major Gifts, Ophthalmology

The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary is a specialty hospital dedicated to excellence in the care of disorders that affect the eye, ear, nose, throat, and adjacent regions of the head and neck. The Mass. Eye and Ear provides primary care and serves as a referral center for outpatient and inpatient medical and surgical care. In conjunction with Harvard Medical School, Mass. Eye and Ear is committed to the education of future healthcare professionals, as well as the education of the public concerning the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of the diseases in its specialties and the rehabilitation of patients handicapped by these diseases. Throughout its 180-plus year history, Mass. Eye and Ear has led clinical advances and research. Its emphasis on the pursuit of knowledge has resulted in many groundbreaking medical and patient-care discoveries. Mass. Eye and Ear has discovered new drugs, perfected innovative techniques, identified disease-causing genes and much more.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Senior Director of Development, Major Gifts, Ophthalmology, is responsible for identifying, cultivating and closing gifts and grants from major gifts prospects and foundations for this dynamic department that includes the Schepens Eye Research Institute. S/He will build and maintain a portfolio of high-profile prospects and donors with the capacity to support Mass Eye and Ear with both major and principal gifts. Additionally, the incumbent will serve as the Development liaison to faculty in the Ophthalmology Department and develop meaningful relationships with faculty to advance campaign objectives, while also building and managing a portfolio of 125 major gift prospects. A Bachelor’s degree, preferably a graduate degree, in non-profit management or a combination of education and equivalent experience is required.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Faith Eutsay, at feutsay@LLLSearches.com

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MOFFITT CANCER CENTER, Major Gifts Associate Director
Tampa, FL
http://www.moffitt.org

Major Gifts Associate Director

Since its first patient admission in October 1986, Moffitt Cancer Center has established a tradition of excellence offered in an atmosphere characterized by kindness, caring and hope. As part of an elite group of National Cancer Institute (NCI) Comprehensive Cancer Centers, Moffitt focuses on the development of early stage research aimed at the rapid translation of scientific discoveries to benefit patient care. As such, Moffitt offers private patient rooms to all, the Southeast’s largest Blood and Marrow Transplant Program and outpatient treatment programs that record more than 328,300 visits a year. Moffitt is rated nationally for specialty care in U.S. News and World Report’s Best Hospitals

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Major Gifts Associate Director oversees and conducts a variety of fundraising activities in order to secure major gifts from individual donors, foundations and corporations. S/He will build and manage a portfolio of 150 prospects, soliciting five and six figure gifts. S/He will secure support for institutional priorities including endowed chairs, research, unrestricted support, facility renovations, new facilities, and other related improvements. The selected candidate will be expected to coordinate fundraising activities with the Foundation leadership, Board of Directors, and others in support of Foundation development and institution goals.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Faith Eutsay, Search Director, at feutsay@LLLsearches.com

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MOORE COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN, Director of Development
Philadelphia, PA
http://www.moore.edu

Director of Development

Founded in 1848 as the Philadelphia School of Design for Women, and becoming Moore College of Art & Design in 1989, Moore is the first and only visual arts college for women in the United States. The College offers undergraduate bachelor of fine arts degrees and coeducational graduate programs that enhance the knowledge of students in the field of art and design.

As a cultural leader, Moore promotes access to the arts throughout the broader community. The Galleries at Moore introduce the work of significant regional, national and international artists to the community through distinctive exhibitions and educational programs. The wide-ranging Continuing Education programs also serve the community by providing opportunities for men and women to learn new skills for personal and professional growth. Through Moore’s acclaimed Young Artists Workshop, founded in 1921, the lives of children and youth are enriched through creative arts education.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Director of Development will be responsible for the planning and implementing of all fundraising for the College, including the execution and management of a comprehensive campaign. Additionally, the selected candidate will manage the day to day operations of the Development Office and will share a passion for Moore’s mission and vision. A Bachelor’s degree and at least six years of experience in fundraising, including major gifts, and two years of experience managing staff is required. Knowledge of the Philadelphia area fundraising community is preferred. 

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Zena Lum, Search Director, at zlum@LLLsearches.com

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NATIONAL YOUNGARTS FOUNDATION, Vice President of Development
Miami, FL
http://www.youngarts.org

Vice President of Development

The National YoungArts Foundation (formerly known as the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts) was established in 1981 to identify and support the next generation of artists in the visual, literary, design and performing arts; assist them at critical junctures in their educational and professional development; and raise appreciation for the arts in American society. Each year, YoungArts receives more than 11,000 applications from the nation’s most talented young artists (15-18 years old or grades 10-12) from around the country. From this pool, approximately 800 Winners are selected through a blind adjudication process and are recognized for their outstanding work and accomplishments in the literary, visual, design and performing arts fields. To date, YoungArts has honored more than 20,000 young artists with over $12 million in monetary awards; facilitated in excess of $60 million in scholarship opportunities in the past 2 years; and enabled its participants to work with distinguished artists including Marina Abramovic, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Jacques d'Amboise, Renée Fleming, Joshua Bell, Zaha Hadid, Jeff Koons, Joan Lader, Branford Marsalis, Robert Redford, Martin Scorsese, Marisa Tomei, Kathleen Turner and Bruce Weber. In addition, at the request of the Commission on Presidential Scholars, which is appointed by the President of the United States, YoungArts serves as the exclusive nominating agency for the U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts, the country's highest honor for young artists. 

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Vice President of Development reports to the President and CEO and serves as a member of the senior leadership team. This position is responsible for all fundraising and related activities and will help forge new relationships to build YoungArts’ visibility, impact and financial resources. Additionally, the VP will design and implement a comprehensive plan for the development of key external alliances. The selected candidate will have primary responsibility for establishing and executing the infrastructure needed to grow annual fundraising to $10M in the near term through special events and the solicitation of major gifts from government sources, corporations, and foundations. It is expected that YoungArts ability to raise more money in the future will increase as the incumbent will systematically and effectively strengthen the organization’s overall fundraising capacity. Ten plus years of professional experience ideally with a national platform/reach is required.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Cindy Joyce, Search Director, at cjoyce@LLLsearches.com

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NEW JERSEY PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, Senior Director of Individual Giving
Newark, NJ
http://www.njpac.org/

Senior Director of Individual Giving

With its debut in 1997, New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) became the State's premier cultural pacesetter and one of the 10 largest performing arts centers in the country.  NJPAC has made national and international headlines for being a catalyst in the renaissance of nightlife and economic promise in New Jersey's largest city.  Located in the vibrant center of downtown Newark - a city it serves through its programming, education initiatives and civic commitment - NJPAC takes a leadership role in embracing diversity on its stages and beyond its walls.

In addition, NJPAC has all the ingredients to be the national role model not only in terms of performance, but to set the pace for philanthropic partnerships.  It has the best of class Board of Directors with major corporate, foundation and individual support to match.  

Building on this extraordinary strength, NJPAC is making a major investment in development in order to increase its fundraising capacity.  By building and expanding the Development department there will be added strength and consequently greater impact.  This increased approach will aggressively identify donors in New Jersey and beyond, allowing NJPAC to redefine what success means.

“NJPAC stands as a testament to the power of big dreams.”

— William J. Marino, Co-Chair, NJPAC Board of Directors

LOIS L. LINDAUER SEARCHES is proud to partner with the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in its search for the following position, an integral factor in shaping the dynamic future of one of the finest arts and cultural centers in the U.S.:

THE OPPORTUNITY

Reporting to the Vice President, Development, the Senior Director (SD) of Individual Giving is a vibrant, engaging and meticulous leader.  The SD manages and inspires the Individual Giving team of five and is responsible for maximizing contributed revenue from individual members and donors.  The SD collaborates with the Vice President and Senior Vice President to develop and implement strategies to increase individual giving, including planned giving, for the annual fund and the anticipated capital campaign.

Overseeing a staff of five, the SD will manage a portfolio of approximately 125 major donors and prospects; oversee a vibrant, multichannel membership program; supervise a Donor Services program that delivers best-in-class service and stewardship; and participate in the planning process for proposed capital campaign. Five to seven years staff experience in successful major gift fundraising, preferably in arts and culture, is required. 

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Libby Roberts, at lroberts@LLLsearches.com

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NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, Major Gifts Officer
Newark, NJ
http://www.njsymphony.org

Major Gifts Officer

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO) enriches lives through music by providing the people of New Jersey with local, affordable access to artistically excellent orchestral performances. As the state's largest performing arts organization, the NJSO brings world-renowned artists, classic masterpieces, popular music and new compositions to a wide variety of audiences in seven theaters and other venues throughout the state. Now in its 85th season, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra comprises some of the country’s finest musicians and continues to gain recognition as a world-class ensemble, entertaining 225,000 attendees at hundreds of performances and outreach activities last year. Its mission, “to enrich lives through a passion for musical excellence and a commitment to New Jersey, its people and its communities,” signifies an unprecedented stride in the orchestral world -- combining a unique commitment to statewide service with dedication to education. The NJSO plays a significant role in communities by way of its education and engagement programs that reach up to 40,000 children, their families and educators each year. In recognition of the NJSO’s burgeoning national reputation, select NJSO performances are broadcast regionally and throughout North America.

THE OPPORTUNITY

A job summary for the Major Gifts Officer role is currently being prepared. Please check back shortly.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Cindy Joyce, Search Director, at cjoyce@LLLsearches.com

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NORTH SHORE-LIJ HEALTH SYSTEM FOUNDATION, Major Gifts Officer
Great Neck, NY
http://www.northshorelij.com

Major Gifts Officer

One of the nation's largest health systems, the North Shore-LIJ Health System delivers world-class clinical care throughout the New York metropolitan area, pioneering research at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, a visionary approach to medical education highlighted by the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, and healthcare coverage to individuals, families and businesses through the North Shore-LIJ CareConnect Insurance Co. Inc. The impact on the health of the communities served is greatly enhanced by the level of philanthropic support raised by the North Shore-LIJ Health System Foundation. Through the generosity of community-minded citizens who have decided to make a difference, the Foundation is able to provide care to over 7 million people today and plan for tomorrow’s needs.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Major Gifts Officer will establish and execute major gifts and grateful patient fundraising in partnership with Foundation leadership to fulfill annual goals and objectives. Additionally, the Major Gifts Officer will manage a discreet portfolio of 100+ donors and collaborate with colleagues to expand the Foundation’s donor base. S/He will identify, cultivate, solicit and steward donors and prospects to participate in philanthropic efforts. The selected candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years progressive related experience including securing gifts from $250K to $1M+. Experience in cancer or pediatric fundraising is preferred. 

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Anne Norton, Search Director, at anorton@LLLsearches.com

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NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW, Associate Dean for Alumni Relations and Development
Chicago, IL
http://www.law.northwestern.edu

Associate Dean for Alumni Relations and Development

Northwestern University School of Law is a private American law school located in the heart of Chicago. Founded in 1859, Northwestern Law uniquely blends a rigorous intellectual environment with a collegial and supportive community. The school emphasizes a team-oriented curriculum inspired by an employer-focused strategy with the understanding that succeeding in today’s complex business environment requires an ever-expanding set of professional capabilities. Northwestern was the first law school to have pioneered the accelerated J.D. program. In addition to the traditional and accelerated J.D. program, Northwestern is one of the few law schools to offer a J.D./MBA and a J.D./PhD. Northwestern uses its innovative combination of teaching and pioneering research to further its mission of advancing the understanding of law and producing graduates prepared to excel in a rapidly changing world. 

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Associate Dean for Alumni Relations and Development will work with the dean to lead the law school’s advancement operation in all aspects of development and alumni relations. S/he will be tasked with leading a team to reach ambitious fundraising goals and build on a long history of record breaking fundraising efforts. Managing a team of 20, the Associate Dean will generate strategic and operational plans and further integrate development and alumni relations’ efforts into other departments involved in outreach.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Jill Lasman, Senior Vice President, at jlasman@LLLsearches.com

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST COLLEGE OF ART, Chief Advancement Officer
Portland, OR
http://www.pnca.edu

Chief Advancement Officer

As Oregon’s flagship college of art and design, Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) has helped shape Oregon’s visual arts landscape for more than a century. PNCA students study with award-winning faculty in small classes. Undergraduate students choose from ten concentrations within four majors and benefit from interdisciplinary collaborations throughout their fine art and design education. Eleven galleries and a nationally acclaimed museum of craft and design offer students a multitude of opportunities to show their work. In the last ten years, PNCA has doubled both the student body and full-time faculty, quadrupled its endowment, and added innovative undergraduate and graduate programs.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Chief Advancement Officer (CAO) will function as a highly visible member of the institutions leadership team. The CAO will provide strategic direction and oversight for PNCAs advancement program, while working in close partnership with the Director of Communications on donor communications and alumni relations. S/He will be responsible for strategic guidance and overall management of PNCAs fundraising programs, special events, and ancillary activities, as well as membership and advancement efforts for the Museum of Contemporary Craft. This will include private sector giving, an assessment of return on investment, limitation of risk to the college, and strategies to fund the plan. Methods of funding the plan may include, but not be limited to, annual giving, alumni giving, planned giving, special events, major gifts, partnerships, customized programs, and related business activities. In addition to providing strategic oversight for the advancement team, the CAO ensures that the president, board of governors and committees receive the support and training they need to effectively implement PNCAs strategic and operational advancement plans.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Cindy Joyce, Search Director, at cjoyce@LLLSearches.com

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PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA, Senior Director of Principal Gifts
Philadelphia, PA
http://www.philorch.org

Senior Director of Principal Gifts

The Philadelphia Orchestra is the best known domestic and international cultural ambassador of the city - from Asia to the Mann Center or from Vail to Saratoga Springs.  Renowned for its distinctive sound, desired for its keen ability to capture the hearts and imaginations of audiences, and admired for an unrivaled legacy of “firsts” in music-making, the Philadelphia Orchestra is one of the preeminent orchestras in the world.  The Orchestra is focused on inspiring the future while transforming its rich tradition of achievement, and seeks to not simply sustain the highest level of artistic quality, but to challenge - and exceed - that level by creating powerful musical experiences for audiences at home and around the world.  

This is a new era for the Philadelphia Orchestra.  The new Vice President of Development will make an extraordinary impact on this Orchestra and will help write its future. 

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Senior Director of Principal Gifts is the key institutional fundraiser who manages the relationships with POA’s most generous donors and prospects.  S/he will manage a portfolio of major gifts prospects as well as be the departmental bridge and tactician among colleagues in the comprehensive campaign. The senior director will have oversight for developing sophisticated, in-depth strategies and will coordinate planning for all fundraising initiatives including communication with prospects and developing engagement opportunities.  

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Libby Roberts, Vice President, at lroberts@LLLsearches.com

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PHILLIPS ACADEMY, Multiple Positions
Andover, MA
http://www.andover.edu

Director of Annual Giving

Phillips Academy is a residential high school established in 1778. It was founded on academic excellence and its liberal arts tradition stands ready to meet, match and expand the minds and passions of some of the brightest students in the nation and the world. Phillips boasts a roster of over 300 courses and more than 150 electives. The average class size is just 13 students with a student/teacher ratio of 5 to 1. Paul Revere personally engraved Andover’s official seal, which includes two Latin phrases: “Finis Origine Pendet” (“The end depends upon the beginning”) and “Non Sibi” (“Not for self”). Since granting its first scholarship in 1779, Phillips Academy has epitomized its mission to serve “youth from every quarter,” continually striving to remove whatever financial, racial and religious obstacles have stood between young scholars and education.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Director of Annual Giving leads Phillips Academy’s strategies to increase the Andover Fund and will be tasked with overseeing a class-and-reunion based program to solicit unrestricted and restricted current use gifts. This individual will lead a staff of six and provide strategic direction focused on increasing donor count. The selected candidate will report to the Director of Development, and will partner closely with colleagues in Alumni Engagement and Academy Communications.

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TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Beth Parsons, Search Director, at bparsons@LLLsearches.com

Director of Gift Planning

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Director of Gift Planning oversees a comprehensive program, achieving ambitious goals for new planned gifts and increasing the number of supporters who have established legacy commitments. In addition, the Director will develop and manage a portfolio of highly rated donor prospects with an emphasis on planned gifts and will design and implement qualification, cultivation, solicitation, closing and stewardship strategies for all donors. The selected candidate will work closely with team members, faculty, senior administration and volunteers to maximize gift planning techniques. The Director will also accept responsibility for working with internal and external fiduciary partners to ensure management of the planned gift portfolio.

Click Here For the Full Job Description

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Beth Parsons, Search Director, at bparsons@LLLsearches.com

Director of Major Gifts

THE OPPORTUNITY

A job summary is currently being prepared for the Director of Major Gifts position. Please check back shortly.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Beth Parsons, Search Director, at bparsons@LLLsearches.com

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RANSOM EVERGLADES SCHOOL, Chief Advancement Officer
Coconut Grove, FL
http://www.ransomeverglades.org

Chief Advancement Officer

Founded in 1903, Ransom Everglades School is a coeducational, college preparatory school for grades 6 - 12 located on two campuses in beautiful Coconut Grove, Florida. Guided by the words of Paul C. Ransom, Ransom Everglades School produces graduates who "believe that they are in the world not so much for what they can get out of it as for what they can put into it."  The mission of Ransom Everglades School is to provide an educational environment in which the pursuit of honor, academic excellence and intellectual growth is complemented by concern for the physical, cultural and character development of each student. The School provides rigorous college preparation that promotes the student's sense of identity, community, personal integrity and values for a productive and satisfying life, and grooms the student to lead and to contribute to society. With an average class size of 15, Ransom Everglades is proud to list National Hispanic Scholars and U.S. Presidential Scholars in its most recent graduating class.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The incoming Chief Advancement Officer will elevate and lead a comprehensive advancement program, including major giving, annual giving, capital fundraising, planned giving, stewardship, alumni relations, events and comprehensive communications efforts. S/He will partner with the Head of School to identify, cultivate and solicit major donors and to create a new strategic plan. A minimum of 15 years of professional advancement experience in an academic setting and a familiarity with and commitment to the mission of independent schools is essential to the success of this position.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Beth Parsons, Search Director, at bparsons@LLLsearches.com

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SAINT MARY’S SCHOOL, Director of Development
Raleigh, NC
http://www.sms.edu/index.aspx

Director of Development

Saint Mary's School in Raleigh, North Carolina, is an independent, Episcopal, college-preparatory, boarding and day school dedicated to academic excellence and personal achievement for girls in grades 9-12. Founded in 1842, Saint Mary's School is the fourth oldest girls' boarding school in the United States. Since its inception, Saint Mary's has been dedicated to the academic excellence and personal achievement of its students. Saint Mary's School offers 16 Advanced Placement courses and a full complement of honors courses, athletic competition in 11 sports, a comprehensive fine and performing arts program, leadership education, college counseling, and co-curricular programs. 

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Director of Development will oversee a comprehensive development operation, including capital campaigns, major gifts, annual giving, planned giving, foundation fundraising, constituent relations, donor education, and special events. Reporting to the Head of School and working closely with the Institutional Leadership Team and the Board of Trustees, the Director of Development will also design and implement annual and long-range development plans and manage development and capital campaign budgets. Requirements include a strong commitment to single sex education, experience working with female donors and a minimum of ten years employment within a wide-ranging development program.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Zena Lum, Search Director, at zlum@LLLsearches.com

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SARASOTA ORCHESTRA, Vice President for Development
Sarasota, FL
http://www.sarasotaorchestra.org

Vice President for Development

For over 65 years, the Sarasota Orchestra has been entertaining music lovers from around the region, and visitors from around the world. The 80-member Orchestra performs more than 125 classical, pops and family concerts annually, and thrives as the oldest continuing orchestra in the state of Florida. The Orchestra is under the artistic leadership of Anu Tali, a star among a new generation of artists who constantly search for fresh musical ideas. The Sarasota Orchestra has a dual mission dedicated to exquisite performance and first-class musical education. The Orchestra's acclaimed music education program includes the 50-year-old Youth Orchestra, which features five ensembles – the most advanced of which, The Youth Philharmonic, made its Carnegie Hall debut in 2008. The Sarasota Orchestra also offers music lessons for students of all ages and abilities, sponsors multiple community outreach programs and is the parent program of the Sarasota Music Festival.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Vice President for Development is responsible for management of all development initiatives including Annual Giving, Planned and Endowment Giving, Foundations and Corporate Support and special events, as well as the supervision of Development staff. S/He will lead and motivate the Board and strengthen their understanding of their role in fundraising. Additionally, the Director will work collaboratively with senior management, members of the staff and volunteer organizations and will represent the Symphony at concerts and public events.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Zena Lum, Search Director, at zlum@LLLsearches.com

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STANFORD UNIVERSITY, STANFORD MEDICINE, Senior Associate Director, Major Gifts
Stanford, CA
http://med.stanford.edu

Senior Associate Director, Major Gifts

Stanford Medicine, which comprises Stanford University Medical School, Stanford Hospitals and Clinics, and Stanford Children’s Health, has a long tradition of leadership in pioneering research, creative teaching protocols and effective clinical therapies. Over the last 60 years, through an unrivaled atmosphere of interdisciplinary exploration and collaboration, Stanford has produced many of the innovations that have sparked the biomedical revolution. In 2011, Stanford closed its $4.3 billion university-wide campaign, The Stanford Challenge, by raising more than $6 billion. In 2012, Stanford Medicine launched the Campaign for Stanford Medicine, an innovative philanthropic effort to build a new hospital and fund five other important priority areas.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Senior Associate Director, Major Gifts will report to one of several directors of Major Gifts within Medical Center Development and will focus on the specialty areas of faculty. This position will directly manage a portfolio of approximately 50 major gifts prospects rated at $250,000+ for his/her assigned priority areas. In addition to direct fundraising, the selected candidate will be responsible for managing faculty relationships for effective development support and strategic support for other MGO colleagues. S/he will also provide campaign management and pipeline development for assigned departments. A proven ability to meet fundraising goals with a strong track record in managing and balancing donor/faculty/lay leader relationships is imperative to job consideration.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Maureen Huminik, Vice President, at mhuminik@LLLsearches.com

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THE CHESTNUT HILL SCHOOL, Director of Development and External Relations
Newton, Massachusetts
http://www.tchs.org

Director of Development and External Relations

The Chestnut Hill School (CHS) is an independent, coeducational elementary school for preschool-aged children through grade six. It was founded in 1860 through the will of Thomas A. Lee and in 1863 was deeded to a self-perpetuating Board of Trustees for the religious and educational benefit of children in the immediate local area. In recent decades, CHS has extended its reach far beyond the local community, consistently drawing families from 35 communities in the Greater Boston area. Diversity of all types is prized deeply: cultural, ethnic, racial, religious, socio-economic, geographic, and sexual orientation. The Chestnut Hill School educates students in an inclusive and nurturing community where learning is infused with meaning, purpose, and joy. Recognizing the importance of family involvement in a child’s education, CHS values a cooperative home/school partnership.

THE OPPORTUNITY

A job summary is being prepared. Please check back shortly.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Beth Parsons, at bparsons@LLLsearches.com

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THE JACKSON LABORATORY, Director of Development & Senior Associate Director of Donor Engagement
New York, NY & Bar Harbor, ME/Farmington, CT
http://www.jax.org

Director of Development

The Jackson Laboratory is an independent, nonprofit organization focused on mammalian genetics research to advance human health. Its mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health. With more than 1,500 employees located in Bar Harbor, Maine, Sacramento, California, and Farmington, Connecticut, The Jackson Laboratory conducts genetic research, provides scientific services and genetic resources to laboratories around the world and educates students of all ages through courses, internships and other programs.

THE OPPORTUNITY

Located in New York City, the Director of Development will develop and execute cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies to raise major gifts of $100K+ for the Laboratory, as well as support volunteer and general fundraising activities. The incumbent will actively manage a portfolio of 100-150 individual prospects and manage the pipeline process for new major gift prospects, from new prospect identification to transitioning annual fund and leadership giving donors into the major gift portfolio.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Lisa Abair Vuona, Search Director, at lvuona@LLLsearches.com

Senior Associate Director of Donor Engagement

The Jackson Laboratory is an independent, nonprofit organization focused on mammalian genetics research to advance human health. Its mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health. With more than 1,500 employees located in Bar Harbor, Maine, Sacramento, California, and Farmington, Connecticut, The Jackson Laboratory conducts genetic research, provides scientific services and genetic resources to laboratories around the world and educates students of all ages through courses, internships and other programs.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Senior Associate Director of Donor Engagement ensures accurate and timely reporting to major gifts and leadership annual donors on the impact of their giving. Additionally, the selected candidate will create and execute strategies for delivering high-touch, broad-based stewardship and engagement communications to annual, leadership annual and major gift donors, as well as alumni, in coordination with the Communications office. S/He will also develop strategy and overall donor recognition, engagement events and tours and serve as a strategic leader for developing new programs and publications.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Lisa Abair Vuona, Search Director, at lvuona@LLLsearches.com

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THE WISTAR INSTITUTE, Vice President for Development
Philadelphia, PA
http://www.wistar.org

Vice President for Development

The Wistar Institute, the nation’s first independent biomedical research facility, was founded in 1892. It has evolved from its beginnings as an anatomical teaching museum to its present-day status as an international leader in basic biomedical research.  For more than 100 years, The Wistar Institute has created groundbreaking research aimed at improving the health of all mankind.

In 1972, The Wistar Institute was designated a National Cancer Institute Cancer Center in basic research—a distinction it holds to this day. Wistar discoveries have led to the development of vaccines for rabies, rubella, and rotavirus, the identification of genes associated with breast, lung, and prostate cancer, and the development of monoclonal antibodies and other significant research technologies and tools. As a nonprofit biomedical research institution, The Wistar Institute is committed to conducting basic research to benefit society and to training the next generation of scientists. Integrity in research is essential to expanding knowledge of the basic biological processes fundamental to life.  

THE OPPORTUNITY

The new Vice President for Development will direct and manage The Institute’s fundraising with an emphasis on unrestricted income from individuals, foundations, corporations and other organizations. The selected candidate will also ensure that all strategic communications objectives are met and the appropriate message is received by the appropriate audience. This position works closely with senior management and the board, as well as Wistar faculty and staff. 

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Maureen Huminik, Vice President, at mhuminik@LLLSearches.com

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TUFTS UNIVERSITY, SCHOOL OF DENTAL MEDICINE, Senior Director of Development and Alumni Relations
Boston, MA
http://www.dental.tufts.edu

Senior Director of Development and Alumni Relations

Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (TUSDM) offers one of the most forward-looking educational environments in dental medicine worldwide.  This education occurs in an ethical and professional environment in which quality oral health care is provided to its patients.  Since its founding in 1868, Tufts Dental School has been committed to excellence in patient care, education, research, and community service.

At Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, research and teaching are complementary, producing professionals who possess the analytical capacity and intellectual curiosity to deal with an ever-increasing knowledge base and provide evidence-based treatment options.  TUSDM is further distinguished by sending the most dental students to the National Institutes of Health Medical Research Scholars Program and for having the most student presentations at the annual meetings of the American Association for Dental Research.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Senior Director of Development and Alumni Relations is responsible for leading the School of Dental Medicine’s Advancement program in its entirety.  S/He will play a critical role in expanding significantly the revenues, communications and programs in support of the School of Dental Medicine.  S/He will work closely with the Dean to design and implement a comprehensive fundraising strategy with the goal of increasing and diversifying philanthropic support and constituent involvement.  By implementing and monitoring activity standards (metrics) as defined by University Advancement, the Senior Director will be a strong contributor and peer within the leadership of the division.   The Senior Director will also be directly responsible for the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of leadership donors to the School of Dental Medicine at Tufts.

TO LEARN MORE, CONTACT:  Jill Lasman, Senior Vice President, jlasman@LLLsearches.com Beth Parsons, Search Director, bparsons@LLLsearches.com

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Jill Lasman, Senior Vice President , at jlasman@LLLsearches.com

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TULANE UNIVERSITY, Executive Director of Development, Undergraduate Programs
New Orleans, LA
http://www.tulane.edu

Executive Director of Development, Undergraduate Programs

Tulane University was founded in 1834 as the Medical College of Louisiana, the Deep South’s second oldest medical school. In 1847, it became part of the newly established University of Louisiana. Today, Tulane is one of the most highly regarded and selective independent research universities in the U.S. and is a member of the Association of American Universities, a select group of 62 leading research universities. Additionally, Tulane is ranked by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching due to its impressive research activity. According to U.S. News and World Report, Tulane University is among the leading universities in the United States, ranked 54th among the best national universities and in the top 25 for its service learning programs. The magazine also ranked Tulane 14th among "Up-and-Coming" schools and 36th in its "High School Counselor's Picks.” The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine rank the business school 14th on its list of Top Graduate Programs for Entrepreneurs. Forbes magazine ranks it 52nd overall and 28th among private universities.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Executive Director of Development, Undergraduate Programs will be responsible for directing a constituency-based approach to fundraising for the overall development functions for the School of Liberal Arts, School of Science and Engineering, the Newcomb-Tulane College, the Center of Public Service and the Newcomb College Institute. Additionally, the Executive Director will oversee and provide strategic direction for Parent fundraising and related programs, as well as identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding a personal, targeted portfolio of prospects. The selected candidate will promote targeted, interdisciplinary giving opportunities by serving as the chief liaison between the Development department and the deans and directors of University units. A Bachelor’s degree and seven years direct fundraising or related experience in the solicitation and closing of gifts of $100K+ in a research university environment preferred, including 3 years within a school or unit. 

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Wendy Lazar, Search Director, at wlazar@LLLsearches.com

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UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, Multiple Open Positions
Urbana-Champaign, IL
http://illinois.edu/

Associate Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement

As one of the nation’s preeminent public research institutions, the University of Illinois is distinguished by the breadth of its programs, broad academic excellence and internationally renowned faculty. The University’s Library holds the second-largest collection among North American academic research libraries and its widely acclaimed Krannert Center for the Performing Arts attracts nationally and internationally renowned artists each year. With approximately 32,000 undergraduates and 11,000 graduate and professional students, the campus hosts one of the largest international student populations in the country.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Associate Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement is an exceptional career opportunity for a highly experienced, successful advancement professional who will partner with 14 of the campus’ colleges and units to maximize the effectiveness of their advancement programs. This position will act as a key leader, serving as a member of the Vice Chancellor’s and UIF’s leadership team.

Requirements include at least ten years of successful advancement experience; a demonstrated record of raising major gifts of $1,000,000 or more from individuals, corporations and/or foundations; and progressively responsible leadership and management experience, including the successful mentoring and motivating of staff to produce successful outcomes. A Master’s degree and leadership experience in a comprehensive campaign at a large research university or a similarly complex nonprofit institution is preferred.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Lisa Abair Vuona, Vice President, at lvuona@LLLsearches.com

University of Illinois: Director of Development & Senior Director of Development

The University of Illinois (U of I) is the state’s most comprehensive public university. It is known for attracting elite students from across the country who seek out U of I’s commitment to excellence in teaching, research, public service and economic development.  Kiplinger’s Personal Finance names the University a “best value” public college and two of U of I’s campuses are among the 96 universities in the nation that are classified by the Carnegie Foundation as producing very high research activity.

At Illinois, the goal is to be a pre-eminent public research university with a land-grant mission and global impact. In order to accomplish this, U of I must strengthen campus fundraising efforts to prepare for its fourth comprehensive campaign that will focus on soliciting support for programs and projects, endowed leaders and faculty, student support and facilities tied to its strategic vision of doubling permanent fundraising capacity.

Coming off a record year, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is embarking on a strategic plan to grow its advancement organization, in partnership with the University of Illinois Foundation.  Due to significant investments across the advancement organization, the campus is adding exciting new opportunities as part of its quest to double fundraising in the next 7 years.

LOIS L. LINDAUER SEARCHES is proud to partner with the University of Illinois as it offers the following positions: 

  • Director of Development
  • Senior Director of Development

The chosen candidates will identify, cultivate and solicit major gifts from alumni, friends, and other charitable entities within a collaborative, team-based environment.  S/He will develop and execute strategies that result in the successful philanthropic support of the academic priorities of the University and its Colleges and programs.

U of I seeks these candidates for the following campus units:

THE OPPORTUNITY

University of Illinois: The College of Fine and Applied Arts (FAA)

The College of FAA is a community of artists, designers, performers, and scholars dedicated to teaching skills by placing emphasis on the primacy of the creative process, on contributing to the future development of culture, and on a deep engagement with the society. Among the more than 30,000 living FAA alumni are Pulitzer Prize, Tony Award, Oscar, and Obie Award winners. FAA annually raises $4-5M.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Wendy Lazar, Search Director, at wlazar@LLLsearches.com

University of Illinois: The College of Engineering

THE OPPORTUNITY

Engineering at Illinois is one of the Top 5 engineering programs in the world. The best students and educators come to Illinois from around the globe to connect with top faculty, a diverse student body, and successful alumni – people who are collaborative, innovative, and driven toward excellence. These are the people changing the world.  Engineering at Illinois is annually raising over $50 million.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Wendy Lazar, Search Director, at wlazar@LLLsearches.com

University of Illinois: The College of Law

THE OPPORTUNITY

As one of the premier public law schools, the College of Law provides a rigorous course of study, an engaging and exceptional faculty, and an active and diverse student body. The College’s ongoing commitment to the highest standards of academic excellence assures graduates of their education's value in the greater legal community, across the country, and around the globe. The faculty at Illinois is one of the most respected and highly cited in the nation. The College of Law is raising approximately $2.5 million per year.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Wendy Lazar, Search Director, at wlazar@LLLsearches.com

University of Illinois: The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS)

THE OPPORTUNITY

The scope of the College of LAS spans the breadth of human endeavor. Since 1913, the College of LAS has prepared students to be engaged citizens with sharp critical thinking and communication skills, who gain deep knowledge within their focused discipline and a breadth of other perspectives. Offering 70 majors, LAS provides a world-class interdisciplinary education that prepares students for lives of impact. LAS is annually raising between $15-20 million.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Wendy Lazar, Search Director, at wlazar@LLLsearches.com

University of Illinois: The College of Media (based in Chicago):

THE OPPORTUNITY

The College of Media is a highly-selective and internationally-respected college where almost 1,100 undergraduate and graduate students are engaged in classes taught by distinguished scholars in media studies, world-renowned experts in advertising and consumer behavior, and award-winning journalists. With more than 10,000 living alumni, the College has produced a stunning list of graduates who have gone on to wield influence in academia, the press, advertising, and entertainment.  Media is raising approximately $1-1.5 million per year.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Wendy Lazar, Search Director, at wlazar@LLLsearches.com

University of Illinois: Director/Senior Director of International Advancement, Asia and Latin America

The University of Illinois (U of I) is a global, preeminent research university. With almost 10,000 international students on campus, Illinois has the second highest number of international students of any university in the U.S. and an estimated 50,000 alumni and graduates all over the world. 2,000 students study abroad each year and Illinois has partnerships with more than 400 top academic international institutions.

Coming off a record year, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is embarking on a strategic plan to grow its advancement organization, in partnership with the University of Illinois Foundation.  Due to significant investments across the advancement organization, the campus is adding exciting new opportunities as part of its quest to double fundraising in the next 7 years.

U of I is strengthening campus fundraising efforts to prepare for its fourth comprehensive campaign that will focus on soliciting support for programs and projects, endowed leaders and faculty, student support and facilities tied to its strategic vision of doubling permanent fundraising capacity.

THE OPPORTUNITY

In these senior level positions, the Director or Senior Director of International Advancement will lead and coordinate advancement activities for the Urbana campus in its international markets, including identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major gift prospects and donors, working in close collaboration with the other Director(s) of International Advancement. Reporting to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Advancement and working closely with college-based chief advancement officers, major gift officers, department heads and faculty, these positions will assist the colleges and their departments in designing strategies to broaden and strengthen the university’s international development, outreach and constituent relations activities, building upon existing relationships.  The Director/Senior Director will be expected to be able to represent the message and vision of the University of Illinois, its colleges and departments to international audiences. While primarily focused on major gifts, the position may also support and coordinate international communications efforts, events, annual funds efforts and development of alumni clubs.

These positions will also work with the University of Illinois Foundation and the University of Illinois Alumni Association to coordinate university-wide international engagement efforts.

These positions will require substantial international travel of varying durations, and call for proficiency in one or more key Asian languages, including Korean, Mandarin, or Japanese and/or proficiency in Spanish and Portugese.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Wendy Lazar, Search Director, at wlazar@LLLsearches.com

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WESTERN CONNECTICUT HEALTH NETWORK, Vice President of Development
Norwalk, CT
http://www.norwalkhospital.org/foundation/

Vice President of Development

Western Connecticut Health Network is the region’s premier patient-centered system of care dedicated to improving health and well-being in western Connecticut and adjacent areas of New York. As part of the Western Connecticut Health Network, two foundations oversee philanthropic efforts for Norwalk Hospital, Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital and its affiliates. These Foundations are committed to working to broaden access to primary and specialty care, strengthen clinical programs and expand the breadth of it services. 

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Vice President of Development will lead a team of development professionals in raising philanthropic support for hospital and health system priorities. Specifically, the VP will plan and execute a successful $16-$20 million annual fundraising effort to support the health network's strategic priorities encompassing all of its hospitals.  Additionally, the VP will manage a personal portfolio of 75+ prospects -- including board members and other high net worth individuals capable of seven and eight-figure gifts. S/He will be responsible for building and integrating HIPAA compliant best practices for donor-centric grateful patient fundraising and will have direct fundraising responsibility and oversight for assigned clinical departments.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Faith Eutsay, Search Director, at feutsay@LLLsearches.com

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WHITINSVILLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL, Director of Advancement
Whitinsville (North Bridge), MA
http://www.whitinsvillechristian.org

Director of Advancement

Whitinsville Christian School (WCS) offers a comprehensive Pre K-12 quality school curriculum, while providing a vibrant, actively engaged community learning to serve God in all areas of life. As one of the oldest Christian schools in Massachusetts, Whitinsville builds on its 86 year-old tradition of excellence in day school education by serving a total of 564 students from 79 churches and 38 communities in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut. WCS students score near the 90th percentile on standardized tests and over 90% of students earn college degrees. Whitinsville is a member of Christian Schools International and is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

THE OPPORTUNITY

A job summary for the Director of Advancement position is currently being prepared. Please check back shortly.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Faith Eutsay, Search Director, at feutsay@LLLSearches.com

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