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Higher Education

BAYLOR COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY
CHAMPLAIN COLLEGE
CLARK UNIVERSITY
EMORY UNIVERSITY
HARVARD LAW SCHOOL
NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY
RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE
RUTGERS UNIVERSITY
ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY
STANFORD UNIVERSITY, STANFORD MEDICINE
THE COLLEGE OF SAINT ROSE
UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT FOUNDATION
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS FOUNDATION
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL
UNIVERSITY OF SAINT JOSEPH
WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Healthcare

BETH ISRAEL DEACONESS MEDICAL CENTER
CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF PITTSBURGH FOUNDATION
DANA-FARBER CANCER INSTITUTE
EMORY HEALTHCARE
MONTEFIORE MEDICAL CENTER
ST. JOSEPH REGIONAL HEALTH NETWORK

Arts & Culture

BOSTON BALLET
CINCINNATI SYMPHONY AND POPS ORCHESTRA
LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC ASSOCIATION
OGUNQUIT PLAYHOUSE

Education (Non-Higher Ed)

BOSTON SCHOLAR ATHLETES
CARROLL SCHOOL
THE THACHER SCHOOL

Human Services

Organizations

ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW YORK
EMERIL LAGASSE FOUNDATION
NATIONAL STROKE ASSOCIATION
ORBIS INTERNATIONAL
RHEUMATOLOGY RESEARCH FOUNDATION
WGBH


ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW YORK
New York, New York
http://www.archny.org/

Executive Director of Development

The Archdiocese of New York, under the leadership of His Eminence, Timothy Cardinal Dolan, provides services for the poor, care for children and the elderly, and assists the homeless and disabled. The second largest archdiocese in the country, the Archdiocese of New York ministers up to 2.6 million Catholics through 370 parishes in three of New York City’s boroughs and seven upstate counties.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Executive Director of Development implements and directs all resource development and fundraising programs while overseeing a staff of forty individuals across eight departments. S/he will create and manage a five-year strategic development plan, as well as appropriate fundraising systems and record keeping. Additionally, the selected candidate will provide support to the Cardinal and other Archdiocese leaders and strengthen major gift cultivation and solicitation. An understanding and commitment to the mission of the Catholic church is essential.

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

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BAYLOR COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
Houston , Texas
http://www.bcm.edu/

Campaign Director

Ranked as one of the top 20 medical schools for research by U.S. News and World Report for 2014, Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) in Houston is recognized as a premier academic health science center and is known for excellence in education, research and patient care. Located in the Texas Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine has affiliations with eight teaching hospitals, each known for medical excellence. Affiliated hospitals include St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, MD Anderson Cancer and Center and Children's Hospital of San Antonio, among others.

The college has total research support of $363 million, with $280 million from federal sources, and more than 90 research and patient-care centers and units. Currently, BCM trains more than 3,000 medical, graduate, nurse anesthesia, and physician assistant students, as well as residents and post-doctoral fellows. The Baylor College mission is commitment to “being a national leader in advancing human health through the integration of patient care, research, education, and community service.”

THE OPPORTUNITY

LOIS L. LINDAUER SEARCHES is pleased to partner with Baylor College of Medicine in its search for a new Campaign Director. Reporting to the Assistant Vice President of Development,the Campaign Director will design, plan, implement, manage, and oversee all annual and multi-year major campaigns for projects that support the overall vision and mission of Baylor College of Medicine. S/he will interact with all appropriate professional and executive staff and volunteer leadership in the process to utilize their expertise and cultivate their support, and assist the Vice President of Development with staffing of various high level volunteer committees, including Development Committee of the Board of Trustees and Campaign Cabinet.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Christine Guarino, Search Director, at cguarino@LLLsearches.com

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BETH ISRAEL DEACONESS MEDICAL CENTER
Boston, MA
http://www.bidmc.org/

Director of Development Operations

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) is one of the nation's preeminent academic medical centers.  It is committed to excellence in clinical care, biomedical research and education, and to the health and wellness of its patients and its communities. A major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, BIDMC is ranked each year as a "Best Hospital" by U.S. News & World Report in multiple specialties.

BIDMC is also a fully integrated medical center, providing adult care, with over 1,250 full-time staff, virtually all of whom are faculty at Harvard Medical School. Its focus on safe and quality patient care has helped establish BIDMC as a national leader in health care quality, safety and transparency.  It ranks third in the country for National Institutes of Health funding among independent hospitals.

THE OPPORTUNITY

Reporting to the Senior Executive Director of Development, the Director of Development Operations is responsible for ensuring the effective operation of development information systems and databases including biographical and gift records, campaign reporting, and data quality, along with security and audit functions within the database. S/he will develop business processes and services, as well as the annual operating plan, while focusing on supporting all giving efforts of the development team. The Director will also identify the needs and priorities of teams to ensure that standards and protocols are effectively aligned with both the strategic plan and departmental business plans, and develop and maintain strategic relationships with the BIDMC finance team and others. The Director of Development Operations will have 2-3 direct reports, 1-5 indirect reports and possess the authority to direct and support employees’ daily work activities, as well as be expected to ensure that all services and operations (both internal and external) are delivered in a timely and cost effective manner.

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

Executive Director of Development, Cancer Research Institute

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Executive Director of Development, Cancer Research Institute will serve as lead strategist in creating and implementing a comprehensive major gift strategy to advance the goals of the Cancer Center. Additionally, they will establish fund raising priorities, develop fund raising goals and timelines and create plans for building a prospect pipeline through both traditional and nontraditional means. The Executive Director of Development, Cancer Research Institute will be responsible for devising, implementing, and managing effective, creative, and original strategies designed to individually and systematically interest, engage, and secure a wide range of key prospects to meet or exceed divisional, departmental, and institutional funding goals

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


BOSTON BALLET
Boston, Massachusetts
http://www.bostonballet.org/

Major Gifts Officer

Founded by E. Virginia Williams in 1963, Boston Ballet was the first professional repertory ballet company in New England. A major national and international dance institution, it’s known for acclaimed performances, world class education programs and groundbreaking community outreach initiatives. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen, the Company maintains an internationally acclaimed repertoire of classical, neo-classical and contemporary works, ranging from full-length ballets to fresh, new productions.

Ranked among the world’s best dance companies, Boston Ballet performs a full season of shows each year at the historic, 2,500 seat Boston Opera House and resides in a state-of-the-art facility in Boston’s South End. Boston Ballet has continuously been a leader in the arts with highlights including The Nutcracker, which was voted “Best-Loved Nutcracker Production in the U.S.” and other highly regarded performances of timeless classics such as Marius Petipa’s The Sleeping Beauty, August Bournonville’s La Sylphide, Mikko Nissinen’s Swan Lake, and John Cranko’s Romeo and Juliet. The official school of the Boston Ballet, Boston Ballet School, is the largest ballet school in North America. A model for excellence and access in dance education throughout the world, thousands of students ages 2-adult are trained here in various programs. 

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Major Gifts Officer will have tremendous impact as part of a dedicated, energetic development team at an exciting and important moment in Boston Ballet history. Reporting to the Director of Individual Giving, s/he will carry a portfolio of prospects capable of making transformative gifts to the organization.  The Major Gifts Officer will conduct personal visits and other meaningful interactions to identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit, and close gifts of five, six and seven figures as well as provide stewardship for these commitments. 

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

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BOSTON SCHOLAR ATHLETES
Boston, Massachusetts
http://www.bostonscholarathlete.org

Director of Development

Boston Scholar Athletes (BSA) is a 501 c (3), non-profit organization whose mission is to assist students in academic achievement through athletics. Founded in 2009 by Suffolk Construction’s CEO, John Fish and supported by Mayor Thomas M. Menino, BSA has experienced tremendous growth and impact in a short time. BSA connects the public and private sectors of the Boston Community, linking professional sports teams, colleges and universities and local businesses to the scholar-athletes of Boston. BSA is committed to increasing the opportunities to succeed for Boston Public School scholar-athletes.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Director of Development will oversee all fundraising systems and efforts at BSA. Reporting to the Executive Director, s/he will take the lead in building a comprehensive development department from the ground up. S/he will identify, cultivate, and secure new sources of income from individuals, foundations, and corporations while stewarding existing relationships with corporate donors and prospects. The Director of Development will also manage a growing team of development professionals.

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

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BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY
Waltham, MA
www.brandeis.edu

Director, Planned Giving

Ranked among the top 35 national universities by U.S. News and World Report every year since the list’s inception, Brandeis University is a rare combination of liberal arts college and global research university. It attracts faculty who are leading scholars, scientists, and creative artists working at the forefront of their disciplines and interdisciplinary fields. But like a liberal arts college, Brandeis is small enough for students to work directly with faculty at all levels of study, from the introductory to the advanced.  Current students represent 116 countries, and in a reflection of Brandeis’ historical commitment to accessibility, more than 70% of all students receive some form of financial aid.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Director, Planned Giving will be an exciting opportunity for an entrepreneurial and seasoned planned giving professional. S/He will focus on engaging alumni and growing the University’s supporters. This fast-paced position will create and direct a robust fundraising program to promote, cultivate, solicit, and steward deferred gifts. The selected candidate will manage a personal portfolio of a significant number of prospects with 6-8 figure planned giving potential and team with Leadership Gift Officers, particularly in cultivating the older Friends community, as well as identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit, and steward individual donors.

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

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CARROLL SCHOOL
Waltham and Lincoln, MA
www.carrollschool.org

Director of Major Gifts and Capital Campaign

The Carroll School is designed specifically for children with language-based difficulties, such as dyslexia. Its mission is to empower students to become academically skilled and to grow into strong self-advocates and confident lifelong learners prepared to enter other academic settings. The Carroll School was founded in 1967 by neurologist Dr. Edwin Cole and a group of concerned individuals. They aimed  to help students with language-based learning disabilitiess  learn using the Orton-Gillingham language training method. This method is an instructional approach intended primarily for use with persons who have difficulty with reading, spelling, and writing. Today, enrollment at the Lower School located in Waltham, MA enrolls 161 students in grades one through five, while the Middle School and Caroll Nine located in Lincoln, MA enrolls 219 students in grades six to nine. Carroll School is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and is a member of the Association of Independent Schools of New England (AISNE).

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Director of Major Gifts and Capital Campaign will develop programs and strategies to identify, cultivate, track, solicit and steward gifts in support of capital fundraising. The selected candidate will lead and coordinate staff, trustees and volunteers in all aspects of major gifts. S/He will manage a personal portfolio of 100-125 major gift prospects and handle major gifts of $100K and up. Must have a proven track record of successful fundraising experience, including major gift solicitation, and the ability to close major gifts.

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

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CHAMPLAIN COLLEGE
Burlington, Vermont
http://www.champlain.edu

Vice President for Advancement

Champlain College is a small, private college overlooking Lake Champlain in picturesque Burlington, Vermont. Champlain offers over 30 undergraduate degrees, 12 online continuing undergraduate degrees, eight online graduate programs and an on-campus MFA program. With a student/faculty ratio of 12:1 and small class sizes, Champlain is proud to report that 90 percent of all Champlain graduates are working in their chosen field within one year of graduation. In 2013, Travel & Leisure listed Burlington as the number one best college town in American and The Atlantic released an article about Burlington, “What Would an Ideal College Town Look Like? A Lot Like This.” Champlain also received the top spot in U.S. News & World Reports “Up and Comer” regional college in the North list.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Vice President for Advancement is responsible for designing and implementing comprehensive advancement programs including annual fund, corporate and foundation relations, major gifts, planned gifts, endowment, capital campaigns and alumni and parent relations efforts. S/he will be accountable for spreading Champlain’s mission and Strategic Plan and will engage potential and current donors to achieve goals and inspire giving. The selected candidate will provide team leadership while supporting the President. A successful record of advancement leadership required.

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

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CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF PITTSBURGH FOUNDATION
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
www.givetochildrens.org

Director of Major and Planned Gifts

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh is renowned for its outstanding clinical services, research programs and medical education and has helped set the standards of excellence in pediatric care. The Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation is the sole fundraising arm for the hospital. The Foundation supports the hospital’s mission of excellence in patient care, teaching and research through targeted campaigns, special events and grants.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Director of Major and Planned Gifts will manage a portfolio of top prospects with capacity for both deferred and outright major gifts and will be responsible for establishing and managing a comprehensive marketing, solicitation and stewardship campaign for gifts. The selected candidate will also supervise the major gift officers and development associate. The Director of Major and Planned Gifts will be an important member of the management team and assist with the creation of fundraising objectives based on institutional priorities; craft strategies for major initiatives and donor engagement; help to coordinate effective inter-office collaboration, and aid with the creation of board presentations reflecting a comprehensive overview of fundraising efforts. Bachelor’s degree and ten-years-plus experience with major and planned gift philanthropy required.

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

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CINCINNATI SYMPHONY AND POPS ORCHESTRA
Cincinnati, Ohio
http://www.cincinnatisymphony.org

Vice President of Development

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra is the fifth oldest symphony orchestra in the U.S. and has built a reputation as one of the world’s foremost orchestras. Under the direction of Louis Langrée, the CSO has been home to the American premieres of works by such composers as Debussy, Ravel and Bartók, and has commissioned works that have since become mainstays of the classical repertoire, including Aaron Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man. The CSO was the first orchestra to be broadcast to a national radio audience and the third orchestra to record. Today, the Orchestra continues to commission new works and to program an impressive array of music. The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra is composed of musicians of the CSO and is one of the most active classical pops ensembles in the world.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Vice President of Development is responsible for relationship management with a focus on developing deep personal engagement with current or high potential major supporters through the work of the department and volunteers. The selected candidate will bring strategic and analytic skills to the Symphony and will be a leader in managing data and business applications to support data-informed decisions, set objectives for the Development Team consistent with the annual operating plan and linked to performance outcomes, and build the supporting organizational structure to effectively implement strategy.  S/he will be the primary point of contact between key corporate, foundation and individual supporters and the Symphony and will identify the greatest opportunities for contributed income growth across donor categories in new and increased gifts.

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

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CLARK UNIVERSITY
Worcester, Massachusetts
www.clarku.edu

Director of Alumni and Friends Engagement

Founded in 1887, Clark University is an innovative liberal arts college and research university located in Worcester, MA, the third largest city in New England approximately 40 miles west of Boston.  Originally one of the first two Ph.D. universities in America, Clark has all the features of a strong liberal arts college, along with graduate and research missions. Clark is a campus of people, not departments, and individuals can and are encouraged to make a difference. 

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Director of Alumni and Friends Engagement will manage a staff of 11 who accomplish the Clark Fund and Alumni, Families and Friends Engagement activities. The goal of the Office of Alumni and Friends Engagement is to build long-term, meaningful relationships between Clark University and its 35,000 alumni, parents, families and friends by consistently providing opportunities for the University to enrich the lives of its graduates and stakeholders. The Office of Alumni and Friends Engagement will achieve this not only through the programs and services it offers, but also through opportunities for their alumni, families and friends to give back to their alma mater

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

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DANA-FARBER CANCER INSTITUTE
Boston, Massachusetts
http://www.dana-farber.org/

Associate Director of Principal and Major Gifts

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is a principal teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School, a federally designated Center for AIDS Research, and a founding member of the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center, a federally designated comprehensive cancer center. The mission of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is to provide expert, compassionate care to children and adults with cancer while advancing the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, cure, and prevention of cancer and related diseases. The Institute also provides training for new generations of physicians and scientists, designs programs that promote public health particularly among high-risk and underserved populations, and disseminates innovative patient therapies and scientific discoveries to its target community across the United States and throughout the world.

U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals guide ranked Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center the top cancer center in New England and fifth overall in the country.  U.S. News & World Report also ranked Children's Hospital Boston and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute as the top pediatric cancer hospital in the United States in its 2011-12 “Best Children's Hospitals” guide. 

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Associate Director of Principal and Major Gifts is responsible for the development and management of a principal and major gifts portfolio of prospects in major metropolitan markets outside of New England, as well as the identification, cultivation and solicitation of $1.7 million in gifts per year with a goal of generating up to $5 million in subsequent years. Working with Principal and Major Gifts, Research, Corporate and Foundations Relations, Annual Giving, Gift Planning and Jimmy Fund staff, the selected candidate will be instrumental in developing new strategies to increase philanthropy. S/He will represent Dana-Farber at special events and should be equally comfortable working independently. A Master’s degree is preferred, along with 5-10 years increasing experience with a proven track record of successful major gift solicitations.

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


EMERIL LAGASSE FOUNDATION
New Orleans, Louisiana
http://emeril.org/

President

The Emeril Lagasse Foundation (ELF) was established in 2002 to support nonprofit organizations and educational initiatives that create new opportunities for children, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances. Since then, ELF has distributed more than $5.5 million in grants for children’s charities from proceeds raised at its signature annual fundraiser, Carnival du Vin, which ranks among the “Top Ten U.S. Charity Auctions” in Wine Spectator magazine and its indoor/outdoor food and music fest, Boudin, Bourbon & Beer. Chef Emeril Lagasse is personally involved in the charity and in 2013 was named the James Beard Foundation Humanitarian of the Year.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The foundation seeks a President to provide leadership in support of its vision and mission. The President’s primary responsibility will be the advancement for and fund development of the Emeril Lagasse Foundation in order to ensure financial stability of the organization and its work both now and in the future.  This includes fundraising on a national and potentially global scale and pursuing support from private and corporate foundations. Additionally, the President will be engaged at the highest levels, both internally and externally, with Emeril Lagasse Foundation's work. 

Reporting to a highly committed and engaged Board of Directors, the President will act as required as the designated spokesperson for the Emeril Lagasse Foundation with external stakeholders, the media, and the philanthropic community.  S/He will be a spirited communicator of the mission, and will leverage the resources of Emeril Lagasse Foundation through establishing and strengthening relationships with a broad range of stakeholders, including corporate, foundation and individual investors and community partners.  The President will partner with key members of the Lagasse family on all key aspects of the foundation's work including principal gift strategies. The President will also the successful execution and refinement of existing programs, develop new programs, nurture and cultivate new and existing donors, and bring the reach of Emeril Lagasse Foundation to a national level, creating and executing legacy projects.   

Visionary, strategic and highly accomplished, the President will build organizational capacity and financial sustainability through continued fund development.  S/He will be responsible for the finalization and implementation of the strategic plan in conjunction with the Foundation staff and the Board of Directors.  The President will provide clear direction, leadership and motivation to the staff and Board of Directors and direct administrative and financial management of the Emeril Lagasse Foundation.  This individual will ensure programmatic excellence in support of the mission by focusing on consistent and high quality program and service delivery and by ensuring that the Emeril Lagasse Foundation is implementing best-in-class nonprofit practices.  

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

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EMORY HEALTHCARE
Atlanta, Georgia
https://www.emoryhealthcare.org/

Senior Director of Development for Heart and Vascular

Emory Healthcare is the largest healthcare system in Georgia and the only health network in the state that brings together a full range of hospitals, clinics and local practices. The Emory Healthcare Network encompasses teams of providers including Emory University Hospital, Emory University Hospital Midtown, Emory University Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital and the Wesley Woods Center; Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital and Emory Johns Creek Hospital; Emory Clinic; and the Emory Healthcare Network of physicians, ranging from primary to specialty care providers.  From experts at the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, the state’s only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center, to its system of hundreds of primary care physicians, the Emory Healthcare team is 16,000 strong and committed to the health of its community.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Senior Director of Development for Heart and Vascular will plan, direct and coordinate fundraising activities and provide strategic planning to support the School of Medicine’s educational, research and patient care programs that focus on cardiovascular health. Specifically, s/he will seek major gifts from alumni, individuals, corporations and foundations through prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship all while building relationships with faculty and leadership, directing events and developing short and long term goals. Will also coordinate marketing and public relations efforts. Seven years experience is required.

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

Senior Director of Development, Winship Cancer Center

Emory Healthcare is the largest healthcare system in Georgia and the only health network in the state that brings together a full range of hospitals, clinics and local practices. The Emory Healthcare Network encompasses teams of providers including Emory University Hospital, Emory University Hospital Midtown, Emory University Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital and the Wesley Woods Center; Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital and Emory Johns Creek Hospital; Emory Clinic; and the Emory Healthcare Network of physicians, ranging from primary to specialty care providers.  From experts at the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, the state’s only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center, to its system of hundreds of primary care physicians, the Emory Healthcare team is 16,000 strong and committed to the health of its community.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Senior Director of Development, Winship Cancer Center will plan, direct and coordinate fundraising activities and provide strategic planning to support the Winship Cancer Institute’s educational, research and patient care programs. Specifically, s/he will seek major gifts from alumni, individuals, corporations and foundations through prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship all while building relationships with faculty and staff, directing events and developing short and long term goals. Will also coordinate marketing and public relations efforts. Seven years experience is required.

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


EMORY UNIVERSITY
Atlanta, Georgia
www.emory.edu

Associate Vice President, Development (Programs)

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 Financelisted 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.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Associate Vice President, Development will be responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction for Michael C. Carlos Museum, University Libraries, donor relations, development communications, foundation relations, corporate relations, gift planning, and other central development programs. S/he will manage a team of senior staff  in individual, corporate, foundation, and planned gift activity and will work in close coordination with the school/unit development officers, deans, department heads, and program directors to identify key initiatives for private funding. Ten years of experience in a senior fundraising role is required. A background in higher education is preferred.

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

Associate Vice President for Development (Academic)

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. 

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Associate Vice President, Development will be responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction to the fundraising, alumni and constituent relations efforts for Emory College of Arts & Sciences, Oxford College, Goizueta Business School, Emory Law School, Candler School of Theology, Laney Graduate School, Campus Life, Parent Philanthropy, and other academic development programs. S/he will manage a team of senior staff  in individual, corporate, foundation, and planned gift activity and will work in close coordination with the deans, and program directors to identify key initiatives for private funding. Ten years of experience in a senior fundraising role is required. A background in higher education is preferred. 

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


HARVARD LAW SCHOOL
Cambridge, MA
http://www.law.harvard.edu/index.html

Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

Founded in 1817, Harvard Law School (HLS) is the oldest continually operating law school in the United States. It has produced numerous leaders nationally and around the world – in law, politics, education, and business, including Presidents, U.S. Senators, Governors, and U.S. Supreme Court justices, as well as CEO’s of major corporations and institutions. Today, HLS offers an energetic and creative learning environment that prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, teaching and more. It provides students with a challenging, supportive atmosphere and access to an unmatched array of course and academic offerings, a global alumni network and a bustling campus life.

Harvard Law School’s dedicated faculty offer a range and depth of expertise in all fields of legal scholarship and practice, which no other law school in the country can rival.  Its diverse student body represents every state in the U.S. and more than 70 countries around the world.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations is responsible for creating and executing the corporate and foundation solicitation strategy needed to advance key programmatic priorities of Harvard Law School.  A senior development officer, s/he will report directly to the Dean for Development and Alumni Relations and be responsible for managing a prospect list of 75-100 corporate and foundation prospects. The director is charged with developing and implementing a vision that will ultimately result in a minimum of $10-$15 million raised per year in corporation and foundation support and will collaborate with Development Communications to brand Corporate and Foundation Giving through meaningful messaging and collateral materials.  This is a tremendous opportunity to build a program which will have transformative impact at a premier institution.

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

Director of Donor Engagement

Founded in 1817, Harvard Law School (HLS) is the oldest continually operating law school in the United States. It has produced numerous leaders nationally and around the world – in law, politics, education, and business, including Presidents, U.S. Senators, Governors, and U.S. Supreme Court justices, as well as CEO’s of major corporations and institutions. Today, HLS offers an energetic and creative learning environment that prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, teaching and more. It provides students with a challenging, supportive atmosphere and access to an unmatched array of course and academic offerings, a global alumni network and a bustling campus life.

Harvard Law School’s dedicated faculty offer a range and depth of expertise in all fields of legal scholarship and practice, which no other law school in the country can rival.  Its diverse student body represents every state in the U.S. and more than 70 countries around the world.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Director of Donor Engagement will oversee a newly created unit dedicated to fostering lasting relationships between the Law School and its alumni and benefactors and will promote positive attitudes toward giving among current and prospective donors while reaching out to all HLS constituents. S/He will be responsible for developing and implementing a strategic and integrated alumni and donor engagement program that encompasses outreach, recognition and alumni communications programs. Additionally, the Director will oversee alumni and development outreach efforts to drive key initiatives and activities, including the upcoming Harvard campaign. A minimum of ten years’ experience is required, preferably in higher education development and alumni relations engagement.

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


LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC ASSOCIATION
Los Angeles, California
http://www.laphil.com/

Senior Major Gifts Officer

Founded in 1919, the LA Phil today is the largest orchestral institution in America and one of the nation’s most dynamic performing arts institutions. LA Phil is committed to innovation and excellence and is actively continuing its reinvention of the concept of a 21st century orchestra under the vibrant artistic leadership of Gustavo Dudamel. Currently in its 94th season, the LA Phil presents a robust and varied array of programs that include classical, jazz, pop, world music and more, as well as unique education programs.

THE OPPORTUNITY

Represent one of the most beloved American cultural institutions on one of the most results-oriented advancement teams!  The ideal candidate for the Senior Major Gifts Officer opportunity will have a passion for cultivating, soliciting and stewarding some of the best donors in Los Angeles and beyond. 

The Senior Major Gifts Officer will join a highly accomplished team of metrics-driven advancement professionals. The ideal candidate will be equally enthusiastic about discovery visits as he/she is about renewals and upgraded gifts from loyal supporters. The successful candidate will be dedicated, persistent, donor-centric and maintain a robust pace, spending the majority of his/her time engaging with prospects and donors.  The incumbent will manage his/her own portfolio and will be a true team player, committed to collaborating on strategy and participating on joint visits.

Reporting to the Director of Major Gifts, the Senior Major Gifts Officer (SMGO) is charged with developing and implementing strategies for securing financial support from a portfolio of major donor prospects. The SMGO will manage a portfolio of 100-150 individuals, including identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major gifts. A gift officer works independently and also as a member of the LA Phil’s Development team, and coordinates his/her activities with those of other departments as needed.

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

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MONTEFIORE MEDICAL CENTER
New York, New York
http://www.montefiore.org

Director of Major Gifts

Montefiore Medical Center is the University Hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Through its fours hospitals, Montefiore provides care for more than 93,000 inpatient stays each year with a full range of clinical services in a wide variety of medical specialties. Additionally, Montefiore attends to 7,000 births annually and receives more than 2.5 million visits at more than 100 locations throughout the Bronx and Westchester.  Montefiore has been recognized multiple times by U.S. News and World Report as a leader in specialty care, chronic care and children’s health.

THE OPPORTUNITY

Montefiore is looking for a Director of Major Gifts to build his/her own program in an organization with substantial potential to engage donors. The chosen candidate will be empowered to re-energize prior donor relationships and cultivate new prospects. The Director will also establish and supervise a comprehensive marketing, solicitation and stewardship campaign for all deferred gifts and will actively manage a portfolio of top prospects with capacity for both deferred and outright major gifts.

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

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NATIONAL STROKE ASSOCIATION
Centennial, Colorado
http://www.stroke.org

Chief Executive Officer

The National Stroke Association (NSA) was founded in 1984 to serve as a national resource on stroke and act as the driving force behind efforts to improve stroke prevention, treatment and rehabilitation. NSA sustains itself through individual donations, memberships and grants and is instrumental in reducing the occurrence and outcomes of stroke by providing education and services for all affected individuals. More than 4,500 stroke care professionals and 265 healthcare facilities are professional members of National Stroke Association.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The board is looking for a mission-focused, seasoned, strategic, and process-minded leader with experience scaling up an organization, leading an executive management team, and developing a performance culture among a group of diverse, talented individuals. The CEO must be a leader who is able to deliver measurable, cost-effective results that make the National Stroke Association vision a reality. Importantly, the successful CEO will have leadership skills, fundraising expertise, knowledge of advocacy and education for a nonprofit, cause marketing experience and the ability inspire and motivate a team. 

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

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NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY
Raleigh, North Carolina
http://www.ncsu.edu/

Executive Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

Founded in 1887, North Carolina State University (NCSU) is the preeminent research enterprise and the university of choice for accomplished, high-performing students from around the world. Commonly known as NC State, the public, land grant University’s extensive partnerships with business, industry and government generate a unique culture of collaboration to address the grand challenges of society. Its cutting-edge, solution-driven research, technology and scholarship result in new ideas, products and services. The faculty, who are at the forefront of interdisciplinary innovation, lead extraordinary programs in learning and discovery. And as the leader in experiential education, NC State provides relevant opportunities for students to put learning into practice and develop personal and career-ready skills. Its students, faculty, staff and alumni create economic, societal and intellectual prosperity.

With more than 34,000 students and nearly 8,000 faculty and staff, North Carolina State University is the largest university in North Carolina. Consistently ranked among the nation's top 50 public universities and ranked by Princeton Review as a best value for students, NC State is located in Raleigh, the state’s capital city, which has recently been ranked the best city to live in the United States by Bloomberg Businessweek.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Executive Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations will possess demonstrated success in securing major gifts from individuals, corporations and foundations. S/he will direct and coordinate pan-university corporate and foundation-related fundraising activities, working closely with the Office of Research and Graduate Studies as well as with development personnel in the colleges/entities. The Executive Director will coordinate fundraising activity for special collaborative projects involving diverse scientific disciplines across campus, work with the Offices of RGS, Prospect Research, and Prospect Management to identify potential donors and conduct research of corporate and foundation prospects to document the current level and all points of engagement between the University and potential funders.

The Executive Director will also maintain a high quality stewardship process for active corporate and foundation prospects and donors and ensure that stewardship and reporting requirements are met to sustain successful partnerships. Three to five years of formal experience in corporate and/or foundation fundraising in higher education of a comparably complex organization is required. An advanced degree in higher education as well as knowledge of the principles, practices, and ethics of successful fundraising is preferred.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Christine Guarino, Search Director, at cguarino@LLLsearches.com

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OGUNQUIT PLAYHOUSE
Ogunquit Playhouse, Maine
www.ogunquitplayhouse.org

Director of Development

The Ogunquit Playhouse is a cultural jewel located in the picturesque, seaside town of Ogunquit, Maine. For over 80 years, the Ogunquit Playhouse has been producing the highest quality theater and has deservedly earned its title of “America’s Foremost Summer Theatre.” It produces five musicals each season from late May to late October in its state-of-the-art theater. The 82nd season boasts an extraordinary lineup of some of Broadway’s greatest hits including two beloved classics and three regional premieres. The Ogunquit Playhouse is honored to be one of the first regional theatres in the nation to produce the astonishing international musical sensation Billy Elliot and to be the first regional premiere of the Broadway musical sensation The Addams Family, as well as being selected by Cameron Mackintosh to be the American Northeast premiere of his hit musical stage adaptation of The Witches of Eastwick. The 2014 season is a dynamic testimony to the Ogunquit Playhouse’s heritage and continued commitment to professional theatre.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Ogunquit Playhouse seeks a dynamic self-starter to design, implement, and manage a comprehensive development plan in the full-time, year-round Director of Development position.  The chosen candidate will provide direction and leadership for all aspects of the Development Department including:  fundraising; increasing membership; grant writing and prospect research; overseeing and coordinating special events; donor cultivation and stewardship; instituting a planned giving program and the launching and managing of a Capital Campaign.

The ability to work independently, while functioning quickly and efficiently in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment is a must, as is a minimum of 5 years development management experience and a B.S. in Business, or related discipline. Theater background a plus. 

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

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ORBIS INTERNATIONAL
New York, New York
http://www.orbis.org

Director, Corporate Partnerships

ORBIS International prevents and treats blindness by providing quality eye care to transform lives.  It does this by supporting local partners with the tools, training, and technology necessary for them to develop their own capacity to provide quality eye care services that are affordable, accessible, and sustainable. ORBIS is dedicated to saving sight and eliminating avoidable blindness worldwide.

THE OPPORTUNITY

As strategic leader, visionary, and expert in the area of corporate development, the Director, Corporate Partnerships is based in the New York City office and is responsible for designing and implementing ORBIS’s corporate fundraising strategies in the Americas region. The Director will supervise one team member and personally manage a portfolio of corporate gift partnerships and prospects and gifts-in-kind through the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors and plan, direct and participate in the implementation of all logistical aspects of these cultivation events.

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

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RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE
Troy, New York
http://www.rpi.edu/

Vice President for Institute Advancement

Founded in 1824, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) is the nation’s oldest technological university. Its mission “to apply science to the common purposes of life,” has never been more opportune. Rensselaer alumni have originated technologies and products and generated results that have changed the world – from railroad systems, manufacturing, and newly emerging scientific and engineering disciplines in the nineteenth century to space exploration, email and electronics devised in the twentieth. Today, Rensselaer ranks among the nation’s top 50 research universities and is known for educating students to be leaders who will address critical societal and global problems from a technological perspective.

Galvanizing Rensselaer’s strengths and serving as a catalyst for change, The Rensselaer Plan is a comprehensive strategic plan for the Institute conceived by Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson, who became the 18th President of Rensselaer in 1999.  The Plan serves as the driving force to achieve new prominence for the Institute in the 21st century.  This comprehensive plan defines Rensselaer’s core enterprises and sets forth the Institute’s goal to double its doctoral program and virtually triple its research initiative with special focus on biotechnology computation, energy and the environment, media and the arts, and nanotechnology.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Vice President for Institute Advancement is responsible for researching, designing, cultivating, coordinating and executing all central advancement programs including leadership and major gift fundraising, corporate/foundation gifts and sponsorship, planned giving, alumni relations, prospect research, prospect and donor communications, advancement events, advancement information systems and technology platforms. S/he will work closely with the President, all other portfolios, and volunteers at all levels to develop both long-term and immediate strategies and programs for the engagement, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of advancement constituents for the institution and all subsidiaries.

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

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RHEUMATOLOGY RESEARCH FOUNDATION
Dallas, Texas
https://www.rheumatology.org/foundation/

Regional Development Officer, South Region

The Rheumatology Research Foundation was founded in 1985 to advance research and training to improve the health of people living with rheumatic diseases. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, it is the largest private funding source for rheumatology in the United States and has provided more than 2,200 awards and grants to medical and graduate students, residents, fellows, physicians and health professionals.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Regional Development Officer, South Region is responsible for the execution of major gift fundraising consistent with the mission and strategic plan. The selected candidate will develop and implement strategies for identifying, cultivating and stewarding major gifts in the $50K to $500K range from potential and existing donors in an assigned geography region, specifically the southern region.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Christine Guarino, Search Director, at cguarino@LLLsearches.com

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RUTGERS UNIVERSITY
New Brunswick, New Jersey
http://www.rutgers.edu/

Director of Development, School of Engineering

Founded in 1766, Rutgers is the eighth oldest institution of higher education in the nation. New Jersey’s only land-grant institution, Rutgers is the state’s premier public research institution. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. More than 58,000 students from all 50 states and more than 125 countries attend Rutgers. Rutgers has been named the nation’s “most diverse” university for 15 running years in U.S. News and World Report’s ranking of America’s Best Colleges. Among peer institutions (public universities in the Association of American Universities), Rutgers ranks 2nd in the percentage of degrees earned by African Americans, 8th for Asians, and 11th for Latinos, and more than 40 percent of entering undergraduates rank in the top 10 percent of their high school class. Faculty include an Abel Prize winner, Guggenheim Fellows, MacArthur “Genius Award” Fellows, Pulitzer Prize winners, National Medal of Science and National Medal of Technology recipients, a National Endowment for the Arts “Jazz Master,” and many more.  Some notable Rutgers alumni include Smith College President Carol Tecla Christ, best-selling novelist Janet Evanovich, Ford Motor Company president for the Americas Mark Fields, actor James Gandolfini, and NBA commissioner David Stern. Rutgers ranks 6th in the nation for value delivered to graduates based on median salaries three years and 15 years after graduation inSmart Money’s survey of college costs versus salaries earned by alumni of 50 public and private institutions. The Rutgers University Foundation was created in 1973 to advance Rutgers' pursuit of excellence in education, research and public service. The Foundation builds relationships with alumni and friends, corporations, and foundations to seek their support of Rutgers programs throughout New Jersey and the world.

THE OPPORTUNITY

Rutgers University School of Engineering (SOE) is a vibrant academic community dedicated to globally sustainable engineering through educating and training future engineers for a complex and diverse workplace. The SOE also conducts state-of-the-art research using technology to address the needs of our rapidly changing world. In addition, the SOE promotes economic development through technology, entrepreneurship and innovation.

Reporting to the Senior Director of Development for the School of Engineering, the Director of Development will work to increase giving from alumni, corporations, and friends and contribute to the successful completion of the School’s capital campaign. The focus is on major gift fundraising and includes frontline responsibility for a portfolio of 75-100 prospects rated $100,000+ that are in various stages of identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.

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


ST. JOSEPH REGIONAL HEALTH NETWORK
Reading, Pennsylvania
http://www.thefutureofhealthcare.org

Vice President of Development

St. Joseph Regional Health Network is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt hospital with 1566 employees and is the 8th largest employer in Berks County, PA. Founded in 1873 by the Sisters of St. Francis, the medical center provides a full-range of outpatient and inpatient diagnostic, medical and surgical services to Berks County’s 410,000 residents.

The medical center also is widely recognized for its innovations in cardiology, pulmonary, vascular, oncology, orthopedic, wound care, general surgery, stroke care, and women’s services. St. Joseph Regional Health Network is affiliated with Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado.

The mission of St. Joseph Regional Health Network and Catholic Health Initiatives is to nurture the healing ministry of the Church by bringing it new life, energy and viability in the 21st Century. St. Joseph offers state-of-the-art laboratory, imaging and outpatient services. Its downtown Reading campus remains a model of urban healthcare delivery and provides vital outpatient services for the community’s underserved, registering 230,000 visits annually. The St. Joseph Medical Group continues to add physicians to meet the changing needs of Berks County. And, working with Penn State Hershey Medical Center, it has collaborated to provide needed subspecialty services in Berks County.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Vice President of Development is an ideal opportunity for a seasoned development professional to lead a team of five and implement a solid fundraising program for St. Joseph. The Vice President will oversee all fundraising strategy and increase philanthropic giving from individuals, foundations, corporations, and government entities. 

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

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ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY
Canton, New York
http://www.stlawu.edu/

Associate Vice President for Development

The mission of St. Lawrence University is to provide an inspiring and demanding undergraduate education in the liberal arts to students selected for their seriousness of purpose and intellectual promise.  Founded in 1856, St. Lawrence University is the oldest continuously coeducational institution of higher learning in New York State.  It is a vibrant, collaborative community of learners who value thought and action.  Students tap their full potential as they embrace the natural environment, engage with global challenges and experience the relevance and adventure of a liberal arts education in a complex and changing world.

THE OPPORTUNITY

This position reports to the Vice President for University Advancement and serves on the senior management team. The Associate Vice President for Development (AVPD) will collaboratively oversee all facets of individual major giving to St. Lawrence. Primarily, the AVPD will supervise all development activities related to major ($100K and more) alumni, parent and friend giving, as well as the management of all activities related to campaign planning, implementation and tracking. The selected candidate will supervise a team of 16 and will oversee the implementation of a rigorous system of metrics and analytics to evaluate performance and monitor goal attainment. Additionally, s/he will manage all activities related to the planning, implementing and tracking of multi-year fundraising initiatives, and will oversee communications and volunteer management. A minimum of nine years experience in managing major gifts fundraising operations, preferably in higher education, are required, as is demonstrated success in managing fundraising staff during a comprehensive campaign. The ability to solicit high level prospects and steward donors is critical.

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

Executive Director of Major Gifts

The mission of St. Lawrence University is to provide an inspiring and demanding undergraduate education in the liberal arts to students selected for their seriousness of purpose and intellectual promise.  Founded in 1856, St. Lawrence University is the oldest continuously coeducational institution of higher learning in New York State.  It is a vibrant, collaborative community of learners who value thought and action.  Students tap their full potential as they embrace the natural environment, engage with global challenges and experience the relevance and adventure of a liberal arts education in a complex and changing world.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Executive Director of Major Gifts will manage and execute the major gifts program with specific emphasis on managing relationships and securing support from major gift donors of $100K and more. The incumbent will manage a staff of four and a portfolio of approximately 50 prospects. Responsibilities include identification, solicitation and stewardship, as well as overseeing all leadership, major, and planned giving. A minimum of seven years experience in major gifts fundraising, preferably in higher education, and demonstrated success supervising fundraising staff and building a collaborative work environment are required. A proven track record of closing six- and seven- figure gifts is essential to the success of this position. S/he must also have an understanding of and experience with The Raiser’s Edge or similar development database software and be able to work both independently and as part of a team.

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


STANFORD UNIVERSITY, STANFORD MEDICINE
Stanford, CA
http://med.stanford.edu

Associate/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 Associate/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 COLLEGE OF SAINT ROSE
Albany, New York
http://www.strose.edu

Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Located in the heart of Albany, New York State’s Capital City, The College of Saint Rose is a private, independent co-educational college located on 48 acres and offering 70 undergraduate degree programs as well as 52 Master’s degree programs.  It is known for its strong liberal arts curriculum and professional degree programs. The College’s mission of service to the urban community and commitment to interfaith dialogue are hallmarks of distinction.

The College of Saint  Rose was ranked 37th out of 183 colleges and universities in the U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Regional Universities - North” category. Additionally, Billboard magazine named The College of Saint Rose one of 35 schools and universities with the top music business programs in North America and The Chronicle of Higher Education has listed the College among the “Great Colleges to Work For” for six straight years.

The College recently welcomed its 11th president, Dr. Carolyn J. Stefanco, and is preparing to celebrate its centennial in 2020.  The College was founded in 1920 by the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet as a Catholic, liberal arts college for women.   

THE OPPORTUNITY

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


THE THACHER SCHOOL
Ojai, CA
https://www.thacher.org

Campaign Director/Manager

The Thacher School is a coeducational boarding high school founded in 1889 by Sherman Day Thacher, who believed in classrooms without boundaries and limitless opportunities for lessons and growth. Today, Thacher is one of the most selective and highly regarded boarding schools in the world serving academically talented students from 24 states and 11 countries. Thacher’s original cornerstone values of hard work, both intellectual and physical, are reflected in today’s college preparatory curriculum, faculty and facilities, programs and college placement.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Campaign Director will oversee strategic planning, campaign reporting, campaign communications, and the execution of cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship activities in support of program goals and priorities. The selected candidate will manage three Major Gift Officers and will have a proven track record for managing campaigns in an educational setting. S/he will work closely with school leadership and volunteers to secure contributions and will be responsible for cultivating and soliciting top donors.

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

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UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT FOUNDATION
Storrs, Connecticut
http://www.foundation.uconn.edu/

Associate Vice President for External Relations

A leading research university, the University of Connecticut (UConn) is ranked among the top 20 public universities in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report, and is listed as one of the 25 best values in public colleges by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. The University of Connecticut Foundation was founded in 1964 to solicit, receive, invest and administer gifts and financial resources from private sources for the benefit of all campuses and programs of the University of Connecticut. Among other things, private funds donated to the Foundation are used by UConn to provide scholarships, fellowships and other forms of financial assistance to students, as well as to offer support for endowed faculty chairs and professorships to help recruit and retain faculty for teaching and research.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Associate Vice President for External Relations is responsible for managing a comprehensive communications, stewardship, donor relations and events program to support the fundraising goals of the Foundation. S/he will work closely with the University Communications staff and will be responsible for developing communications objectives, strategies and plans and overseeing execution of those plans. The successful candidate will be also adept at identifying, prioritizing  and reaching key target audience segments and have extensive knowledge of and skill in using traditional, electronic and emerging media.

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

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UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS FOUNDATION
Urbana, Illinois
http://www.ulf.uillinois.edu

Vice President for Gift Planning and Trust Services

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.  U of I’s internationally renowned faculty win more federal research dollars than all other public Illinois universities and colleges combined, resulting in new and life-changing breakthroughs in medicine, agriculture and technology. Kiplinger’s Personal Finance names the University a “best value” public college based on the campus, graduation rates, low average student debt, student aid and low sticker price. Two of U of I’s campuses are among the 96 universities in the nation that are classified by the Carnegie Foundation as having very high research activity.

The University of Illinois Foundation is the official fundraising and private gift-receiving organization of the University of Illinois. It works closely with alumni and friends, faculty and staff, corporations and foundations, as well as campus development professionals to create fundraising programs and opportunities that benefit the University. Each campus at the University of Illinois has its own Office of Development.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Vice President for Gift Planning and Trust Services is a unique opportunity for a seasoned planned giving professional with a proven track record of securing significant planned gifts while being successful demonstrating leadership and effectiveness within a complex organization.  The ideal candidate will bring deep knowledge of complex planned gifts as well as the management and leadership skills to enhance and strengthen the existing program which secured nearly $750M in the University’s most recent campaign.  The Vice President for Gift Planning and Trust Services will be charged with working closely with Foundation and campus leadership to strengthen the service provided to campus and unit based fundraisers while creating and implementing a strategic plan for the program in the context of the University’s next comprehensive campaign.  Experience with complex major, planned, and transformational gifts, staff management, and work within a campaign environment are essential qualities as well as the ability to effectively support and serve internal partners throughout the institution.

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

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UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
www.unc.edu

Executive Director of the Arts and Sciences Foundation/Senior Associate Dean

As the nation’s first public university, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has a long history of excellence. Today, the University ranks among the world’s leading research universities and is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities. Renowned as a best value for academic quality in U.S. public higher education, the University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees through 14 schools and the College of Arts and Sciences in academic areas critical to North Carolina’s future: business, dentistry, education, law, medicine, nursing, public health and social work, among others. More than 296,046 alumni live in all 50 states and 160 countries. Each year, private support provides the funding that creates the University’s margin of excellence.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Executive Director of the Arts and Sciences Foundation and Senior Associate Dean for Development in the College of Arts and Sciences serves as the chief development officer for the College of Arts and Sciences. Leading a full-time staff of twenty-two, s/he is responsible for all fundraising and donor relations activities for the largest academic unit on campus. The Executive Director plans, organizes and manages a comprehensive development program for Arts and Sciences on an ongoing basis and for capital campaigns of the University and the College.  This includes major and planned gift fundraising for endowment and capital projects in the College, annual giving, corporate and foundation relations, communications and donor relations. A minimum of eight to ten years of successful fundraising or related experience, with a preference for direct experience soliciting major gifts, and a demonstrated record of significant fundraising accomplishments, with a preference for capital campaign experience, is required.

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

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UNIVERSITY OF SAINT JOSEPH
West Hartford, CT
www.usj.edu

Vice President for Institutional Advancement

The University of Saint Joseph is a comprehensive institution of higher education and an undergraduate women's college with a co-educational graduate program. USJ is located midway between Boston and New York City and offers more than 21 majors and pre-professional programs. USJ is consistently recognized as a leader in education and was ranked in the Top Tier of Regional Colleges in the North by U.S. News & World Report. USJ is also one of only 14 women's colleges to be accredited by the American Chemical Society,the primary professional organization for chemists and related occupations.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Vice President for Institutional Advancement provides vision, dynamic leadership, planning and direction to all development and advancement activities. S/He will oversee the marketing, cultivation and solicitation of major gifts, annual gifts, corporate and foundation philanthropic grants, planned giving, prospect research and management and alumni relations. The selected candidate will work closely with faculty, deans, vice presidents, volunteers and college and unit-based advancement professionals throughout USJ.

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

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WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Morgantown, West Virginia
http://www.hsc.wvu.edu/som/

Senior Director of Development, Leadership Gifts

The West Virginia University (WVU) School of Medicine educates health professionals, provides thousands of people with medical care, and conducts lifesaving research. Its students work side-by-side with doctors and scientists in the University’s modern hospitals, clinics, and laboratories. They also have a chance to learn from professionals in practice at medical offices, clinics, and hospitals across the state.

WVU medical faculty and students are at the leading edge of scientific studies of the biological process of life – and at the forefront of efforts to bring health advances to residents of West Virginia’s cities and rural areas. The WVU School of Medicine has received its highest ever national ranking for an educational program, coming in at number three in rural medicine according to the U.S. News and World Report’s 2014 edition of “America’s Best Graduate Schools.”

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Senior Director of Development, Leadership Gifts, works directly with the Dean, WVU School of Medicine on engagement of high potential gift prospects for support of the School’s priority funding objectives. The School’s premier fundraising position, the Senior Director will establish and manage relationships with an active portfolio of 100 leadership level gift prospects on behalf of philanthropic support for the WVU School of Medicine. 

Specific attention to creating and maintaining appropriate relationships for the purpose of meeting the requirements of gift cycle work, including ongoing identification and qualification of leadership level prospects, cultivation of gift interests targeting priority needs established by School leadership, engaging prospects with the Dean and/or appropriate department chairs, center directors, and other leadership to enrich relationships and increase affinity, solicit specific gifts in keeping with priorities and interests, steward post-gift relationship reporting on accomplishments and progress made possible by gift support, and engage volunteers in the overall process to create peer-to-peer dynamics for gift encouragement. Portfolio prospects will include individuals, corporations and foundations with heavy emphasis on individuals, and on gift capability at the level of $100k or more. 

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Christine Guarino, Search Director, at cguarino@LLLsearches.com

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WGBH
Boston, MA
www.wgbh.org

Senior Foundation Development Officer

WGBH is the premier public broadcasting station serving southern New England with 11 public television services, three public radio services and local productions that reflect the issues and cultural riches of the region. WGBH is proud to be PBS’s single largest producer of Web and TV content (prime-time and children’s programs). Listeners around the world rely on WGBH’s radio services as well as online streaming at wgbh.org. WGBH is a pioneer in developing educational multimedia and new technologies that make media accessible to people with disabilities.

THE OPPORTUNITY

Working in collaboration with editorial leaders, production and education units, senior management, and Foundation Development colleagues, the Senior Foundation Development Officer will design and implement fundraising strategies that maximize foundation engagement with WGBH. An energetic and seasoned professional, the Senior Foundation Development Officer will be a creative leader and thinker who can identify new opportunities and build relationships with foundations that advance WGBH’s ambitious agenda; is adept at navigating complex organizations; has demonstrated experience conceiving and writing competitive, 6- and 7-figure proposals; maintains a current understanding of the foundation funding landscape; and is expert at managing and strengthening WGBH’s partnerships with the country’s leading national and regional funders.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:
Please contact Christine Guarino, Search Director, at cguarino@LLLsearches.com

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