Associate Vice Chancellor of Central Advancement

Texas Tech University System

Lubbock, Texas

Established in 1996, Texas Tech University (TTU) System is a dynamic force in higher education and is poised to become one of the nation’s premier university systems. Focused on advancing scholastic excellence, healthcare, research, and outreach, the Texas Tech University System is taking a leading role in meeting the global challenges of today and the future. With a superior reputation and enrollment numbers at record levels, the TTU System brings together 47,000 students in four separate universities across the state of Texas. The University fosters an environment that celebrates student accomplishments and is home to a diverse, highly revered pool of educators. Recently, the TTU System completed its largest and most successful fundraising campaign, raising more than $1 billion and surpassing its goal nearly a year ahead of schedule.

The Opportunity

The Associate Vice Chancellor of Central Advancement (AVC) at Texas Tech University System Institutional Advancement is an extraordinary opportunity to oversee critical fundraising areas for a vibrant and fast-growing advancement operation. Reporting directly to the Vice Chancellor, the AVC will oversee, coordinate and direct planned giving, annual giving, corporations and foundations, and regional programs. The AVC will manage a team of senior staff who perform at the highest levels and who will work closely with development officers, deans, department heads, and program directors to identify key initiatives for private funding.

The AVC of Central Advancement will create and manage a strong service orientation among centrally based staff, schools, and units and will encourage collaboration and cooperation across the advancement enterprise. The AVC will manage a portfolio of gift prospects for the respective program areas and, as a member of the Vice Chancellor’s leadership team, will participate in setting the vision, direction and strategy for the System’s institutional advancement operation.