Assistant Dean of Advancement
Virginia Tech would like to invite applicants for the position of:
Assistant Dean of Advancement, CAUS no: 515486
At Virginia Tech, we have a passion to serve. We do this through education, research, and outreach around the world. The Advancement Division helps make it all possible by raising awareness; engaging alumni, friends, and partners; and attracting donations. Our work culture is inclusive, collaborative, and ambitious. Our results draw attention nationwide. And our opportunities are many.
The Assistant Dean of Advancement in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies will solicit philanthropic gifts from alumni, parents, and friends of the college which align with the College's strategic priorities. This highly motivated professional will be involved with the planning and implementation of the College's major gift fund raising efforts in support of current operations, endowment, capital, and other priorities from private sources.
He/She will fulfill the duties under the direction of the college in close cooperation with the University's central advancement office.||Reporting to the Assistant Vice President for Advancement - College and Units and the Dean of the College of Architecture and Urban Studies.
The Assistant Dean of Advancement will:||Assist with fundraising activities for the College of Architecture and Urban Studies within designated time frames.||Travel, on average, five to eight days per month to cultivate, solicit, steward, and identify prospects for the College of Architecture and Urban Studies.||Have a portfolio of major and principal gift prospects.||Have typical solicitation ranges of $100,000 to $1,000,000.||Close $2,000,000 per year using a three year rolling average. ||Develop and implement cultivation and solicitation strategies which include building, managing, and soliciting a portfolio of major gift prospects.||Manage a team of three including a leadership gift officer, director of alumni relations, and future director of marketing and communication professional.||Establish strong working relationships with central advancement, collegiate and constituent development officers and the College staff to foster a productive work environment. ||Work closely with the Assistant Vice President for Advancement - Colleges and Units, Dean, department heads, program and center directors to develop and implement cultivation and solicitation strategies in support of their programs.
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