Vice President for Advancement

Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Mar 31, 2021
Apr 29, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Eastern University

Vice President for Advancement

Eastern University invites applications, nominations, and inquiries for the position of Vice President for Advancement.

Eastern University, a nationally-recognized Christian university, enrolls approximately 3,500 students in its undergraduate, graduate, professional, seminary, and online programs and offers associate, bachelor, master’s, and doctoral degrees. The University’s main campus is located in St. Davids, PA, with additional locations in Philadelphia and Harrisburg, PA. Eastern’s core values of faith, reason, and justice are woven into all of its educational programs. Eastern University is affiliated with the American Baptist Churches USA and has an interdenominational Christian student body, faculty, and administration.

Reporting directly to President Ronald A. Matthews and serving as a member of his Cabinet and Leadership Team, the Vice President for Advancement is responsible for moving Eastern’s Advancement program forward to achieve the University’s strategic priorities and institutional goals. The Vice President will be an outstanding advancement professional and relationship builder with absolute integrity, a forward-thinking and collaborative leader, and a passionate advocate for Eastern’s mission to prepare undergraduate, theological, and graduate students for thoughtful and productive lives of Christian faith, leadership, and service.

A complete position profile including the full list of qualifications, preferred attributes, and key leadership opportunities, as well as application requirements, may be found at:

For additional information about Eastern University, please visit:

The Search Committee will begin a review of applications immediately and continue its work until an appointment is made. To assure full consideration, application materials should be received by the target date of May 20, 2021 and include: 1) a letter of interest, which responds directly to the position qualifications and leadership opportunities listed in the Vice President for Advancement profile, 2) resume or curriculum vitae, and 3) the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of five references (references will be contacted at a later stage and with the approval of the candidate).

Application materials and nominations should be sent electronically (Microsoft Word or PDF format) to All nominations and applications will be received in complete confidence.

Please direct nominations and inquiries to: Kimberly Templeton, Principal, AGB Search,, (C) 540.761.9494 or Melissa Trotta, Associate Managing Principal, AGB Search,, (O) 202.380.8927.

Eastern University is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, or national and ethnic origin in its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarships, loan programs, athletics, and other programs.


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