Assistant Vice President for Advancement Services

University of Central Florida
Florida, United States
Competitive Salary
Jun 25, 2021
Jul 24, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of Central Florida Advancement Team is currently seeking an Assistant Vice President for Advancement Services.

Are you ready to join a university that's got people talking?

The University of Central Florida has created a buzz across the nation. The power generated by more than 60,000 students, sparks high-caliber ideas for everything from entertainment to energy, high-technology to transportation. And it has people taking notice like the US News and World Report, which named UCF one of the country’s most innovative universities and The Washington Post which believes UCF has limitless possibilities.

Location, location, location: Orlando is so much more than the theme park capital of the world. From thrilling tourist attractions to cutting-edge research parks, a high-tech corridor and growing simulation industry, Central Florida is home to some of the world’s most innovative private and public companies, many of which are led by UCF alumni. The university has been a key partner in the area’s remarkable evolution and intends to remain America’s partnership university for years to come.

The leadership for UCF Foundation consists of a team of professionals with significant principal gifts, alumni relations, communications and campaign expertise. We are committed to mentoring the next generation of talented professionals and growing a diverse advancement operation. You would join the Foundation at a pivotal moment in our institution’s history.

Are you ready to make a buzz? Join the conversation as Assistant Vice President, Advancement Services.

Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Advancement Strategy, the Assistant Vice President for Advancement Services (AVP) provides strategic leadership for the University's development infrastructure and serves as a key partner to colleagues in UCF Advancement to utilize data and analytics to drive fundraising success.

The AVP leads three essential teams - Information Technology Systems; Records and Gifts; and Prospect Development - to create and sustain a customer-service oriented and donor-centric Advancement operation. This role is charged with aligning business support functions, policies and procedures, and technology infrastructure with the strategies, resources and priorities of the University. Salary is competitive.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree and 10+ years of relevant experience, with at least 5+ years of leadership experience.

Preferences: Critical thinker with proven analytical abilities, strong written and oral communication skills, and the ability to delegate and manage numerous projects simultaneously. Ability to motivate, build long-term relationships with, and gain the respect of internal and external constituents; Ability to identify and analyze complex situations and recommend or implement effective courses of action in a rapidly changing and deadline-driven environment. Demonstrates a genuine appetite to contribute to a collaborative, ethical, and professional team environment. Incumbent must have 10+ years of relevant experience and a minimum of 5-10 years of demonstrated management and leadership experience, preferably in higher education advancement. Experience in working in complex and sophisticated non-profit institutions and advanced degree preferred.

View the complete job description and apply for this position at or search available positions for Assistant Vice President, Advancement Services Job no: (500562). For more information about the University of Central Florida . The UCF Foundation website is

Your assistance with the University of Central Florida's Affirmative Action Plan implementation is appreciated. The University collects VOLUNTARY declarations of race and gender and uses the information to compile statistics on recruitment success. If you choose to assist, your demographic information will be used only for affirmative action. The University of Central Florida is an equal opportunity, equal access, and affirmative action employer

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