Assistant V.P for College Advancement
The Assistant Vice President for College Advancement (AVP) reports to the Vice President for College Advancement and is part of the senior management team for The Geneseo Foundation, Inc. The AVP leads a five member fundraising team. The AVP works collaboratively to develop, implement and achieve strategic plans for increasing private support for SUNY Geneseo. The AVP provides leadership and direction for major gifts, planned gifts and donor relations team (5 positions) and is directly involved in the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major gifts. The AVP oversees the moves management system and the management of fundraising metrics to ensure the major gift team is achieving ambitious fundraising goals. The AVP must effectively communicate the mission and values of Geneseo and maintain a working knowledge of current best practices in all aspects of fund raising. The AVP works collaboratively with campus partners, including communications and marketing, faculty, students and campus leaders to develop new and innovative campaign initiatives designed to attract and retain a diverse and passionate major gift donor base.