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Vice President for University Advancement

Employer
Long Island University
Location
New York, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 26, 2022

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Position Type
Executive
Fields
Academic Centers
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Aspen Leadership Group is proud to partner with Long Island University in the search for a Vice President for University Advancement.

Reporting to the President, the Vice President for University Advancement will provide strategic leadership for fundraising efforts around institutional initiatives of the highest value and priority to Long Island University (LIU). The Vice President will convene University partners and lead the development and execution of coordinated strategies aimed to maximize the lifetime engagement and philanthropic support of LIU’s most generous supporters. The Vice President will work in close partnership with the President to advance LIU’s principal gifts program—leading major gift fundraisers and volunteers to secure gifts from the University’s wealthiest donors, corporations, support generated from the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, and other sources. This includes multigenerational families, family offices, trust and estate strategies, and venture philanthropy, as well as the factors and strategies that will inspire unprecedented levels of support. The Vice President will also collaborate closely with senior leadership to significantly enhance giving to LIU.

Long Island University is committed to providing a high-quality education through teaching excellence and impactful research opportunities. The University’s Carnegie Classification was recently elevated to a highly competitive research institution. LIU offers over 275 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degree programs—educating over 15,000 students each year. The University cultivates academic, professional, artistic, and co-curricular opportunities. Long Island University is committed to inclusive excellence and a sense of belonging for all members of the University community. Its community is built upon a foundation of diversity, equity, inclusion, access, opportunity, innovation, confidence, trust, respect, caring, and relationship building. LIU educates the country and the world, drawing students from over 67 countries. It believes that every student must feel that they are welcome, they belong, and they are supported. Long Island University celebrates a diversity of thoughts, identities, experiences, and backgrounds. 

LIU Brooklyn enables students to realize their full potential as ethically grounded, intellectually vigorous, and socially responsible global citizens. The campus offers more professional programs in health care than any other campus in the New York metropolitan area, including the Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy & Health Science, and The Harriet Rothkopf Heilbrunn School of Nursing. LIU Post is a scenic, historic, and scholarly campus that offers a small-school environment with the access and resources of a major metropolitan university. The campus houses the College of Veterinary Medicine, the first professional School of Accountancy, an AACSB-accredited Business School, and an award-winning theater program. LIU Global offers a one-of-a-kind bachelor’s degree around the globe. It spans eight countries on five continents, preparing students for careers as global leaders in business, policy, humanitarian relief, social entrepreneurship, economic development, and environmental sustainability. LIU’s financial position is the strongest in its long history, with more than tripling of the endowment from $76 million to over $400 million in eight years and strengthened investments per student of $26,327 in 2020—an increase of 207.6 percent since 2015. 

Long Island University is a U.S. News & World Report Best National University; ranked a Best Northeastern Regional College by The Princeton Review; named to the President’s Community Service Honor Roll, and ranked in the top 50 Best Colleges in New York for Salary Potential by Payscale. Its business, education, and nursing programs have been honored by Colleges of Distinction, recognizing the quality of LIU's programs and its professional accreditation, and its nursing; healthcare; dietetics & clinical nutrition services; and homeland security are among the top 5% highest paid graduates in America by CollegeFactual.com.

A bachelor's degree is required for this position as is at least ten years of experience in the advancement field. All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter and résumé. Cover letters should be responsive to the mission of Long Island University as well as the responsibilities and qualifications stated in the prospectus.

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