The Clemson University Foundation seeks nominations and
applications for the role of Chief Financial Officer of the
Foundation. The successful candidate will be a seasoned leader who
has an innovative, ambitious and strategic perspective on how to
grow and invest philanthropic funds for a large, complex public
research university foundation and a vision for the stewardship and
rapid growth of a $1 billion plus endowment.
The CFO reports to and partners with the CEO, playing a critical
role in developing, growing, and implementing fiscal management and
reporting strategies across the CUF in support of the Foundation’s
and Clemson University’s mission. In addition, the CFO will serve
as advisor to the President and CEO, board of directors, and other
relevant internal stakeholders and is an important partner to
campus finance departments regarding management of gift funds. The
CFO is responsible for overseeing all fiscal and fiduciary
responsibilities for the organization.
The Upstate region of South Carolina is geographically situated
at the heart of the booming Charlotte-Atlanta corridor and is part
of a 10-county region anchored by Greenville and Spartanburg. Good
schools, good jobs, a booming international community and more make
this an attractive place to relocate from anywhere in the world.
The University’s 1,400-acre campus is located in the foothills
of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Clemson, SC.
A complete Position Profile may be
For further information about the Clemson University Foundation,
please visit: https://www.clemson.edu/giving/cufoundations/.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until
an appointment is made. To assure full consideration,
application materials should be received no later than the target
date of October 17, 2022.
Application materials and nominations should be sent
electronically (Microsoft Word or PDF format) to ClemsonFoundationCFO@agbsearch.com
and must include:
- Letter of interest stating how their experience and
qualifications connect with the required/preferred characteristics
and priorities expressed in the leadership profile.
- Curriculum vitae/resume
- Five professional references with email addresses and phone
numbers provided. References will not be contacted without prior
authorization of the applicant.
Please direct nominations and inquiries to: Julie
Staggs, Executive Search Consultant, AGB Search, Julie.firstname.lastname@example.org,
571.970.7895 or Larry Ladd, Executive Search
Consultant, AGB Search, Larry.email@example.com,
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