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Vice President of Advancement and President

University of Florida Foundation
Florida, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
May 26, 2023

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Position Type
Academic Centers, Education
Employment Type
Full Time


The University of Florida announces a nationwide search to recruit a new Vice President of Advancement and President of the University of Florida Foundation. Reporting directly to President Ben Sasse, the selected individual will be a member of the President’s Cabinet and a key member of the University’s leadership team.

Overseeing an organization that includes 350 employees and has an annual operating budget of $65 million, the Vice President of Advancement and Foundation President is responsible for leading and managing all aspects of fundraising, donor relations, alumni engagement, and other activities related to resource development and revenue generation for the University. The University’s endowment is $2.3 billion.

In addition to meaningful and successful experience in the fund-raising arena, the best candidates will have excellent managerial skills and a transparent and strategic leadership approach. The person selected for this role will be a visionary leader who brings an innovative and entrepreneurial perspective regarding the advancement function. This individual will have impeccable integrity, a transparent and strategic leadership style, and will demonstrate the ability to engender trust among donors, the internal academic community, and President.

Interested parties are encouraged to submit their materials (resume and letter of interest) and/or contact our search consultant at the address below as soon as possible. A review of candidates will begin immediately and it is expected that the search will proceed with all deliberate speed. Confidentiality will be maintained until the final candidate(s) is/are selected.

U Florida VPA/Foundation President Search

R. William Funk & Associates

2911 Turtle Creek Boulevard, Suite 300

Dallas, Texas 75219



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