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Senior Vice President and Chief Advancement Officer

Company: Syracuse University
Location: Syracuse
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Senior Vice President and Chief Advancement Officer

Syracuse University, aprivate, student-focused, and globally engaged R1 researchuniversity, invites inquiries, applications, and nominations forthe position of senior vice president and chief advancementofficer.

Located in the geographic heart of New York State, SyracuseUniversity strives to advance academic excellence and be awelcoming place for all. The university delivers world-classprograms across the natural and social sciences; liberal, visual,and performing arts; and professional studies through its 13schools and colleges; numerous centers, programs, and institutesthat facilitate cross-disciplinary activity; 200 majors and 100minors; robust study abroad and study away programs; and onlinedegrees and certificates.

The next senior vice president and chief advancement officer (CAO)of Syracuse University will provide executive and administrativedirection across the university's development and alumni affairsprograms as a member of the chancellor's senior leadership team.Reporting to Chancellorand President Kent Syverud, this executive will be a visionary,strategic, and results-oriented leader. The CAO has oversightresponsibility for all staff and activities involved withfundraising and alumni relations to support the programs of theuniversity as well as responsibility for completing the currentForever Orangecampaign.

The Advancement and External Affairs portfolio also includes allactivities designed to engage alumni, corporations, foundations,and non-alumni donors in support of Syracuse and in the building,cultivating, and nurturing of relationships essential forfundraising success. In addition, the CAO and the advancement teamare responsible for partnering with university leadership acrosscampus to develop compelling fundraising projects that fulfill theuniversity's mission.

Syracuse University seeks a driven, innovative, and highly skilledsenior vice president and chief advancement officer to serve as astrategic partner committed to the university's success. The idealcandidate will have a successful track record of leading andclosing large comprehensive campaigns, as well as deep personalexperience cultivating and closing principal gifts. The next CAOwill also be an effective leader, able to coach and motivate anadvancement team to high performance.

All applications, nominations, and inquiries are invited.Applications should include, as separate documents, a CV or resumeand a letter of interest addressing the themes in the leadershipprofile available at

WittKieffer is assisting Syracuse University in this search. Theposition will remain open until filled. Application materialsshould be submitted using WittKieffer's candidate portal.

Nominations and inquiries may be directed to Greg Duyck, AlejandraGillette-Teran, and Robin Mamlet at

Syracuse University values diversity and is committed to equalopportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability,ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex,sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected bylaw.

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