Roseman University of Health Sciences, a non-profit, private institution of higher learning seeks a dynamic Vice President for Advancement to lead the planning and implementing of development strategies in support of the University’s vision and growth. Founded in Henderson, Nevada in 1999 with a College of Pharmacy, we have experienced phenomenal growth and have added a College of Nursing, College of Dental Medicine, and have begun development of our College of Medicine. It’s an exciting time to join our team!
This position will report to the University President and will represents the University’s development interests to constituencies, both internal and external, and will work in close collaboration with the President, Deans, the Board of Trustees, and the Philanthropy Committee to achieve philanthropic goals. The Vice President oversees the Advancement Office for Nevada and Utah and supervises advancement staff in both locations.
All interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Please Download Application and submit with a CV/Resume and Cover Letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions)
Establish and implement short and long-term fundraising goals through the creation and maintenance of the Philanthropy Plan; monitor success toward the goals.
Establish goals for advancement staff and provide support to enable them to maximize their personal efforts in situations with key donors and opportunities.
Provide leadership in all advancement efforts, including major gifts, annual giving, grants, planned giving, donor services, scholarship giving, alumni relations, external relations, and communications and marketing.
Plan, develop, and monitor the Advancement budget.
Coordinate with units within the University to identify projects and programs that require funding; collect and organization information about projects or programs that require private funding and develop requests to solicit funding.
Oversee, monitor, and supervise the work of the Director of Development (for both the Nevada and Utah campuses).
Oversee, monitor, and supervise the work of the Database Coordinator to ensure that donors are properly stewarded with reports, updates, and general communication.
Oversee all scholarship and alumni giving events hosted or coordinated by Advancement.
Carry a personal portfolio of donors and prospects and assist in managing the President’s portfolio of donors and prospects.
Serve as the liaison to the Marketing Department and coordinate communication activities for existing donors, current donors, alumni, and other targeted populations.
Represent Advancement on committees or special campaigns (i.e., 20th Anniversary).
Assist the President, Board of Trustees, Chancellors, Deans and other as appropriate in development activities.
Manage the partnerships between Advancement and various offices to strengthen the culture of engagement and philanthropy both on and off campus.
Provide fundraising training and guidance to faculty, staff and volunteers at all campuses, as needed, to create a strong culture of philanthropy.
Regular attendance is an essential function of the job.
Reliable and timely with an expectation of 40+ hours per week
May be required to perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Individual must possess the knowledge and following skills and abilities or be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities:
Demonstrated adaptability to respond to shifting priorities both to manage emerging situations and take advantage of new opportunities.
Evening and weekend work is expected through active participation in University events as needed.
Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
Able to prioritize work for self and work independently.
Able to interact with campus community and external customers with enthusiasm, understanding of the basic principles of fundraising, while possessing superior customer service skills and problem solving.
Must communicate effectively with all constituents, politely and professionally, in both written and spoken mediums.
Trustworthy in dealing with confidential information.
Accountable in dealing with costly computer equipment.
Flexible, well organized.
Must be able to understand and interpret Raiser’s Edge protocol independently and with a high degree of error free productivity.
Completes tasks on time; takes responsibility for own actions; can be relied upon.
Reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration; follows through on commitments.
Adapts to changes in work duties and organizational structure and is committed to professional development; eager to learn with an appreciation and support for the philanthropic process.
Exhibits sound and accurate judgement; can clearly explain reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles.
Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, works with others to solve complex problems.
Able to work comfortably with diverse populations with sensitivity to all disabilities
Bachelor’s degree in any field
Minimum of at least ten years of fundraising experience
Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) preferred
Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and execute an effective comprehensive fundraising program
Demonstrated success in working with board members and committees
Experience providing fundraising training to faculty, staff and volunteers
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with a wide variety of constituencies
Proven presentation skills for public speaking and networking
Strong leadership qualities and the ability to oversee and manage advancement staff
Proficiency in Excel and Microsoft Office products
Preference for previous Raiser’s Edge experience
Office hours for Institutional Advancement are 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday with some weekend work.
Work is primarily indoors but requires the incumbent to be in an outdoor environment when traveling between local campus buildings, off campus, and to other Roseman University facilities out-of-state.
Performing duties and attending events outside the normally scheduled work hours occasionally occurs and is required.
Traveling off-campus to a special event site, as well as travel to other Roseman campuses or facilities occurs occasionally and is required.
Incumbent may be exposed to frequent noise caused by telephones, office machines, and nearby oral communications among University personnel and/or students.
Required Physical Abilities
Ability to bend, stoop, reach, stand, move from one area of the building to another on a regular basis, sit and use a computer for a long period of time.
Manual and physical dexterity needed to operate a computer keyboard and handle paper documents.
Sufficient near vision acuity to read information appearing on computer display screen, hand-written forms, and printed on paper.
Adequate hearing and verbal abilities to communicate effectively in person and by telephone.
Ability to lift and carry a stack of forms and documents weighing up to 25 pounds.
Available for occasional weekend and evening work.
Must possess a valid driver’s license and have own means of reliable transportation.
About Roseman University of Health Sciences
A career with Roseman University of Health Sciences will give you the opportunity to work with incredible people—among them, world-renowned researchers, thought leaders, innovators, and problem solvers. Here, we are committed to educating leaders and advancing research that makes a difference in the world, in fields as varied as: medicine, nursing, dental, pharmacy and business.
Roseman University of Health Sciences offers competitive compensation, health care, unmatched paid time off and an unbeatable package of perks.