Purchase College is the cultural and educational gem of the State University of New York (SUNY) network of 64 universities and colleges. With 4,200 students and situated on 550 acres in Westchester County, the college has highly renowned professional conservatory programs in the visual and performing arts along with distinguished liberal arts and sciences programs.
Purchase College is seeking a visionary and collaborative Vice President for Institutional Advancement & Executive Director of the Purchase College Foundation (VPIA). The ideal candidate will serve to further energize and expand Purchase’s base of philanthropic support during a period of transitional leadership.
The VPIA will report to the College’s Interim President, serve as a member of the President’s Cabinet, be accountable to the Purchase College Foundation Board of Trustees, and have oversight of the Alumni Association.
In collaboration with the Purchase College Cabinet, Foundation, and key stakeholders, the VPIA will have primary responsibility for fundraising success. The successful candidate will manage and cultivate key institutional relationships, engage alumni, implement annual and special campaigns, and further the culture of philanthropy. The ideal candidate will be collaborative, strategic, creative, and engaging among all Purchase College constituencies.
The VPIA will provide daily oversight of policies and procedures applicable to institutional advancement and the Purchase College Foundation. They will possess the management and leadership acumen to leverage the team members’ existing capacity and strengthen performance, and effectively manage and build a comprehensive operation, while maintaining best practices, camaraderie, shared accountability, and clearly defined goals.
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