Vice President of Institutional Advancement

Felician College, an independent co-educational Franciscan college founded and sponsored by the Felician Sisters is seeking a strong advancement professional for the position of Vice President of Institutional Advancement.  The Vice President will serve as the College’s chief advancement officer with responsibilities for the friend- and fundraising activities across the College.  As one of six vice presidents reporting directly to the President, s/he will actively participate in senior-level decisions regarding College priorities and policies by serving on the President’s Executive Council.

Position Type:
Full-Time, 12-Month
Institutional Advancement
Date Posted:
Required Education:
MA, MBA required

The Vice President of Institutional Advancement will be an experienced Advancement professional possessing a comprehensive knowledge of the local and regional philanthropic community. S/he must be professionally active and possess significant supervisory experience in the field offundraising, a strong knowledge of current fundraising practices and systems in higher education, a proven track record in planning and implementing fundraising programs, and demonstrated experience in recruiting and working with a corps of volunteers.   The ideal candidate must demonstrate excellent communication, leadership and organizational skills, have successful experience with comprehensive campaigns, the ability to represent a values-centered Catholic college and work effectively internally and externally to promote the mission of the institution.

To Apply:

Applications should include a letter of interest, a current résumé, and contact information for five professional references. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.  All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential.

Felician College is being assisted by the partners of the search firm: Hyatt-Fennell. Interested applicants should be submitted via email to

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
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