Vice President for Advancement

first_imgExpansion of alumni engagement: The VicePresident will expand Rosemont’s current donor base by providingalumni, parents, and friends with opportunities to become activelyinvolved in the College’s future through focused communication,local and regional events, and volunteer opportunities.The next Vice President will:Demonstrate an established record of fundraising;Be a mission-driven individual who understands and appreciatesthe important role the Society of the Holy Child Jesus and Catholictraditions play at the College and can articulate those values tothe community;Be a strong relationship and team builder;Possess excellent oral and written communication skills;Be able to balance strategic and visionary leadership with a“roll up your sleeves” mindset;Possess the highest personal and professional integrity;Maintain a strong work ethic, high energy, and beaction-oriented;Commit to supporting a diverse and inclusive community;Have outstanding communication and interpersonal skills,including an ability and commitment to listening, collaborating,and problem solving;Thrive in a small environment and take a hands-on approach asneeded;Be available to work some evening and weekend events.Evaluation of candidate materials will begin immediately andcontinue until a new vice president is named. The expected startdate for this opportunity is late summer 2021. Inquiries,nominations, and letters of interest with a curriculum vitae may besent in confidence to:Ruth Shoemaker Wood, PartnerErin Kalagher Meissner, AssociateStorbeck [email protected] College does not discriminate on the basis of race,color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteranstatus, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation in itsprograms and activities as required by Title IX of the EducationalAmendments Act of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII ofthe Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes andCollege policies.Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972,Rosemont College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex(which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexualmisconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault andharassment) in all of its education programs andactivities.Rosemont College welcome applications from qualifiedapplicants who enhance the diversity of the campus. If you havequestions, please email the Human Resources department at:[email protected] Centennial (1921-2021) leadership: The nextVice President will arrive at Rosemont as an exciting and extensiveprogram of centennial celebration events begin. A year of planningwill culminate in events that begin in September 2021 and extendthrough June 2022. The activity and momentum for donors to engagewith the College will be a fruitful opportunity for the next VicePresident to meet the Rosemont alumni community. Expansion of revenue generation: The VicePresident will develop plans and resources to strengthen theCollege’s engagement and participation initiatives, volunteerstructure, pipeline development, messaging and content strategies,and organizational infrastructure in preparation for the College’songoing fundraising initiatives. VICE PRESIDENT FORADVANCEMENTAgainst the backdrop of a highly anticipated upcoming centennialcelebration, Rosemont College, situated 11 miles west ofPhiladelphia, seeks a passionate, collaborative, innovative leaderto serve as its next Vice President for Advancement. The next VicePresident will be a visionary advancement professional with deepdedication to the mission, values, and goals of the College andwill work collaboratively with Rosemont’s new change-mindedpresident and senior leadership team to set an ambitious, inclusivepath forward for the College.The Vice President forAdvancement Reporting to a new and innovative President, the Vice Presidentfor Advancement leads all engagement with the College’s externalconstituents, overseeing development, alumni relations, non-creditprograms, community relations, government relations, and allcollege-wide special events and serves as liaison to theDevelopment Committee of the Board of Trustees.Some of the opportunities and challenges awaiting the next VicePresident include:Presidential collaboration: The Vice Presidentwill collaborate closely with a new president and leverageimmediate opportunities to introduce him to the larger Rosemontcommunity. The Vice President will begin her tenure at the Collegeduring a highly visible time and will be afforded the opportunityto leverage the President’s visibility and make crucial connectionswith key donors upon arrival.center_img High-touch development and stewardship model:The stewardship and alumni engagement efforts to date have provideddonors and alumni with personalized engagement with the College.Maintaining this high-touch experience requires attention todetail, deep commitment to a relational approach, and strongstandard operating procedures.  Campaign vision setting, planning, andleadership: The energy created by the Centennialcelebration during the 2021-2022 academic year will lead seamlesslyinto Rosemont’s next campaign which will commence during the2022-2023 academic year. The next Vice President will lead theCollege’s planning of this historical effort, working with thepresident and liaising with fundraising consultants to establishgiving priorities and overall campaign strategy, planning, andexecution. last_img

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