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CUNY Vice President of Development - Office of Institutional Advancement in New York, New York

Job Title: Vice President of Development - Office of Institutional Advancement

Job ID: 20848

Location: Hunter College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


Reporting to the President, the Vice President of Development will take a leadership role in strategically developing and implementing an aggressive fundraising program. The Vice President of Development will work closely with the President, foundation board, alumni association, senior administrators, faculty and fundraising volunteers in the planning and execution of the development program.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Design and implement a comprehensive strategy to increase giving for all areas of fundraising including annual giving, major and planned giving and capital campaigns.

Collaborate with the President on the formulation of fundraising goals and priorities.

Develop detailed strategies and programs for identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding individual and prospective donors.

Develop, plan and manage a variety of fundraising and cultivation events.

Create solicitation and marketing materials to communicate fundraising needs.

Manage development budget and financial reporting for all development activities.

Manage all operations aspects of the development program.

Supervise and direct development staff.


This position is in CUNY's Executive Compensation Plan. All executive positions require a minimum of a Bachelor's degree and eight years' related experience.

The successful candidate will be an energetic, dynamic leader with a strong record of success raising significant major gifts and proven ability to build and enhance relationships with donors. The successful candidate will also have a strong work ethic and ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.


Vice President


Salary commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.


Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application instructions. Please have your curriculum vitae/ resume and scholarly interest or cover letter with names and contact information of 3 references available to attach into the application before you begin. Please note that the required material must be uploaded as ONE document under CV/ Resume (do not upload individual files for a cover letter, references, etc.). The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters – also DO NOT USE SYMBOLS (such as accents (é, è, (â, î or ô), ñ, ü, ï , –, _ or ç)).

Candidates must also be prepared to have two letters of reference tendered promptly upon request.


The search will remain open until the position is filled. The committee will begin reviewing complete applications on August 12, 2019. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the positions remain open after initial round.


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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.