Associate Vice President of Development, Corporate and Foundation Relations

Miami University in Ohio

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted June 7, 2017
Type Administrative
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

The Aspen Leadership Group is proud to partner with Miami University in the search for an associate vice president of development, corporate and foundation relations.

Reporting to the senior associate vice president for University Advancement, the associate vice president of development for corporate and foundation relations will manage the office of corporate and foundation relations. In particular, the associate vice president will focus on planning, organizing and implementing strategies to increase the level of engagement and maximize the philanthropic support of Miami’s top corporate and foundation prospects and donors. To succeed, it is critical that the associate Vice President coordinate with the senior team in University Advancement, the president and other campus partners to develop and execute strategies designed to increase all measures of support from this important constituency.

The corporate and foundation relations area is considered a significant growth area for Miami and has the full endorsement of the president and the senior university leadership. The university’s strength in areas such as engineering, computation, biosciences, the social sciences, and business make it an attractive funding partner. The greater Cincinnati area serves as the home for several engaged corporate citizens like The Kroger Company, Procter and Gamble, and Fifth Third Bank. Developing university-wide strategies for corporations like these as well as for local and national foundations will enable Miami to maximize their philanthropic support.

Nationally recognized as one of the most outstanding undergraduate institutions in the nation, Miami University is a public university located in Oxford, Ohio. With a student body of nearly 18,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions.

Miami is distinguished by a faculty who love to teach and mentor students. The 2016 U.S. News & World Report rankings recognize Miami as the highest public university in the United States in the category of "Strong Commitment to Undergraduate Teaching." Only 19 national universities are noted for such commitment. Miami has appeared on this short, elite list since the inaugural year of the rankings in 2009 and has been in the top three among public universities for six years in a row.

A bachelor degree is required for this position as is seven to ten years of fundraising or related experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Candidates with a master’s degree and experience in higher education are preferred.

The university is committed to equal opportunity, affirmative action, and eliminating discrimination and harassment. Miami University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.

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All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter and résumé.


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