Vice President for Advancement

Webster University in Missouri

Date Posted January 20, 2014

St. Louis, Missouri


Vice President for Advancement


Webster University seeks an accomplished and creative advancement executive to serve as vice president for advancement. Under the leadership of its 11th president, Elizabeth Stroble, the vice president will play a key role in building the university's capacity to support its strategic objectives by building a high-performance advancement organization.


Ranked 21st among Best Universities, Midwest Master's Category (US News), Webster University is a globally diverse and inclusive community of students and employees. With a comprehensive curriculum featuring 139 majors, Webster is a leader in international, adult and graduate, as well as military education. Webster enters its second century in 2015 as one university in
60 cities, 8 countries, on 4 continents.

Webster's vibrant multi-cultural, multi-discipline, multi-national, and multi-campus culture is marked with an entrepreneurial spirit, inventive energy, innovative prowess and a nimble ability to transform students for individual excellence and global citizenship.

The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated track record of galvanizing, leading, and sustaining a dynamic and successful advancement office; planning and accomplishing a comprehensive campaign; generating major, corporate, foundation and planned gifts; enhancing institutional visibility and developing and retaining an outstanding diverse team. A master's degree is preferred. Nominations, expressions of interest and requests for additional information may be directed to Katherine Haley, Ph.D. and Mercedes Vance, the Witt/Kieffer consultants assisting Webster University with this search, and may be sent to: WebsterVPA@wittkieffer.com.



Webster University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action educator and employer. We are committed to maintaining a culturally and academically diverse staff of the highest caliber. We strongly encourage applications from those who identify as diverse in terms of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, and/or veteran status.