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Eastern University

St. Davids, Pennsylvania, United States

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Education - Fundraising - Management
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Eastern University
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Eastern University invites nominations and applications for the position of Vice President for Advancement.  The University seeks an experienced advancement professional to lead its fundraising, constituent relations, and communications efforts.


The Vice President for Advancement at Eastern University serves as the Chief Advancement Officer and is responsible for designing and implementing comprehensive institutional advancement programs toward the ultimate goal of significantly increasing constituent involvement and fundraising outcomes.  The successful candidate will display a record of leadership and accomplishment in advancement with a proven track record of fundraising success, especially with campaign planning/execution and in major gift solicitations.  This person must be a visible Christian leader both on and off campus and give witness as a person who lives a life that honors the Lord Jesus Christ.


A bachelor’s degree is required and a master’s degree is preferred.  A minimum of ten years of experience as a senior level advancement professional in Christian higher education is preferred.


Inquiries, nominations, and applications may be directed in confidence to:  Robert Driver and Doug Mason, c/o Gonser Gerber LLP, 1776 Legacy Circle, Suite 100, Naperville, IL 60563; rdriver@gonsergerber.com and dmason@gonsergerber.com.  To apply, please submit a cover letter, résumé, and five professional references.  References will not be contacted until later in the search process.


Eastern University is an equal opportunity employer

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Eastern University

Eastern University is a co-educational, comprehensive Christian university that integrates faith, reason and justice for its 4,300 students. This university located near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania offers undergraduate and graduate programs for college students, and strives to provide the very best. Eastern is affiliated with the American Baptist Churches USA and has an interdenominational Christian student body, faculty and administration.