Assistant Dean for Advancement
College of Law
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The College of Law and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement (OVCIA) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seek a full-time Assistant Dean for Advancement to provide the strategic leadership and management of a comprehensive advancement program for the College. Established in 1897, the College of Law has 11,000 alumni throughout the world who hold prestigious positions in law, business, government and the academy. The College of Law boasts an exceptional faculty and student body and has maintained an unbroken tradition of excellence in legal education.
In partnership with Dean Vikram Amar, the person who occupies this position is expected to have a major impact on realizing the College’s substantial potential for increasing levels of private support.
As member of the Dean’s executive leadership team, the Assistant Dean provides vision, strategic leadership and day-to-day management for a fundraising team of two development officers responsible for individual, corporate and foundation giving, as well as professional staff supporting stewardship, alumni relations and strategic event planning in the College. The successful candidate will craft and execute comprehensive plans to meet the annual fundraising and engagement objectives as determined by the campus and the College. The Assistant Dean for Advancement reports jointly to the Dean of the College of Law and to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
Additional Preferred Qualifications
Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by February, 17, 2017. Please complete your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a letter of application, resume and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three professional references. For further information regarding application procedures, contact Brenda Morris at email@example.com . The proposed starting date is as soon as possible after the closing date.
The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.
The Illinois Advancement Community is committed to an ongoing, proactive process to foster and achieve diversity and inclusion in its development, alumni relations and communications activities. We will respect and encourage different voices, perspectives and ideas as we strive to represent individuals of all backgrounds and cultures which include but are not limited to the following: nationality, ethnicity, race, gender, sexuality, spirituality, age and ability who represent our alumni, donors and friends of the University of Illinois.
Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).