Associate Vice Chancellor of Development and Alumni Affairs
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Location: Chattanooga, Tennessee
Internal Number: 226699
UTC and the UC Foundation is looking to re-focus and grow its development team. We are looking for an experienced dynamic leader who understands University process and metrics and will work beside the Vice Chancellor in recruiting, setting goals and building on the organization's past success.
Works with the Vice Chancellor to provide strategic leadership and overall campaign planning for the Gary W. Rollins College of Business, College of Health Education and Professional Studies, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Engineering and Computer Sciences, Honors College, Campus Initiatives and the UTC central fundraising functions such as planned giving, corporate and foundation relations, stewardship and communications to provide the philanthropic support needed for the university's growth and achievement.
Communicates with external constituencies including alumni, friends, and corporations in support of the University of Tennessee Chattanooga from a gift planning perspective.
Leads, recruits, motivates, coordinates and retains a strong advancement team including gift planning team to exceed fundraising goal established by way of capital campaign.
Manages a portfolio of major gift prospects as well as leading and managing a team that raises $12-$15 million annually.
Serves as a member of the senior leadership team and provides additional support at the direction of the Vice Chancellor for Advancement in support of university wide campaign and campus initiatives including scholarships, fellowships, professorships, and other strategic initiatives.
Maintains a strong working relationship with senior leadership of the University of Tennessee Chattanooga including the Chancellor, Provost, Deans, and other senior leaders on campus.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is a model metropolitan university. UTC is the second largest campus of the University of Tennessee System. The academic colleges and Graduate School offer multiple degree programs with several program concentrations.
The University of Chattanooga Foundation is an interdependent nonprofit corporation that enriches the lives of the students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of the University of Tennessee Chattanooga through alumni engagement, financial stewardship and private investments.
Chattanooga is an outdoor lover's playground, nestled between the foothills of southern Appalachia and the Cumberland Plateau where celebrated climbing, hiking, biking and paddling abound. Called the Scenic City, Chattanooga has twice been named the "Best Town Ever" by Outside magazine and is well known for its vibrant downtown thriving with tech, foodie, art and start-up scenes.
Our primary mission is to move forward the frontiers of human knowledge and enrich and elevate the citizens of the state of Tennessee, the nation, and the world. As the preeminent research-based, land-grant university in the state, UT embodies the spirit of excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, outreach, and engagement attained by the nation’s finest public research institutions.