Modeling and nurturing Niagara College’s workplace culture of being Student-Focused, Trailblazing, Welcoming, and Passionate, the Vice President, Advancement is responsible for cultivating and supporting high-performing teams, encompassing expertise in fundraising, alumni relations, community and stakeholder engagement, communications and media relations.
The role requires a leader with exceptional interpersonal skills who has a track record of successful philanthropic leadership and stewardship.
Salary Range: $142,935 – $190,580
Posted On: October 21, 2022
Closing On: November 7, 2022
Location: Welland, Ontario
Employment Type: Full Time
Level: Vice President
Salary: $142,935 – $190,580
Located in the heart of the Niagara region – just minutes from one of the world’s most well-known tourism destinations – Niagara College offers more than 130 innovative programs at specialized campuses in Welland and Niagara-on-the-Lake. Since opening its doors in 1967, Niagara College has grown to become a leader in education and training and one of the most enterprising colleges in Canada.
Applications are currently invited for the position of Vice President, Advancement located at the Daniel J. Patterson Campus in Niagara-on-the-Lake.
Reporting to the President, the incumbent will attract and steward new donors and sources of revenue and ensure an exceptional donor and alumni experience to create connections that last a lifetime. The Vice President, Advancement is responsible for building and leading a team focused on enhancing the College’s reputation and brand through effective stakeholder engagement, comprehensive communication strategies, and high-profile showcase events.
As a member of the College’s Executive team, the incumbent takes part in the broad strategic planning, organization, leadership and management of the College. The Vice President, Advancement is expected to build meaningful and mutually beneficial relationships with students and employees and to nurture a strong global network of alumni, community leaders, industry partners, and charitable foundations.
Niagara College offers a competitive compensation, pension and benefits package. The salary range for this role is $142,935 to $190,580. We also provide a balance of on-campus and remote work through our recently introduced Remote Work Policy. As a place-based organization all positions will involve some degree of on campus work.
Ideal candidate qualifications:
- Relevant master’s degree
- Minimum twelve (12) years of relevant and progressive leadership/management experience
- Proven relationship-building skills and ability to cultivate and maintain relationships with various stakeholder groups
- Direct experience in building a fund development strategy and providing leadership in fund development, preferably in a public sector environment
- Proven ability in developing and leading corporate and internal communications
- Expertise with media relations and experience serving as spokesperson regarding critical reputational issues
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a leader with employees, students, a Board of Governors, Student Government officials, and other diverse groups in educational and community settings
- Outstanding budget acumen
- Certified Fund-Raising Executive (CFRE) designation is considered an asset
Niagara College is strongly committed to diversity and inclusion within its community. We offer an inclusive work environment and welcome applications from all qualified individuals who feel they can further enhance campus diversity and equity efforts.
A Job Fact Sheet (JFS) is available for review in Human Resources during the posting period, please contact Vicki Turchi at email@example.com
If selected for an interview, candidates must present proof of education (original transcripts/credentials).
Note: Credentials obtained outside of Canada require an evaluation to determine the Canadian educational equivalence. This evaluation must support the educational requirements for the position as a condition of employment. For further information, visit: World Education Services http://www.wes.org/
While we thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Review of applications will begin in early November.
If requested, accommodations will be made to support applicants with disabilities during the recruitment and selection process.