Syracuse University Assistant Dean for Advancement in Syracuse, New York
The Assistant Dean (AD) for Advancement for the Maxwell School of Citizenship & Public Affairs (Maxwell) reports to the Dean of the School & to the VP for Advancement for Schools, Colleges, & Administration.
The AD is responsible for securing significant philanthropic support for the School through the development & execution of the School's fundraising & alumni engagement efforts. The AD comprehensively manages the School's advancement program & directly oversees the School's advancement staff (currently 6 positions).
The AD has front line responsibility for identification, solicitation, and stewardship of a portfolio of major donors & prospective donors. Serving as a part of Maxwell's leadership, the AD will work closely and collaboratively with the Dean & faculty, and central Advancement colleagues to achieve a high level of engagement and financial support from alumni, parents, and friends whose philanthropic priorities match the educational mission and academic programs in the School.
This individual also serves as the primary contact & support for the School's volunteer leadership board(s).
Key performance metrics for this position include effective management of the advancement team, face to face visits, number & dollar value of solicitations and meeting the School's annual new business & campaign goals.