Assistant Dean for Advancement

first_imgWork independently and as part of a team.Unquestionable integrity and a strong sense of professionalethics.Ability to manage multiple responsibilities and work in afast-paced, changing environment.Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communicationskills.Possess traits of good judgment, confidentiality, positiveattitude and discretion in communicating with colleagues andconstituents.Knowledge of the major components of advancement includingdevelopment, advancement communications, donor and alumnirelations, and special events.Ability to work effectively with deans and directors,University academic and administrative leaders, alumni, communityvolunteers and corporate and foundation partners to achievefund-raising and alumni and constituent engagement goals. Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent required.At least ten years of successful experience in advancement withmajor and principal gifts experience and proven success leading andmanaging a team of advancement professionals, preferably in ahigher education environment.Experience planning and executing all phases of a comprehensiveadvancement campaign.Supervisory experience and shown success leading a team toachievement of annual and multi-year goals with a demonstratedcommitment to the access and inclusion mission of the University ofColorado and the College of Music. Graduate degree, or an equivalent combination of education andexperience.At least 7 years of Advancement leadership experience. Special InstructionsTo apply, please submit the following materials:A current resume.A cover letter that specifically addresses how your backgroundand experience align with the requirements, qualifications, andresponsibilities of the position. You will not be asked to upload references at this time.Please apply by May31, 2021 for consideration.Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. Forconsideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs .Posting Contact InformationPosting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human ResourcesPosting Contact Email: [email protected] What We Would Like You To Have What You Will Need What We Can OfferThe salary range for this position is $136,000- $170,000.Relocation assistant is available for those who qualify.BenefitsThe University of Colorado offers excellent benefits , including medical, dental,retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. TheUniversity of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers inBoulder County and offers an inspiring higher educationenvironment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder .Be StatementsBe Accomplished. Be Impactful. Be Boulder.What We Require Job SummaryThe University of Colorado Boulder (CU) is a globally-leadingresearch-intensive university and the only institution in the RockyMountain region that is a member of the Association of AmericanUniversities. CU regularly ranks among the nation’s topuniversities in federally-funded research expenditures and attractssignificant philanthropic investments from individual, corporateand philanthropic foundations in support of its research, teaching,scholarly and creative works.The Assistant Dean for Advancement reports to the Associate ViceChancellor – Academic Affairs in the Office of Advancement and isequivalently accountable to the Dean of the College of Music. Thisposition provides strategic leadership for an advancement programthat incorporates resource development, alumni and constituentengagement and advancement marketing and communications functionsfor the University of Colorado’s College of Music, CU Presents andthe Colorado Shakespeare Festival.Reporting jointly to the Associate Vice-Chancellor and the Dean ofthe College of Music, this position and its current complement of 6full-time advancement staff directly support the Dean to engagedonors and alumni and community volunteers to advance the Collegeof Music’s educational, research and service mission.Founded in 1920, the University of Colorado’s College of Music isone of the nation’s top public music schools, offering a wide rangeof programs for undergraduate and graduate study which uniquelycombine advanced musical training with professionally focusedexperiences and the resources of a leading research university.Active as award-winning professional performers, composers andscholars, College of Music faculty members are committed to helpingstudents develop their talents and succeed in their chosen musicalendeavors. The college offers seven undergraduate and graduatedegrees in 23 fields of study, along with an array ofinterdisciplinary opportunities, including certificates in musictechnology and entrepreneurship. With 300 undergraduate and 250graduate students, the College of Music boasts a faculty-to-studentratio of approximately one faculty member for every eightstudents.The College is engaged in a multi-year comprehensive campaign, theMusic+ campaign concluding in 2021 that has secured $37 milliontoward a goal of $50 Million. The Assistant Dean serves as thecampaign director for the Music+ campaign and serves as a member ofthe advancement leadership community at the University of ColoradoBoulder.The University of Colorado Boulder is in the planning phase of apotential comprehensive campaign for the Boulder campus. This willbe the first campus-level campaign in CU Boulder’s history, withthe public launch anticipated in 2021 – 2022, and the campaignconcluding in 2026 – 2027, coinciding with the campus’sesquicentennial anniversary. The Assistant Dean will direct theconcluding two years of the Music+ campaign while simultaneouslyplanning the College’s participation in the sesquicentennialcampaign.The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building aculturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and studentsdedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. Weare an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans andindividuals with disabilities.What Your Key Responsibilities Will BeLead institutional advancement strategy and activities for theUniversity of Colorado’s College of Music, CU Presents, and theColorado Shakespeare Festival:Develop and reinforce best-practice fundraising programs tomaximize private support over short-, medium-, and long-termhorizons in support of the College’s research, instructing,performance and service mission. Sustain and improve an emergingdonor-centered advancement culture.Manage a team of college-based advancement professionals withspecific responsibilities for annual, major and principal giftdevelopment, donor relations and stewardship, alumni engagement,and constituent relations.The Assistant Dean is personally responsible for the managementof a portfolio of 70-90 donor and prospective donor relationshipsacross the advancement continuum; team and individual performancemetrics are determined annually with the Associate Vice Chancellor– Academic Affairs in the Office of Advancement in consultationwith the Dean of the College.Collaborate with campus-wide Industry and Foundation Relationsteam to deepen corporate relationships leading to increasedsponsorship and sponsor satisfaction with their support of COM, CUPresents (an auxiliary of the COM) and Colorado ShakespeareFestival programs and performances, and to find opportunities toengage charitable foundations in supporting the scholarly andcreative work of faculty and students.As a member of the College of Music’s executive team, serve onthe Dean’s Cabinet and other committees as appropriate, andmeaningfully contribute to institutional strategy, performance, andculture.Serve as the primary staffing liaison to the College of MusicAdvisory Board and the Music+ campaign steering committee,providing strategic support of resource development, alumni, andcommunity engagement activities.Work collaboratively with the College of Music’s leadership toincrease institutional readiness for, and fulfillment of,philanthropic investments.Establish effective working relationships with deans, divisionheads, center directors, and faculty within the College tounderstand their programs and priorities. Ensure that advancementactivities are aligned with the vision, mission, and goals of itsstrategic plan and aligned with the vision, mission, values,strategy, and policy of the Advancement Division.Responsible for resource management (planning, operating budgetplanning and performance, etc.) associated with the College ofMusic’s advancement program.As a member of the CU Boulder Advancement Management Team,contribute to overall campus resource development, constituentengagement and reputation management strategy and activity,focusing resources on critical College and pan-universitypriorities and objectives.Work closely and collaboratively with advancement colleaguesacross the CU system. Serve as the primary liaison with universityand campus administrators, including the Division of Advancementinclusive of the CU Alumni Association and, at the discretion ofthe Associate Vice Chancellor – Academic Affairs, with theUniversity of Colorado Foundation and the CU System Advancementteam.Represent the College of Music’s participation in planning foran anticipated sesquicentennial campaign.last_img read more

Cinema at the Sanctuary Continues This Friday with “Bag It”

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisAlpena — Cinema at the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary returns this Friday with the film “Bag It The Movie: Is Your Life Too Plastic?”Each month the sanctuary features a film that looks at an environmental issue. The story of “Bag It” follows around a man who makes a pledge to stop using plastic grocery bags at the grocery store. Little does he know that the pledge he made would completely change his life and outlook on the environment.“Awareness about single use plastics is really important for our community these days when we use billions and billions of plastic bags,” said Coordinator Steph Gandulla. “These bags never go away. Single use plastics never goes away so, it’s very important for us to be aware of not only the problems with single use plastics but what we can do to stop using them.”The film was directed by Susan Beraza and, it took home one award from the Ashland Independent Film Festival. The screening takes place this Friday at 7:00pm at the Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center. Doors open at 6:30pm. For more information you can visit the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary by clicking the link here.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisContinue ReadingPrevious What’s Trending for June 19Next Mock Accident Scene Created to Teach Medical Students Bad Choices & Consequenceslast_img read more