As a top research institution, Syracuse University (SU) educates students for the world, in the world. At its home in Syracuse, at its major hubs across the U.S., and at its SU Abroad programs in more than 30 countries, students gain a broader perspective as they prepare to become active citizens of today’s global society.
The vision of the College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) at Syracuse University is founded upon the belief that art and scholarship can affect change. VPA is committed to the education of cultural leaders who will engage and inspire audiences through performance, transmedia, visual art, design, creative scholarship and research, and commentary. The College provides the tools for self-discovery and risk-taking in an environment that thrives on critical thought and action.
It is important for the continued fundraising success in the College of Visual and Performing Arts that this position be filled with a solid major gifts closer who brings a successful track record in securing gifts from individuals at the 6+ figures level. As a member of the Dean’s senior leadership team, the Assistant Dean for Advancement will bring his/her expertise in building and expanding VPA’s culture of philanthropy among alumni, students, friends, faculty, and staff. With a new Dean and an illustrious board at the helm of VPA, a new Provost and completed academic plan under the power of the Syracuse University brand, there are tremendous assets for the ideal candidate to build philanthropic momentum in preparation for the University’s sesquicentennial anniversary in 2020.
To apply or to refer candidates, please contact Zena Lum, Search Director, LOIS L. LINDAUER SEARCHES, at zlum@LLLSearches.com
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Americans for the Arts serves, advances, and leads the network of organizations and individuals who cultivate, promote, sustain, and support the arts in America. Founded in 1960, Americans for the Arts is the nation's leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education.