Assistant Chancellor for University Advancement/Chief Advancement Officer

Dec 23, 2018
Jan 21, 2019
Education, Executive
Employment Status
Full Time

University of Wisconsin-River Falls
University Advancement

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls is seeking an experienced and committed leader to serve as Assistant Chancellor for University Advancement/Chief Advancement Officer. Reporting directly to the Chancellor, the Assistant Chancellor serves on the Chancellor’s Cabinet and has administrative and budgetary authority over the university’s advancement program comprised of fundraising, stewardship and alumni relations functions. The position provides leadership to an advancement team of eight and works closely with a highly effective, separate 501(c)3 institutionally-affiliated Foundation, as well as a large number of motivated volunteers. 

The Assistant Chancellor collaborates with the Chancellor and other leaders to envision and implement the university’s alumni engagement and philanthropic initiatives - building on the momentum of the institution’s first ever comprehensive campaign completed in 2016 which reached its $20 million goal. The individual will lead fundraising efforts that focus on supporting strategic priorities such as student scholarships, study abroad opportunities, support for faculty and innovative programs, as well as critical capital and building projects on campus.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to the UW-River Falls mission to help prepare students to be productive, creative, ethical, engaged citizens and leaders with an informed global perspective, and will champion the UWRF core values of being student-centered with a focus on academic excellence, inclusiveness, innovation, global engagement and integrity.

River Falls is one of the most rapidly growing dynamic regions of Wisconsin, combining proximity to a major metropolitan area with small town living.

Inquiries should be addressed to:
Dr. Michael Fronmueller
Dean, College of Business and Economics
University of Wisconsin River Falls

Deadline to Apply: Initial review of applications will begin upon receipt. For full consideration, applicants should submit all required materials by February 15, 2019. A criminal background check will be completed on final candidates.

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UW-River Falls does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources at 715-425-4941.

UW-River Falls Diversity Statement: We declare that diversity and inclusivity are core values. We dedicate ourselves to build a culture grounded in principles of equity, social justice, and excellence. We fundamentally affirm and embrace the multiple identities, values, belief systems, and cultural practices of all individuals and communities. We will address fundamental issues of bias, discrimination, and exclusion.

The University is committed to creating an educational community which enhances student awareness and appreciation of diverse ethnicities and cultures and identities which actively supports tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each person without regard to economic status, ethnic background, political views, sexual orientation, or other personal characteristics or beliefs. Awareness of and sensitivity to diverse ethnic and cultural heritages are especially sought in applicants.

UWRF is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer subject to all state and federal regulations pertaining to non-discrimination based upon sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, marital status, age, arrest and/or conviction record, veteran status, and membership in the national guard, state defense force, or any other reserve component of the military forces of the United States or the State of Wisconsin. All persons, especially women, persons of color, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.  Employment is subject to federal laws that require verification of your identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

For a copy of the UWRF campus safety information, see or call University Police at (715) 425-3133 for a paper copy. This material includes crime statistics (Annual Security Report) and information on crime prevention, sexual assault, and drug/alcohol issues.

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