Vice President of Institutional Advancement
Website New England College
New England College is a private liberal arts college in picturesque Henniker, New Hampshire located 31 miles northwest of Manchester and 81 miles northwest of Boston, Massachusetts with a second campus in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Founded in 1946, New England College was established to serve the needs of servicemen and women attending college on the G.I. Bill after World War II. New England College seeks an innovative and creative Vice President of Institutional Advancement (VPIA). The VPIA will report to and work closely with President Michele Perkins and serve as a member of the Senior Management Team. To achieve New England College’s ambitious funding goals, the VPIA will strategically engage and support New England College’s President, Board of Trustees, faculty, volunteers, alumni, colleagues, and staff to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward individuals, foundations, and corporations.
The ideal candidate will build upon the College’s fundraising strategy, develop alumni leaders, attract new leadership donors, and align resources to best meet the College’s goals including: engagement of corporate partners; growth of endowment; and, completion of capital campaigns to meet academic and community needs. The successful candidate will advance the College’s interests by strengthening and expanding alumni networks, encouraging increased involvement and support.
The VPIA will provide daily oversight of policies and procedures applicable to advancement as well as implementation of best practices in the field of institutional advancement operations. The ideal candidate will inspire five direct reports and oversee eleven total staff through effective motivation, mentoring, and team building; possess the management acumen to leverage the team members’ existing capacity and strengthen performance; and effectively manage and build the comprehensive operation, while maintaining best practices, camaraderie, shared accountability, and clearly defined goals.
New England College has retained Freeman Philanthropic Services, LLC to assist on this important executive recruitment.