Vice President for Advancement and Alumni Affairs

  • University of The Bahamas
  • Nassau, The Bahamas
  • Jul 11, 2018
Full Time Manager Management

Job Description

Job Title: Vice President for Advancement and Alumni Affairs

Suitably qualified candidates are invited to submit applications for the following position available at University of The Bahamas.

Vice President for Advancement and Alumni Affairs will be responsible for designing and implementing comprehensive institutional advancement programmes and receiving and developing talented team members focused toward the ultimate goal of significantly increasing consistent involvement and fundraising outcomes. The advancement function includes responsibility for annual fund, corporate and foundation relations, major gifts and gift planning, endowment, capital campaigns, and alumni and constituent efforts, stewardships, and other advancement services; namely, Office of University Relations. 

Among the duties and responsibilities are:

  • Advance the mission, vision, and short and ling term goals of the University in concert with the University President and Senior Administrative Colleagues;
  • Work closely with the President in all phases of his advancement and campaign leadership activities;
  • Serve as a member of the University Leadership Team and maintain close working relationships with members of the Board of Trustees and key alumni/parents/friends;
  • Maintain a dynamic portfolio of high net worth individuals and secure major, capital, and planned gifts, as well as advance annual gifts and endowment support;
  • Participate in strategic discussions and develop programs to strengthen the financial resources of the University and all University Centres of Excellence;
  • Create and execute fundraising plans that utilize best practices in annual, major, and planned gift programs to meat fundraising goals;
  • Ensure dynamic processes in all phases of donor qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship;
  • Prepare for the upcoming campaign through comprehensive and effective campaign planning and execution;
  • Hire, train, inspire and guide direct reports and the entire advancement team toward accountable, goal-oriented outcomes;
  • Develop annual plans and budgets for Alumni and Parent Relations, Annual Fund, Gift Planning, Comprehensive Campaigns, Major Gifts, Grants Development, Stewardship and Advancement Services;
  • Engage University faculties, colleges, schools, programmes, and centres of excellent, and enhance the culture of philanthropy. Maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty, coaches, and campus departments whose cooperation is essential to effective outreach and fundraising.


The successful candidate must have a minimum of ten years of managerial experience as a fundraising and/or advancement executive and a Masters degree. 

A detailed position announcement is available online at:

Applications should electronically submit via, to the attention of the Vice President, Human Resources the following documents:

  • A cover letter of interest highlighting work experience and accomplishments relevant to the position;
  • A completed UB Employment Application Form-
  • Current Curriculum Vitae or Resume;
  • Copy of the relevant pages of a valid passport showing passport number, photo identification and expiration date;
  • The names and contact information of three professional references


Attention: President and C.E.O- University of The Bahamas

Deadline to apply July 25, 2018.