Vice President of Advancement

Mary Baldwin University - Staunton, VA
Mary Baldwin University seeks an innovative Vice President of Advancement who is hungry for an opportunity to modernize and grow advancement at an entrepreneurial institution.

The successful candidate will be a strategic, inclusive, and enterprising fundraising professional with higher education and/or external philanthropy experience. The Vice President will oversee and lead the development, implementation, and assessment of comprehensive plans for fundraising across a variety of graduate populations that create, cultivate, and steward new pipelines for partnerships and funding. The Vice President will collaborate with the President, serve on the Executive Staff, and lead a team of dedicated professionals in building support for academics, experiences, and facilities to prepare students for lives of purpose and professional success. This opportunity calls for an ambitious and fast-paced leader interested in accelerating existing fundraising efforts as well as driving efforts to develop completely new pipelines and partnerships.

At Mary Baldwin, we create, re-envision, and advance higher education so that students can face the challenges of their time and seize any opportunity that crosses their path. Mary Baldwin is a small, private university enrolling 1,792 students at the undergraduate and graduate levels on campuses in Staunton and Fishersville, Virginia, and online. Since 1842, this intimate learning environment has allowed students to cultivate strong connections with faculty and peers. Our mission is to empower inclusive leaders to create lives of purpose and professional success in our changing world.

“We seek a Vice President who can lead efforts to expand support from existing donors and alumni; forge new partnerships with organizations, corporations, and foundations; leverage high-quality communication and data analysis; and work across a wide range of stakeholders, ages, ethnicities, backgrounds, and experiences.

I hope you consider joining this transformative community as we propel Mary Baldwin into an even brighter future. All in for Mary Baldwin!”
— Dr. Jeff Stein, President

For more information, including core competencies and qualifications, please refer to the full prospectus.