Assistant Dean for Advancement, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs

Syracuse University - Syracuse, NY
Syracuse University seeks an Assistant Dean for Advancement, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs to identify, solicit, and steward a portfolio of major donors and prospective donors, working closely and collaboratively with the Dean and faculty, and central Advancement colleagues to achieve a high level of engagement and financial support from alumni, parents, and friends whose philanthropic priorities match the educational mission and academic programs of the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.

Syracuse University is a student focused R1 research university fueled by more than 150 years of tradition, academic distinction, and a spirit of discovery. Founded in 1870, Syracuse University is a private research institution located in the heart of Central New York. With 13 schools and colleges, 200 customizable majors and 100 minors, and online degrees and certificates, Syracuse University provides limitless educational pathways. New interdisciplinary areas ranging from social justice and artificial intelligence to energy and environment provide hands-on research experiences that broaden perspectives and prepare students for the careers of tomorrow. Syracuse University has five award-winning study abroad centers, and international programs in 60 countries, where students gain global perspectives that last a lifetime.

Syracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The Syracuse community recognizes and values the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. It commits itself to promoting a community that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and inclusivity.

"What does it mean to be a responsible citizen? What does it take to empower a society and make the world a better place? These questions and others drive the work of Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, which is celebrating the centennial of its founding in 2024. Philanthropy in support of faculty and students is essential to Maxwell’s on-going success as it enters its next century and the Assistant Dean for Advancement is crucial to the school’s continued preeminence." — David M. Van Slyke, Ph.D., Dean and Louis A. Bantle Chair in Business-Government Policy and Peter Cronin, Vice President for Advancement, Schools, Colleges, and Administration

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