Assistant Vice Chancellor for Advancement Services

University of Missouri - Columbia, MO
The University of Missouri seeks an Assistant Vice Chancellor for Advancement Services to develop and support the Division of Advancement's priorities and strategies, which generate increased philanthropic support for Education and Research at the University of Missouri.

Since 1839, and as Missouri’s only state-supported member of the Association of American Universities, the University of Missouri (MU) has been engaged in groundbreaking research and comprehensive academics that define its strength as a higher education institution. Today, MU supports 31,103 students in 300+ degree programs, including 97 undergraduate majors, 96 master’s degrees, 69 doctoral degrees, and over 70 certificates. Students work side by side with some of the world’s best faculty to advance the arts and humanities, the sciences, and the professions. At MU, scholarship and teaching are driven daily by a commitment to public service—the obligation to produce and disseminate knowledge that will improve the quality of life in the state, the nation, and the world. MU’s NCAA Division I Athletics program in the Southeastern Conference (SEC) has 550 student-athletes across 20 sports. There are 344,000 MU alumni living around the world, 185,000 of which remain in the state of Missouri, maintaining MU’s positive impact globally and locally.

Mizzou Advancement emphasizes talent acquisition and professional development in service to its overall mission of enhancing private support of the University of Missouri. As a result, the division continues to attract top talent from around the country. Comprising 180 staff members with a presence across the United States and around the world, Mizzou Advancement announced the $1.3 billion Mizzou: Our Time to Lead campaign in October 2015. At its conclusion in 2020, it was the most successful philanthropic campaign in the university’s history, at over $1.4 billion.

"This is an especially exciting time to be part of the growth and development of Mizzou Advancement. After completing two successful campaigns, we are embarking upon an effort to reshape Mizzou for the future. I invite you to explore this special opportunity to join the team as the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Advancement Services to develop and support the division’s priorities and strategies." — Jackie Lewis, Vice Chancellor for University Engagement

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