Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Claflin University - Orangeburg, SC
Claflin University seeks a Vice President for Institutional Advancement to articulate and implement a bold, coherent strategy for significant growth in fundraising and alumni engagement. The Vice President will lead the university's efforts to secure the resources necessary to achieve its vision and mission, focusing on major gifts, capital campaigns, and sustainable alumni giving. The Vice President will work closely with a variety of stakeholders to foster a culture of philanthropy throughout the university.

More than 150 years ago, Claflin University broke down barriers in higher education as the first South Carolina university open to all regardless of race. Today, Claflin continues to welcome exemplary students of all races and genders who demonstrate a passion to change not only their own circumstances, but to change the world as well. Claflin University is a comprehensive institution of higher education affiliated with the United Methodist Church. A historically black university founded in 1869, Claflin is committed to providing students with access to exemplary educational opportunities in its undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education programs. Located on 50-acres in Orangeburg, South Carolina, Claflin University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master’s degrees. Claflin offers 38 undergraduate majors and five graduate majors to nearly 2,000 students. The university fields 11 varsity teams in NCAA Division II competition and offers more than 80 clubs and organizations for students to become involved outside the classroom.

"We are thrilled to offer the chance to collaborate with someone who personifies Claflin's philosophy—dynamic, intelligent, and innovative, with an impressive record in campaign leadership and philanthropic expansion. We seek an individual who is not just fitting into the fabric of Claflin but is ready to weave their own thread into our story of “elevation and transformation”. If you are prepared to answer this call and to lead with passion, purpose, and perseverance, Claflin University awaits you." — Dwaun J. Warmack, President

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