New York University is the largest private university in the United States and an internationally distinguished research university with a global alumni base of more than 600,000. Founded in 1831, NYU has experienced a remarkable and unprecedented trajectory. Over the last 40 years, NYU has built strength in every dimension of the University: program reputation, faculty eminence, research portfolio breadth and depth, the strength of core departments in arts and science, and a broad array of exceptionally fine professional and graduate schools as well as a leading medical enterprise.
Excitement abounds at NYU as the first woman to serve as the University’s 17th president, Linda G. Mills, prepares to take the helm in July 2023. The University seeks a skilled and entrepreneurial leader to serve as Assistant Vice President for Annual Giving (AVP) who will advance the new president’s priorities through a robust and creative operation focused on increasing overall participation among its various constituencies. Reporting to the Vice President of Alumni Relations, Annual Giving, and Communications and Marketing, the AVP will lead an overall team of 15 to develop strategic plans for engagement and growth of the annual giving program across the University Development and Alumni Relations (UDAR) team and within NYU’s various schools and units. The AVP will have direct oversight of the Annual Giving, Direct Marketing, and Digital Giving programs and will be responsible for developing a focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion in all engagement efforts.
The successful candidate will bring 10-plus years of experience leading annual funds and frontline staff through data-driven approaches, as well as exemplary interpersonal and team-building qualities.
The salary range for this position is $180,000 – $200,000.