The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health is one of the most selective and prestigious public health schools in the world. Founded in 1913, the overarching mission is to advance the public’s health through learning, discovery, and communication. To pursue this mission, the Chan School produces knowledge through research, reproduces knowledge through higher education, and translates knowledge into evidence that can be communicated to the public, policy makers, and practitioners. From advancing scientific discovery to educating national and international leaders, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health has been at the forefront of efforts to benefit the health of populations worldwide.
The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health seeks a Vice Dean for External Relations to lead a world-class External Relations department. The ideal candidate will do so by developing, articulating, and leading the execution of a successful development strategy – inclusive of fundraising, alumni affairs, and broader community engagement – designed to inspire high-quality engagement and relationship-building both domestically and abroad. Reporting to the Dean of the Faculty, the Vice Dean will articulate a sustainable fundraising strategy and provide leadership to inspire an expansion of high quality engagement – via alumni, donors, and key public health stakeholders. 10+ years of related experience, with progressively responsible experience in the development field, is required. Expertise in applying traditional development craft to a global and dynamic enterprise is preferred.