Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology was founded in 1874 as the Rose Polytechnic Institute. Today, it is home to 2,100 undergraduate and 100 graduate students majoring in engineering, science or mathematics. With a faculty student ratio of 1:13 and an average class size of 20, Rose-Hulman has been ranked No. 1 by U.S. News & World Report among institutions whose highest degree in engineering is the master’s for 16 years in a row. With nearly 100 percent of students having a job lined up on graduation day at an average starting salary of $64,000, the school is ranked in the Payscale top 10 for starting salaries.
The Vice President for Institutional Advancement will serve as the chief advancement officer for the Institute and will be a member of the President’s cabinet. S/He will also act as advisor to the President on all matters related to institutional advancement and will staff the campaign cabinet and the institutional advancement committee of the board. The selected candidate will contribute to the ongoing development and implementation of the Institute’s strategic vision and will direct and manage all institutional advancement functions, as well as development, alumni affairs and comprehensive campaign. Additionally, the incumbent will manage a portfolio of principal and major gift prospects. A Master’s degree and a minimum of 10 years experience in fundraising and public relations are required.