College of the Holy Cross is one of 27 Jesuit higher education institutions in the United States and the only one exclusively an undergraduate liberal arts college. It offers an exceptionally rigorous undergraduate experience defined by cura personalis, or “care for the whole person.” A college known for its singular identity, intellectual curiosity, academic excellence, and commitment to social justice, Holy Cross inspires and challenges its students to live and learn with meaning, purpose, and truth.
Holy Cross seeks a dynamic, strategic, and experienced leader to serve as its next Vice President for Advancement. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success in developing and leading a best-in-class Advancement program that includes a fully integrated development and alumni relations program as well as campaign planning, donor relations, development communications, and data analytics. This opportunity is a leadership role reporting directly to the President and works in close collaboration with colleagues and peers on the President’s leadership team, other key stakeholders throughout the college, and a highly engaged Board of Trustees. With a commitment to collaboration, excellence, and the Jesuit mission, the VPA will lead a team of more than 50 advancement professionals dedicated to furthering the mission and values of the Holy Cross.