Job Description

Extended Job Title
Associate Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Performs executive, administrative duties concerning various aspects of operational management in support of the Service Plus philosophy and missions of Texas Tech System.

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
Under the direction of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) El Paso President and in collaboration with Texas Tech University (TTU) System Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement (IA), provide vision and leadership for a comprehensive, integrated, and donor-centric development program that is consistent with the university’s priorities and opportunities

Act as a resource for deans, fundraisers, and the president on fundraising matters in collaboration with TTU System IA

Advance organizational effectiveness and results by (a) providing strategic positioning, direction, and leadership, and (b) building a culture of accountability, measurement, and sustainable improvement

Direct short-term and long-term strategic planning for Advancement divisions, consistent with the TTUHSC El Paso strategic plan and organizational goals related to engagement and philanthropy

Facilitate communication and an open environment of dialogue between development professionals, deans, department chairs, and the IA office

Cultivate long-term collaborative relationships with key stakeholders and TTUHSC El Paso to achieve mutual goals

Work collaboratively with the TTU System IA system office to provide exceptional service to donors and a culture of teamwork throughout the organization

Provide leadership and guidance to the marketing and communication efforts at TTUHSC El Paso to ensure that communication is consistent and coordinated with the university’s IA goals and approach to promote excellence

Oversee the alumni relations unit at TTUHSC El Paso and enhance alumni relation engagement

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
Master’s degree preferred with at least five (5) years experience in fundraising and fundraising management in a higher education environment.

Strong management and leadership expertise, including the ability to empower, build, and motivate strong individual performance, as well as to encourage effective cohesive teams with sensitivity to diversity and a commitment to creating and sustaining an inclusive environment.

Exceptional written and oral communication skills including public speaking, persuasive communication, and negotiation, which reflect effective leadership demeanor.

Wisdom, sound judgment, diplomacy, and political sensitivity

Superior interpersonal skills and self-confidence, working comfortably and effectively with distinguished academics, top tier professional and administrative staff, alumni, and corporate and philanthropic leaders

Ability and willingness to embrace and promote effective change, and an inclination to seek accelerated program growth through innovation and entrepreneurial risk-taking, along with a competitive personality and willingness to challenge one’s self and others, including those within the larger university community

A record of significant achievement in the area of leadership/major gifts and demonstrated skill in developing sophisticated strategies for planning, implementing, and administering large, complex gift solicitations.

HSC - El Paso

Development Elp

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Recommendation/Referral, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Executive/University Adminstra


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree required in appropriate field based on assigned area of responsibility; nine years of professional and management experience in related area. Additional job-related education may substitute for required experience on a year for year basis.

At least five (5) years experience in fundraising and fundraising management, preferably in a higher education environment; proven record of achievement, leadership and development.

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