Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations

The Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations will serve as a member of the President’s senior staff and will lead the development team to create and execute strategies, programs, and budgets that effectively communicate the President’s vision to key stakeholders and secure philanthropic resources. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional leadership, communication, and management skills and experience as well as a track record of success as a fundraiser, collaborator with faculty, and builder of programs and staff.

To Apply

All applications, nominations, and inquiries are invited. Applications should include, as separate documents, a CV or resume and a letter of interest addressing the themes in this profile. Application materials should be submitted using WittKieffer’s candidate portal. Applications, nominations, and expressions of interest will be treated in full confidence. References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates.

Search Committee

Salma Adem (Co-chair)
Chief of Staff, Office of the President; Interim Vice President, University Advancement
Jeff Jeter (Co-chair)
Vice President of Government Relations
Randa Safady
Vice Chancellor for External Relations, Communications and Advancement Services, University of Texas System
Mark LaVelle
Assistant Vice President for Alumni and Donor Engagement, University Advancement
Peter Crouch
Dean, College of Engineering
Cassandra Smith
Executive Director, Division of Enterprise Development
Justin Silcox
Director of Scholarships, Financial Aid and Scholarships
Carla Amaro-Jimenez
Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
Jacqueline Fay
Associate Professor of English, College of Liberal Arts; Chair, Faculty Senate
Kyle Callender
Associate Director of the Maverick Club, University Advancement
Lolin Martins-Crane
Director, Lockheed Martin Career Development Center
Scott Ryan
Dean, School of Social Work
Selma Permenter
Assistant Vice President for Advancement Services, University Advancement
Margie Jackymack
Vice Chair, Staff Advisory Council; Coordinator II for Special Programs, Department of English