The Indiana Institute of Technology (Indiana Tech) community invites applications and nominations for the position of Vice President for Institutional Advancement. Indiana Tech provides learners a professional education; prepares them for active participation, career advancement, and leadership in the global 21st century society; and motivates them toward a life of significance and worth. Located in Fort Wayne, Indiana’s second largest city, Indiana Tech is a comprehensive institution with a core purpose of providing career-focused, professional programs of higher education.
The dedicated faculty and staff offer a rich mix of academic programming and Indiana Tech delivers programs on campus, in regional locations, and online leading to degrees at the Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s and Ph.D. levels to both traditional and non-traditional students. Indiana Tech has three academic units: the College of Business; the College of Engineering & Computer Sciences; and the College of General Studies (soon to be renamed Arts and Sciences) in which the School of Education and the Center for Criminal Justice reside. The three Colleges oversee Indiana Tech’s academic programs for non-traditional students that are administered through the College of Professional Studies.
The traditional day student body includes 1,570 students of traditional age. More than half of the day students participate in NAIA intercollegiate athletic programs, many of which have national prominence. International students, hailing from 34 countries, make up 20% of the day student population. More than 8,500 students are enrolled in the College of Professional Studies in undergraduate and graduate programs. CPS students typically take classes online, or in the evenings at one of the 14 locations in Indiana and Kentucky. Indiana Tech also has three CPS enrollment centers in the Chicago and Detroit metro areas. Indiana Tech is committed to supporting its broad array of programming in the classroom and online to ensure its future growth.
The Vice President for Institutional Advancement will have the opportunity to develop the fundraising operations of the institution, institute best practices and policies, and prepare for a capital campaign. The successful candidate will possess at minimum a Bachelor’s degree (a Master’s degree is preferred), at least seven years of progressively responsible experience in fundraising, preferably in higher education, as well as capital campaign and major gift experience. In addition, experience with supervision of multiple direct reports is highly desired. The Vice President will have excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills; the ability to work across the organization with fellow administrators, staff and faculty; and a willingness to travel extensively to represent Indiana Tech.
To ensure full consideration, applications are due by April 30, 2018. Candidates should carefully review the Executive Search Profile to understand the unique opportunities and qualifications for this position. You will be required to attach a current resume and a cover letter addressing the position and to input contact information for three professional references. Please scroll up and click on the Apply Now button to submit your application.