Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Position Overview

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Barry University, located in Miami Shores, Florida, seeks nominations and applications for the position of Vice President for Institutional Advancement. Reporting to the president and serving as a member of his senior leadership team, the new Vice President will create a cohesive, integrated division and forge a high-functioning, exemplary advancement team.

The successful candidate will be an engaging, accomplished leader committed to Barry University’s mission of individual and communal transformation and inclusion and bring a proven record of leadership and success in higher education advancement. S/he will have strong and substantial experience as the vice president, associate vice president, or executive/senior director of advancement for a college, university, or major nonprofit organization. 

Founded in 1940 by the Dominican Sisters of Adrian, Michigan, Barry University serves a highly diverse student body of more than 7,000 full and part-time undergraduate and graduate students on a tropical garden-like 122 acre main campus and at its ABA-accredited School of Law in Orlando. The University has steadily grown in reputation and financial strength over the past half century and, today, is poised to take important new steps as Dr. Michael Allen assumes the presidency in July as Barry’s first lay leader. 

Nominations and Applications

Nominators and prospective candidates are invited to review the search profile outlining opportunities and requirements located above. Applications will be accepted until an appointment is made, but candidates should submit materials by July 26, 2019 to assure full consideration.

Applications must include three separate documents: a letter of interest addressing the “Key Attributes and Expectations of Advancement Leadership” found in the search profile (download above); a resume or curriculum vita; and contact information (email and phone) for four professional references, none of whom will be contacted without prior authorization from the candidate. All nominations, inquiries, and applications will be received and evaluated in full confidence.  Applicants should carefully review the full search profile and submit application materials electronically (in MS Word or Adobe PDF) to:

The search is being assisted by Ms. Kimberly Templeton and Dr. Vance T. Peterson.  Nominations and inquiries should be directed to:

Ms. Templeton,

Dr. Peterson,