Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Position Overview

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Manhattanville College seeks a highly accomplished and dynamic advancement professional with proven leadership ability to serve as Vice President for Institutional Advancement and take the College’s Institutional Advancement program through its next phase of development.

The Vice President for Institutional Advancement reports directly to President Michael Geisler and serves as a member of his Cabinet. This position is responsible for designing and implementing comprehensive institutional advancement programs, including major gifts, annual fund, corporate and foundation relations, alumni and constituent relations efforts, and capital and endowment campaigns. The Vice President will work closely with the Institutional Advancement division to set priorities and devise strategies for College-wide objectives. 

Manhattanville College is an independent liberal arts institution dedicated to academic excellence, purposeful education, and social justice. Located 30 miles from New York City on a 100-acre suburban campus in the heart of Westchester County, NY, Manhattanville enables easy access to extensive entertainment offerings, educational resources, and business opportunities for its primarily residential and diverse student body. The College serves more than 1,500 undergraduate students and close to 1,000 graduate students from more than 44 countries and 33 states. Founded in 1841, the College offers more than 90 undergraduate and graduate areas of study in the arts and sciences, education, business, and creative writing, as well as continuing and executive education programs. Graduate students can choose from more than 75 graduate and certificate programs as well as a doctorate in educational leadership. Extracurricular offerings include more than 45 clubs and 20 NCAA Division III teams.

Nominations and Applications

The Vice President for Institutional Advancement Search Committee will begin review of applications immediately and continue to work until an appointment is made. For full consideration, application materials should be received by December 31, 2019, and include a letter of interest, resume, and the names, email addresses and phone numbers of five professional references (references will not be contacted without the prior knowledge and approval of applicants). Application materials should be sent electronically (Adobe PDF or Microsoft Word) to:

Please direct application materials and inquiries to the following consultants:

Kimberly Templeton, Principal

O: (202) 776.0820 C: (540) 761.9494

Jim Lanier, Executive Search Consultant

C: (202) 580.5194

Manhattanville College adheres to all federal, state, and local civil rights law banning discrimination in higher education institutions. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee, applicant for employment, volunteer, student, or applicant for admission on the basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, ethnicity, sexual orientation, military status, sex, gender, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, criminal conviction, marital status, familial status, domestic violence victim status, gender identity, transgender status, or gender dysphoria.