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Assistant Vice President, Philanthropy
Auburn University

Date Posted Jan. 3, 2024
Title Assistant Vice President, Philanthropy
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Senior VP-Advancement
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Vice-(President/Provost/Chancellor)
  • Development/Institutional Advancement
The Office of Advancement at Auburn University is excited to begin the search for an Assistant Vice President of Philanthropy! This a key leadership role within Auburn Advancement, reporting directly to the Associate Vice President of Philanthropy. This position plays a critical role in supporting the strategic direction set by the Associate Vice President and contributes to the overall success of the philanthropy team. The Assistant VP drives development officer performance and builds the donor base for support to earn benefactor loyalty. Provides strategic leadership and mentorship to their assigned unit(s) and collaborates across all areas of Auburn Advancement and Auburn University. Builds and leads results-focused teams with a leadership style that encourages confidence and promotes an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit among the team and shareholders. Responsible for growing the donor pipeline and fuel the purpose of Auburn University.

About Auburn: At Auburn, our work changes lives. Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a premier public institution, Auburn University is dedicated to shaping the future of the people of Alabama, the nation, and the world through forward-thinking education, life-enhancing research, scholarship, and selfless service. Auburn is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, community outreach, positive work environment, student engagement, and thriving community.

Why employees choose Auburn: Auburn University was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years. Employees enjoy competitive benefits that include top-notch health insurance, generous retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, flexible spending accounts, and more! Learn more about Auburn’s impact, generous employee benefits, and thriving community by visiting

Our Commitment: Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all.

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