Wilfrid Laurier University is seeking a strategic and innovative leader to join our Executive Leadership team as Vice-President, Advancement & External Relations. Reporting to the President & Vice-Chancellor, the Vice-President will provide strategic leadership to advance the University’s priorities in the areas of brand and reputation building, fundraising and donor relations, and government & community relations. The Vice-President, Advancement & External Relations will strengthen and enhance capacities through strategic planning and prioritization, and by implementing the appropriate structures, systems and processes to meet University and stakeholder needs.
The Vice-President, Advancement & External Relations will lead a multi-campus integrated team of 80 staff across several units including development, alumni and community engagement, advancement services, and external relations, marketing, communications, web services and government relations. As well, the Vice-President will work collaboratively with academic and administrative units to ensure an integrated approach across all faculties and campuses that aligns with the University’s strategic plans and priorities.
KCI (Ketchum Canada Inc.) has been retained to conduct this executive search on behalf of Wilfrid Laurier University. For further information about this leadership opportunity, please contact Tara George, KCI Senior Vice President, by email at Laurier@kcitalent.com.
Interested candidates are invited to send resume and letter of interest to the above email address by February 8, 2019. Nominations are also welcomed for this position. All inquiries, applications, and nominations will be held in strict confidence.