Lindauer is proud to partner with University of Memphis in the search for a Senior Vice President
of Advancement and of the University of Memphis Foundation.
The University of Memphis are seeking a candidate to serve as Senior Vice President (SVP) of
Advancement and of the University of Memphis Foundation. The ideal SVP will be a change
agent with a proven track record of transformative leadership, adept at enhancing fundraising
programs and fostering community engagement.
This role is made for a strategic thinker who can navigate the complexities of fundraising,
contribute to the university’s strategic plan, and elevate its profile locally and nationally.
The SVP will play a pivotal role in fostering “town and gown” relations, serving as a champion for
both the institution and the local community. Utilizing innovative media and technologies, you
will enhance connections and giving with UofM alumni, students, and the broader community.
As a spokesperson for the Alumni Association, you will ensure a consistent, customer service-
driven approach to alumni and constituent inquiries.
Candidates should hold a bachelor’s degree in a relevant area and possesses a proven
record of success in senior-level leadership positions. Demonstrated experience in
leading teams toward $100 million-plus annual fundraising goals and playing a
significant role in sizable comprehensive campaigns is crucial.
Successful candidates will:
- Lead a team overseeing philanthropy, alumni affairs, advancement services, and the
- Develop and execute plans for capital and comprehensive campaigns.
- Drive a transformative campaign effort, building on the institution’s R1 status.
- Provide information, guidance, and support to the Board of Trustees and volunteer
About University of Memphis
Founded in 1912, the University of Memphis is a major research institution welcoming over
21,000 students annually. With an R1 designation, the University is proud to host 25 Chairs of
Excellence and five state-approved Centers of Excellence. UofM’s commitment to diversity,
intellectual engagement, and community impact sets it apart.
To learn more and apply, visit https://lindauerglobal.co/universitymemphisSVPACEO.