Daemen College is conducting a national search for a Vice President for Institutional Advancement.  The College is looking for a proven executive to assume responsibility over all operations relative to advancement and institution building. The VP will lead the development and implementation of the College’s advancement program (which includes Annual Giving, Alumni Relations, Leadership Giving, Strategic Data Management, and Marketing and Communication), and will further develop areas necessary to a successful advancement program. The VP will serve as a member of the President’s Cabinet. 

We hope that you will utilize this website to familiarize yourself with the Vice President for Institutional Advancement position and the wonderful opportunity not only to work at Daemen College, but to live in a growing, culturally-diverse region that is a wonderful place for families to live, work and recreate.  Buffalo Business First named Daemen one of the “Best Places to Work” in the region, and the Chronicle of Higher Education named Daemen one of the Best Colleges to work for in the Nation.

Application Submission

The Vice President for Institutional Advancement Search Committee shall accept applications electronically through the Search Committee website. The Search Committee will review applications until the position is filled.  Initial review of applications will begin immediately.  Applications received by April 26th will receive expedited attention. Please direct questions regarding this recruitment to Amanda Gross, Chief of Staff (agross@daemen.edu), chair of the VP search committee.

Complete applications will include: (a) a well-crafted cover letter to accompany the formal application, addressing the candidate’s qualifications, experiences, and vision for this position; (b) a comprehensive vita; and (c) current contact information for at least three (3) professional references (none of whom will be contacted at this time).

Daemen College

Daemen College is a private, nonsectarian, co-educational, comprehensive college of approximately 2,700 students in Amherst, New York, and is chartered to award both undergraduate and graduate degrees. Located in a safe and attractive suburban setting, Daemen offers convenient access to one of the country’s most vibrant regions, spanning Buffalo-Niagara, the Great Lakes, and a cross-border corridor with Ontario, Canada, less than a two-hour drive from cosmopolitan Toronto. Daemen has a diverse student population that represents its deep roots in Western New York but also a remarkable sector of international students, minority students (18% of the student population), and first-generation college students.

Daemen College offers over 40 undergraduate majors, and 50 student organizations thrive on the campus in Amherst. The College offers graduate programs in Arts Administration; Athletic Training; Education; Executive Leadership and Change; Global Business; Nursing; Physical Therapy; and Physician Assistant Studies.

About Amherst, New York

Amherst is situated in one of the nation’s safest neighborhoods, in the suburbs of Buffalo, New York. The Colleges location in Western New York provides our students with access to one of the art and cultural centers of the State of New York; easy access to the beautiful Finger Lakes Region; and a thirty-minute drive to Canada. Amherst and the adjacent communities surrounding the College provide some of the best schools in the State and access to extraordinary health care services and providers.