In this inaugural role, the Associate Vice Chancellor for Advancement, Health Affairs (AVC) will be responsible for the strategic development and management of engagement and fundraising programs for the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System (UI Health) and for the successful completion of its contribution to the University’s campaign concluding in 2022. Additionally, s/he will be charged with developing and executing new fundraising strategies including UI Health’s first grateful patients’ program. As a demonstrated leader and proven change agent, the AVC will manage a team of ~50 and evaluate and align the advancement organization to ensure optimal productivity and success.
An entrepreneurial and energetic visionary undaunted by complexity, the AVC will provide professional expertise and development best practices to one of the largest medical universities in the nation. Representing more than 50% of annual fundraising for University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), s/he will be a hands-on strategic partner to new Vice Chancellor for Advancement for UIC and Senior Vice President of the University of Illinois Foundation, Tom Wamsley, and serve as a key member of his senior leadership team. The AVC will also serve on the senior leadership team of Dr. Robert Barish, Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs.
UI Health provides comprehensive care, education, and research to train healthcare leaders and foster healthy communities in Illinois and beyond. A part of UIC, UI Health comprises a clinical enterprise that includes a 465-bed tertiary care hospital, caring for more than 135,000 patients every year, 21 primary and specialty care outpatient clinics, and 11 Mile Square Health Center facilities, which are Federally Qualified Health Centers, and the University of Illinois Cancer Center. UI Health physicians are national leaders in clinical care and research. Many of its providers have been recognized among the best doctors in Chicago and UI Health consistently has more than 100 providers named to the America's Top Doctors list each year.
Confidential inquiries, nominations and applications are invited. Candidates should provide a resume and letter of interest that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in the leadership profile. These materials should be sent electronically to the university’s consultants: Jill Lasman, Executive Vice President at jlasman@LindauerGlobal.com or Donna Russell, Consultant at drussell@LindauerGlobal.com.
FOR FULLEST CONSIDERATION PLEASE APPLY BYAUGUST 9, 2019. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. For fullest consideration, applicant materials should be received by August 9, 2019 and submitted at: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=115896.
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.