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Associate Vice-President, Advancement

Company: Saskatchewan Polytechnic
Date Posted: April 20, 2018

Saskatchewan Polytechnic is the Province’s only polytechnic and the primary institution for post-secondary applied education and research. Proudly sharing land located in the homeland of the Métis people and on Treaty 4 and Treaty 6 Territory, we serve more than 28,000 students through campuses located in Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon. Saskatchewan Polytechnic offers more than 150 certificate diploma and degree programs, including two collaborative baccalaureate degree programs and a collaborative master’s degree program, basic education and academic upgrading, credit and non-credit extension courses, apprenticeship training, televised, hybrid, online, distance and off-campus programming. Our programs are led by a most accomplished and innovative faculty. As a member of Polytechnics Canada, we are committed to offering a broad range of educational experiences that are student-centered and industry responsive.

Saskatchewan Polytechnic provides the skills and education that the Province needs to grow and prosper. Through our partnerships we ensure our programs match opportunities in the real world. Our people are key to our success. We are now seeking a dynamic, data-driven, results oriented fundraising professional to lead our advancement and alumni activities at a critical time in our institution’s 60-year history.

Associate Vice President, Advancement

The Associate Vice President, Advancement will be responsible for formulating, strengthening and integrating our comprehensive institutional advancement and alumni programs with the strategic goal of increasing internal and external stakeholder engagement and fundraising outcomes. He or she will lead our planned gifting and capital campaigns, and direct donor relations and corporate partnerships for the institution. Developing and delivering an exceptional alumni relations program as the foundation for achievement of our advancement strategies will be critical to success in this role.

The ideal candidate will have a graduate degree in business, public relations or marketing. A Certified Fund-Raising Executive (CFRE) designation is preferred. A combination of education and experience may be considered as it applies to or enhances opportunities for the success of this role. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 7 years’ experience as a senior-level fundraising and development professional, with 5 years’ experience as a senior manager in this field. Demonstrated success in fundraising and advancement initiatives, particularly with campaign planning and execution and major gift solicitation is a requirement for this position.

To apply for this opportunity:

For additional information, please contact:

Bonnie Sullivan


Sheila Leach