Kwantlen Polytechnic University is a unique, regionally focused undergraduate teaching led institution that offers an integrated education addressing community, industry and academic needs. Situated within the Metro Vancouver area, KPU offers a wide array of bachelor degrees, associate degrees, diplomas, certificates and citations in over 135 programs to more than 18,000 students on campuses in Surrey, Richmond, Langley and Cloverdale.
Reporting to the President and the KPU Foundation Board, the Executive Director, Office of Advancement/CEO of the KPU Foundation is responsible for the planning, coordination and execution of a program of activities in fund- and friend- raising that will help KPU achieve its Vision 2018 Strategic Goals:
As a member of the senior executive team of KPU, the Executive Director will conduct relevant research to seek and secure major gifts, engage with communities in the KPU region, and use best practices in advancement and fundraising.
As CEO of the Foundation in partnership with the Board, the Executive Director will have a pivotal role in the fiscal and program success of their foundation’s goals. The Executive Director will be accountable for the fiscal and legal management of the Foundation and serve to guide and motivate board members as they perform their duties.
Areas of responsibility include the administration of the Office of Advancement team and related services; financial management; communications; planning for, and reporting on the Annual Fund; donor relations; and related public engagement and relations.
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Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates invited for an interview will be contacted.