The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine is a global leader in veterinary education, research, and clinical care. Founded in 1884, the School is a proud member of the One Health initiative, linking human, animal, and environmental health. http://www.vet.upenn.edu/
Established in 1927, The Penn Fund, Penn’s undergraduate annual giving fund, serves as the primary philanthropic vehicle for Penn’s 100,000+ strong community of undergraduate alumni and students. Gifts to The Penn Fund benefit the University’s highest undergraduate priorities through unrestricted support and individual endowed scholarships.
Reporting to the Vice Dean for Advancement, the Associate Vice Dean (AVD) will serve as the second-in-command for the School’s Advancement Office and provide leadership for the Penn Arts & Sciences major gifts and parents programs, alumni outreach, and planned giving initiatives in support of the $550 million Power of Penn Arts & Sciences campaign. Serving as a member of the department’s senior leadership team, the AVD will manage and provide strategic guidance to a team of nine professional and administrative staff.