Posted On: 2018-03-23
No closing date
Location: London, ON
Employment Type: Full-Time
Level: Management

Job Description

Established in 1954 in London, Ontario, King’s University College sits on a picturesque campus next to its affiliate Western University. King’s is home to more than 3,500 students and 400 full-time and part-time faculty and staff who enjoy both the advantages of an intimate learning community and the services of one of Canada’s leading comprehensive universities. King’s welcomes students of all nationalities and religious faiths. The resulting exchange of ideas and perspectives fosters community, mutual respect and understanding. By emphasizing the value of each individual and the importance of social justice, King’s provides students with an unparalleled learning environment.

King’s University College is currently seeking a dynamic and experienced Executive Director, Development and Alumni Affairs. Working closely with the Principal and the King’s University College Foundation, the Executive Director will have responsibility for creating and leading a major capital campaign. The Executive Director will provide leadership in, and oversight of, planning, coordinating and implementing all development programs, including major gifts, annual giving, special events, planned giving, prospect research and donor stewardship. In addition to supporting King’s priority projects and enhancing its fundraising capacity, the Executive Director will be tasked with establishing programs and designing strategies to build and nurture relationships with alumni and potential supporters. The Executive Director is also responsible for providing the vision and direction of the Alumni Association and its membership of more than 20,000 King’s alumni.

Candidates must have several years of senior fundraising management experience, ideally in an academic setting or a similar complex environment, have secured gifts in the 6-figure range, and hold a Bachelor’s degree. Experience with partner relations, alumni affairs, or community engagement would be a considerable asset. An inspirational team leader with a collaborative leadership style and a proven capacity to develop and sustain relationships internally across the University and externally, you have excelled in building a successful integrated advancement program.  Your management experience includes mentoring and training, and creating key performance indicators that reflect both individual and organizational goals. Your excellent communication skills will assist you in passionately articulating the mission, vision and values of King’s University College to both internal and external partners, stakeholders, and donors. You have a bias to action and are a strategic thinker who can develop and deliver an engaging vision for the future of King’s.

To explore this exciting opportunity, contact Jane Griffith or Sarah Adams at or apply online at  

The College is committed to advancing the Catholic intellectual tradition and welcomes faculty, staff and students from all faiths and backgrounds. 

King’s University College is committed to Employment Equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, regardless of ethnicity, race, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

King’s University College is committed to recognizing the dignity and independence of all and seeks to ensure that persons with disabilities have genuine, open and unhindered access to the College’s employment opportunities. If you require an accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at for assistance.