Career Opportunities

Assistant Vice President for Development

This position is no longer open.


An exceptional opportunity exists to join the Lebanese American University (LAU) as a senior member of the University Advancement team. The Assistant Vice President (AVP) for Development is responsible for the management of relationships and securing gifts with a portfolio of top prospects and donors who have the capability of making highly significant contributions to LAU and to the LAU Health Foundation (LAU HF).

This opportunity calls for a professional with ten or more years of progressively responsible experience in front-line fundraising and strong working knowledge of industry best practices relevant to the successful cultivation, solicitation, and closing of high-level prospects and benefactors for principal gifts. The AVP for Development is based at the LAU NY Headquarters and Academic Center and will report to the Vice President for University Advancement (VPUA).

The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate a clear advanced capacity for strategic thinking, multi-tasking, relationship management, and effective execution. Initiative, resourcefulness, and entrepreneurial drive are expected across the spectrum of tasks performed.

Duties and Responsibilities

Manage Prospect Portfolio for LAU and for LAU HF:

Education, Experience and Qualities

To apply: Please email cover letter, CV, and salary requirements to: Marge Pfleiderer, Executive Director of Operations at, with AVP NY in the subject line.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

LAU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.