Vice Chancellor for University Advancement

The University of California, Riverside (UCR) seeks an experienced, inspiring and relationship-oriented advancement leader to join its executive team as its next vice chancellor for university advancement. Reporting directly to the chancellor as a key member of his leadership team, the incoming vice chancellor will serve as the institution's chief advancement officer and ensure advancement priorities support the institution's future ambitions.

All applications, nominations and inquiries are invited. Applications should include, as separate documents, a CV or resume, a letter of interest addressing the themes in this profile and a statement of contributions to diversity.

WittKieffer is assisting UC Riverside in this search. For fullest consideration, application materials should be received by January 10th, 2022.

Nominations and inquiries can be directed to

leadership Profile

Finalist and Open Forum Information

Search Advisory Committee

Brian Haynes, Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs (Chair)
Alex Airhart, Gift Administration Specialist, Advancement Services
Susan Atherton, UCR Board of Trustees, Immediate Past Chair
Matthew Barth, CE-CERT Director & Professor, Electrical & Computer Eng.
Patricia Cardoso, Professor of Theatre, Film, and Digital Production
Liz Davis, Associate Professor, Psychology (Affirmative Action Compliance Liaison)
Mark Davis, Vice Chancellor, University Relations (UC Santa Cruz)
Jeff Girod, Director, CHASS Marketing & Communications
Brian Hawley, UCR Board of Trustees, Chair
Mariam Lam, Vice Chancellor, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Wes Mallette, Interim Director of Athletics
Kim McDade, Chief Financial & Administrative Officer, VCUA
Randy Olson, President, Alumni Association
DuBron Rabb, Director of Development, CNAS
Elizabeth Romero, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Govt. & Community Relations
Dongwei Sun, Graduate Student
Kathryn Uhrich, Dean, College of Natural & Agricultural Sciences
Ofelia Valdez-Yeager, Alumni Association Member
Albert Wang, Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Contact Information

For questions regarding this search, please contact:

Zach Smith
Managing Partner

Tanya Adams
Human Resources Manager
Office of the Chancellor – Administrative Services & Strategic Executive Team
951-827-2112 (office)

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