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Vice President of Advancement

York County History Center
Job Description
The York County History Center, a cultural non-profit located in downtown York, PA, seeks an energetic, community minded Vice President of Advancement to join a leadership team committed to creating an innovative and important historical resource for the region. This position will play a vital role in positioning the institution for future success and sustainability.
 
Recently, the York County History Center embarked upon an exciting, innovative and important project to establish a cultural destination in downtown York city that spurs economic development and connects historical assets throughout the county. To realize this ambitious goal, the History Center is assembling a dynamic team to assist in delivering high quality history programs and experiences to attract people throughout the region.
 
Building on its solid success, today the organization looks to further improve fundraising by expanding personnel and fundraising functions through a newly formed Advancement Division. The Vice President plays a pivotal role ensuring the York County History Center expands its operating capacity through attracting increased resources to support the mission and vision. This position works closely with the President/CEO, Advancement Committee and fundraising team to create annual goals and work plans to raise over $800,000 annually.  Successful candidates will carry the responsibility for cultivating and soliciting major gifts, planned giving and oversight of all Advancement functions including managing a portfolio of 100 – 150 prospects. The complete position description can be found at https://www.yorkhistorycenter.org/about/employment
 
The York County History Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate because of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital or family status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, military veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Please submit cover letter, resume, and two writing samples no later than September 13, 2019 to:  VP for Advancement Search, York County History Center, 250 E. Market St., York, PA 17403. Electronic submissions are welcome at rrobinson@yorkhistorycenter.org. Please, no phone calls please. www.yorkhistorycenter.org.
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