Vice President of University Advancement Search

San Francisco State University, a comprehensive public university and iconic campus of the California State University system located in the heart of San Francisco, seeks an energetic, collaborative and experienced fundraising professional to serve as the next vice president of University Advancement and president of the SF State Foundation (vice president). The vice president will join SF State at a pivotal moment in its history as it nears the end of its successful first comprehensive campaign. This is an exceptional opportunity for a high-performing and accomplished individual to partner with President Lynn Mahoney early in her tenure to build on this critical momentum and advance the University. This search is a top priority for President Mahoney and the institution; an appointment is anticipated in early spring 2020.

For updates and to learn more about the search go to the Isaacson, Miller search page for this position.

Search Committee

Jeff Wilson

Interim Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Administration & Finance (Co-Chair)

Sheldon Gen

Associate Professor, School of PACE, College of Health & Social Sciences and Board of Directors, SF State Foundation (Co-Chair)

Kimberly Brandon

Alumna, Donor, Lam Family College of Business Development Council Member, SF State Foundation Board Vice Chair and President of the San Francisco Port Commission

Constance Dent Bryan

Senior Development Associate, Development Office, University Advancement

Janice Herwegh Gumas

CSU Alumni Council (alumni representative)

Michael Losquadro

Senior Advisor, Campus Advancement, Office of the Chancellor, California State University

Andrew Harris

Dean, College of Liberal & Creative Arts

Michael Goldman

Professor of Biology, College of Science & Engineering

Gretchen Le Buhn

Professor of Biology, Director of the Great Sunflower Project, College of Science & Engineering

Edward Luby

Professor of Museum Studies, Director of the Museum Studies Program, Chief Curator, Global Museum, College of Liberal & Creative Arts

Maggie O'Brien

Senior Director of Development Research and Prospect Management, Development Office, University Advancement

Tom Thomas

Department Chair and Professor, School of Management, Lam Family College of Business

Darlene Yee-Melichar

Professor and Coordinator of Gerontology, Director of Long-Term Care Administration, College of Health & Social Sciences