Lessons in Leadership from the Front Lines of University Advancement
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM CT
Speaker(s): Christina Smith, Director of Development, Principal Gifts, The University of Texas at Austin, Carrie Phillips, Chief Communications and Marketing Officer, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Competencies: Integrity and ProfessionalismRelationship BuildingEmotional IntelligenceStrategic ThinkingLeadership
Experience Level: Level 3 - Practicing/Maturing Mid-Career
Join an experienced marketing and communications leader as well as a newly-minted frontline gift officer leader to learn valuable lessons from the front lines of leadership within higher education advancement departments at different institutions and in different leadership paths. Using both professional stories and anecdotes as well as best practices, this dynamic leadership duo will describe how to avoid pitfalls often experienced by new managers, how to navigate leadership challenges and opportunities during The Great Resignation and the Quiet Quitting movements, and what it means to be both an experienced leader and a new leader on new teams.