The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Senior Associate Director, Planned Giving to join a progressive team within the University’s Office of Institutional Advancement. The Senior Associate Director, Planned Giving will be expected to fundraise from current and prospective donors evaluated with the capacity to donate $100,000 or more in outright and/or planned gifts as well as build a diverse and sustainable portfolio.
The Senior Associate Director, Planned Giving is responsible for the planning and implementation of a wide range of major and planned gift fundraising activities in their assigned region(s) to generate support from donors through cash gifts, testamentary bequests, charitable trusts, life-income and other gifts of a complex nature such as gifts of real estate or closely-held securities.
The incumbent must be willing to travel at least 30% of the time. Additionally, the Senior Associate Director, Planned Giving will also serve as a consultant to an assigned number of gift officers on potential major and planned gifts, and develop and deliver training to staff and volunteers.
The Senior Associate Director, Planned Giving will also have responsibility for managing projects and strategic initiatives in one or more of the following areas: marketing, philanthropic education for staff, seminars for prospective donors and/or stewardship strategy and events.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled
JD preferred. At least 7 years of relatable/functional experience is required. Possession of a valid vehicle operator’s license is required.