Gettysburg College is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Associate Director of Planned Giving. The Associate Director of Planned Giving works for the Division of Development, Alumni and Parent Relations, and assists the Executive Director of Planned Giving in the design, marketing and management of the College’s Planned Giving program. This position is responsible for managing the ongoing identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of assigned planned and major gift donors and prospects. The position reports directly to the Executive Director of Planned Giving.
A bachelor’s degree is required. At least five to seven years of development experience or relevant background in financial planning, wealth management, or estate planning is required; planned or major gift experience in a higher education setting is preferred. A demonstrated record of achievement in planned giving, major giving, annual giving, estate and financial planning, or wealth planning is desirable. A background in law is a plus. The successful candidate will be adaptable and able to build meaningful professional relationships with a wide variety of prospects of different backgrounds, cultures, and circumstances. A willingness to travel extensively to various geographic regions to meet with prospects is a must. Additionally, the ability to articulate the case for philanthropic support through planned gifts is required. Gettysburg College seeks candidates who have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups of students, colleagues, and community members.
Please visit our website to submit application materials through our on-line system: http://gettysburg.peopleadmin.com/postings/2899.
Salary is competitive and is complemented by an excellent benefits package. For full consideration, application materials should be received by April 5, 2019.
Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.