Senior Associate Director, Gift Planning

New Hampshire, United States
Salary Not specified
Jan 20, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Senior Associate Director, Gift Planning

Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire is seeking an accomplished fundraising professional to join its Gift Planning team.

Reporting to the Executive Director of Gift Planning, the Senior Associate Director will serve as a charitable gift planning advisor to the Dartmouth community, including donors, prospective donors and Development staff. This position will build upon the Gift Planning program's solid foundation and will work with alumni, trustees, and other members of the Dartmouth family to increase the volume of outright gifts, bequests, life income gifts, and other forms of estate planned giving.

The successful candidate will have a bachelor's degree and seven years of experience in planned giving, law, development, financial services, or the equivalent (may include both professional experience and relevant advanced education). Advanced degree in a related field (business administration, tax, or law) or rigorous professional designation (CPA, CFA, securities license) is preferred. Strong interest in developing technical expertise in tax, investment, and legal aspects of charitable giving; superlative written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated presentation abilities; excellent negotiation and interpersonal skills; ability to work independently and as part of a team, strong project management skills and organizational abilities, and demonstrated analytical and strategic thinking capabilities. Knowledge of PG Calc planned gift software preferred.

About Dartmouth College

Since its founding in 1769, Dartmouth has provided an inspirational setting where talented faculty, students, and staff form an exceptional and exciting academic community. Dartmouth is committed to delivering the finest undergraduate liberal arts experience and to providing outstanding graduate programs in the Geisel School of Medicine (founded 1797), Thayer School of Engineering (1867), the Tuck School of Business (1900), and the School of Graduate and Advanced Studies (2016). Together, the schools create an exceptional and rich learning environment. Dartmouth faculty and student research contributes substantially to the expansion of human understanding.

This is an extraordinary time at Dartmouth. President, Philip J. Hanlon '77 is leading the most ambitious strategic investment in Dartmouth's academic enterprise in the College's history. This is a wonderful opportunity to work with a thriving and enthusiastic development team to help ensure the continuing excellence of an internationally renowned academic institution.

Learn more about careers in Advancement by visiting us at For more information about this exciting career opportunity, please visit Dartmouth's online application process at For a confidential inquiry, or to engage in a more general conversation about advancement careers at Dartmouth, please contact Lesa Knapp, Recruiter at or call (603) 646-1317.

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment
to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex,
age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status,
marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of
all underrepresented groups are encouraged.


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