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Assistant Director of Gift Planning

Virginia Tech
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Oct 5, 2022

Job Description

Grow your career at Virginia Tech’s award-winning Advancement program by joining one of the university’s most seasoned fundraising teams. The Gift Planning team at Virginia Tech offers the opportunity to work on some of the university’s largest and most complex gifts, and to partner with three professionals having over 50 years of combined charitable gift planning experience.

Reporting to the Director of Gift Planning, the Assistant Director of Gift Planning will work with the university’s alumni, friends and their advisors in order to educate, solicit, and complete deferred gifts and complex outright on behalf of all areas of the university. The Assistant Director, working closely with college and university programs development officers and senior administration, will be responsible for managing a portfolio of prospects and securing major outright and deferred gifts of $100,000+ from private sources in support of endowment, capital projects, and current operations. He/She will fulfill these duties under the direction of and in close cooperation with the university’s central development office.

Required Qualifications

Master's degree or Bachelor’s degree with significant relevant experience

Demonstrated experience in fundraising, sales/marketing, advertising, public relations, communications, law, accounting, financial services, or a related field

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated experience in fundraising or sales.

Demonstrated experience working in higher education or for a non-profit organization

Demonstrated experience working with charitable gift planning

Demonstrated experience working with estate planning, tax, law, accounting, wealth management, or financial services

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Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Advancement HR at during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

Advertised: October 5, 2022
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