Director of Gift Planning - Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in Carbondale Illinois

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Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Carbondale, Illinois

United States

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Description: Southern Illinois University Carbondale invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of Gift Planning. The Director provides overall direction for SIU's Office of Gift Planning and provides leadership and expertise in the areas of gift planning, deferred giving and charitable estate planning, as well as maintaining a personal portfolio of deferred and major gift prospects. This position is responsible for cultivating, soliciting and stewarding donors and prospective donors to SIU Carbondale. The successful candidate will be a member of the University Development Staff and will report to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Development and Alumni Relations. Extensive travel and evening and weekend duties as needed.

Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree is required, as well as a minimum of five years' successful professional experience in fundraising or related non-profit organization work, alumni relations, PR/Marketing, work in the financial services industry, or closely-related field. Knowledge of planned giving vehicles and tax consequences associated with such gifts is required. Must have a valid driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications: A Master's degree, and/or CFRE or CFP® current certification. Professional experience as a fundraiser in higher education, health-care or other non-profit organization.

Compensation: The salary for this position is commensurate with qualifications and experience; there is an excellent fringe benefits package.

Application Instructions:
Use Institution Website button to the right of this job description, then follow instructions on the jobpage at SIU-Carbondale's website.

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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