Associate Director of Planned Giving - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States


Detailed Job Description

Job ID: 2119 - Unclassified - Full-time

The Associate Director of Gift Planning is responsible for providing charitable gift and estate planning information to the Miami University community, including donors, prospective donors, and volunteers. He/she will build upon the program's solid foundation and will work cooperatively with volunteers, faculty and staff to increase the volume of life income gifts, bequests, other planned gifts, gifts of real estate and gifts in kind in support of the university's academic mission.  


-Responsible for managing a portfolio of approximately 100-150 planned gift prospects on behalf of Miami University.
-Travel on a regional and national basis to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward planned gift prospects and donors.
-Assist with planned gift marketing efforts.
-Encourage and coordinate alumni and friends' involvement through campus visits and off-campus events.
-Attend events such as those for the Society of Miami Emeriti/Retirees and Hughes Society events as needed as a representative of the Office of Development.
-Assist in development of gift planning articles, brochures, website review, etc. as needed.
-Perform other duties related to the mission of the Office of Development under the Senior Director of Gift Planning.  

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree; outstanding oral and written communication skills; excellent organizational skills; exceptional attention to detail; ability and willingness to travel on both a regional and national basis; 1-3 years of experience in development, law, financial services, marketing or the equivalent.  

Preferred Qualifications

Advanced degree; 5-10 years’ experience in development, law, financial services, accounting or the equivalent.  

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Keyword Phrases

  • Development
  • Associate Director of Planned Giving
  • #1 Nationally for best teaching
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Inclusive, equitable working environment
  • Development and Fund Raising
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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