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Job ID: 121386

Director, Gift Planning
University of San Francisco

Date Posted Mar. 25, 2019
Title Director, Gift Planning
University University of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Institutional Advancement
    Alumni Relations

  • Familiarity with the University of San Francisco and alignment with its stated mission.
  • Requires Bachelor's degree. JD or Masters Degree preferred.
  • Over five years experience and demonstrated success in prospect identification, relationship building, strategizing and solicitation of planned gifts, with particular emphasis on planned gift development or similar experience in working with high net worth individuals in private banking, financial services, financial planning, or related professions.
  • Ability to clearly articulate the fundraising priorities of the University in supporting the mission of USF.
  • Self-starter in developing prospect leads and pursuing gift plans for prospective donors. This should include an ability to move easily between major gifts and planned giving.
  • Strong knowledge of and familiarity with Bay Area philanthropic community.
  • Ability to write and speak clearly and effectively.
  • Proven ability to work autonomously and to handle multiple relationship situations simultaneously, and navigate through a complex and multi-level organization.
  • Evidenced ability to problem-solve imaginatively and creatively.
  • Must be willing and able to travel and have a valid California driver's license and car to travel to meetings and donor visits.

Full time

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The University of San Francisco is located in the heart of one of the worlds most innovative and diverse cities, and is home to a vibrant academic community of students and faculty who achieve excellence in their fields. Its diverse student body enjoys direct access to faculty, small classes and outstanding opportunities in the city itself. USF is San Francisco's first university, and its Jesuit Catholic mission helps ignite a students passion for social justice and a desire to Change the World From Here. For more information, visit


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