UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA Director of Gift & Legacy Planning in CEDAR FALLS, Iowa

Position Description:Manages the planned-giving program of the University of Northern Iowa (UNI) Foundation in support of the University and its students; directs fundraising efforts involving work with charitable trusts, gift annuities, and other deferred giving vehicles; cultivates relationships with current and prospective donors; develops effective marketing strategies; plans activities and events to steward planned gift donors; and provides related assistance to other University development efforts.Percent of Time/Week:100%Service Schedule:Calendar YearEducation Requirements:Bachelor's degree required.Required Qualifications:A combination of at least three years of successfully demonstrated fundraising/non-profit development experience working directly with donors, or functioning as a key member of a fundraising/sales team, or similar significant direct contact experience in sales and marketing required. Frequent travel required as well as participation in some weekend and evening events will be necessary.Desirable Qualifications:Non-profit development experience; demonstrated commitment to educational excellence; expertise in estate, trust or financial planning; and excellent oral and written communication skills, creativity, self-motivation and the ability to build rapport quickly and effectively with alumni, friends, and businesses preferred.Position Title:Director of Gift & Legacy PlanningJob Category:Type of Position:ProbationaryFull Consideration Date:Wednesday, January 31, 2018Advertising Started on:Wednesday, January 10, 2018Hiring Department:Development & FoundationDepartment:Development & FoundationSalary:$62,000.00 to Commensurate:PS.5Application Type:This job requires basic applicant information, plus a resume. Your resume should not be sent to the contact below. The resume will be attached during the Online Application Process.Professional References:Applicants must enter reference information online as part of the application process.Number of References: 3Cover Letter:A plain text cover letter is required.To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.Contact: - Steve.Gearhart@uni.eduCommons 205Phone: 319-273-5968UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.