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Leadership Annual Giving Associate

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 03/17/2017
Working Title Leadership Annual Giving Associate
Job Classification Development II
Department Name 01051-IA-Annual Programs
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0134824
Hiring Range TBD based on qualifications
Position Description

This is an Annual Programs front-line gift officer position in the Office of Institutional Advancement. The incumbent’s responsibilities are focused on securing annual gifts from alumni and friends starting at the $2,500 level.

The Leadership Annual Giving Associate will be assigned a portfolio of prospects to qualify, solicit, and manage; work with colleagues across Development and Alumni Relations to develop and implement strategies leading to signed gift agreements; coordinate and complete stewardship tasks in partnership with Donor Relations and Stewardship; and maintain accurate records in the Advance database system.

Education Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 2-3 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Bachelor’s degree required. Superior verbal and written skills. Must be able and willing to travel. At least two years in an Annual Giving program environment, with evidence of direct contact with annual giving donors, interaction with academic deans/department heads in a Development context, comfortable with the qualification approach as practiced at the University, and experience with stewardship techniques.

Required Licenses/Certifications
Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify
If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  3. Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents