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Director, Planned Giving

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 06/22/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 10/29/2017
Working Title Director, Planned Giving
Job Classification Administrator V
Department Name 01097-Medical and Health Sciences Foundation
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0103436
Hiring Range TBD based on qualifications
Position Description

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Director of Planned Giving whose responsibilities will include the implementation and enhancement of a comprehensive program to generate support from donors through testamentary bequests, charitable trusts, life income, and other gifts of a complex nature, such as gifts of real estate or closely-held securities. The incumbent will provide supervision to the planned giving staff and offer leadership and/or consultation to all development colleagues in the Medical & Health Sciences Foundation on potential planned gifts.

Education Required Master's
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 5-6 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Master’s degree in a related field and/or law degree preferred. B.A. is required.

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. * Describe any applicable skills/traits you could bring to this job.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Have you had experience in a non-profit or fundraising setting? Y or N If so, please describe the nature of this experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Please list the main reasons you are interested in the position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Is there any additional information we should know while reviewing your application?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents