Normal Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:45pm
Job Summary: The Planned Giving Officer assists the planned giving program in involving, educating, and recognizing donors through the use of volunteers. The Planned Giving Officer educates potential donors through seminars, newsletters, and personal contacts.
Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and three (3) years of professional experience in development, fundraising, estate planning, trust administration, sales, communications, or public relations; Master's degree and one (1) year of professional experience in development, fundraising, estate planning, trust administration, sales, communications, or public relations. Frequent travel required.
Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Must have valid U.S. driver's license. Must be at least 21 years of age at time of hire and have an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report as determined by the insurance carrier.
Skills and Knowledge: Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to develop interpersonal relationships with donors, their families and advisors, and University administration/faculty/staff and students. Knowledge of each type of planned giving vehicle, income, gift, estate taxation and probate administration is required.
Preferred Qualifications: Three years experience in fund-raising, development, estate planning or trust administration.
Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.
Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster
Internal Number: 513139
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