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Director of Planned Giving
University of South Dakota Foundation
Date Posted: January 23, 2019





Director of Planned Giving

Company: University of South Dakota Foundation
Date Posted:
January 23, 2019

The Opportunity: The University of South Dakota Foundation, an independent 501(c)(3) organization, whose sole mission is to inspire investment in the University of South Dakota by promoting a culture of leadership, empowerment, and accountability is seeking a Director of Planned Giving.

The Role of the Director of Planned Giving:

Reporting to the Executive Director of Philanthropy, the Director of Planned Giving’s primary scope of accountability is building relationships with individuals connected to the University for cultivating, soliciting, and securing major and planned gifts for the benefit of the University.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Work closely and collaboratively with the Executive Director of Philanthropy, members of development staff, and as required, the President and executive staff, including in-house legal counsel, members of the Board of Trustees, senior administrators, and faculty, to accomplish annual and longer-term fund-raising and planned giving goals.
  • Develop annual fundraising plan for the planned giving program, including goals, strategies and benchmarks; lead the implementation of the plan.
  • Serve as the key point person and specially-trained staff colleague in the area of planned giving, sharing advice, good counsel, and professional leadership for all aspects of a comprehensive planned giving program

Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Five or more years of experience in successful relationship building with prospects, volunteers, and board members, or demonstrated aptitude to be successful in face-to-face fundraising.
  • Five or more years of experience in planned giving, preferably in higher education or similar environment, with a verifiable record of success.
  • Extensive knowledge of complex gifts: estates and trusts, charitable gift annuities, charitable remainder trusts, charitable lead trusts, gifts of real estate, gifts of closely held securities; gifts of life insurance, gifts in kind, tangible and intangible gifts, and charitable distributions of IRAs, 401K and 403b retirement plans.

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Joe Hoose at For more information visit our website

The USD Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or other protected status.