Founded in 1887, Clark University is an innovative liberal arts college and research university. It is conveniently located in family-friendly Worcester, MA, the third largest city in New England and approximately 40 miles west of Boston. Originally one of the first two Ph.D. universities in America, Clark has all the features of a strong liberal arts college, along with graduate and research missions. The University maintains a national and international character, attracting high-caliber students and faculty from all quarters of the globe. In doing so, Clark is a campus of people, not departments, and individuals can and are encouraged to make a difference.
The Director of Planned
Giving and Principal Gifts Officer
will develop relationships with
individuals, family foundations and other organizations that will lead to
principal and planned gifts, defined as commitments of $500,000 or greater.
Additionally, this essential position will be responsible for working with key
volunteers, trustees and university leaders to execute cultivation, stewardship
and solicitation strategies and will craft proposals for planned gift
solicitations. A Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s
or Law degree is preferred. The position requires 5+ years working in a planned
giving experience, preferably in higher education, as well as experience
working with high wealth individuals and families.