As Tennessee’s flagship university, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK), positions itself among the nation’s elite universities. Its goal is to become a preeminent public research institution and create a student experience that reaches beyond the ordinary. UTK serves the state by educating its citizens, enhancing its culture, and making a difference in people’s lives through research and service. UTK embodies excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, outreach, and engagement.
The Senior Director of Gift Planning is a key member of the UTK Advancement team. The position is responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of planned gifts that will benefit colleges and units across the UTK campus. This position also advises and collaborates with development staff from all colleges and units in the design of strategies and gift plans.