Director of Gift Planning University of San Francisco, San Francisco, California

The University of San Francisco (USF) is globally recognized as a premier Jesuit university with a commitment to making the world a better place through service and academic excellence. Its core mission is to promote learning in the Jesuit Catholic tradition. Established in 1855, USF was the city’s first university and it taps into the rich cultural, intellectual and economic resources of San Francisco’s urban environment. With over 11,000 undergraduate and graduate students, the school is welcoming to enrollees of all faith backgrounds wishing to engage in a personal and intellectually demanding education. USF has been named one of Forbes’ top 20 entrepreneurial universities and was designated a Tier One National University by U.S. News & World Reports.

The Opportunity

The Director of Gift Planning is responsible for managing a small team and securing legacy gifts to the University. The Director will create and implement a broad vision for planned giving, collaborate with gift officers across campus, participate in principal gift strategies, and steward long-term funding relationships. The Director will carry a personal portfolio of assigned prospects and manage a pipeline of future support, raising awareness of legacy giving within the USF community. This leader will also develop and implement a marketing plan to identify a continuing stream of legacy prospects through mailings, seminars, referrals, and alumni relations.

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Past searches and placements for University of San Francisco

  • Associate Vice President for Development Services, Annual Giving and Development Communications
  • Director of Annual Giving
  • Director of Development Communications
  • Director of Gift Planning
  • Assistant Director of Development, School of Management
  • Director of Development, School of Nursing and Health Professions, and School of Education
  • Director of Parent Philanthropy
  • Associate Athletic Director for Development
  • Associate Vice President for Development
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