The Regional Director of Planned Giving within Hillsdale College’s Gift and Estate Planning Department serves as a leader in high-end donor relations and tax-related planned giving vehicles. Must be proficient in identifying and cultivating new and existing donors. Possesses extensive, verbal, writing, and people skills accompanied with the ability to communicate the College’s mission effectively. High integrity and devotion to donor intent and donor satisfaction are a must. Remote work with 40% of travel expected This territory will consist primarily of California, Nevada, and Colorado. Additional nationwide travel will be required. Candidates must be experienced in the world of philanthropy, strategic thinking and be self-motivated to succeed.
Hillsdale College is a Christian non-profit 501(c)3 that receives no federal or state funds of any kind. It has a long-standing history of integrity and moral character, which is expected from all staff, faculty, and students.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree required, preferably in Finance, Economics, Marketing, or Accounting. Prior experience in development or fundraising or 3 to 5 years of equivalent work, preferably in an institution of higher education or a similarly complex organization desired. Previous charitable planned giving experience or proficient knowledge of charitable giving vehicles preferred.
The Gift and Estate Planning Office interacts with current donors and potential donors. A professional appearance and a pleasant relationship that is supportive of the College mission is essential. This relationship needs to be engaging, supportive, and professional while maintaining confidentiality at all times.
Ability to read, write, hear, speak, see, and communicate effectively. Ability to operate basic office equipment including, photocopiers, fax machines, adding machines, computer equipment, display monitors, and the like. Occasional lifting of office supplies, booklets, etc. is necessary.
Code of Commitment
Be a good representative of Hillsdale College to promote the liberal arts, the College’s original Articles of Association, and operating principles stated in the Staff Code of Commitment. The Mission Statement should be considered in all aspects of the position. The teaching of the Christian faith shall remain a conspicuous aim of the College.
Code of Commitment
Be a good representative of Hillsdale College to promote the liberal arts, the College’s original Articles of Association and operating principles stated in the Staff Code of Commitment. The Mission Statement should be considered in all aspects of the position. The teaching of Christian faith shall remain a conspicuous aim of the College.
Good Benefits at Hillsdale College
In addition to competitive wages, health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off, Hillsdale College employees have access to many unique and appealing perks: