Responsible for effectively cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding an assigned group of leadership giving prospects living in the Southeast and Southwest. The Director plays an important role in raising major and planned giving commitments for the Colleges. As part of a team of colleagues who are responsible for raising gifts from leadership donors, this person will also be a valuable contributor to team goals. S/he will represent the Office of Advancement and the Colleges in a highly professional manner.
A bachelor's degree is required. Three to five years in fundraising or sales experience preferred. Planned giving experience preferred. Strong organizational, communication skills and demonstrated ability to work with and motivate volunteers are required. Computer skills are required. Ability to work independently and within a team environment is essential. Willingness and ability to travel and to work nights and weekends, as required.
This is a full-time, 12-month, benefits-eligible administrative position. Normal campus office hours of work are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This position description is not all-inclusive, as other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned.
Review of applications will begin immediately. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and the names with contact information of at least three references to:
Office of Human Resources
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
337 Pulteney Street
Geneva, NY 14456
Hobart and William Smith Colleges are committed to attracting and supporting faculty and staff that fully represent the racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity of the nation and actively seek applications from under-represented groups. The Colleges do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or any other protected status.
Hobart and William Smith Colleges are a highly selective residential liberal arts institution located in a small, diverse city in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. With an enrollment of approximately 2,200, the Colleges offer 62 majors and minors from which students choose two areas of concentration, one of which must be an interdisciplinary program. Creative and extensive programs of international study and public service are also at the core of the Colleges’ mission.