Director of Planned Giving

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Texas, United States
Competitive Salary
Feb 09, 2021
Mar 10, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

The Aspen Leadership Group is proud to partner with Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi in the search for a Director of Planned Giving.

Reporting to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement, the Director of Planned Giving will develop, implement, and manage a program designed to enhance philanthropic giving to Texas A&M–Corpus Christi. The Director of Planned Giving will be responsible for all aspects of planned giving including communication, administration, prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship programs while serving as an integral member of the Institutional Advancement team. The successful candidate will manage a robust portfolio of individual donors and prospects and partner with leadership and major gift officers, as well as work with faculty and staff, in support of a planned giving program.

Offering more than eighty of the most popular degree programs in the state of Texas, Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi has been proudly providing a solid academic reputation, renowned faculty, and highly-rated degree programs since 1947. As a member of the Texas A&M University System– a network of eleven universities, seven state agencies, and a comprehensive health science center–the school benefits from a range of centralized resources, increased visibility and political clout, and opportunities to collaborate in mutually beneficial ways with peers across member institutions and associated agencies.

As one of the most diverse campuses in the Texas A&M University System, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi's vision for Inclusive Excellence is the active, intentional and ongoing engagement with diversity in learning, teaching, student development, and intuitional functioning in both local and global communities on its ever-expanding campus. By achieving and maintaining a diverse constituency in the campus community, the university will succeed in preparing students for living and working in an increasingly diverse and global society. Actions must speak louder than words. The university's commitment includes the creation of initiatives, programs, and services designed to reap the benefits of diversity. Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi believes it must foster a campus climate with an ethos of respect, inclusion, empowerment, shared responsibility and social justice for all.

The prestige of a Texas A&M–Corpus Christi degree is known worldwide. The university is one of only seven federal test sites for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in the nation. Its Harte Research Institute, leader of the Texas One Gulf Center of Excellence, is dedicated to advancing the long-term sustainable use and conservation of the Gulf of Mexico. Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi enrolls more than 12,000 students. Its location on the Gulf of Mexico and on the cultural border with Latin America shapes its focus and provides the foundation for gaining national prominence. The university's five academic colleges offer bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees from highly accomplished faculty, 90 percent of whom hold the highest degree in their fields.

A bachelor's degree is required for this position as is five to seven years of major and/or planned gift experience. All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter and résumé.