For the 13th consecutive year, Rollins College has been named a
“Great College to Work For”. Be a part of the Rollins experience
and find a place where you belong. Ready to join us?
The Institutional Advancement, Development Team is seeking an
Assistant Director of Development, Gift Planning to join their
team! Reporting to the Director of Gift Planning, the Assistant
Director works alongside Advancement staff, College colleagues, and
external constituents. The Assistant Director develops, supports,
and maintains programs and activities consistent with securing
planned philanthropic support for the College; along with some
giving to the Rollins Annual fund through reunion, faculty, and
Total Rewards & Compensation:
- 25 Days - Paid Time Off (vacation, sick and personal time)
- 11 Days - Paid Holidays
- 10 Days - Paid College Closure Days
- Eligible for Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision
Insurances (within 30 days of hire)
- 100% Employer-Funded Health Reimbursement Account
- 100% Employer-Paid Short & Long Term Disability
- Domestic Partner Benefits
- 5% Employer Retirement Contributions
- Discounted On-Campus Dining Meal Plans
- FREE On-Campus Parking
- FREE Access to Campus Amenities (gyms, pools, library, sporting
events and more)
- FREE Full Tuition for Employees and their Families
- Pet Insurance
- 100% Employer-Funded Employee Assistance Program
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Award-Winning Wellbeing Programs: Blue Rewards, Rally Dollars,
Hinge Health Musculoskeletal Coaching
- Plus More!
- Local & National Discount Programs, including Winter Park
Locations (i.e. shops, restaurants, gift cards and more)
- FREE E-Training Courses & Professional Development
- IT Software & Laptop Discounts (Apple, Lenovo, and
- College Bookstore Discounts
- Annual Service Awards & Recognition Programs
- Plus More!
Rollins offers a competitive salary. Click here to review our
full benefits package.
Primary Job Responsibilities:
- Develop and manage a gift planning portfolio under the
supervision of the Director of Gift Planning.
- Develop strategies for discovery, qualification, solicitation,
and stewardship for assigned prospects and donors resulting in
gifts for all areas of the College.
- Demonstrate the ability to work with prospects and donors to
describe gift opportunities and the impact of the gift on the
individual and their estate.
- Manage programming and appeals for faculty and staff
philanthropy and the annual Faculty-Staff Rollins Fund effort -
identifying, recruiting, cultivating, educating, and supporting key
faculty and staff volunteers.
- Direct reunion giving campaigns for the 50th Class Reunions of
the undergraduate alumni.
- Contribute to the overall success of the Division of
Institutional Advancement by working on special projects and
performing other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the
Director of Gift Planning.
- Perform other relevant departmental duties as assigned.
- Generate planned gift leads by designing and implementing a
multi-channel marketing strategy that inspires donors. This would
include, but not be limited to, the production of newsletters,
e-blasts, postcards, collateral, and advertisements.
- Prepare gift illustrations for charitable gift annuities,
trusts, and other planned giving vehicles utilizing PG Calc
- Create and assist in executing a timeline for promoting 50th
reunion giving in coordination with the Annual Giving and Alumni
- Represent the College as the frontline response for calls and
inquiries related to Planned Giving.
- Assist with the stewardship of the Cloverleaf Society including
events, communication, and correspondence.
Estate and Gift Administration
- Process claims for bequests, life insurance, beneficiary
designations, and other gifts.
- Remain current on tax laws, trends, and strategies in planned
- Manage process to integrate new gift annuities.
- Assist in the production of reports as needed.
- Bachelor’s degree.
- Three (3) years of job-related experience.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office. Ability to learn and utilize
Ellucian Banner database, Argos reporting, iModules, and other
- Strong project management and organizational skills,
detail-oriented, ability to set and balance multiple priorities,
and manage time effectively in a deadline-driven environment.
- Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication
skills, including thorough knowledge of business English, spelling,
- Strong relational skills given the extensive independent
contacts with external constituents including alumni, volunteers,
donors, trustees and College officials.
- Posses good judgment skills and complete discretion regarding
the handling/storing of confidential data.
- Willingness to work in a team-oriented environment and ability
to work collaboratively with alumni, Rollins faculty,
administrators, and staff.
- Flexibility and strong customer service skills are critical for
frequent interaction with donors and volunteers.
- Experience working in a higher education setting and/or
- First-hand Rollins knowledge or experience.
- Knowledge or experience in planned giving/estate planning.
- Knowledge of Crescendo and/or PG Calc software.
- Campus-based position working in an office environment.
- Must be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends for
Advancement events throughout the year, including Alumni Weekend,
Spring Parents Forum, and Alumni Association Board of Directors
meetings. This includes some travel.
To learn more about Rollins effort about the College’s response
to COVID-19, please click
Instructions to Applicants:
To apply, please submit an application and upload the following
Screening of applications will begin immediately.
About the Institutional Advancement, Development Team:
The Office of Development is comprised of a team of fundraising
professionals who work with alumni, parents, foundations,
corporations, and friends to raise the resources that advance the
strategic priorities of the College. Development includes Major
Gifts, Gift Planning, Parent Programs, Corporate & Foundation
Relations, and Annual Giving.
About Rollins College:
Rollins seeks to foster and to model a campus environment that
is welcoming, safe, and inclusive to all of our administrators,
faculty, staff, and students. We view differences (e.g.
nationality, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic
class, physical ability, learning styles, perspectives, etc.) not
as obstacles to be overcome but as rich opportunities for
understanding, learning, and growth.
Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to
creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons
from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore
encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of
sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic
origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual
orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic
information, physical characteristics, or any other category
protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational
programs and activities.