Bryant Group is proud to partner with Emory University to
Executive Director of Gift Planning.
The Executive Director of Gift Planning will serve as the
University's lead planned gift strategist and a key development and
administrative leader for Advancement and Alumni Engagement
overseeing and ensuring the success of the Office of Gift Planning.
The successful candidate is responsible for managing the office and
a staff comprised of gift planning officers and support staff who
ensure that a high level of donor identification, cultivation,
solicitation, and stewardship occurs.
This position calls for a strategic visionary who thrives in a
complex and fast-paced environment and has a track record of
success in principal and planned gift fundraising in an academic
institution or other comprehensive nonprofit organization.
Experience as an estate attorney and financial planner will also be
Emory is a private research university in Atlanta, Georgia. It is
the second-oldest private institution of higher education in
Georgia and ranked as one of the top 25 universities in the
Emory University has nine academic divisions: Emory College of Arts
and Sciences,Oxford College,Goizueta Business School, Laney
Graduate School, School of Law, School of Medicine, Nell Hodgson
Woodruff School of Nursing,Rollins School of Public Health, and the
Candler School of Theology.
Emory serves 15,000 students with more than 80 majors, 60+ minors,
and more than ten pre-professional programs. Emory University
students come from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, five
territories of the United States, and over 100 foreign
• Provide leadership to and manage the Office of Gift
• Create and manage the goals, annual plans, and budget of the
Office of Gift Planning and ensure appropriate alignment with
unit's yearly plans.
• Evaluate and update gift planning operations, procedures, and
marketing and training programs.
• Identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward planned giving
prospective donors for gifts to support University
• A bachelor's degree and eight years of experience in gift and
estate planning in the private sector, higher education, or other
• Minimum of five years managing staff.
• Experience working with bequests, trusts, tax deferred gifts, and
life income gifts with a strong working knowledge of tax, trust,
and other laws affecting charitable planning.
• Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills with attention to
detail, the ability to work with ambiguity, and navigate a complex
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Priority will be given to application materials received by
November 29, 2022
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