Major Gifts Officer (Hybrid/Remote Location)
- Gettysburg College
- Pennsylvania, United States
- $85,000.00 - $90,000.00
- Closing date
- Feb 15, 2023
- Position Type
- Fundraising, Fundraising Administration, Major Gifts
- Academic Centers, Education
- Employment Type
- Full Time
The Aspen Leadership Group is proud to partner with Gettysburg
College in the search for a Major Gifts Officer.
Reporting to the Director of Leadership Giving, the Major Gifts Officer will secure philanthropic gifts in support of Gettysburg College, managing the on-going identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of approximately 125 donor prospects in an assigned geographical region who have been identified as having the financial capacity to make a major gift of $100,000 or more. This position is eligible to request hybrid or remote status. Candidates working remotely should reside in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia or Washington, D.C.
Gettysburg College has upheld a rigorous commitment to the liberal arts since 1832. Since before the Civil War, the College has stood as a beacon of intellectualism and socially responsible citizenship. Located in the historic town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, the College is within two hours of the urban centers of Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia. Students can choose from 40 majors and 40 minors that go beyond the traditional liberal arts education with a focus on experiential learning. An average class size of 18, and a 10 to 1 student to faculty-ratio, means professors are accessible and available to support student success. Its 2,400 students from across the country, and globe, are provided with a wealth of opportunities to get involved outside the classroom. Gettysburg College fields 24 varsity sports—12 for men and 12 for women—that compete at the NCAA Division III intercollegiate level. It is a founding member of the Centennial Conference, home to some of the nation’s finest liberal arts colleges committed to excellence in both academics and athletics.
Gettysburg College is recognized nationally and ranks among top colleges in the country for value, programs, and liberal arts experience. The College appears several times on the Princeton Review “Best 388 Colleges” list. It is number 15 in ‘Best Campus Food,’ 16th in ‘Students Study the Most,’ as well as being recognized in ‘Best Value Colleges,’ ‘Colleges That Create Futures,’ ‘Green Colleges,’ and ‘Great Intramural Sports.’ Washington Monthly has recognized Gettysburg as 29th in liberal arts and 43rd in “Best Bang for the Buck” colleges in the Northeast. In addition, it is ranked among the Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report—61st in liberal arts, 54th in ‘Best Value Schools,’ and 49th in ‘Best Undergraduate Teaching.’
Gettysburg College was also named a Top Producing Institution for the Fulbright Program in 2021. The College has a history of producing prominent graduates across many fields—alumni include a Nobel Prize-winning cancer researcher, a former Texas Congressman and Presidential Candidate, former NAACP President, an Oscar-nominated cinematographer, and a Newbery Medalist, among others. Gettysburg College boasts an impressive 98% rate for alumni employed or attending graduate school or pursuing further education within a year after graduation.
Gettysburg College's perspective on diversity and inclusion is grounded in its core values. It believes in the worth and dignity of all people and the limitless value of their intellectual potential. It is also committed to providing a diverse and inclusive learning and working environment because this enhances the educational experience for all students, faculty, and staff. The College strives to be that place where everyone can live authentic lives without concern that this authenticity will negatively impact their opportunities for success.
A bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required for this position as is at least four years of successful experience in major gifts fundraising or relevant relationship management, sales, recruiting, or fundraising experience. All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter and résumé. Cover letters should be responsive to the mission of Gettysburg College as well as the responsibilities and qualifications presented in the prospectus.
The salary range for this position is $85,000 to $90,000 annually.
To apply for this position, visit: https://opportunities.aspenleadershipgroup.com/opportunities/1236.
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