The University of Colorado system seeks applications and nominations for the position of Department Head and Senior Director of Gift Planning and Gift Administration.
The Department Head and Senior Director of Gift Planning and Gift Administration oversees the Gift Planning and Gift Administration teams in their day-to-day activities and develops and guides the overall strategy for the departments. They are responsible for meeting or exceeding annual CU fundraising goals by strategically planning, coordinating, evaluating, and leading the efforts of the Office of Gift Planning. They are also responsible for partnering with development teams across the CU System and the CU Foundation to strategically advise on gift documentation, striking a balance between donor relations and compliance to ultimately secure major and principal gift commitments for the University of Colorado. Oversight of the teams includes developing and managing the budget(s); setting and reviewing team member goals and expectations; hiring, training, and supporting team members’ professional needs; and assessing, prioritizing, and reporting on team activities. Responsibilities also include maintaining a healthy, inclusive, and fair work environment that values diversity, collaboration, communication, and mutual respect.
CU System Advancement
The University of Colorado system office brings together administrative departments and services centers that provide guidance and services to all of CU's campuses (CU Boulder, CU Colorado Springs, CU Denver. and CU Anschutz Medical Campus) by creating central services that tactically blend innovation, efficiency and expertise, as well as developing strategies that connect donors to their dreams. Services include research, prospect development, gift administration, annual giving, gift planning, business intelligence, and technical architecture.
The University of Colorado (CU) plays a profound role in the lives of individuals, businesses, and communities throughout Colorado, across the country and around the world. More than a half million alumni are leaders in business, science, the arts, health care, and their communities.
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CU will review applications as they are received, and the position will remain open until filled. Candidates should submit:
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