Assistant Director of Development for Leadership Gifts

Posted on 06/07/2019

Virgina Tech

Blacksburg, VA

The Assistant Director of Development for Leadership Gifts will work with their supervisor, as well as Advancement leadership within our Colleges and University Programs, to develop and cultivate relationships with a portfolio of approximately 250 prospects while soliciting current use gifts in the range of $5K-$100K. The Assistant Director of Development for Leadership Gifts is responsible for the coordination, implementation, and follow-up of thoughtful donor-centric strategies that target potential donors who can provide philanthropic support to the University. The Assistant Director will also provide assistance to ensure timely donor stewardship of annual gifts. S/he will be a highly motivated professional who will be deeply involved in the fundraising efforts in support of current operations and endowment from all private sources, with emphasis on new donor acquisition and growing out the new 1872 Society leadership gifts program. Includes frequent travel of 5-10 days per month.

Current openings are available reporting to the Chief Advancement Officer for the College of Architecture and Urban Studies, and the Director of Leadership and Major Gifts. Please review the posting for additional openings that may be added at a later time.

Interested candidates must apply online at and search for posting AP0190183. Include with the state application, a cover letter, resume, and list of references. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations should notify the Human Resources Service Center, 540-231-9331 or email [email protected] A review of applications will begin after July 8, 2019.

Virginia Tech is an EOE employer.

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