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Major Gifts Officer

Hampden-Sydney College,
November 30, 2012
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Open until filled
Major gifts
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Major Gifts Officer

Hampden-Sydney College, a private liberal arts institution with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education, invites applications for a Major Gifts Officer. The successful candidate will be a member of the Institutional Advancement staff and will work to raise funds from individuals with the ability to make unrestricted, restricted, planned, and/or capital gifts in the range of $25,000 to $250,000 annually.

The successful candidate should possess a high level of initiative, be able to work with little or no supervision, expect to travel extensively, and be responsible for furthering and maintaining the financial support of the constituencies of the College, which include alumni, parents, and friends. Duties will include developing the solicitation strategies for assigned major gift prospects (approximately 200); tracking (visiting, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding) those prospects; and assisting Trustees and other key volunteers with solicitations.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree with a minimum of five or more years' experience in documented higher education fundraising is required. Capital campaign experience and a CFRE are preferred.

Review of applications will begin January 2, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Send résumé and three professional references to: Linda Layne, Human Resources Assistant, Hampden-Sydney College, P.O. Box 127, Hampden-Sydney, VA 23943 or llayne@hsc.edu. HSC is an EOE, M/F.

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