MD Anderson Cancer Center Associate Director, Philanthropic Resources (Planned Giving) in Houston, Texas

The primary purpose of the Associate Director is to develop and manage an active portfolio of prospective planned giving donors, raising significant funds through charitable giving vehicles for the priorities and programs of the institution. Provide planned giving expertise to colleagues and prospects across defined regions in an effort to increase the number of planned gifts for the institution and the Development Office's annual planned giving goals. Must be able to travel frequently, including overnight stays.

Donor development

Identify, qualify, and cultivate a portfolio of donors with a goal of soliciting and securing planned gifts to achieve their fundraising goals.

Articulate a comprehensive understanding of deferred and tax planned gift vehicles and utilize this skillset by working or in a consultative role to the benefit of donors, colleagues and the institution.

Work collaboratively, proactively and in a professional service oriented manner with all institutional internal and external stakeholders to further the developmental goals while representing the core values at the institution.


Responsible for actively increasing their planned giving knowledge through educational/certification/training courses, sharing this knowledge with team members and participate in cross training of planned giving endeavors as needed.

Document results of all substantive contacts with donors for team lead and review.

Maintain documentation on a timely basis to be input by closing of each respective month, including contact reports, outlining donor strategies, proposal development and submissions per month.

Time Management

Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision, effectively and efficiently organize and prioritize workload to meet constantly changing demands and policy adherence.

Responsible for actively developing management skills through educational and training resources and facilitating best practices across the fundraising team.

Salary Range: $68,400 - $85,500 - $102,600

Required: Bachelor's degree. Five years of experience in private fund development, direct fundraising, real estate sales and management, financial/banking, insurance, marketing, and/or direct sales and portfolio management. May substitute required education with additional years of experience on a one to one basis.

Salary Range: $68,400 - $85,500 - $102,600

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.