Director of Legal Affairs for the University of Minnesota Foundation
University of Minnesota Foundation
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Type: Full Time
Trusts and Estates
On behalf of our client, the University of Minnesota Foundation (UMF), CohenTaylor Executive Search Services is conducting a retained search for its Director of Legal Affairs.
The University of Minnesota is driven to meet the world’s biggest challenges head-on, and the talented staff at the University of Minnesota Foundation are essential to this effort. With the mission to connect passion with possibility, inspire generosity, and support greatness at the University of Minnesota, UMF is a key partner to one of the nation’s top public research universities.
Join a thriving intellectual community that attracts collaborative and resourceful colleagues as UMF’s Director of Legal Affairs and serve as the internal legal expert and resource to uphold the Foundation’s reputation as a leading philanthropic organization. The Director of Legal Affairs will serve as a convener, connector, and trusted resource across development, UMF leadership, and University staff. Whether guiding complex gift issues, overseeing estate gifts, or representing UMF in communications with trust donors and beneficiaries, you will have the opportunity to make a big impact within the Foundation.
Bringing a blend of stakeholder management and planned giving technical experience, this leader will be UMF’s internal legal expert in the areas of planned giving, trusts and estates, complex charitable gifts, donor and funder agreements, and general legal contracts. A builder, collaborator, and strategic thinker, the Director of Legal Affairs will be a trusted resource and critical partner in advancing the goals of the University.
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