Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Development, the Executive Director, Rice Annual Fund is responsible for planning, executing, and managing a comprehensive and aggressive program to generate unrestricted annual gifts for Rice University from alumni, parents, faculty/staff, and graduate and undergraduate students. The Executive Director, Rice Annual Fund will manage programmatic activities related to prospecting, cultivating, and soliciting past and current donors to the Rice Annual Fund. This responsibility involves constant monitoring of results, determining strengths and weaknesses of the various programs, and modifications of plans and strategies to assure achievement of annual fundraising goals across all constituencies. The position will oversee all aspects of the Rice Annual Fund solicitations, including leadership giving, class and reunion giving, direct mail, volunteer management and telemarketing programs, and direct mail and online campaigns. The Executive Director will manage a portfolio of donors, soliciting them for leadership gifts of $10,000+.