The Office of Donor Relations, in the Division of University Development, is hiring a Donor Relations Staff Assistant. The primary responsibilities will include:
Managing, researching, drafting and tracking high-level donor acknowledgement letters integral to the division’s stewardship efforts, including presidential and vice-presidential level acknowledgement letters
Overseeing aspects of our comprehensive acknowledgement program, including but not limited to overseeing the production/writing of specialized acknowledgement letters (stock/bond, gifts-in-kind, memorial/honoraria, soft credit letters, first-time donor outreach, etc.) and working in collaboration with the various schools/departments regarding gift information and proper gift acknowledgement
Ensuring and managing the regular production, updating and mailing (via both traditional and e-mail methods) of donor gift receipts
Providing charitable gift/pledge information to colleagues within the Division of Development, the campus community and specific offices/donors
Working in collaboration directly with the division’s IT and data management staffs to manage, update and enhance the stewardship/donor relations acknowledgements and procedures via the division’s relational database
Managing and overseeing work-study students and their appropriate work flow within Donor Relations
Overseeing the equipment/supplies/software related to acknowledgement/receipt production
Providing assistance to Donor Relations colleagues and other duties as requested
Minimum Qualifications :
Bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by a U.S. Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization
Excellent writing, organizational and communication skills
Excellent computer/database skills
At least one year of previous donor relations, development or office experience
Applicants must address in their applications their ability to work with a culturally diverse population.
Preferred Qualifications :
Prior experience in an institution of higher education or not-for-profit setting
Prior relational database experience
Professional Rank and Salary Range: SL-2
Anticipated Start Date: January 28, 2013
A review of applications will start on December 27, 2012 and the search will remain open until the position is filled.
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