Development Associate, Office of Development

Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Jul 14, 2021
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time

 

Development Associate, Office of Development

 

Reports to: Director of Development

Position: Regular, Full-Time
Wage Range: DOE
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

 

Join our outstanding team! Enjoy 8 paid holidays and 2 weeks' paid vacation, 1 week paid winter break, benefits beyond belief, and excellent learning opportunities!

 

Applications will not be considered complete unless both a resume and cover letter are uploaded.

 

Fielding Graduate University is an innovative global community dedicated to educating scholars, leaders, and practitioners in pursuit of a more just and sustainable world. We do this by providing exemplary interdisciplinary programs within a distributed and relational learning model grounded in student-driven inquiry and leading to enhanced knowledge. We are seeking a Development Associate to work out of our headquarters in Santa Barbara on a full-time 37.5-hour per week basis. Due to COVID-19, employment will be working from home until we can safely open our Santa Barbara office.

 

Summary

The Development Associate is a member of the Office of Development team at Fielding Graduate University. The position supports operations of the Office of Development and daily tasks include, but are not limited to, maintaining donor data integrity, gift processing, administrative support of events and fundraising campaigns, and donor interactions by phone and in person.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree is preferred.  Minimum two years of related experience in fundraising, office operations, customer service and/or accounting. Proficient in word-processing and spreadsheet software. Familiarity with fundraising or other database software platforms.

 

Strong written, personal communication and customer service skills. Personal communication skills must include ability and eagerness to communicate by phone. Ability to maintain highest standard of confidentiality. Ability to work accurately under pressure. Punctual, highly organized, articulate, with a good professional grasp of a professional services environment and a commitment to professional and personal development. Clear evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of all Fielding constituencies. This position is heavy on administrative tasks, but is also a position that is public and requires a people person. It's an ideal position for a person who works hard, thrives in a high-support and high-performance team environment, and has a strong interest in building a career in the field of philanthropy and social justice.

 

BENEFITS

Fielding employees enjoy a friendly and dynamic environment with competitive salaries and excellent benefits which include a 37.5 hour work week, 8 paid holidays and 2 weeks’ paid vacation per year, plus a 1 week paid winter break, medical/dental/vision insurances, Flexible Spending and/or Health Savings Accounts, retirement contributions after one year of service, Childcare Assistance, Tuition Assistance, and professional development opportunities.

 

Application Instructions

Fielding Graduate University utilizes ADP Workforce Now for online applications. You will be prompted to create a user name and password to initiate the application process. Applications will not be considered complete unless both a resume and cover letter are uploaded. Applicants are encouraged to have their employment history, educational information, and professional references on hand while completing the application. The online application process takes approximately 30-60 minutes. Upon completion, applicants will receive a confirmation of receipt via email.

 

Fielding Graduate University is committed to social justice and diversity, and encourages individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

 

Online Application Link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=371bf4c2-8681-458c-8b35-722b1fc8d540&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=422629&lang=en_US

 

ABOUT FIELDING GRADUATE UNIVERSITY

Fielding Graduate University is an innovative global community dedicated to educating scholars, leaders, and practitioners in pursuit of a more just and sustainable world. We do this by providing exemplary interdisciplinary programs within a distributed and relational learning model grounded in student-driven inquiry and leading to enhanced knowledge.  Fielding has approximately 1,050 students and 150 faculty members residing throughout the United States and internationally. Please visit our website at www.fielding.edu to learn more.