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Development Coordinator

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 28, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Other Academic Affairs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Development & Advancement, Public Relations & Marketing (Campus), Alumni Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Information

University Code 15113 University Title Development Coordinator University Job Family Development ORP Eligible No For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Job Series Scope of Search Local Working Title Development Coordinator Position Number 590110 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Non-Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department School of Medicine Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities
The Development Coordinator is a professional position whose primary functions are donor relations/stewardship, development, alumni communications, and project and administrative support. This position will provide assistance in general office operations, stewardship and donor relations, communications, meeting and event support and calendar management. Minimum Hiring Standards

● An undergraduate degree from an accredited university or a minimum of 5 years of experience supporting a team of executives in a fast-paced, highly complex environment is required.
● Experience in development office administration and donor/constituent relations, particularly in an institution of higher education and/or medical environment, in an externally-facing role is required.
● Experience solving problems, prioritizing tasks, responding to questions, and making decisions independently while also functioning as a team player in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.
● Demonstrated ability to plan, deploy, track and analyze donor relations and fundraising practices at an institution of higher education.
● Experience developing and writing professional communications as well as exceptional oral communications skills and phone etiquette.
● Professional credibility required to engage and leverage senior administrative leadership, faculty, students, volunteer leadership and other key stakeholders in development activities.
● Experience with gift/transaction processing and documentation.
● Ability to analyze and validate alumni data using various information sources including public and subscription databases.
● Database management and reporting skills (preferably with Blackbaud products) as well as experience managing mailing lists with an exceptional attention to detail.
● Experience with MS Office Suite software including MS Word, Access, and Excel, as well as VCU Real Source and Banner. Enthusiasm for learning new software platforms.
● Deep appreciation for the mission and aspirations of VCU and the VCU School of Medicine
● Working knowledge of tax laws affecting charitable giving.
● Travel involving an automobile
● Ability to work in a diverse environment Preferred Hiring Standards

● Graduate degree in a related field.
● Experience in developing and/or reviewing communications copy for a lay audience.
● Experience with Blackbaud and Adobe products as well as Mailchimp or similar communications platform. Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range $40,000 - $52,500 Application Process/Additional Information
We will be recruiting up to two positions from this posting. Campus MCV Campus Hours/Week 40 Normal Work Days/Hours M-F Job Open Date 07/28/2021 Posting will close on or before Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Is this a restricted position? No Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? No Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Quick Link Posting Specific Questions

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