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Coordinator III, Development Programs (Harrison School of Pharmacy)

Auburn University
Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 2, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Public Relations & Advertising, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Development & Advancement, Public Relations & Marketing (Campus), Alumni Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

Development HR Employment

Division Name

Vice President for Development

Position Title

Coordinator III, Development Programs (Harrison School of Pharmacy)

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

The Office of Advancement and the Harrison School of Pharmacy are conducting a search for a Development Coordinator who can effectively coordinate all aspects of the Pharmacy Development related to programs, services, and fundraisers. The ideal candidate is a collaborative, organized, and motivated professional with strong multi-tasking skills and sound judgement, who can assist with the philanthropic efforts for the Harrison School of Pharmacy Development Office.

Essential Functions

Under the guidance of the Director, the person in this position will be tasked to provide support for the Harrison School of Pharmacy’s philanthropic efforts. Essential functions include, but are not limited to: plans, develops, assist in the execution of programs/services/fundraisers; monitors and may develop programs/services budget and ensures programs/services are operating within specifications; prepares and processes financial documents such as vender vouchers and reimbursements; identifies, recommends, and secures appointments with prospects and donors; manages a comprehensive alumni and development program which includes coordination of publications, reports, proposals, direct mail, email, and/or telephone contacts and planning and executing special events and meetings; utilizes computer programs effectively in order to complete daily tasks such as general correspondence, calendars, e-mail, detailed spreadsheets, mail merges, and donor reports. Additionally, the incumbent will be responsible for gift processing and tracking, donor stewardship and recognition, record keeping, budget monitoring and travel arrangements. Assist the Office of Communication and Marketing in writing and proofing press releases and other publicity items and arranging media coverage for gift and donor related news items. Attend all Pharmacy events as appropriate.

Education Level

Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution

Field of Study

Bachelor’s degree required from an accredited institution in Business Administration, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, or related field.

Years of Experience


Area of Experience

Experience in public relations work and general office operations.

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience.

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Candidates should possess well-developed written communication and publications skills, interpersonal communication skills enabling them to deal creatively, confidently, and professionally with a wide variety of individual donors; and have the ability to take initiative, work independently and manage multiple projects. The desire and willingness to work collaboratively in a team-based environment are imperative. Knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures in public relations and general office operations is also required. Must be proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Desktop publishing, and email software.

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Valid Driver’s License or the ability to obtain one prior to selection.

Desired Qualifications

Desired qualifications include: excellent organizational skill; intermediate/advanced computer skills; extensive experience in fundraising and/or public relations. Knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures in general office operations, including Banner software and use of Qualtrics, is also desired. Ability to engage and be innovative with social media use.

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$35,000 - $58,400

Job Category

Development/Alumni Affairs

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Closing Date

EEO Statement

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Must be able and willing to work some weekends and evenings. Occasional travel may be required.

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please provide how you first became aware of this opportunity. Your response helps us determine how we can more effectively reach our candidates.

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  2. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution?
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  3. * Do you have 4 years of experience in public relations work and general office operations OR an advanced degree to use in lieu of years of experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain one prior to selection?
    • Yes
    • No

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