Advancement Assistant

Salve Regina University
Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 10, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Development & Advancement, Alumni Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time


As the University embarks on an extraordinary period in its distinguished history, marked by a 75th anniversary celebration and a transformational comprehensive fundraising campaign, the University Advancement team seeks a committed professional for the role of Advancement Assistant. This integral member of the staff will be a welcoming host and important support for engagement and fund raising as the team advances the institution's priorities, rooted in a commitment to academic excellence, compassion leadership and a Mercy mission.

  • Foster a collaborative and empowering work environment rooted in Salve Regina University's mercy values: demonstrate empathic leadership through the positive engagement of Advancement team members and the broader Salve community.
  • Assist with Advancement event logistics, including, but not limited to, the preparation of event briefings on attendees, the production of nametags, and the creation and mailing of invitations. Prepare visual materials (powerpoint presentations, poster boards, brochures etc.) for various events. Work with external printers on print jobs by uploading PDFs and specifications.
  • Provide support for the AVP for Development and Planned Giving and Gift Officers in trip planning, visit preparation and budget support.
  • Assist with CRM updates and special data projects.
  • Working with the Office of Alumni and Parent Engagement, manage the fulfillment of commemorative gift orders. Track inventory of gifts and assist with the ordering of product.
  • As directed, assist with the official files of Advancement.
  • Proofread publications, proposals, correspondence, etc., for Advancement team as needed.

Perform other duties as required by the AVP of Advancement Operations.


Valid driver's license required.


The incumbent is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.


A Bachelor's degree or degree from a secretarial institution. Proficient computer skills are required and knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Must have strong oral, written, management, organizational and interpersonal skills. Proofreading skills and attention to detail are essential. Must be a self-starter with the ability to handle several tasks at one time and to work independently, as well as a part of an office team.

Additional Information:

Salve Regina University offers generous benefits to eligible employees including:
  • health and dental coverage
  • life insurance
  • long-term disability
  • 403B plan
  • tuition benefits and more
Salve Regina University strives to provide equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students and applicants. No employee, student or applicant shall be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state law, in the administration of Salve Regina's employment policies, education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University administered programs. In accordance with Title IX, it does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its educational programs or activities. Salve Regina is also committed to making its programs and campus accessible to its visitors and compliant with all applicable non-discrimination laws.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online for any open staff and faculty positions by providing a cover-letter and resume. Pre-employment background checks and reference checks are required of successful candidates. Salve Regina University participates in E-verify.


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