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Endowment Operations Associate - Investments

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Endowment Operations Associate - Investments

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Job Summary

The Bowdoin College Investment Office is managed by a team of nine, including a three-person Operations team that works from an on-campus office. The Business Operations Associate – Investments, will report to the Endowment Chief Operating Officer and play an integral role in all areas of back-office operations as well as collaboration in the oversight of the College’s endowment. The position will provide a broad range of responsibilities across investment operations, including processing cash flows and managing investment reporting. The associate will be required to exercise independent judgement regarding communication from investment managers, ensuring action items are processed or elevated appropriately.
  • Salary range for this position is expected to be: Minimum $60,000 – Maximum $68,000
Education/Skills Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or Business preferred.
  • Proficiency in Excel, Outlook, Microsoft Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently, taking initiative, understanding priorities and delivering high quality work with little oversight.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents
  • 1-2 years of experience in a relevant field is preferred.
  • High accuracy with data entry and record keeping maintaining the integrity of electronic and historical files
  • Ability to handle high volume of detailed work in a fast-paced office, and sensitivity to strict confidentiality of data.
  • Strong desire to support the work of a mission-driven organization.
  • This position is subject to a criminal background + credit check
Standard Work Days and Hours

This is a full-time, year round position working on-site, Monday through Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm.

Anticipated start date for the right candidate will be mid to late January 2023

About Bowdoin

Bowdoin embraces diversity in all forms, and the College is home to talented students, faculty and staff—with a variety of racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds; religious beliefs; and gender identities, among other factors.

We encourage applications from candidates committed to the support of an inclusive campus community and those who will enrich and contribute to the College’s multifaceted diversity. We value a community in which individuals of all backgrounds are warmly welcomed and encouraged to succeed.

Founded in 1794, Bowdoin has maintained its commitment to the liberal arts for well over 200 years. Bowdoin’s reputation as a preeminent liberal arts college rests on the excellence of its faculty, students, and staff; intimate size; strong sense of community; and connections to the people, history, and natural beauty of Maine.

Bowdoin’s campus is situated in a beautiful natural setting. Located in Brunswick, Maine, a town of approximately 20,000, the College is a short drive from the Maine coast, twenty-five miles from Portland and 120 miles from Boston.


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Full Time Year Round


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Background Check Package Requirements
Administrative Staff + Credit

Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job?

Is a pre-placement physical required for this position?

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EEO Information

Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses.
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  1. * How did you hear about this position?
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    • MANP
    • Maine Job Link
    • Employee Referral
    • Bowdoin College Website
    • Radio Ad
    • TechMaine
    • NCAA
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  2. If you answered Employee Referral or Other, please specify here:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
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