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Annual Giving Coordinator

Brown University
Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Nov 22, 2023

Job Details

Founded in 1764, Brown is a leading institution for education, discovery, and global intellectual progress as well as one of the largest employers in Rhode Island. Working at Brown brings more than just a paycheck and generous benefits; it offers an opportunity to contribute to a greater good. Join us in supporting the pursuit of knowledge and individual growth that defines higher education and enriches our community.

Job Description:

The Annual Giving Coordinator's primary responsibility is to assist the Co-Executive Directors in all matters relating to the management of staff, programs, budget, human resources, digital organization, and programmatic reporting for the Annual Giving team encompassing Reunion, Class Giving, Young Alumni and Students, Annual Leadership Giving, and Project Management and Initiatives. The incumbent supports the Co-Executive Directors in the management of Brown Annual Fund Co-Chair and Brown Annual Fund Executive Committee meetings, calls, presentations, reporting, and related materials. This individual will coordinate with other Advancement/University staff to facilitate events and meetings. The incumbent serves as the Annual Giving team financial coordinator and submits expense reports and invoices for the Annual Fund team. The Coordinator compiles weekly, monthly, and ad-hoc reports regarding Annual Fund progress for the Co Executive Directors and the Annual Fund team.

Brown University is committed to advancing diversity, inclusion, and equity. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply. Brown University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of experience and education.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a related field such as fundraising, higher education, nonprofits, sales, customer service, volunteer management, and/or marketing.

Required Qualifications
  • Strong interpersonal skills required; high degree of tact and discretion. Ability to interact effectively with a wide range of University constituents, both internal and external.

  • Must be a creative self-starter with the ability to think strategically, possess superior people skills, and be able to juggle many highly sensitive issues and tasks at once all with a creative and innovative approach.

  • Must have a proven record of being detail-oriented, and self-starter with a demonstrated ability to work independently and manage multiple projects and priorities to meet aggressive timelines and challenging deadlines; while always keeping an eye toward the larger goals of all programs and services along with a demonstrated commitment to maintaining the highest standards.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with data and experience managing budgets.

  • Must be able and willing to work occasional evenings and weekends.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in a university setting or non-profit setting is highly desirable.

  • Excellent computer skills including, but not limited to, Microsoft, Google, calendar management/project management tools, and web-based platforms. Demonstrated success in data management strongly preferred

Job Competencies
  • Demonstrated commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB), including experience/ability to identify and emphasize diverse perspectives in programming, communications, and strategy.

  • Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills as well as proofreading ability.

  • Must be detail-oriented with strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.

  • Creativity, motivation, and superior problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to apply tact and maintain confidentiality. Customer-focused, customer service orientation.

​ Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter and resume with their application. All offers of employment are contingent upon a completed criminal background check and education verification satisfactory to Brown.

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Annual Giving Coordinator




Grade 9

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Full time

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Hybrid Eligible

Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

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EEO Statement:

Brown University is an E-Verify Employer.

As an EEO/AA employer , Brown University provides equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination, harassment and retaliation based upon a person’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law, and caste, which is protected by our University policies.


Brown University

Founded in 1764, Brown is a nonprofit leading research university, home to world-renowned faculty, and also an innovative educational institution where the curiosity, creativity and intellectual joy of students drives academic excellence.

The spirit of the undergraduate Open Curriculum infuses every aspect of the University. Brown is a place where rigorous scholarship, complex problem-solving and service to the public good are defined by intense collaboration, intellectual discovery and working in ways that transcend traditional boundaries. As a private, nonprofit institution, the University advances its mission through support from a community invested in Brown's commitment to advance knowledge and make a positive difference locally and globally.

Brown is a leading research university, where stellar faculty and student researchers deploy deep content knowledge to generate new discoveries on those issues and many more. What sets their work apart? Collectively, Brown's researchers are driven by the idea that their work will have a positive impact in the world.

Brown students and faculty are tackling the nation’s opioid crisis. Planning the next Mars landing site. Uncovering the locations of ancient civilizations. Advising world leaders on new political models. Exploring new frontiers in multimedia arts. In each of their intellectual endeavors, our scholars and researchers are uncommonly driven by the belief that their work must — and will — have an impact in their communities, in society and the world.

We are a learning community grounded in a commitment of respect for the diversity of viewpoints that is fundamentally essential to intellectual discovery. We encourage the right of all individuals to express ideas and perspectives — and we embrace the value of vigorous debate in pursuit of knowledge.

Providence, Rhode Island — Brown's home for more than two and a half centuries — is a vibrant place to live, work and study, a stimulating hub for innovation, and a city rich in cultural diversity. 

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