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Constituent Relations Coordinator

Elmhurst University
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 21, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Development & Advancement, Alumni Affairs, Conference & Special Event Administration
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Summary

Reporting to the Director of Constituent Relations, this essential member of the Advancement team will have responsibility for coordinating logistics of advancement events, administrative/office management, and supporting the leadership team in all donor and alumni activities.

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Essential Functions
  • Support the Director with planning and management of events, communications, special projects and other tasks as needed.
  • Coordinate logistics for a variety of events (signature, alumni, cultivation, stewardship).
  • Assist with annual fundraising campaigns tasks including direct mail, email, telephone.
  • Ensure proper event activity tracking in database, including contact information, reports, attendance, and engagement.
  • Provide regular standing reports and ad hoc reports as needed.
  • General Database processing and data entry.
  • Manage online networking and social media accounts.
  • Assist with administrative support to department, including specific department email accounts and phone numbers.
Other Duties and Responsibilities
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  • A Bachelor’s degree.
  • 1-2 years in fundraising field.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends.
  • Experience in Raiser’s Edge or equivalent database.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Belief in and the ability to represent the Elmhurst University mission and core values.
  • A strong work ethic with an ability to work alone and within a larger team.
  • Ability to collaborate within and across campus departments.
  • Customer service focused and driven.
  • Goal-oriented, results focused.
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements
  • Employee is subject to indoor work, protected from weather conditions.
  • Work is sedentary in nature.
  • Involves exerting up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently/constantly in order to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move object.
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Open Until Filled


Special Instructions to Applicants

Please be aware that as a continued emphasis on keeping our community safe and healthy, we will require all faculty, staff, and students to submit verification of full vaccination for COVID -19.

Please provide 3 references, including name, phone number and email. This may be included in applicant’s cover letter or optional “other” document.

Elmhurst University is a leading institution of higher education that seamlessly blends liberal learning and professional preparation to help students reach their full potential. Elmhurst University offers more than 70 undergraduate majors, 15 graduate programs, degree-completion programs for busy adults, and the acclaimed Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy for young adults with developmental disabilities. Elmhurst University is one of the Top 10 Colleges in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report; and U.S. News, Money and Forbes magazines consistently rank Elmhurst as one of the Midwest’s best values in higher education.

Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a critical component of the University’s mission, vision and core values. Our commitment stems from the belief that an institution of higher learning is enriched by the presence of diversity. Elmhurst University is an EO Employer. Elmhurst University prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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