Metropolitan Campus, Teaneck, NJ
Hiring Manager Title:
Senior Vice President for University Advancement
$733.37 Weekly Minimum
The Development Associate provides administrative support on all
levels to the senior development officers in University
Advancement, including the Associate Vice President for University
Advancement, the Director of Major Gifts, the Director of Corporate
and Foundation Relations and the Director of Planned Giving.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assistance with
research and wealth identification on prospects and donors;
assistance with setting appointments and managing a calendar of
prospect and donor appointments; providing support and coordination
for, and attending, all on and off-campus advancement events and
activities; maintaining the day-to-day operations of the office;
responding to inquires from friends, alumni, donors and potential
donors; providing information about FDU’s current activities and
initiatives; maintaining databases and budgets, and generating
reports; utilizing a variety of specialized advancement software
and subscription databases; and oversight of student workers.
1. Completion of coursework related to business or technology, or
demonstrated equivalency through work experience. An Associate’s or
Bachelor’s degree preferred.
2. A minimum of 3 years administrative work experience, preferably
in a development environment, including office oversight
responsibilities, database creation and management, experience with
financial record keeping, production and distribution of mailings,
and demonstrated ability to coordinate special programs and
3. Proficiency utilizing computer systems for word processing,
spreadsheet, and data management applications. Knowledge of
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Access) required. Knowledge of
Datatel Benefactor and/or Colleague a plus. Ability to quickly
learn new programs/applications. Must be able to develop and manage
databases and generate reports.
4. Excellent interpersonal, and oral and written communication
skills, and the ability to interact effectively and responsively
with the university community, donors, volunteers and
5. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
6. Ability to work independently, prioritize assignments, and
perform daily tasks with a minimum of supervision.
7. Ability to appropriately handle and protect confidential
8. Must be available to work non-standard hours as required,
including attendance at evening and weekend events.
9. Valid driver’s license and accessibility to transportation for
travel between campuses and off-site for events.
10. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check.
Candidates for hire will be required to sign a waiver authorizing
the background check and produce a Social Security Card.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Application Types Accepted:
Application for Employment
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Cover Letter