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Development Associate

Fairleigh Dickinson University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Nov 11, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Other Academic Affairs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Development & Advancement, Alumni Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Title: Development Associate Campus: Metropolitan Campus, Teaneck, NJ Department: University Advancement-Metro Hiring Manager: Jason Amore Hiring Manager Title: Senior Vice President for University Advancement College: Position Type: Staff Grade: 12 FLSA: Non-Exempt Faculty Rank: Salary: $733.37 Weekly Minimum Status: Full-Time Months Worked: 12 Month Job Summary:
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. Required Qualifications:
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 events.

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 vendors.

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 information.

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.

Preferred Qualifications: Hours Worked
35 Posting Date: 11/03/2021 Special Instructions to Applicants: Application Types Accepted: Application for Employment Supplemental Questions

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