Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -10 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
The hiring range for this position is $18.80 - $19.49 per hour.
Knowledge of and proficiency with computer software (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, FileMaker Pro) and standard office equipment.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Other relevant skills:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated strength in organizational and project management skills. Familiarity with and appreciation for the mission of alumni and development programs and the activities of the department. A desire to play a meaningful role in the University’s community and to share in the community’s commitment to education and research. Outstanding oral and written communication skills. An ability to work successfully with administration, faculty, alumni, parents and volunteers as appropriate. Ability to listen carefully, learn quickly, and work effectively in a complex organization. Exceptional interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships. Must be able to prioritize and multi-task effectively. A desire and ability to work collaboratively with colleagues across development offices, as well as independently. An ability to stay task-oriented without supervision. Honesty, integrity, and enthusiasm; a very strong work ethic, supported by commitment and follow through.
The Alumni & Development Coordinator reports to the Assistant Vice Chancellor, Alumni & Development Programs.� Daily supervision of the Coordinator will be assigned to the program staff member overseeing the project on which the Coordinator is working.� The program staff member and/or Development Director will provide ongoing guidance and mentorship.� Project assignments will have specific timeframes and a defined set of responsibilities based on the scope of the project. The program areas may include but are not limited to Annual Giving, Alumni Relations, School Alumni and Development programs, Reunion Giving, etc.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manage development, preparation, and coordination of volunteer committee structures, meetings, preparation of materials, and other related activities.
Coordinate and manage communications to campaign volunteers and follow-up action items.
Assist directors with the development and coordination of special events.
Actively manage and coordinate special donor stewardship efforts, such as tracking communications with donors, donor recognition signage, and publications (i.e. honor rolls).
Develop prospect research and strategic development opportunities for campaign prospects.
Oversee peer institution benchmarking for Alumni and Development Programs.
Assist with the development of publications and other communications, including print and online, for fundraising and alumni relations programs.
Work with direct marketing staff to develop and coordinate direct mail and other marketing materials.
Perform other duties as assigned.
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week. This is a time-limited position of up to one year.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Alumni and Development Programs. This position is for the Danforth Campus.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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