The Development Coordinator will support the development program for the College of Liberal Arts (CoLA), which includes supporting the fund raising and philanthropic efforts of the Director of Development for the College. Responsibilities include managing day-to-day front line operations, researching, and gathering relevant data. Responsible for providing administrative support, program coordination, interaction with internal and external constituencies, and major gift portfolio maintenance for the College in coordination with Office of University Advancement.
Responsible for managing all administrative functions for the Director of Development. Research, identify and strategize on ways to engage, cultivate and steward major gift donors. Manage calendar and respond to inquiries by phone, mail, email or in person for the Director. Coordinate other cultivation and stewardship activities for the Director such as campus tours, luncheons or visits. (35%) Maintain donor database [Raiser’s Edge] records to track donor activity, record updates and accurate prospect management in coordination with the Prospect Management and Research team. Assist in prioritizing prospect portfolio and scheduling qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship appointments, as assigned, and preparing materials for appointments. Manage timelines and deadlines for the execution of development-related processes and ensure they are met. (30%) Coordinate with the University Advancement Endowment Office to maintain updated information on all endowments housed in the unit and ensure proper procedures are followed for new proposals and agreements while facilitating and expediting processes. Coordinate the tracking of awarded scholarships and fund expenditures within the College to ensure proper stewardship of donors. Serve as the University Advancement point of contact in the College for AcademicWorks. (15%) Coordinate travel arrangements and prepare vouchers for payment and reimbursement. Prepare documents regarding expenditures. (10%) Assist with items related to Alumni Relations for the College, including planning and arranging meetings or Development focused activities in conjunction with the Director of Development and University Advancement team. (10%) Performs other duties assigned.
May work around standard office conditions. Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation. May require occasional travel, evening and weekend hours. Use of a personal vehicle for work-related local travel. Criminal background conducted.
Bachelor's degree with two years (2) of experience in project management. OR high school graduation with six (6) years of increasingly responsible administrative, secretarial, and clerical experience or equivalent experience. Ability to effectively engage with a wide range of individuals including students, faculty, staff and volunteers while representing the College of Liberal Arts (CoLA) and the Office of University Advancement in a positive, professional manner with the University's constituency. Excellent analytical, organizational, time management, written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills; ability to prioritize workload for timely completion of important tasks; and ability to maintain confidential information. Proficiency with Microsoft Office products: Word, Excel, Outlook, and other common office software.
Prior work history at a higher education institution; the ability to work with a diverse student body, staff and constituents preferred. Ability to handle multiple tasks in a busy office in a professional demeanor. Familiarity with Raiser's Edge, PeopleSoft, or related database software.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: No
Internal Number: 9679
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