The Department of Development and Alumni Relations (DAR) assists Vanderbilt University in securing the resources, both human and financial, that are required to achieve its mission and goals.The Department is responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of individuals and organizations whose charitable objectives are consistent with those of Vanderbilt University's teaching and research programs.
Duties and Responsibilities
Assist the Office of Stewardship with annual stewardship reporting of endowed and non-endowed funds, including impact reporting, fall financials and other newly established stewardship projects.
Work as part of stewardship team to ensure timely and accurate reporting of endowed and non-endowed funds and research of such funds.
Partner with reporting project managers to assist with activities such as proofing and editing, compilation of mailings and data entry.
Provide regular reports to Assistant Director regarding progress of stewardship reporting.
Research and miscellaneous project support
Support ad hoc stewardship requests, research and compile endowed fund information for special projects or requests from DAR colleagues, including department leadership.
Manage stewardship-related endowed fund maintenance activities, including writing standardized fund descriptions and overseeing reinvestment timelines.
Support planned giving stewardship by proofing various documents and assisting with mailings.
Serve as a gift agreement reviewer and assist with drafting of gift agreements as needed.
Coordinate stewardship protocols for translational research funds, as well as student experience funds and donors.
oAssist with various stewardship activities, including data entry, spreadsheet maintenance and occasional event assistance.
oProofread and edit stewardship acknowledgment letters.
Superior organizational skills, verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail and the ability to articulate the needs, interests and accomplishments of Vanderbilt University to important constituencies are required.
The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated, professional team player with courteous interpersonal skills and an excellent customer service attitude
Candidate must also have the capacity to perform in an intellectually rigorous and complex academic environment.
The ability to apply sound judgement in all situations is required, as are excellent organizational skills with a meticulous attention to detail.
Ability to work independently, take initiative, manage multiple projects simultaneously, meet deadlines and adapt to changing priorities are essential.
Values the importance of equity as an organizational operating principle and is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion
Internal Number: 1901629
About Vanderbilt University
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