The Development Associate position is a new role that will play an important part in the success of the gift officers and the Advancement team. Reporting directly to the Advancement Business Operations Manager, the Development Associate will provide direct administrative support for Gift Officers, draft gift agreements, oversee the flow of proposals, coordinate gift acknowledgements with academic partners, and work in close coordination with Foundation staff to ensure accurate documentation of proposals and gifts.
The role requires exceptional organizational and time management skills, and the successful candidate must be able to work independently and prioritize in a quickly changing environment. Work requires contact with donors and extensive contact and coordination with the Foundation team. The nature of this position requires the highest level of sensitivity, judgement, and confidentiality.
- Schedule meetings and travel, process expenses, and provide general administrative support for Major Gift Officers, Leadership Annual Giving Officer, and Annual Giving Manager.
- Provide administrative support for giving societies overseen by the Leadership Annual Giving Officer (Parent Leadership Council, Giannini Society, and Deans Circles)
- Coordinate gift acknowledgment printing, scanning, and distribution to deans, chancellor, etc.
- Assist with the preparation and tracking of proposals, including proposal pipeline reports.
- Draft, edit, and prepare donor agreements in accordance with UNCSA policies.
- Document agreements within the database in a timely manner to support timely investment and awards.
- Coordinate pledge reminders with Foundation staff.
- Conduct regular, informal audits to ensure funds are placed in the correct accounts in a timely manner and are linked appropriately.
- Oversee the process of logging, correcting, and communicating about any problems in fund documentation that may be discovered.
- Assist with prospect research, report creation, and communication with Database Manager
Adhere to the highest ethical standards:
- Demonstrate empathetic disposition and perseverance, reflect optimistic and positive attitude, and convey sensitivity to needs of others.
- Work collaboratively and transparently with staff, faculty and leadership across campus, sharing prospect strategy with advancement staff.
How to Apply
Job Categories: Education. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: administration, arts education, development, and university. States: North Carolina.
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