Under the general direction of the Associate Director of Regional Volunteer Giving Initiatives, provide high level reporting, administrative, organizational, and clerical support for the Volunteer Giving Initiatives program. Using PeopleSoft at Cornell, manage a significant amount of Annual Fund Leadership, Regional and Reunion committee data, including data entry of committee assignments, volunteer roles, and other information updates. Provide in-depth and critical reporting and analysis for the Annual Fund Leadership, Regional and Reunion committee programs. In coordination with the Associate Director of Regional Volunteer Giving Initiatives, provide support for the Annual Funds Class Outreach Program to increase donor participation. This will include assistance to alumni volunteers in and out of reunion years with the "Thank You’ program. Provide event support to the Assistant Director of Events for the Volunteer Giving Initiatives team. Assist with event data preparation, pre and post event items including data analysis for invitations and follow-up. In conjunction with Advancement Services, provide gift follow-up, biographic information updates, gift processing and multi-year commitment research. Provide backup support for Volunteer Initiative phone lines. Provide exceptional customer service to Cornell's alumni, parents and friends.
Formal training beyond a High School diploma. Must have extensive Excel and analytical experience. Excellent attention to detail, writing and communications skills are essential. Demonstrated organizational skills required, along with strong interpersonal and public relations skills. Accuracy and attention to detail is essential. Proven leadership experience. Must have an ability to work independently, and show initiative. Positive attitude and high degree of flexibility required. Candidate should also have an ability to effectively represent the University and work in a team environment with a mix of alumni and colleagues. Knowledge of PeopleSoft system and other data management systems preferred. Experience with OBIEE, Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point. May occasionally work on weekends and evenings.
An Associate's Degree and two to four years of experience would be preferred. Familiarity with Cornell is preferred. The ability to work, at an advanced level, with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) databases (Access and FileMaker), networked informational systems (PeopleSoft) and reporting software (OBIEE) is strongly preferred. Experience providing administrative and programmatic support for multiple supervisors is beneficial. Experience working with volunteers is also beneficial.
-Typically lifts less than 10 lbs
-Limited exposure to hazards
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