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Under the direction of the Senior Director of Development for Biological Sciences, the Development Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the fundraising activities and objectives of the assigned University Development team. The Coordinator will manage and implement cultivation, fundraising, and donor relations programs, events, and activities that support development objectives.
The Coordinator will work with Advancement, University Development and unit colleagues and supporters to ensure success of events and stewardship programs. The Coordinator will manage all administrative duties as assigned, develop and maintain donor-related impact reporting processes, oversee prospect management and tracking and will be responsible for all associated communications.
The Coordinator maintains liaison relationship with University Development's communications staff and Advancement's Offices of Donor Experience and Engagement, Donor and Fund Stewardship, and Prospect Development. Uses skills as a seasoned, experienced professional, to provide comprehensive coordination and management oversight of moderately complex and/or medium-size events.
Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.
Must have access to reliable transportation.
Thorough knowledge and understanding of concepts, principles and practices of event planning and public relations, including event design, organization and production.
Demonstrated skill in effectively meeting budget and time constraints.
Strong organizational and project management skills to work successfully with clients to produce high quality events that meet client needs and appropriately represent the campus for fundraising events. Skills to provide excellent donor stewardship.
Proven knowledge of crowd management, crowd safety protocols, and security and emergency procedures related to small, medium and large scale gatherings.
Demonstrated ability to effectively work with invited guests, donors, government officials and university VIPs.
Knowledge of principles and practices of volunteer recruitment, supervision, motivation and evaluation. Ability to give clear directives and use independent, rational judgment to make optimal decisions. Knowledge and skill to set and monitor work standards and protocols.
Strong interpersonal communication skills including political acumen and social perceptiveness. Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate with diverse populations with competing priorities.
Highly developed judgment, decision-making and problem recognition, avoidance, and resolution skills, including skill in determining issues and problems that need to be brought to management's attention.
Experience maintaining a high standard of productivity within a broad scope of responsibility despite frequent interruptions. Ability to complete large volume of diverse tasks efficiently, meeting established deadlines.
Job offer is contingent upon a satisfactory clearance based on background check results.
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