Assistant to the Associate Vice President, Development
Division/College: University Advancement (Div)
Employee Category: Classified
Pay Range: $21.43 per hour or higher depending on experience and education
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Position Summary: Provides executive assistance for the Associate Vice President for Development and central development staff and will work closely and in collaboration with the Vice President for Advancement Executive Assistant to coordinate efforts. This position will perform high level assignments and ensure effective interoffice communication, management and coordination of the daily operations of University Development, which includes Corporate & Foundation Relations, Annual Giving, Office of Estate & Trust Gift Planning and Principal Gifts. Responsibilities include: managing AVP calendar and travel; assisting and representing the executive level office in communicating with constituents; managing a variety of administrative and special projects; participating in planning and management of meetings, identifying and initiating needed follow-up; serving as a liaison with college, center, unit and university administrators and college staff to increase coordination, communications, responsiveness and effectiveness; providing supervision to department support staff; working in close liaison with advancement staff to achieve goals and objectives.
Three (3) years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified
Experience supervising office support staff
Experience planning, organizing, implementing and evaluating special projects
Experience using a database to retrieve and research information and compile into reports
Experience analyzing information, identifying problems, defining alternatives and developing recommendations for management/administrators
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Bachelors degree in business or related field OR a combination of education and experience equivalent to five (5) years progressively responsible administrative experience
Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality while managing highly sensitive documents and information
Knowledge of higher education policies, business procedures and organization structure
Knowledge of advancement functions in higher education, i.e. fundraising, outreach, communications, alumni relations, etc.
Excellent public relations skills and ability to maintain composure under pressure
Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimum supervision
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Posting Number: SP002176P
Posting Date: 05/08/2019
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: To be considered your Letter of Qualification must address each of the minimum qualifications. Additionally, please provide information in support of your application regarding the preferred qualifications as relevant.For first consideration, please apply by May 22, 2019.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
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