The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) is committed to recruiting, hiring and retaining the highest qualified individuals to meet the educational goals of its student population.
Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree in Communications, English, Marketing and/or Journalism or other related field and a minimum of five (5) years of experience in Fundraising, Resource Development, events coordination or other related field is required.
Certified Fundraising Management Certificate is preferred, but not required;
Must have strong computer skills, particularly in Word, Excel, and development database programs (Raiser's Edge software experience desired);
Development Database Management including gift processing for operating, program, capital gifts, and grants;
Meet constantly changing and growing University, departmental and staff needs;
Must have an established record of database management and development operations experience;
Ability to work individually or with a team on projects;
Must also be organized and meticulous;
Excellent organizational, customer service, written and verbal communication skills.
Basic Function and Responsibilities: Under general supervision of the Vice President for Institutional Advancement (VPIA), the successful candidate will report directly to the VPIA; work very closely with the VPIA in an administrative capacity assisting with matters related to the UVI Board of Trustees, the Foundations for the University of the Virgin Islands, and Reichhold Center for the Arts; assist the VPIA with the day-to-day functioning of the Development office; and serve as the University's liaison in all matters pertaining to institutional scholarship programs. The candidate will also be charged with working collegially with campus administrators, other department heads and colleagues to advance the strategic objectives and fund raising initiatives of the University of the Virgin Islands; manage automated acknowledgments for various campaigns, and draft/edit personalized acknowledgments; accurately enter data for donor and prospect records, and produce lists and reports; provide support for fundraising activities including annual campaigns, cultivation and special events, and employee campaigns; maintain the Raiser's Edge donor database and records; and assure integrity of data and records. Other duties include auditing data entry for errors or incorrect codes; maintaining appropriate records of batches, paper files, and other records related to contributions; tracking and filing multi-year capital campaign pledge documentation and has a working knowledge of and adheres to systems/controls established auditors standards; filing of gift agreements; and performing related duties as assigned.
Instructions to Applicant: AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) ACCOMMODATION:
In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, anyone who needs an ADA accommodation for the purposes of employment should contact the Human Resources Office at (340)693-1410.
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience and qualifications