Development Assistant

Location
Denver, CO
Posted
May 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution



University of Colorado Denver

Office of Advancement

Development Assistant

Position #733200 - Requisition 9449

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers *

The Office of Advancement on the downtown campus has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) Development Assistant position.

The University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving more than 18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora, Colo. a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver-one of America's most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

Located in the heart of downtown, CU Denver provides a vibrant, urban research university experience, with academic programs ranging from the liberal arts and sciences to global energy management, music industry studies and criminal justice among eight schools and colleges. The classroom extends into the city as students study, network and build careers in the surrounding business district. CU Denver unites quality academics, ambitious research and creative work, civic consciousness and driven students-all in the lively setting of downtown Denver. Read CU Denver Quick Facts here.

The University of Colorado Denver is a public research university serving more than 14,000 students. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 100 highly rated degree programs through eight schools and colleges. In the heart of downtown Denver-one of America's most vibrant urban centers-CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

This class describes the fourth administrative assistant level. Positions in this level have the authority to design and implement, without prior approval, the general office and administrative operations to accomplish the unit's work. Work includes, but is not limited to, deciding what operations will be performed and how processes will be implemented; creating and revising office procedures and writing office procedure manuals, designing forms; establishing general office record systems and resource libraries, including content of files and publications, coding and maintenance schemes, circulation and retrieval, production, access, and disposal; compiling and formatting the content for program materials, such as annual reports and newsletters; accounting for the unit's allotted funds by authorizing (signing) operating expenditures for such things as office supplies, calculating estimated office operating expenses for the annual budget request; and, designing the physical layout of the unit's work area.

Position Emphasis:

The Development Assistant will perform administrative duties and tasks, reflecting substantial variety and complexity, in the Office of Advancement. Responsible for supporting the work and activities of the Vice Chancellor and Assistant Vice Chancellor for Advancement as well as managing the coordination of all volunteer committees including meeting logistics and correspondence. This role also partners with other Advancement team members to provide administrative support for all Advancement events.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at https://www.cu.edu/employee-services.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.


Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Three years of general clerical experience.

Substitution: A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor's degree on a year for year basis.

Conditions of Employment: Must be willing and able to periodically work after hours for events and/or other volunteer committee related functions.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Five (5) years of administrative experience.
  • Professional experience working in non-profit, events and development/fundraising.
  • Professional experience making travel arrangements.
  • Professional experience scheduling meetings and appointments, and/or maintaining calendars.

Competencies:
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.
  • Outstanding customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, adapt to changing priorities, manage time and meet deadlines.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and Internet navigation tools with proven knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet software, email, and internet access software.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Required Application Materials: To apply, please visit: http://www.cu.edu/cu-careers and attach: 1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2. A current CV/resume 3. List of three to five professional references (we will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references) Questions should be directed to: Kristi Hardison at kristi.hardison@ucdenver.edu

The University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees. The University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:Application Deadline: Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers. Applications will be accepted until finalists are identified, but preference will be given to complete applications received by May 19, 2017. Those who do not apply by May 19th, 2017 may or may not be considered.



Job Category: Administrative Support and Related

Primary Location: Denver

Department: D0001 -- Denver Campus - 30228 - ADM-CHAN Foundation Denver

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: May 3, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Kristi Hardison

Posting Contact Email: Kristi.Hardison@ucdenver.edu

Position Number: 00733200

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