Development Coordinator

Jun 17, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
About The Unit: MBSD's mission is to inspire and facilitate philanthropy at the University of Chicago Medicine by building relationships with those who share its goals of advancing excellence in research, education, community, and patient care. We accomplish this mission through expertise, integrity, creativity, and collaboration. Be part of a team of colleagues whose commitment and contributions enable success and global impact in a bold Campaign.

Unit Job Summary: The Development Coordinator performs complex and diverse responsibilities in support of Medicine & Biological Sciences Development (MBSD) fundraising teams. Facilitates, organizes, and executes fundraising activities to ensure the $1B campaign is successful. Collaborates with colleagues to execute projects with a focus on increasing participation, revenue, and engagement from prospects, donors, volunteers, faculty, and other key constituents. Coordinates logistics of meetings, events, and staff meetings as needed. Supports team on event planning and execution including working with vendors, collaborating with campus colleagues and volunteers. Works with fundraisers to advance giving strategies. Engages regularly with volunteers and provides a high level of customer service. Collects/researches data to support or answer specific questions/topics related to development and volunteer management activity; drafts, proofreads, and creates reports and presentations for the team and the volunteers that they support; develops and implements team procedures and policies. All this is done under the direction of the Associate Vice President and his/her team.

Unit Education: Bachelor's degree required.

Unit Experience: A minimum of one year of experience in development or a related service-oriented field required.

Unit Job Function Competencies: Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines required. Ability to work well within a team of highly motivated individuals required. Outstanding interpersonal and communications skills characterized by the ability to write well with a strong commitment to customer service required. Excellent diplomatic skills required. Ability to maintain confidentiality required. Ability to learn and manipulate databases required. Ability to attend and help with weekend and evening events required. Ability and willingness to travel required. Valid drivers license required.

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