Development & External Relations Assistant

Location
Raleigh
Posted
Sep 06, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Number: 00104592

Primary Function of Organization Unit: The Development and External Relations office advances the mission of the College of Design by effectively communicating its academic excellence and impact on society, building relationships with external constituencies, and enhancing its resources.

Essential Job Duties: This position is responsible for assisting in tasks related to carrying out objectives of the NC State Design Office of Development and External Relations, which include fundraising, donor and alumni relations, gift processing, scholarships, special events, continuing education and communications. This position utilizes best practices in development and program planning and procedures. Primary tasks include: * Gift reporting * Gift processing * Generation of thank you letters * Electronic and physical file management Events assistance: * Catering arrangements * Invitations and list generation * RSVP list * Set -up/logistics Continuing Ed assistance: * Cont. ed credits submission * Conference registration organization and tracking * Committee meeting organization/communication * Hotel/catering administration * Sponsorship administration * Office administration * Board communications * Purchase card administration * Travel administration * Scholarship administration

Minimum Education/Experience:

Department Required Skills: * Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel, or similar software * Ability to use Gmail and Google applications * Excellent written and oral communications skills * Strong interpersonal skills * Excellent organizational skills * Ability to lift up to 50 pounds while setting-up special event premises or other occasions, with or without reasonable accommodation * This position will be responsible for attending events and transporting necessary materials to events.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: * Prior experience in similar development office environment, preferably higher education or nonprofit * At least 1 year of experience with event or program planning including managing budgets, logistics, and evaluation * Experience with Advance * Experience with Wolf Reports * Proficiency with Adobe applications

Necessary Licenses and Certifications: N/A

AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at "www.wes.org":http//wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

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