Job Number: 78082
Note: Not all unique aspects of the job are covered by this job description
This position is part of the Dean of Research External Relations team. Under direct supervision, provide administrative and routine support to fundraising programs and activities. Work with front-line fundraising staff, donors, volunteers, and other university staff to assist in establishing and maintaining relationships with all university constituencies.
Stanford is committed to a donor-centric approach to development. Every member of the Office of Development staff plays a role in providing the university's donors with the service and attention that ensures an exceptionally positive and fulfilling philanthropic experience.
- Provide project and administrative support.
- Assist in the design, publication and production of fundraising materials.
- Build a network of relevant contacts, and stay informed on current university initiatives and activities.
- Review and track funds and report on use of gifts, as assigned.
- Assist in the planning and implementation of events and donor cultivation, as needed.
- Retrieve information about prospects and donors, update records, and generate simple reports using the university external relations database.
- Track budget(s), and process reimbursements for department.
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree and one year relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Demonstrated ability with Microsoft Office suite.
- Knowledge of database systems, such as Microsoft Access.
- Ability to work efficiently, juggle tasks simultaneously, meet deadlines, and achieve goals.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact with a wide range of people.
- Outstanding communication skills and exceptional attention to detail and follow-through.
- Valid California Non-commercial Class Driver's License.
- Frequently perform desk-based computer tasks, sit, and use a telephone, stand/walk.
- Occasionally light/fine grasping, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds, writing by hand.
- Ability to obtain and maintain a California Non-commercial Class license.
- May require working flexible hours, including nights and weekends
- When conducting university business, must comply with the California Vehicle Code and Stanford University driving requirements.
- Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
- Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
- Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.
Location: Office of Development
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.