Development Office/Alumni Welcome Center Assistant

Dowagiac, MI
Mar 01, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary
Southwestern Michigan College, a two-year college located approximately 30 minutes north of South Bend, Indiana, and approximately 30 minutes from Lake Michigan’s eastern shore is seeking a Part-Time, approximately 28 hours per week, Administrative Assistant to work in the Development Office.

This position will provide comprehensive administrative and clerical support to the Director of Development. This position requires extensive contact with college donors, alumni and community members. The Administrative Assistant will work under the direction of the Director of Development in all donor hosted events.

Required Qualifications
The ideal candidate must be able to meet deadlines and think strategically, exhibit the ability to develop relationships with the public.

Schedule flexibility and work independently are requirements of the position

Other requirements include; associate degree with three or more years of office related experience, excellent verbal and written communication skills, extensive knowledge using Microsoft Office Suite products in office setting. Must be process driven with strong organizational skills to handle multiple priorities. Strong spelling, grammar and editing skills critical, along with good communication. Sensitivity to confidential matters are a must.

Preferred Qualifications
Prior experience in donor relations and grant writing preferred

Familiarity with Ellucian Banner Advancement a plus.

Project management and event planning skills helpful.

Other Information
Flexibility in scheduling is required as this position will perform duties outside of the office environment some evenings and weekends.

Position Information

Posting Number 20110650

Job Category Staff

Reference Requests

Reference Request Details

Accept References Yes

Minimum Requests 3

Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Do you have an Associate's Degree or higher?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * In what business processes have you used Microsoft Excel?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • LinkedIn
    • Twitter
    • Facebook
    • MI Talent
    • MCCA Website
    • The Ladders
    • Indiana Career Connect
    • Employee Referral
    • SMC Website
    • SMC Job Alert Email
    • HigherEdJobs

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