Administrative Support III - Reception, Major Gift Team

Jul 12, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Administrative Support III - Reception, Major Gift Team

Position Category: Staff - Full-Time

Under the direction of the Associate Vice President for Major Gifts & Development Programs, the Administrative Support III will help support the Major Gifts Team of Development Directors, and will actively coordinate a dynamic portfolio of multidisciplinary and interdepartmental development initiatives. The primary focus is to coordinate activities that support, enhance, and leverage the Major Gift Officer's efforts of engagement, cultivation, and stewardship of high-priority donor prospects. Exercising outstanding initiative, judgment, creativity, and discretion, this position works collaboratively with many campus units and executives, high-level donors, and key volunteers.

Required Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree related to the Summary of Duties or any combination of education and/or experience totaling four years.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of best practices in internal and external communications, correspondence, and appropriate matters of etiquette in various settings or vehicles.
  • Knowledge of databases and accounting software.
  • Knowledge of fund development field helpful.
  • Exceptional customer service orientation skills.
  • Outstanding phone skills.
  • Strong editing and writing skills, including written correspondence.
  • Skills in basic business math.
  • Exceptional organizational skills.
  • Proficiency with PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and web browsers.
  • Solid creative, design, and multimedia skills.
  • Ability to plan and evaluate actions effectively.
  • Ability to respond effectively to change and to anticipate potential changes and act accordingly.
  • Ability to successfully enact strategic changes affecting multiple stakeholders, including high level university leaders.
  • Ability to perform analysis and projections.
  • Ability to excel in a collaborative, project-focused environment populated with diverse individuals, opinions, and backgrounds.
  • Ability to effectively handle confidential and sensitive matters with appropriate caution and discretion.
  • Ability to conduct online research.

Preferred Qualifications:

Physical Requirements:
Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment. Frequent sitting, standing, and walking. Frequent use of fine-hand manipulation associated with the use of a computer. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.

Benefits Summary:
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Pay Range: $25,665 - $32,082

Advertisement Number: STA91618 Development/Alumni/Donor Staff 07/31/2018
Open Date: 07/11/2018
Review Start Date: 07/17/2018
Close Date: 7/31/2018
Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicant: Priority consideration will be given to those applicants who apply on or before the “Review Start Date." This job advertisement may close at any time after the review date. Please list a minimum of three references. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process for a letter of recommendation.

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