The Development Associate provides administrative support for the Ambler Campus Director's Office, with a focus on supporting activities related to Institutional Advancement, Arboretum fundraising, donor relations and events including coordinating and overseeing logistics associated with fundraising for the campus, arboretum and campus-based programs such as meetings, special events, seminars, tours and non-credit programs. Provides day-of event support (occasional evenings and weekends). The Development Associate enters and maintains data and generates reports. Provides support and assistance with day-to-day administrative functions under the direction of the Manager of Administration including processing paperwork and forms and maintaining current information on general University policies and department programs and procedures related to the work performed; ensures that all procedures are correctly followed. Performs general office duties; orders supplies, manages calendars, makes travel arrangements, and creates and processes correspondence. Greets and provides assistance to campus guests and screens telephone calls. Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree and at least two years of experience working in an administrative assistant capacity. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Required Skills and Abilities:
*Demonstrated organizational skills, ability to multi-task, manage several projects at once and meet deadlines.
*Demonstrated flexibility, creativity, strategic-thinking skills; willingness to take initiative and learn.
*Superior oral and written communication and customer service skills.
*Proficiency in office software systems such as: MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
*Proven aptitude in learning new database systems such as Reeher, Self-Service Banner, Cognos, TUMarketplace, Concur, and DestinyOne.
*Ability to work independently and as an integral member of a team.
This position requires a background check. Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and. employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact. To obtain additional information about Temple University please visit our website at www.temple.edu. Temple University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains statistics, policies, and procedures related to campus safety and can be found at: http://www.temple.edu/safety/asfr/ You may request a copy of the report by calling Temple University's Campus Safety Services at 215-204-7900.