Development Coordinator, H&S

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Development Coordinator, H&S

Stanford University

Job Number:

Development Coordinator, H & S

Job Code: 4289 (Development Coordinator)
Job Grade: F
FTE: 100%, Non-Exempt

Note: Not all unique aspects of the job are covered by this job description.

The School of Humanities & Sciences (H&S) is Stanford's largest school, with 23 departments and 23 interdisciplinary programs spanning the core of humanities, arts, languages and literatures, social sciences, mathematics, and physical and life sciences.

The development coordinator will report to the Project Manager in H&S External Relations, a unit within the Office of Development. S/he will provide administrative and routine support to fundraising programs and activities. Working with front-line fundraising staff, donors, volunteers, and other university staff s/he will assist in establishing and maintaining relationships with all university constituencies.

Your responsibilities include:

  • 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.
Other duties as assigned.
To be successful in this position, you will bring:
  • Bachelor's degree and one year of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.
  • 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.
  • A strong desire to work in a development environment and a willingness to learn about the Development Life Cycle (prospect identification—research—cultivation—solicitation—stewardship).

Why Stanford for you:
Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:
  • Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
  • A caring culture. We provide excellent retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
  • A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, swim in our Olympic-sized pool, or choose from hundreds of health and fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide highly competitive health care benefits.
  • Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails and museums.
  • Enviable resources. Enjoy free commute programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more!

How to apply:
We invite you to apply for the position by clicking on the “Apply for Job” button. To be considered, please submit a cover letter and a resume with your online application. The cover letter should briefly describe why you believe you are a good fit for this position.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University's research, teaching and clinical missions.

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, California, United States
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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.

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Job No:
Posted: 11/6/2018
Application Due: 1/7/2019
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