Administrative Assistant - Development and Alumni Relations, The Fletcher School-18001430

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Administrative Assistant - Development and Alumni Relations, The Fletcher School-18001430

The mission of Fletcher's Office of Development and Alumni Relations is to serve The Fletcher School community by: raising annual and capital funds to meet the School’s evolving and priority academic and institutional needs, especially during the current Brighter World campaign; stewarding all donors so that impact and return on the investment is both timely and clear; and creating and sustaining long-term, relevant relationships with the School’s approximately 9,700 alumni worldwide as well as friends, including supporting approximately 80+ domestic and international alumni clubs, administering world-class reunion programs and international symposia, and creating high quality electronic and print communications for the community.

The Administrative Assistant is integral to the department’s ability to achieve its objectives. This person will be responsible for high-level administrative support tasks for the office including, working closely with the Senior Director to schedule meetings, arrange travel and coordinate daily calendar; processing donations, reminders, and acknowledgement letters; ensuring alumni, faculty and staff requests are addressed in a timely manner; and supporting alumni events and recordkeeping. This team member will handle sensitive information in a confidential manner. Additionally, this person will be a self-starter with strong attention to detail and an eye for maintaining office organization, improving procedures and providing exceptional customer service.

Basic Requirements:

  • High school diploma/GED and 5+ years of administrative experience OR a Bachelor's degree and 3+ years of experience.
  • Requires advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office suite including word processing, editing and graphics functions, spreadsheet and database knowledge.
  • Bookkeeping or basic accounting knowledge and excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in higher education or another nonprofit setting.
  • Prior experience assisting with event planning.
  • Prior experience or knowledge of fundraising and alumni relations.
  • Must be responsive and service oriented to internal (Faculty, Administrators, Staff, etc.) as well as external constituents (alumni, donors, etc.).
  • Familiarity with Access and Advance (or comparable donor and information management system) is highly desirable.
  • An aptitude for and commitment to learning new systems and applications is preferred.

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.

Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville
Job: Advancement/Alumni Relations
Organization: UA - Fletcher Dev & Alumni Rel
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Oct 2, 2018, 2:33:03 PM





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Posted: 12/2/2018
Application Due: 12/30/2018
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