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Advancement Services Specialist

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Advancement Services Specialist

Posted: 08/15/2019


Advancement Services Specialist leads the gift management process, overseeing the record maintenance and upkeep of the Raiser’s Edge database, preparing reports, conducting prospect research, and working closely with the Office of Institutional Advancement, the Office of the President and the CFO/Vice President of Finance.

Only complete online applications will be reviewed and must be received by October 11, 2019 by 5:00 p.m. Materials received after this date and time will not be accepted.


Bachelor’s degree is required; master’s degree preferred. Minimum five years’ experience in database management desired, minimum three years’ experience in fund raising desired, and working knowledge of fund accounting required. Advanced computer skills, especially in Excel, Word, and donor databases required. Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge preferred. Strong knowledge of Institutional Advancement and higher education preferred.

Tusculum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, participates in E-Verify, and observes the guidelines as a Tennessee Drug Free Workplace employer. Applicants will be required to submit to substance abuse testing at a laboratory chosen by Tusculum University.

This position is subject to the results of pre-employment testing and a background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. All applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.


Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts, the names & contact information of 3-5 references, Tusculum University application and Authorization for Background Investigation and Fair Credit Reporting Rights Act Summary. (These two forms can be located at the top of the web page https://www3.tusculum.edu/hr/employment-opportunities) for completion. These completed and signed documents should be scanned and submitted electronically to [email protected] Attn: Advancement Services Specialist




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Posted: 5/21/2019
Application Due: 11/3/2019
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