Coordinator of Stewardship and Financial Reporting

Job description

Reporting to the Executive Director of Advancement Services, The College of New Jersey is seeking a Coordinator for Stewardship and Financial Reporting. This role is responsible for executing the strategic stewardship plan and ensuring compliance of IRS, CASE and TCNJ Foundation policies and procedures.

The coordinator of stewardship and financial reporting will create and manage a system for reporting that includes endowment and restricted fund impact reports, pledge reminders and monthly financial reports to campus partners and constituents. The incumbent will be responsible for administration of scholarships and programmatic funds to ensure that the foundation maintains compliance with donor intent, IRS regulations and CASE standards. They will also prepare and track gift agreements and serve as back-up gift processor due to periods of high gift volume or vacation schedules.

The incumbent will also assist the Assistant Director of Stewardship and Donor Relations with donor recognition events through the creation of invitation lists, marketing collateral as well as outreach to scholarship recipients and providing on-site support of the event(s).

Qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum of 2-5 years of experience working in non-profit and/or higher education sectors.
  • Experience in event management and coordination a plus.
  • Must be detail oriented and have an intermediate level of proficiency with Microsoft Office products.
  • Must be able to read, write and communicate fluently in English and exercise judgment in preparation of correspondence.
  • Strong social skills.
Preferred qualifications include experience with Raiser’s Edge software and two or more years’ professional work experience in Development, Donor Relations or Advancement Services. Previous project management and event management experience preferred.

This role is a classified position with the state title Professional Services Specialist 4A and is included for membership in the Communications Workers of America (CWA) bargaining unit. Permanent appointment to this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a 4-month probationary period to access the ability to perform the essential functions of the position. The starting salary for this position is in Range P18, step 1, $46,873.40 . Salary for internal candidates will be determined by Civil Service guidelines.

This position includes a comprehensive benefit package including pension, health, dental, and prescription plans as well as generous sick and vacation leave allowances.

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Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume and complete the electronic application for employment by September 25, 2019. A final offer letter of employment will be contingent upon satisfactory completion of reference checks. Submissions received after the deadline will only be considered if a suitable candidate has not been identified.

Founded in 1855, TCNJ is a selective public primarily undergraduate institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. TCNJ emphasizes the residential experience for our nearly 6,500 undergraduate students, 30% of whom are self-described as members of groups traditionally underrepresented in academe and STEM. Students benefit from a 13-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio and an average class size of 21 students, which has led to TCNJ attaining a first-year to sophomore retention rate of 94% and a graduation rate of 86%. TCNJ has also received national recognition for the adoption and promotion of the teacher-scholar model for our faculty and deep engagement of our undergraduates in research. TCNJ was awarded the inaugural “Campus-wide Award for Undergraduate Research Accomplishment” from the Council on Undergraduate Research in 2015. In part because of TCNJ’s intentional and comprehensive integration of research into our undergraduate curricula and institutional culture, an increasing number of TCNJ graduates have pursued and completed doctoral degrees over the past ten years. TCNJ was awarded, in 2006, a Phi Beta Kappa chapter—an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ’s seven schools—Arts and Communication; Business; Education; Engineering; Humanities and Social Sciences; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Science. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College’s campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty.

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To enrich education through diversity, TCNJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer. TCNJ has a strong commitment to inclusive excellence and to achieve diversity among faculty and staff. We strongly encourage a host of diverse, intersectional populations and cultures to apply including, but not limited to, identities based on race, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, and veteran status.




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Job No: 1253X
Posted: 9/10/2019
Application Due: 11/9/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Negotiable