Advancement Assistant II- UTFI

Knoxville, TN
Nov 11, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Tennessee Foundation
University of Tennessee Knoxville
Advancement Assistant II, Annual Giving


TheUniversity of Tennessee Foundation, Inc. (UTFI) is seeking an AdvancementAssistant II at the University of Tennessee Knoxville campus for annual giving.Under the supervision of the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Annual Giving, theAdvancement Assistant will provide administrative support in the student phonathonprogram.  Duties include but may not belimited to transactional activities related to student hires, terminations,transfers, time entry, pledge processing and record updates. The Advancement Assistant will maintain donorrecords on two systems and perform general office procedures required tomaintain student personnel activity and donor records. 

Atthe University of Tennessee, Knoxville, the Foundation provides engagementopportunities for alumni through networking and community events, and workshand-in-hand with the campus on their priorities to improve undergraduate andgraduate education for more than 30,500 students and support for faculty andstaff with over 900 programs of study.


Qualifications: This position requires a high school degree; anassociate or bachelor’s degree is preferred. A minimum of 3+ years officeexperience required. Business/technical school graduate with 1+ years of officeexperience is acceptable. Development, advancement, non-profit, alumni affairs,administrative roles or a related field such as communications or marketing is preferred. The ideal candidate will be highly supportiveof and committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Skills: The preferred candidate must have excellent oral and writtencommunication skills, be team-oriented and collaborative and demonstrate strongorganizational skills. Knowledge of technology, willingness to learn newprograms, adaptivity and ability to organize and prioritize multiple projectsare also important.  Experience usingANDI, IRIS and proficiency in Microsoft Office a plus.

Tobe considered for candidacy, please include a cover letter and resume inaddition to the online application profile. 

In order to apply to this position,please use the link,, and use keyword 20000001AE tosearch.

TheUniversity of Tennessee Foundation, Inc. is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section504/ADA/ADEA employer.  All qualifiedapplicants will receive equal consideration for employment and will not bediscriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion,sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age,physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.

The University of Tennessee Foundation, Inc. will not discharge orin any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because theyhave inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay ofanother employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensationinformation of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential jobfunctions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants toindividuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information,unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b)in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, includingan investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the University of Tennessee Foundation’s legal duty tofurnish information.

Job: Other Admin Asst/Secr/Clerical
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-Knoxville
Organization: Knoxville Telefund Payroll
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Nov 9, 2020, 7:57:26 AM

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