Advancement Coordinator/SALT Program Coordinator

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Trinity Christian College seeks a full-time Advancement and SALT Program Coordinator.  The Advancement Coordinator has the responsibility of overseeing the administrative functions of the Advancement department. This individual will work closely with the Advancement and Alumni & Family Engagement division to ensure that event logistics, donor correspondence, and meeting documentation is properly completed. As a member of the Advancement Services division, the individual will assist in maintaining the integrity of advancement data regarding academics, employment, affiliations, involvement, relationships, and contact details; as well as providing support in the areas of gift processing and receipting.  The Advancement Coordinator will also serve as the SALT Program Coordinator. This position is charged with the development of courses; building, growing, and marketing an engaging program; management of membership rosters, and overall business management of this adult educational program for seasoned learners.

The essential duties and responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to the following:

Responsibilities with the Advancement Services department:

  • Research and update constituent data such as addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, employment information, marital status, parent/child relationships, etc. in Raiser’s Edge NXT
  • Process daily obituary notice emails, updating constituent records accordingly
  • Provide back up support in the area of gift processing and receipting
  • Record event participations, board/committee/team involvement, educational details, and communication responses for several constituency groups
  • Track new hires and terminations of college faculty and staff in Raiser’s Edge NXT on a monthly basis
  • Assist with special data projects as directed.

Responsibilities with the Advancement and Alumni & Family Engagement departments:

  • Perform general office duties including maintaining the office calendar, processing invoices, ordering office supplies, preparing meeting agendas, recording meeting minutes, managing phone calls, distributing office mail and other administrative duties as needed.
  • Assist in the logistical planning and implementation of Division campus-wide events including FallFest, scholarship and donor events, Alumni gatherings, and special occasions which may require some evening/weekend hours.
  • Assist gift officers with mail merges, spreadsheet manipulation, mailing preparations, etc.
  • Assist Vice President of Advancement as needed

Responsibilities as SALT Program Coordinator

  • in conjunction with the Advisory Board, creates a list of course offerings and instructors to teach/lead 1, 2, and 3 session courses
  • work closely with an Advisory Board
  • grow program participation and offerings
  • work with faculty on scheduling, course outline and details
  • work with the college marketing department on the development of marketing brochures, web page, social media postings and promotional materials
  • work with the print and mail center on the printing and mailing of materials
  • secure campus classroom space, AV, and other logistics required for classes
  • manage and maintain the SALT registration and membership benefits rosters
  • manage the budget ie: receipting of fees, processing payments, and tracking positive financial outcomes
  • participate and assist with courses as required
  • manage the Trinity Listeners Pass

Qualifications include:

  • High school diploma/GED
  • Experience working in office management or other support staff role
  • Fundamentals level certification in Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge preferred
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Experience using Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge NXT, or similar CRM system, preferred
  • Great attention to detail required for event management and data input/review
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written formats

Trinity Christian College seeks candidates that have a personal faith and commitment to Jesus Christ, and a sincere allegiance to the mission of the college. 

Applicants should be prepared to upload the following during the online application process:

  1. A brief cover letter
  2. Professional resume
  3. A written statement that describes his/her Christian faith commitment and how it is expressed through involvement with the body of Christ and participation in a local church

Trinity welcomes a response from diverse candidates. EOE





Trinity Christian College is an accredited private liberal arts college located in Palos Heights, Illinois. Since its founding in 1959, Trinity has provided its students a rigorous Christian higher education in the Reformed tradition, preparing them to pursue excellence in their vocations. The secure 130-acre wooded campus is just 30 minutes from the limitless cultural and career resources of downtown Chicago.


Consistently ranked as one of the top-tier colleges in the Midwest region by U.S. News and World Report, Trinity Christian College offers over 80 programs of study, including traditional undergraduate, adult studies, and graduate programs. Recognizing the value of experiential learning, 100% of Trinity’s students participate in hands-on internships or field education. Trinity alumni excel. They are nurses in the most advanced healthcare facilities, award-winning teachers in schools across the country, successful business executives in global companies, and service-oriented professionals making a difference throughout the world.


Whether they are commuters or campus residents, current Trinity students passionately talk about the sense of “community” they feel on this diverse campus. Trinity is often recognized for its ethnic and economic diversity. Intercollegiate sports for men and women, student-run ministry programs, and a full scope of creative expression in fine arts add to the Trinity experience. 


Opportunities abound in the Chicagoland area, opening the door to an expansive “classroom” of culturally-rich neighborhoods; world class music, theater, art, and cuisine; and endless professional development for students via internships, career positions, and involvement with service organizations. Trinity’s Chicago Semester provides an immersive experience for students who want the city to be their home, classroom, and workplace for an entire semester.

Study Abroad

Learning outside the classroom is available through off-campus programs including Semester in Spain (Seville), Semester in The Netherlands, and Semester in Ecuador (Quito), as well as other areas of the world. May-term trips to places such as Cuba and China offer students the opportunity to discover and explore different regions of the world over the course of a few weeks.

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