Office of Advancement (Development)

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Under the direction of Associate Vice Chancellor or designee, the Development Associate assists with special projects, fund raising initiatives, research, donor relationship building and other required tasks in the Development Office.


  • Organize prospects and contacts
  • Coordinate, organize, recruit participants, and provide other required support for events, fund raisers, and projects
  • Provide administrative and logistical support on development and donor-related events or projects
  • Assist in the planning, preparation and production of communication materials for development programs and events
  • Assist in the development of donor acknowledgment and recognition communications
  • Assist data processing and research staff to insure that department database is accurate and up-to-date
  • In collaboration with the director, develop action plans and calendars for projects and tasks and assure that assigned projects stay on time and on budget
  • Perform other duties as required.


  • 1 year of experience in development-related activities, such as public relations, marketing/advertising, communications, sales or customer support. Volunteer fund raising experience highly desirable
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong oral and writing skills
  • Ability to work well independently and as member of a team
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and following through on detailed tasks and project plans
  • Excellent PC skills with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access etc
  • Available to work occasional nights and weekends
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong working relationships with faculty, staff, physicians, volunteers, donors and vendors
  • Ability to travel to off-site locations


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