Yale University .
Original Posting Date 29-Mar-2018
Supervisory Organization Development - Principal Gifts
STARS Requisition number 48868BR
University Job Title Development Coordinator 2
Posting Position Title Development Program Coordinator, Principal Gifts
Bargaining Unit L34 - Local 34 (Yale Union Group)
Time Type Full time
Duration Type Regular
Compensation Grade Labor Grade E
Work Location Central Campus
Worksite Address 157 Church Street New Haven, CT 06510
Work Week Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
Total # of hours to be worked: 37.5
Position Focus: Reporting to the Program Manager, the Program Coordinator provides advanced support and analysis for the Associate Vice President for Development and the team of Principal Gifts officers in all aspects of their work. Principal Gifts is responsible for substantial and transformative donations made to the University. As a key part of this important work, the PC position provides a fascinating window into the inner workings of major initiatives and upper-levels of administration at Yale. The PC will draft correspondence, briefings, and proposals; conduct research projects; maintain detailed prospect database records; and plan special events for a fundraising program serving Yales most generous alumni and friends.
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Essential Duties 1. Coordinates with other departments at Yale to develop or enhance proposals and briefings summarizing Yale activities, and to plan events. 2. Develops and maintains a log of Yale academic and programming activities having development potential for prospects and donors. 3. Coordinates and staffs events. Helps secure hosts and locations for events. Works with Special Events team to secure campus locations. Produces invitation and confirmation cards. Compiles and maintains invitation lists, extend invitations, confirms attendance, ensures attendance accuracy, prepares biography for guest speakers, prepares Event Flow documents, staffs selected events, and contacts vendors. 4. Conducts research on individuals, corporations, foundations, governments and institutions using office files, databases and internet search engines and resources, including sources in other languages when relevant for international development. 5. Drafts a wide variety of written materials including detailed biographical and business briefings, correspondence, proposals, indentures and stewardship reports. 6. Designs, develops and produces ad hoc reports and analyses by report generation and manipulation of information systems, including our primary Alumni database. 7. Researches and investigates gift commitments using office files and databases. Ensures the accuracy of gift acknowledgments and all information relayed to prospects. 8. Builds strong relationships with staff and serves as a key contact on questions relating to various departmental needs. 9. Interacts with donors at the request of director and/or gift officers in response to inquiries. 10. Assists with the assignment of tasks to student workers. 11. May perform other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience Eight years of related experience, six of them in the same job family at the next lower level and a high school level education; or six years of related experience and an Associates Degree; or two years of related work experience and a Bachelors Degree; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
Required Skill/Ability 1: Exceptional communication skills with special emphasis on advanced writing ability and strong attention to detail. Ability to communicate effectively with top-level donors and senior Yale administrators. Writing sample required at time of interview.
Required Skill/Ability 2: Demonstrated organizational and research abilities, including analyzing large volumes of information from disparate sources and synthesizing it in cogent and concise written form.
Required Skill/Ability 3: Demonstrated ability to prioritize work, manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines in a time-constrained environment. Ability to initiate and complete tasks with minimal supervision.
Required Skill/Ability 4: Professionalism, maturity and an ability to work with confidential information. Ability to work well independently and as part of a collaborative team.
Required Skill/Ability 5: Ability to understand and work with financial information and proficiency with standard office software including MS Word, Excel and related programs.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Bachelors degree and two years of administrative or professional writing experience. Experience in a university setting working with sensitive and confidential information; familiarity with Yale University.
Weekend Hours Required? Occasional
Evening Hours Required? Occasional
Drug Screen No
Health Screening No
Background Check Requirements All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. Please visit ************************************************* for additional information on the background check requirements and process.
Posting Disclaimer The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.
Affirmative Action Statement: Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an individuals sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial assistance. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the Universitys Title IX Coordinator, at ****************, or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston MA 02109-3921. Telephone: ************, Fax: ************, TDD: ************, or Email: *****************.
Note Yale University is a tobacco-free campus
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Yale University comprises three major academic components: Yale College (the undergraduate program), the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and the professional schools. In addition, Yale encompasses a wide array of centers and programs, libraries, museums, and administrative support offices. Approximately 11,250 students attend Yale.