Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.
The Advancement Associate will provide high-end administrative and program support to the fundraising, communications and marketing, and alumni relations efforts on behalf of the College of Natural Resources and Environment. Primary responsibilities of the Advancement Associate will be to: Administrative Management:
Provide front-line customer service to faculty, staff, and students; greet visitors and maintain appropriate contact with public, university, and private officials, executives, major donors, staff, and others; provide professional and courteous telephone support
Manage travel logistics and reimbursements for the advancement team
Coordinate central advancement activities
Assist in coordinating foundation funds activity
Prospect Research/Portfolio Management:
Prepare correspondence and proposals
Perform independent research that supports key initiatives, special events or programs; may work on sensitive issues requiring confidentiality and a professional demeanor
Provide data entry and management using Blackbaud CMS
Maintain files using SharePoint
Handle schedules and logistics for donor visits, including agenda preparation, reports, meetings, etc.
Coordinate annual advancement events, in addition to various
Virginia Tech takes a hands-on, engaging approach to education, preparing scholars to be leaders in their fields and communities. As the commonwealth's most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech offers 240 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 31,000 students and manages a research portfolio of more than $513 million. The university fulfil...ls its land-grant mission of transforming knowledge to practice through technological leadership and by fueling economic growth and job creation locally, regionally, and across Virginia.
Through a combination of its three missions of learning, discovery, and engagement, Virginia Tech continually strives to accomplish the charge of its motto Ut Prosim (That I May Serve).