The Major Gifts team in Medical Center Development (MCD) seeks candidates that thrive in a fast paced environment and enjoys being part of a collaborative team. Successful candidates will have excellent communication skills, enjoy working with a wide variety of people, and have the ability to multitask quickly and professionally in response to requests from clients. The Development Coordinator role requires patience, flexibility, sharp attention to detail, a high level of professionalism, a keen sense of priorities, and a superb level of tact and discretion. Under direct supervision, provide administrative and routine support to fundraising programs and activities. Work with frontline fundraising staff, donors, volunteers, and other university staff to assist in establishing and maintaining relationships with all university constituencies. Stanford is committed to a donor centric approach to development. Every member of the Office of Development staff plays a role in providing the universitys donors with the service and attention that ensures an exceptionally positive and fulfilling philanthropic experience.
Only candidates that submit a resume and cover letter will be reviewed
Provide project and administrative support. Assist in the design, publication and production of fundraising materials Build a network of relevant contacts, and stay informed on current university initiatives and activities. Review and track funds and report on use of gifts, as assigned. Assist in the planning and implementation of events and donor cultivation, as needed. Retrieve information about prospects and donors, update records, and generate simple reports using the university external relations database. Track budget(s), and process reimbursements for department. Other duties may also be assigned
Bachelors degree and one year experience or combination of education and experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Demonstrated ability with Microsoft Office suite. Knowledge of database systems, such as Microsoft Access. Ability to work efficiently, juggle tasks simultaneously, meet deadlines, and achieve goals. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact with a wide range of people. Outstanding communication skills and exceptional attention to detail and follow through.
Certifications and Licenses
Valid California Noncommercial Class Drivers License
Frequently perform desk based computer tasks, sit, and use a telephone, stand/walk. Occasionally light/fine grasping, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds, writing by hand. Ability to obtain and maintain a California Noncommercial Class license. Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
May require working flexible hours, including nights and weekends
When conducting university business, must comply with the California Vehicle Code and Stanford University driving requirements. Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations. Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety communicates safety concerns uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned. Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the Universitys Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains d...edicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 9000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu.
Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.