Sidwell Friends School—a PK-12, co-educational Quaker day school with campuses in Washington, DC and Bethesda, MD—seeks a temporary Advancement Services Assistant (ASA). The ASA will work in the Office of Institutional Advancement and assist the development team with information organization, database entry and clean up, and general AS support. The position is 12-16 hours per week, with flexibility regarding days and hours.
The Institutional Advancement Office relies heavily on the information in donor files and the donor database, and the ability to easily access pertinent donor information will be vital to the overall success of the fundraising, stewardship, and engagement goals.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Help organize crucial information for the Advancement program, which includes but is not limited to:
Database update projects
Entering research/biographical information into records
Event attendance entry
Cleaning inaccurate or out of date information
Provide general AS support to the development team
Excellent computer skills with working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite; preferred database entry experience
Experience in development or fundraising. Interest in information management, and/or independent education; previous experience preferred
Integrity; previous experience with highly confidential information preferred
Positive, team-player attitude
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Ability to work independently and to make good decisions
Applicants should upload a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references via our on-line application.
Sidwell Friends School (SFS) is a PK-12, co-educational Quaker day school with campuses in Washington, D.C., and Bethesda, Maryland. Founded in 1883, the School is a nonprofit, tax-exempt institution governed by an independent Board of Trustees.
For the 2015/16 school year, 1,149 students (572 boys, 576 girls) are enrolled. Forty-seven percent of the student body are students of color. Twenty...-three percent of the student body receive $6.7 million of need-based financial assistance. The School employs 156 teachers and 112 administrative and support staff. Tuition for the 2015/16 school year is $37,750.
Sidwell Friends School is committed as an institution to the ideal of diversity with regard to age, economic background, ethnicity, gender, physical disability, political affiliation, race and sexual orientation in its student body, faculty and staff. The School does not discriminate in the administration of its admissions, financial aid or loan practices; curricular offerings, including inter-scholastic athletics and physical education; other School-sponsored programs and activities; or in the hiring and terms of employment of administrators, faculty and staff. Except for special considerations that may be given to members of the Religious Society of Friends because of the School's Quaker affiliation, the School does not discriminate on the basis of religion.