Development Coordinator, Classification F, 100% FTE, Non-Exempt, Continuing
Stanford, School of Engineering: External Relations
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The External Relations Office of the School of Engineering at Stanford University is seeking a Development Coordinator to provide support for the Senior Director of Development and to assist the office with the efforts involved in fundraising for the School of Engineering. The Development Coordinator reports to the Administrative Operations Manager and provides outstanding office support and a full range of administrative services. The Development Coordinator will be expected to develop a comprehensive knowledge of his/her specific organizational unit and an understanding of the Senior Director of Development's work style and preferences, assist development staff in the many stages of development procedures and serve as a liaison between field staff, development administrators, volunteers, donors, and university officials. Coordinate and manage logistics of complex donor visits and fundraising trips, including faculty presentations, laboratory demonstrations, meals and other travel arrangements. Help with event support, and other fundraising projects and programs assigned by supervisor.
The External Relations Office works with alumni, faculty, volunteers, and staff to develop programs to engage alumni, donors, and prospective donors in substantive ways in order to strengthen their ties to the School of Engineering, and enhance their willingness to provide financial support for the School.
Applicants are required to upload a cover letter and résumé to be considered for this opening.
Provide project and administrative support.
Assist development staff in the many stages of design, publication and production of fundraising materials, development procedures, while acting as a liaison between field staff, development administrators, volunteers, donors, and university officials.
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.
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