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.
This position is responsible to properly evaluate gifts documents and record gifts and pledges of all types to the Virginia Tech Athletic Fund reflecting the wishes of our donors and according to the rules of the university, CASE guidelines, and IRS regulations. In addition, this position ensures that donor records stored in the Blackbaud and Advantage databases are maintained in a complete and accurate manner. Also, properly using the varied coding schemes as necessary to reflect the unique specifics of each gift or pledge so that high quality information is available to all authorized parties in the university and the VT Foundation as well as our donors at all times. This position will responsibly handle all confidential donor information as mandated. This position will respond to queries and requests from departmental, university, foundation, and donors as appropriate.
Demonstrated general bookkeeping knowledge.
Demonstrated ability to do detail record keeping (data entry of a complex nature) and daily reconciliation.
Demonstrated computer skills (spreadsheets, databases, word processing).
Ability to professionally communicate both internally and externally with all levels of people. Demonstrated willingness to solve customer (donor) issues and build confidence with them.
Desire and ability to work collaboratively with other people.
Demonstrated experience maintaining standards of confidentiality.
Advanced knowledge of relational databases.
Experience working with fundraising and donor relations.
An accounting degree or related work experience in accounting, reconciliations and/or receipting.
Employee Category: Staff (Salary)
Appointment Type: Restricted
Percent Employment: Full-time
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For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.
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).