Employment Type: Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Vacancy ID: P007066
Salary Range: $27,778 - $32,703
The Library Development Office coordinates and executes all fundraising, advocacy, and outreach activities that raise philanthropic support for the UNC Libraries. The Library Development Office also coordinates all Friends of the Library activities and manages the Friends of the Library Board. Philanthropic support from UNC donors and friends is crucial to the ongoing success of the UNC Libraries. Communication with, and engagement of, library donors/constituents takes place via personal visits (locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally), tours, special events, print communications (newsletters), annual fund appeals, e-communications (e-newsletters), etc.
This time-limited position will serve as an integral part of the Library Development Team by providing administrative support and fulfilling other duties. This support for the team-based Library Development Office will ensure annual fundraising goals are met/exceeded as well as a campaign goal of $50 million.
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalency; or demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.
The Administrative Support Associate will serve as part of an enthusiastic and energetic team that represents the UNC Libraries Development Office. The successful candidate must have: Experience working effectively within a fast paced, goal oriented, team-driven environment.
Effective time management skills, the ability to handle multiple time sensitive projects at once, and a strong attention to detail.
Strong collaboration skills and the ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with internal colleagues such as library staff, campus-wide development staff as well as with external constituents such as alumni, donors, visitors, and board members.
Experience coordinating meetings and meeting logistics via email, phone, Outlook Calendar, etc. and be proficient in utilizing computer software such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
Be able to assist with event set up/break down, mailings, daily processing of donor letters, etc.
The ability to actively and tactfully handle stressful work situations that may arise, such as assisting financial donors who need special assistance/guidance, or meeting strict deadlines and proactively identify potential problems/conflicts and begin to address them in a positive manner.
An Associate or Bachelor's year degree; 2 – 3 years of experience working in a fast paced office environment, preferably in a fundraising office, a sales oriented office; a library administrative office, or an academic office; working knowledge of UNC Chapel Hill; experience assisting team members in coordinating appointments, travel, board meetings, communications, etc.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.