The University of Tennessee Foundation (UTFI) is seeking a Gift Records Specialist II to be located at the University of Tennessee, Martin campus. The Gift Records Specialist II will report to the Director of Advancement Services and is responsible for the gift records operations for the Martin campus and extended campus centers located in Selmer, Parsons, Ripley, Somerville, and Jackson. This position administers the gift records functions within the Advancement Services Office by ensuring donor intentions are honored, gifts are processed and acknowledged in an accurate and timely manner, deposits are made and credited to correct accounts, and accurate data reports are generated. The Gift Records Specialist II will assist development officers with interpreting donor information and gift related questions as well as campus department assistants on interpreting data reports, reconciling gift ledgers in IRIS, providing donor information, and all other donor related questions. This position serves as the business office for any direct deposits made into the UTFI operating accounts for both Development and Alumni Relations Offices. The Gift Records Specialist II may oversee one student and is responsible for that student's training and daily work assignments.
An Associate's Degree in accounting or business management is required or equivalent of high school degree and four years of office accounting related experience. Five years administrative experience and accounting experience within a university environment is preferred.
Please provide a cover letter, resume, and three professional references, in addition to the online application.
This position requires good analytical skills, must be accurate with figures, and exercise good judgement in interpreting policy and guidelines on financial matters. Ability to multi-task, meet strict deadlines, and proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel are required. Experience in financial and fundraising enterprise systems as well as IRIS and/or ANDI systems are a plus.
The University of Tennessee Foundation, Inc. is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.
The University of Tennessee Foundation, Inc. will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the University of Tennessee Foundation's legal duty to furnish information.
The primary purpose of the University of Tennessee at Martin is to provide a quality undergraduate education in a traditional collegiate atmosphere characterized at all levels by close collaboration among students, faculty and staff. In addition, the university is dedicated to meeting lifelong educational needs by providing graduate programs, distance-learning opportunities and other creative ende...avors. Furthermore, the university is committed to advancing the regional and global community through scholarly activities, research and public service.