Development Coordinator, Stanford Law School-75239
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The development coordinator for annual giving in External Relations at Stanford Law School provides a full range of administrative services to support the fundraising efforts of three gift officers. This includes their related annual giving programs (reunion and non-reunion solicitation, young alumni engagement, class gift) and volunteer engagement/management. In this fast-paced and highly dynamic office environment, the development coordinator reports to the Associate Director of Annual Giving, collaborates closely with the broader Annual Giving and Alumni Relations teams, administrative peers, and others to fulfill duties. We are looking for a candidate who is thorough, efficient, and reliable in their work product. Sense of humor, strong communication and writing skills are a must.
Stanford is committed to a donor-centric approach to development. Each member of the External Relations team plays a role in providing the donors with the attention that ensures an exceptionally positive and fulfilling philanthropic and volunteer experience. The Development Coordinator must develop a thorough understanding of the objectives, priorities, and projects of Stanford Law School and Stanford University. S/he will work closely with all members of the External Relations Office to support the full range of activities of the law schools annual giving program.
Provide project and administrative support. Assist in the design, publication, and production of fundraising materials. 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. * - Other duties may also be assigned
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree and one year relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated ability with Microsoft Office suite and/or Google docs. Knowledge of database systems, such as Microsoft Access. Familiarity with Salesforce, Raisers Edge, and/or Stanfords proprietary development database a plus. Ability to work efficiently, juggle tasks simultaneously, meet deadlines, and achieve goals. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact with a wide range of people. Outstanding communication skills and exceptional attention to detail and follow-through.
Certifications and Licenses:
Valid California Non-commercial Class Driver's License.
Frequently perform desk-based computer tasks, sit, and use a telephone, stand/walk. Occasionally light/fine grasping, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds, writing by hand. Ability to obtain and maintain a California Non-commercial Class license. * - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
May require working flexible hours, including nights and weekends
When conducting university business, must comply with the California Vehicle Code and Stanford University driving requirements. Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations. Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned. Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains d...edicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 9000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu.
Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.