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Development Coordinator

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Work type: Full Time
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Staff


University Advancement  

Requested Start Date:

November 1, 2022

Normal Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm with the ability to work evenings and weekends as needed

Job Summary:

The Development Coordinator s responsible for coordinating all aspects of Development related program(s), service(s), and/or fundraisers.

May be responsible for training, assisting or assigning tasks to others. May provide input to performance reviews of other employees. May supervise student workers.

Essential Functions:

  • Plans, develops, and assists in the execution of programs/services/fundraisers.
  • Coordinates, plans, and organizes events to include activities such as set-up, selecting speakers, and/or negotiating contractual obligations for resources and logistical considerations.
  • Monitors and develops programs/services budget and ensures programs/services are operating within specifications.
  • Creates and maintains records of prospects, contacts, and constituents.
  • Identifies, screens, and recommends individuals, corporations, and foundations which qualify as prospective donors and/or volunteers.
  • Provides information to staff, students, and constituents concerning JSU Development opportunities through presentation, inquiry response, and/or memorandums/letters.
  • Develops and coordinates the marketing function for assigned development programs including (but not limited to) brochures, newsletters, web site and news releases.
  • Receives and resolves inquiries and problems.
  • Maintains Advancement master calendar.
  • Serve as the primary user of Foundation Search software.
  • Creates and maintains donor relations, solicitation, and development.
  • Works and strategizes with JSU and the JSU Foundation to achieve university-wide objectives.
  • Performs stewardship contacts to identify and qualify unassigned donors to begin the development of a deeper relationship with JSU.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Employee Benefits:

JSU strives to provide great quality of life to our employees through an attractive, competitive benefits package for our full-time faculty and staff. These benefits enhance your salary as a JSU employee and are part of your total compensation package.  Benefits include:

  • Retirement Plans
    • Alabama Teacher’s Retirement System (TRS)
    • RSA-1 Deferred Compensation
    • 403-B Retirement Annuity (TIAA)
  • Health Insurance
    • Medical (PEEHIP)
    • Optional plans:  vision, dental, flexible spending plan, dependent care, cancer and hospital indemnity
  • Long-term disability and life insurance
  • Tuition assistance
  • Paid and unpaid leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Prescription assistance
For additional information regarding benefits, please visit our website.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Working knowledge of the functions of a development office
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation required. (Travel reimbursement at state rates.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of a donor database or customer relationship management software

Required Documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Transcript

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