Principal Gifts and Academic Initiatives Associate - Providence - job 676733

Brown University

Date: 04/08/2021

City: Providence, Rhode Island

Employment type: Full-time

Job Description:

The Principle Gifts and Academic Initiatives Associate provides fundraising and administrative support for the Brown Campaign. This position will provide administrative support to the Senior Principal Gifts Officer (SPGO). The SPGO manages a pool of prospects/donors with the capacity to make $5M+ gifts to the University. The SPGO also supports the Senior Vice President for Advancement in their prospect work. This position will handle administrative duties, including calendar management, meeting/travel arrangements, proposal pipeline maintenance, drafting of correspondence and briefings, research, event support, and technical and logistical support to the SPGO.

Job Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree and 2 years' experience in a directly-related field (development, sales, customer relations and administrative), or equivalent combination of education and experience).

  • Experience in a higher-education, fundraising, or non-profit setting required.

Job Competencies

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Strong project/time management skills essential.

  • Must be detail-oriented and have an ability to handle and complete multiple projects concurrently.

  • Demonstrated ability with computer software programs including Google Drive, Microsoft Office, s Excel and Word is required.

  • Knowledge of Blackbaud preferred.

  • Must have a degree of computer proficiency and Information Management Skills to carry out the major responsibilities of this position.

  • Must be detail-oriented and have an ability to handle and complete multiple projects concurrently.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required.

  • Candidates must demonstrate a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment.

Candidates please note: all offers of employment are contingent upon a completed criminal background check and education verification satisfactory to Brown.

Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter and resume with their application.

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Job Posting Title:

Principal Gifts and Academic Initiatives Associate




Grade 8

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Full time

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Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

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EEO Statement:

Brown University is an E-Verify Employer.

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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