Development Coordinator, Humanities & Sciences

California, United States
26 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
26 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The development coordinator will report to the Associate Director of Development in H&S External Relations, a unit within the Office of Development. S/he will provide administrative and routine support to fundraising programs and activities. Working with front-line fundraising staff, donors, volunteers, and other university staff s/he will assist in establishing and maintaining relationships with all university constituencies.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Provide project and administrative support to a team of three development officers and the Associate Dean of Development.
  • Draft high-quality donor correspondence
  • Prepare briefings for the dean and gift officers
  • Become proficient in the use of the Office of Developments external donor databases to be able to input and retrieve data and generate reports
  • Process gifts using Stanford’s Oracle-based Gift Transmittal system as well as use the system to research gift funds and generate reports.
  • Review and track funds and report on use of gifts.
  • Build a network of relevant contacts, and stay informed on current university initiatives and activities.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of events and donor cultivation, as needed.
  • Process receipts, invoices and reimbursements for the department.
  • Other duties as assigned.

To be successful in this position, you will bring:

  • Bachelor's degree and one year of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated ability with Microsoft Office suite.
  • Knowledge of database systems, such as Microsoft Access.
  • 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.
  • A strong desire to work in a development environment and a willingness to learn about the Development Life Cycle (prospect identification—research—cultivation—solicitation—stewardship).

Why Stanford is for You:

  • Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:
  • Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
  • A caring culture. We provide excellent retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
  • A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, swim in our Olympic-sized pool, or choose from hundreds of health and fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide highly competitive health care benefits.
  • Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails and museums.
  • Enviable resources. Enjoy free commute programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more!

How to Apply:

We invite you to apply for the position by clicking on the “Apply for Job” button. To be considered, please submit a cover letter and a resume with your online application. The cover letter should briefly describe why you believe you are a good fit for this position.

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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 the job.

Additional Information

Schedule: Full-time
Job Code: 4289
Employee Status: Regular
Grade: F
Requisition ID: 83669