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Job no: 492457
Work type: Non-Exempt Staff
Location: Gambier, OH
Kenyon College is conducting a search for a qualified candidate to fill the position of Administrative Assistant in the Office of Development. This is a full-time position with benefits. The rate of pay for this position is $16.13 per hour.
Provide direct administrative support for the major gifts team of four professionals, including the Director of Planned Giving.Work with College Relations database to create reports as needed for the major gifts/planned giving staff, add updates to donor files in the database including contact reports, phones calls made, and other forms of contact. Generate letters and other correspondence as requested. Secure meeting rooms and assist in major gifts/planned giving events and meetings. Create travel itineraries for major gift/planned giving staff, as well as securing hotel rooms and airline tickets as requested. Track budget items for major gifts/planned giving office. Assist major gifts/planned giving staff in sending mailings to donors. Create information clipboards, run donor lists, pay invoices, scan documents, locate files, and provide other support as needed. Coordinate special fund-raising appeals as needed. Arrange meetings on behalf of major gift/planned giving officers. Maintain filing and tracking system for major and planned gifts. Coordinate planned giving recognition and manage generation of reports for planned giving recognition society. Execute College credit card reconciliation and create expense reports for major and planned giving team members. Provide back-up support for other administrative assistants within the office. Flexibility to meet the needs, and changing needs of the staff within the office. Positive attitude and dedication to the overall success of the College Relations Division. Perform other duties as required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, Gmail, Firefox, Google, Adobe Acrobat Pro, and database programs. Excellent computer skills and the ability to learn new programs quickly. Ability to use multiple software programs at the same time to merge letters or reports. Exceptional organizational skills with ability to manage time sensitive projects. Detail oriented and superior proof reading skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Ability to multi-task numerous projects. Familiarity with operation of standard office equipment. Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
Typical office environment; must be able to use various office equipment such as computer, printer, fax machine, copier, etc. Must be able to lift up to 15 lbs.
Previous administrative assistant experience. Team player. Ability to maintain professional inter- and intra-office relationships. Previous experience with fundraising database(s)/CRM system preferred. Sense of humor.
Kenyon College is an equal opportunity employer. It is the College's policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy or state, local, or federal law.
Advertised: 10 Aug 2017 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 24 Aug 2017 Eastern Daylight Time
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