Position InformationJob Posting Number S01121
Position Title Administrative Assistant III, Advancement Department (1.0 FTE) Department UR Operations - 1205 Job Category Staff Posting Position Type Full-Time Work Location Pay Type Hourly Salary Range
$23.48 ($42,734) – $24.31 ($44,244)
Experience is taken into consideration in the determination of salary offers. For more information visit https: // www. wesleyan.edu/hr/handbook/compensation- practices/index.html
The Office of Advancement builds lifelong relationships with alumni, parents, and friends, and engages them in support of Wesleyan's educational mission and financial goals. The Advancement team fosters pride in the Wesleyan community and develops support for university initiatives through outreach activities, including development/fundraising; alumni and parent engagement; on and off- campus events.
Advancement Operations is responsible for the strategic design, development, and implementation of operational functions that provide a foundation for the Office of Advancement to achieve its goals in fundraising and constituent engagement. The department is charged with aligning business support functions, policies and procedures, and technology infrastructure within the strategies, resources, and priorities of the University.
Reporting to the Director of Advancement Operations, the Administrative Assistant provides administrative support to Advancement staff and projects in all areas of Advancement including, Major Gifts, Donor Relations, Alumni & Parent Relations, and Principal Gifts.
Typical responsibilities include:
This position is in the secretarial/clerical bargaining unit. This position is full-time and works 35 hours per week for 52 weeks.
Associate Degree and two years related experience or an equivalent combination, of education, training and experience.
Demonstrated experience in customer service, data entry, event support, or a related field.
Ability to set priorities, establish efficient procedures, multi-task, manage detailed work, and follow through with a minimum of supervision in a calm and effective manner.
Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, students, and external alumni and parent constituents in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to solve problems independently or triage to appropriate staff members.
Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Suite, including Word (mail merges, creating, editing, pivot tables, and formatting tables), Excel and Outlook (emails, calendars) and Google documents.
Ability and interest in learning new software programs (Ex: OneDrive, SharePoint.)
Demonstrated commitment to work within a diverse environment and interact collegially with individuals of different backgrounds.
Experience working within a constituent database.
Special Instructions to Applicants
The position is open until filled. For full consideration please apply by February 1, 2023 when first review of applications will begin.
All offers to external applicants are contingent on the candidate's completion of a pre-employment background check screening and computer skills assessment to the satisfaction of Wesleyan University.
Wesleyan University requires proof of COVID -19 vaccination and booster (if eligible under CDC guidelines) or an approved exemption prior to first day of employment.
Wesleyan offers a broad range of employee benefits and development opportunities, including comprehensive group insurance plans, wellness programs and incentives, generous paid time off and retirement plans. We also offer flexible work schedules, employee and dependent tuition programs, as well as access to Wesleyan's BLS & GLS programs for those who qualify (tuition is waived for up to 2 courses a term; some fees and taxes may apply).
Detailed information on the benefits of working at Wesleyan is located at: https: // wesleyan.edu/hr/careers/prospective-resources.html.
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