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Development Associate


University Advancement


Full-Time / Non-Exempt

Position Description

Position Summary:
The primary responsibility of the Development Associate will be to assist with JU’s annual fund efforts including but not limited to: direct mail, phonathon, and personal solicitation.



Description of Essential Job Duties:


·         Assist with all annual fund efforts including but not limited to monthly mailings, emails, employee campaigns, phonathons, and fundraising events


·         General office duties supporting the Annual Fund.


·         Other duties as assigned


·         Work is primarily indoors, but requires the incumbent to be in an outdoor environment when traveling between campus buildings or being off-campus


·         Standard office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with the exception of phonathon call sessions in Fall and Spring semesters. Attendance at evening and weekend events as scheduled

Physical Requirements:
·         Must be able to lift and carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 20 pounds
·         Must be able to bend, stoop and reach


·         Manual dexterity to efficiently operate a computer keyboard and other business machines
·         Near vision sufficient to read written communications and computer display screens


·         Adequate hearing to communicate effectively in person and by phone



Special Skills:

·         Excellent interpersonal, communication, time management, and leadership skills

·         Excellent critical thinking skills and ability to use discretionary judgment and keep confidential information;

·         Excellent oral communication skills

Excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office



Prerequisites Required for Position:
1.      Minimum Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree required
2.      Minimum Work Experience: Previous customer service, fundraising, or service-industry


3.      Preferred Qualifications:


·         Non-profit work / internship experience


·         Public Relations, Communications, Fundraising, or Marketing experience
This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required for this position. The University reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs. 


To Apply

​Interested applicants should send JU employment application, professional resume and letter of application via electronic mail:


Craig Caskie, Assistant Vice President, University Advancement




Created at 3/5/2014 2:11 PM by Moneypenny, Celeste
Last modified at 4/23/2014 4:23 PM by Moneypenny, Celeste