Provides overall administrative support to the Associate Vice President for Institutional Advancement and the Leadership Giving Team. This position is responsible for the management of the Colleges' planned gifts, proactively working with donors, members of the Leadership Giving Team and the Colleges' service providers to ensure accuracy and compliance. This position organizes and assists with the tasks associated with completing high level fundraising initiatives and projects. This position requires being part of a team, the ability to multi-task and prioritize, and take direction from numerous staff members.
Planned Giving Administration:
Bachelor's degree is required. Experience in a college or university setting is preferred. Knowledge of the fundraising process including planned giving is desirable. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel and has experience with databases. Must have a high measure of sensitivity to the personal circumstances of alumni and parents. Confidentiality is critical. Must be able to work under pressure alone and be a contributor as a team.
This is a full-time, 12-month, benefits-eligible administrative position. Normal campus office hours of work are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. during the academic year with a possible shortened workweek during the scheduled summer hours. Some evening and weekend work will be required. This position description is not all-inclusive, as other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and the names with contact information of at least three references to:
Office of Human Resources
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
337 Pulteney Street
Geneva, NY 14456
Hobart and William Smith Colleges are committed to attracting and supporting faculty and staff that fully represent the racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity of the nation and actively seek applications from under-represented groups. The Colleges do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or any other protected status.
Hobart and William Smith Colleges are a highly selective residential liberal arts institution located in a small, diverse city in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. With an enrollment of approximately 2,200, the Colleges offer 62 majors and minors from which students choose two areas of concentration, one of which must be an interdisciplinary program. Creative and extensive programs of international study and public service are also at the core of the Colleges’ mission.