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FUNDS INFORMATION ASSOCIATE , Office of the Vice President for Finance (VPF)-Office of the Recording Secretary , to serve as part of the team supporting the accurate acceptance and recording of major gifts (above $100k in value) to the Institute. Will ensure proper documentation for endowment funds and clarity of use; and work across all three functional areas within this directorate--gift accounting, gift operations, and funds information--to ensure all aspects of institutional information are captured and formally recorded.
REQUIRED : at least three years' professional experience in at least one of the following--gift administration, finance, governance of charitable funds, or nonprofit operations; two years' experience working with databases and/or data processing; familiarity with SQL or other programming languages; at least one year of experience delivering customer service; advanced knowledge of MS Excel and a strong level of comfort using MS Word and Outlook; demonstrated experience acting as a resource to guide a range of constituents through a complex administrative/financial landscape; ability to think strategically about complex issues and work with multiple resources to find solutions, track multiple deadlines at once, and perform follow-up; meticulous attention to detail; excellent organizational, interpersonal, and verbal and written communication skills; comfort interacting and ability to form partnerships with a variety of constituencies; discretion and tact with confidential information; initiative; and flexibility and adaptability to new programs in an emerging and changing environment. Familiarity with Ellucian CRM Advance gift system or similar fund-raising database, experience developing policies and procedures in a legal or fund-raising context, experience with database querying and data manipulation tools, and professional experience in higher education/nonprofit environment preferred. Job #16549-N
Internal Number: 16549
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