The Development Coordinator and Systems Manager will be responsible for primary gift and data collection, reporting, reconciliation, maintenance of donor records and staffing support for the comprehensive programs of The Center for Discovery Development Offices (Hurleyville and NYC). Reporting to the Vice President for Development, this position has major responsibilities interacting with donors and volunteer leadership to support their efforts related to special events, annual appeals and other fundraising activities. This position is also responsible for managing the administration of the Development Office while also coordinating such activities as office management and systems support.
*Must have Raiser’s Edge knowledge and experience** • Strong systems/database skills and analytical skills • Good computer skills and proficiency with MS Office suite (Word, Excel Outlook, and PowerPoint) • Strong customer and donor relation skills, self-motivation, and problem-solving skills combined with the ability to work on multiple projects concurrently. • Must be personable, flexible, diplomatic and able to operate effectively in a complex organization. • Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule, including some evenings and weekends. • Knowledge of development and fundraising operations preferred. • Experience in supporting special events preferred. • Good interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
Minimum of a High School degree (Bachelor’s degree preferred) and at least two to four years of experience in development.
About The Center for Discovery
The Center for Discovery. Located on 1,500 acres of land in Sullivan County, New York, The Center for Discovery is a major research and specialty center that provides healthcare and education services to more than 1,200 children and adults with complex disabilities, medical frailties, and Autism Spectrum Disorders.
The Center for Discovery, designated as a Center of Excellence, provides an extraordinary school age and residential program to both children and adults, from world-class music and creative arts therapy, to adapted physical education and a biodynamic agricultural program, among other unique services. Here at The Center, we are a landscape of possibilities and strongly feel that your Human Services program graduates could be tremendous assets to the individuals we have in our care.
At The Center, we encourage people with disabilities to lead productive, meaningful, and happy lives by creating a model of an inclusivity. Not only are we a community of care devoted to the health and well-being of the individuals here, but to all people who call this home – our staff, families, and the larger community of which we are a part of. Further, we take steps to stimulate t...he local and regional economy by creating valuable work opportunities, raising funds to support revitalization efforts in neighboring towns and hamlets, and developing a true “community for all”. Simply put, we are transforming lives through research, innovation, and economic development.