Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include three major museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.
Reporting to the Program Manager, the Program Coordinator (PC) provides advanced support and analysis for the Associate Vice President for Development and the team of Principal Gifts officers in all aspects of their work. Principal Gifts is responsible for substantial and transformative donations made to the University. As a key part of this important work, the PC position provides a fascinating window into the inner workings of major initiatives and upper-levels of administration at Yale. The PC will draft correspondence, briefings, and proposals; conduct research projects; maintain detailed prospect database records; and plan special events for a fundraising program serving Yale's most generous alumni and friends. Previous development experience, though helpful, is not essential. Ideal candidates will have superior writing skills, show great attention to detail and excellent judgment, and will be curious and engaged with the donor cases that this individual will support.
Required Education and Experience:
Eight years of related experience, six of them in the same job family at the next lower level and a high school level education; or six years of related experience and an Associate's Degree; or two years of related work experience and a Bachelor's Degree; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
Exceptional communication skills with special emphasis on advanced writing ability. Ability to communicate effectively with top-level donors and senior Yale administrators. Writing sample required at time of interview.
Demonstrated organizational and research abilities, with strong attention to detail, including analyzing large volumes of information from disparate sources and synthesizing it in cogent and concise written form.
Demonstrated ability to prioritize work, manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines in a time-constrained environment. Ability to initiate and complete tasks with minimal supervision.
Professionalism, maturity and an ability to work with confidential information. Ability to work well independently and as part of a collaborative team.
Ability to understand and work with financial information and proficiency with standard office software including MS Word, Excel and related programs.
Application: For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at http://bit.ly/YaleCareers-57990BR. Please be sure to reference this website when applying for this position.
We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards and excellence of a career at Yale University. One of the country's great workplaces, Yale University offers exciting opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth. Our benefits package is among the best anywhere, with a wide variety of insurance choices, liberal paid time off, fantastic family and educational benefits, a variety of retirement benefits, extensive recreational facilities, and much more.
Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.
Internal Number: 57990BR
About Yale University
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.