1. Coordinates with other departments at Yale to develop or enhance proposals and briefings summarizing Yale activities, and to plan events. 2. Develops and maintains a log of Yale academic and programming activities having development potential for prospects and donors. 3. Coordinates and staffs events. Helps secure hosts and locations for events. Works with Special Events team to secure campus locations. Produces invitation and confirmation cards. Compiles and maintains invitation lists, extend invitations, confirms attendance, ensures attendance accuracy, prepares biography for guest speakers, prepares Event Flow documents, staffs selected events, and contacts vendors. 4. Conducts research on individuals, corporations, foundations, governments and institutions using office files, databases and internet search engines and resources, including sources in other languages when relevant for international development. 5. Drafts a wide variety of written materials including detailed biographical and business briefings, correspondence, proposals, indentures and stewardship reports. 6. Designs, develops and produces ad hoc reports and analyses by report generation and manipulation of information systems, including our primary Alumni database. 7. Researches and investigates gift commitments using office files and databases. Ensures the accuracy of gift acknowledgments and all information relayed to prospects. 8. Builds strong relationships with staff and serves as a key contact on questions relating to various departmental needs. 9. Interacts with donors at the request of director and/or gift officers in response to inquiries. 10. Assists with the assignment of tasks to student workers. 11. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Advanced degree in scientific discipline or work experience/background in scientific field, familiarity with Yale, or experience in a university setting or with development work.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Advanced degree in scientific discipline or work experience/background in scientific field, familiarity with Yale, or experience in a university setting or with development work.
Required Skill/ability 5: Appreciation and respect for principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Ability to engage with diverse audiences (age, gender, nationality, race/ethnicity, profession, sexual orientation, etc.). Professionalism, maturity, and an ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
Posting Position Title: Development Coordinator 2
Required Skill/ability 3: Advanced proficiency with MS Word, Excel, database software and reporting, and the ability to conduct data analysis and work with financial information. Knowledge of PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Program Coordinator, Science Strategies
Required Skill/ability 1: Exceptional communication skills with special emphasis on advanced writing ability and editing. Ability to communicate effectively with faculty, senior Yale administrators and top-level donors. Writing sample requested at time of interview.
Required Skill/ability 4: Demonstrated ability to prioritize work, manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines in time-constrained environment. Ability to initiate and complete tasks with minimal supervision.
Required Skill/ability 2: Demonstrated organizational and research abilities with strong attention to detail including analyzing large volumes of information from disparate sources and synthesizing it in a cogent and concise form.
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;
Internal Number: 64707BR
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