Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Location: Bloomington, Indiana,
Internal Number: 303878
JACOBS SCHOOL OF MUSIC (BL-MUS-IUBLA)
The External Affairs Coordinator administratively supports the JSoM External Affairs Office. The Coordinator works very closely with the Director of External Affairs and the Assistant Director of Stewardship and Annual Giving in the planning and execution of several high profile events throughout the year, along with ongoing administrative tasks.
Performs administrative tasks in support of the university's development and advancement efforts and may interact with officers across all development and advancement job families, as well as donors, the general public, and representatives across the university and university community.
Tasks may include answering phone calls and emails, maintaining and updating donor databases, scheduling events and travel for donor interaction and solicitation, preparing and sending digital and direct mail solicitations, preparing documentation of pledged and received gifts, and coordinating stewardship and donor recognition activities.
Compiles metrics, facts, and general operations information about IU and its schools and departments for distribution to donors.
Prepares and updates basic and complex reports and presentations for use by other development staff, engaging supervisor for help as needed.
Provides an excellent donor experience through customer service, active listening, inclusive language, and thoughtful and persuasive discussion, consistently upholding the integrity and mission of Indiana University.
High school diploma or GED
2 years experience in fundraising/development, administrative,a higher education foundation, or related field
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Proficient communication skills
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Highly thorough and dependable
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
IU Bloomington campus.
This position may be eligible for limited remote work, subject to change in the future based on university policy and business needs.
For full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
Multiple plan options for medical insurance
Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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New employees will be provided with information regarding Indiana University's COVID-19 vaccine policy, which includes the opportunity to request an exemption. To learn more, view our COVID-19 vaccine information page.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator.See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.
IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.
By offering a distinctive range of bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.