Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its nine colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United Kingdom.
The University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement plans; life insurance; short and long-term disability; employee assistance program (EAP); tuition remission; and generous time off.
Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education.
Department: Development - Law School
Campus: Lincoln Center (LC) - NYC
Reporting to the Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives, the Development Associate is primarily responsible for supporting the Law School's Development Executive Team.
Plays a key role in the strategic efforts of the division by providing extensive administrative support for the Associate Vice President for External Relations & Assistant Dean for Law School Advancement by managing complex appointments calendars; answers phone calls from Board members, donors, consultants and vendors, DAUR colleagues, Dean's Offices, and President's and the University Secretary Offices; makes travel arrangements, etc.
Supports campaign stewardship efforts, including assisting with organization and implementation of cultivation activities for Board members and $100,000+ donors; assists with preparations for the advisory board meetings.
Assists with prospect and donor data management, including maintaining prospects contact information and call reports in Advance, as well as generating monthly visits and proposals reports from the Fordham Advance system and Fundraising Performance Management system(CRM Advance and Blackbaud FPM) for the fundraising team.
Generates sophisticated Powerpoint presentation slides, extensive lists, mail merges and reports using Fordham Advance, Microsoft Power BI, and Microsoft Excel.
Assists in the production of various reports for distribution to Law School Advancement, DAUR, Dean's Office, President's Office and Board members.
Assists and staffs various University fundraising and cultivation events and major gifts donors/prospects meetings throughout the year, including the Dean's Society reception, Stein Prize dinner, Annual Luncheon, Annual Founder's Award Dinner, Reunion, and other Dean's Office events.
Collaborates with various Development and University Relations teams, Deans' Offices, other Vice Presidents' areas, outside vendors, FLAA Board, Dean's Planning Council, and Parents Leadership Council members.
Oversees SAPConcur Expense reporting for senior development staff.
Utilizes Google Calendar for scheduling meetings and Zoom software for virtual meetings.
Provides assistance with New Staff Orientation process to onboard new staff to the division.
Performs clerical duties to help the office run smoothly and efficiently creates nametags, folders, shipping to offsite meeting locations, etc.)
Schedules car service and makes restaurant reservations for Assistant Dean.
Assists with mailings (mail merge, printing labels) as necessary.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Minimum of one year of progressive, professional experience supporting executive-level professionals.
Interest in fundraising and/or higher education.
Experience with SAPConcur, Zoom Software, CRM Advance and Blackbaud FPM.
Fordham Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its 9 colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United kingdom.