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Development Coordinator

Norwich University | Northfield, VT

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Interested in learning more about non-profit fundraising?  Ready to take the first step in a career that provides resources to support higher education?  Want to join a high performing and fun-loving team with an opportunity for growth?

Job Description:

This position works closely with the Special Assistant to the President, assisting with development work including College of Graduate & Continuing Studies (CGCS) phonathon, direct mail, and special event management.  S/he will also have responsibilities to the Sr. Director of Development as it relates to coordinating fundraising for CGCS, supporting major gift work and other administrative duties.  The successful candidate will enhance and grow a fundraising program that may lead to increased supervisory opportunities.


Duties include:

  • Soliciting gifts through the alumni development campaign.
  • Reaching out to donors and prospects
  • Maintaining various schedules, coordinate meetings, appointments and special events.
  • Compiling data and producing various departmental reports that are requested.
  • Performing and managing administrative functions.
  • Travel arrangements


High school diploma and a minimum of three years relative experience required.  Higher education background, and particularly experience with CGCS is preferred.

There will be occasional after hour's requirements and weekends.  Knowledge of general office practices and standard office applications is required; the ability to learn specialized administrative software is required.

Must be self-motivated and have the ability to work independently, work well under pressure, and meet deadlines.

Additional Information:

Norwich University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a positive education and work environment that recognizes and respects the dignity of all students, faculty and staff. Reasonable accommodations will be made for the known disability of an otherwise qualified applicant.  Please contact the Office of Human Resources at for assistance.

All candidates must be authorized to work for any U.S. employer. A post offer, pre-employment background check will be required of the successful candidate.

Norwich University offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, group life and long term disability insurance, flexible-spending accounts for health and dependent care, 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, employee assistance program, paid time off including parental leave, and tuition scholarships for eligible employees and their family members.

Application Instructions:

Please provide a cover letter, resume, and Norwich application:


Posted On: 2017-05-19 12:36:16
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Telecommute: No
Categories: Admin - Clerical
Job Type: Regular
Job Status: Full Time
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