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Temporary - Donor Relations Associate

Apply Now Job Number: 503539
Work Type: No Benefits
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Department: Donor Relations
Categories: Development - Alumni, Donor, & Community Relations / Fundraising & Advancement

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Job Title: Temporary - Donor Relations Associate
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Work Type: No Benefits
Job Category: Non-Exempt
Hiring Range:  
Pay Basis:

Hourly

Subject to Grant Funding?: No  
Essential Job Functions: 1. Works closely with Director of Donor Relations and Stewardship to determine objectives and requirements for donor acknowledgment, recognition, communication, and stewardship.

2. Continue to improve the relationship between NSU and scholarship benefactors by requesting, organizing, and ensuring that scholarship recipients compose thank you letters to their benefactors.

3. Assists with maintaining records of gift agreements and other documents, including financial details.

4. Completes special projects as assigned.

5. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Marginal Job Functions:  
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Knowledge:
1. Customer and Personal Service - Working knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of user satisfaction.
2. English Language - Proficient knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
3. Communications and Media - Working knowledge of media production, visual, verbal, and interactive communication, and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform and persuade via written, oral, and visual media.
4. Proficient knowledge of MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Skills:
1. Service Orientation - Proficient skills in actively looking for ways to help people.
2. Judgment and Decision Making - Basic skills in considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the appropriate one.
3. Time Management - Proficient skills in managing one's own time.
4. Active Listening - Proficient skills in giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
5. Reading Comprehension - Proficient understanding of written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
6. Speaking - Proficient skills in talking to others to convey information effectively.
7. Critical Thinking - Basic skills in using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
8. Writing - Proficient skills in communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
9. Complex Problem Solving - Basic skills in identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

Abilities:
1. Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
2. Fluency of Ideas - The ability to come up with a number of ideas about a topic (the number of ideas is important, not their quality, correctness, or creativity).
3. Selective Attention - The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.
4. Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
5. Information Ordering - The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
Job Requirements:  
Required Certifications/Licensures: (Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Continued)

Physical Requirements:
1. Speech Recognition - Must be able to identify and understand the speech of another person.
2. Speech Clarity - Must be able to speak clearly so others can understand you.
Required Education: Associate's Degree
Major (if required):  
Required Experience: Up to three (3) years of related experience.
Preferred Qualifications:  
Is this a safety sensitive position? No  
Background Screening Required? Yes  
Pre-Employment Conditions:

To ensure a safe learning environment for students and staff, as a condition of employment the selected candidate will need to provide proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencement of employment or an approved exemption and reasonable accommodation.

 

Sensitivity Disclaimer: Nova Southeastern University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.
   
   

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