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Administrative Assistant I

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Categories: Staff
Department: Advancement Operation

The Administrative Assistant I supports College Relations through maintenance and upkeep of all archived College Relations documents pertaining to alumni, parents, friends, foundations, corporations, and other donors and potential donors to the college. The position also assists Advancement Services with administrative tasks related to gift entry, database updates and event registrations. This job is split between Research and Advancement Services, with 50% of time in each department.


Working with Research and Prospect Management team, establish and maintain individual archives for all Davidson College alumni, donor/leadership parents, specific friends of the college, foundations, and corporations. 

As a member of the Advancement Services team, assist with data entry tasks in Blackbaud CRM including biographical updates, event registrations and data cleanup projects; prepare receipt mailings and assist in sorting mail.

Assist Research and Prospect Management team with Blackbaud CRM data entry, ordering subscriptions and supplies, and basic research support.    

Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED
Minimum of one year general clerical or administrative work experience
Data entry and filing skills
Comfortable with repetitive detailed work
Organizational and planning skills; ability to alphabetize
Attention to detail and accuracy
Understanding of and adherence to confidentiality standards
Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
Information gathering and information monitoring skills
Problem analysis and problem solving skills
Judgment and decision-making ability
Initiative and self-motivation
Flexibility and adaptability
Willingness to accept additional assignments and assist other team members as necessary
Strong customer service orientation/experience

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree
Experience with Blackbaud CRM or similar database

To Apply:

Please go to http://employment.davidson.edu and complete the online application, including a cover letter and resume.  Please submit all materials by Friday, November 16th.  

At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community.  In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.

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