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Development Coordinator

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

To apply visit: www.wsujobs.com. Applications must include the following materials: 1. A letter describing how your experience and training meet qualifications for this position; 2. A current resume; and 3. Names and contact information for three professional references. *Screening of applicant materials will begin on 02/05/2018.*

Posting Details

Position Details

Employee Type AP-Administrative Professional
University Title Development Coordinator
Working Title Development Coordinator
College/Area WSU Extension
Department William D. Ruckelshaus Center
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William D. Ruckelshaus Center

Position Number 120833
Hiring Unit William D. Ruckelshaus Center
Work Location Seattle
Zip Code 98164
This position is in a Bargaining Unit No
Summary of Duties

The Ruckelshaus Center’s mission is to help parties involved in complex public policy challenges in the State of Washington and the Pacific Northwest tap university expertise to develop collaborative, durable, and effective solutions. The Center is a joint effort of Washington’s two research universities and was developed in response to requests from community leaders. The Center is hosted at the University of Washington by the Daniel J. Evans School of Public Policy and Governance and at Washington State University by WSU Extension (which also provides its administration). It is guided by an advisory board of prominent local, state and regional leaders representing a broad range of constituencies and geographic locations. More information is available at www.ruckelshauscenter.wsu.edu.

The Development Coordinator is a development professional with strong written, oral, and interpersonal communications skills that support productive fundraising to increase private support of the Center. The position plans, executes and evaluates development activities for the William D. Ruckelshaus Center Foundation, as well as planning and coordinating development-related events and activities. Functions include but are not limited to: research, refinement and implementation of the Center’s fundraising strategy; establishing and meeting fundraising goals and targets; cultivating and maintaining effective relationships with the Center’s Advisory Board Development Committee, university development staff, and current and potential individual and organizational donors; actively and accurately managing, soliciting, and tracking a portfolio of major gift prospects; coordinating donor stewardship; and researching, cultivating, and writing proposals and reports to public and private foundations. The Development Coordinator must be comfortable soliciting funds from a wide range of current and potential donors.

Additional Information

View the Benefits overview for information regarding competitive benefits available.

Appointment Status Temporary
Job Appointment (FTE%)

100%

Position Term in Months 12
Monthly Salary Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Position Qualifications

Required Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of experience, which includes six (6) months of full-time experience in marketing, gift solicitation or public contact work with evidence of ability to work collaboratively, communicate effectively orally and in writing and organize and execute assignments. A Master’s degree in a relevant field may be substituted for up to one (1) year of the required experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Additional Requirements
Preferred Qualifications

Three (3) additional years of experience for a total of five (5) years of experience, which includes at least six (6) months of full-time experience in marketing, gift solicitation, or public contact work with demonstrated success in proposal writing and submissions, evidence of ability to plan and execute a funding strategy and succeed in face-to-face solicitation, work collaboratively, communicate effectively orally and in writing, and organize and execute assignments. Instead of the required experience, the following may be substituted: Demonstrated successful sales, marketing, public relations, or other experience involving face-to-face contact with clients, current and prospective customers, and members of the public may be substituted for the experience requirements.

Will this position require a background check? This position has been designated by the department to require a background check

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 01/05/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply visit: www.wsujobs.com. Applications must include the following materials: 1. A letter describing how your experience and training meet qualifications for this position; 2. A current resume; and 3. Names and contact information for three professional references. Screening of applicant materials will begin on 02/05/2018.

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Posting Number 20133903P

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Reference Contact Info
Optional Documents

Posting Supplemental Questions

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  1. * The classification requirements for this position are a Bachelor's degree and two (2) years of experience, which includes six (6) months of full-time experience in marketing, gift solicitation, or public contact work with evidence of ability to work collaboratively, communicate effectively orally and in writing, and organize and execute assignments. A Master’s degree in a relevant field may be substituted for up to one (1) year of the required experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis. Do you meet these classification requirements?
    • Yes
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