ADVANCEMENT ASSOCIATE

Employer
Roland Park Country School
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Aug 30, 2022

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Position Type
Fundraising, Fundraising Administration, Planned Giving, Programs, Other Programs, Administrative, Office Administration
Fields
Academic Centers
Employment Type
Full Time
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General Summary:

The Advancement Associate reports to the Assistant Head of School for Advancement. The Advancement Associate provides general administrative support in a fast-paced advancement office and manages the school’s archives. This individual plays a critical role in the daily and long-term operations of the advancement office. This individual will be passionate about the fundraising, relationship building, alumnae relations, and communications goals of RPCS.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Assistant Head of School for Advancement with administrative needs and general office support. 
  • Maintain accuracy of Raiser’s Edge database by regularly updating constituent records.
  • Perform administrative and database duties such as filing, creating spreadsheets, querying, exporting, entering notes and actions in donor records, and report running.
  • Provide support for volunteer committee meetings and phonathons including attending and assisting as needed.
  • Order office supplies.
  • Process check requests and generate budget reports.
  • Generate mailing lists for the office; manage outgoing and incoming mail.
  • Compose and edit correspondence, reports, presentations and memos.
  • Perform prospect research and create research profiles.
  • Assist in preparation of board meetings and reports.
  • Oversee and manage the RPCS archives to include, but not limited to, the organization, cataloging and maintenance of the archives.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Required Skills/Abilities: 

  • Excellent written communication skills; including spelling, punctuation, and grammar. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work well with faculty, staff, and volunteers.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Experience with Blackbaud/Raiser’s Edge.
  • Time management skills, with ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize work.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality, have good judgment and decision-making skills.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Experience in an independent school setting preferred.

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires ability to sit at a desk and use standard office equipment, such as computer and phone, for prolonged periods.
  • Occasionally work outdoors.
  • Must be able to ascend/descend stairs in an office building,

      ability to turn, bend, reach, squat, push, pull, and occasionally lift up to 30lbs.

 

Work Conditions:

  • Full-time, non-exempt position.
  • As a condition of employment, all employees hired after August 1, 2021, are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and be able to provide proof of such vaccination.

 

Travel Requirements:

  • Occasional local travel may be required.

 

SCHOOL PHILOSOPHY

 

Roland Park Country School, a college preparatory school for girls, is dedicated to the intellectual and moral development of its students. We cultivate creativity, independence of thought, tenacity of purpose, self-discipline, and emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being. We maintain high academic standards, uphold tradition, and promote innovation. We nurture a cooperative, resilient spirit within an atmosphere of mutual trust and respect. In a diverse, inclusive, and joyful community, Roland Park Country School strives to instill in its students a lifelong love of learning, as well as the responsibility to look within and beyond themselves to contribute to and serve as stewards and leaders of their communities.

 

 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

RPCS is an equal opportunity employer. The School is committed to equal employment opportunities in all employment practices and decisions including but not limited to: recruitment, hiring, promotion, training, compensation, and disciplinary action. RPCS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or creed, familial status, pregnancy, childbirth, a medical condition resulting from pregnancy or childbirth, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law (“Protected Categories”).

 

 

Note: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and assignments may change at any time with or without notice.

 

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