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Manager, Campaign Volunteers and Executive Assistant to the Vice President

Rider University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Dec 9, 2022

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Position Type
Fundraising, Other Fundraising
Employment Type
Full Time
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Rider University invites applications for a Manager, Campaign Volunteers and Executive Assistant to the Vice President.  This individual will serve as a liaison for the Vice President for University Advancement in their role as Rider’s Chief Advancement Officer and serve as Divisional Office and Budget Manager to ensure a smooth operation of the Division.  

Specifically, the individual will be responsible for:

  • providing all aspects of office support for Vice President;
  • coordinating major donor meetings with the Office of the President for meetings that include the President and Vice President;
  • providing guidance and advice for Divisional support staff in the execution of their regular duties;
  • editing and proofreading correspondence and other material;
  • budget management;
  • managing a Campaign volunteer program;
  • representing University Advancement at special events and act as a liaison for the VP for University Advancement; and
  • participating in fundraising efforts by managing a small portfolio of prospective major gift donors.


Position Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree
  • Minimum of 7-10 years working in a complex, multi-divisional organization, preferably within higher education or a not-for-profit environment
  • 3-5 years of experience in budget management
  • Demonstrated exceptionally strong interpersonal skills, with a focus on internal/external customer service and in-person presentation skills
  • Strong computer aptitude with expertise in all Microsoft Office applications (especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). Some experience with database management is a strong plus
  • Attention to detail and follow-through skills are essential
  • The ability to juggle multiple assignments simultaneously is critical


Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree

 The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds.

Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and enables them to achieve success. 

Through reflection and open, respectful dialogue, we develop responsible citizens who demonstrate academic understanding and compassion to grow and serve as leaders in a diverse and global world. 

Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.

Rider University is consistently ranked as a best college by U.S. News and World ReportThe Wall Street Journal and The Princeton Review. For more than a decade, Rider has also been recognized in The Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges for its sustainability efforts.        

To apply for position no. 600088, please visit RiderHires at

Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity. 


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