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Development Assistant P/T-WRHI (Revised)

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Faculty Rank or Job Title Development Assistant P/T-WRHI (Revised)
Job Category: Administrative (exempt/non-exempt)
Department Public Relations-SOM
Equity & Inclusion No.: 17H175
Position FTE


Minimum Annual or Hourly Rate $23.08/hr.
Salary Band: UC HR5
Job Summary/Basic Function:

Assist advancement department with administrative needs for the Wright Rural Health Initiative (WRHI).

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree with 5 years of fundraising experience.
Demonstrated knowledge of the principles and practices associated with fundraising or business development.
Must possess excellent written and oral communications skills.
Work well individually and in a team environment.
Strong organizational skills & attention to details.
Ability to manage multiple projects, simultaneously and meet tight deadlines.
Ability to handle complex and confidential information.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in higher education or business.
Ability to participate in evening and/or weekend work-related activities.

Essential Functions and percent of time:

Assist the resident programs and academic departments in identifying alumni and securing up to date personal and business addresses needed to contact them about becoming a volunteer for the WRHI. 60%

Increase awareness and donations to the WRHI. 20%

Essential Functions and percent of time (cont'd):

Coordinate a special event annually ensuring that students have an opportunity to thank donors and for the administrators to thank WRHI volunteers. 10%

Non-Essential Functions and percent of time:

Other duties as assigned. 10%

Working Conditions

Special Contract terms and conditions of employment apply. Length of the contract is one year, renewable, contingent upon funding.

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Effective July 1, 2017, per Policy 7230 Wright State University is tobacco-free. Tobacco use, including the sale, advertising sampling and distribution of tobacco products and tobacco related items is prohibited in all university facilities, on all university owned or leased grounds, university owned or operated residence halls and apartments, and at all university sponsored events regardless of location. Tobacco use is also prohibited in all university vehicles or on any equipment owned, leased or operated by Wright State University. This policy applies to anyone on campus including students, faculty, staff, visitors, consultants, vendors, patients, volunteers, and contractor employees.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Posting Date 08/02/2017
First Consideration Date: 08/08/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this position at Wright State University? Please select an answer below:
    • Referred by personal contact
    • Job/Career Fair
    • Wright State University Careers website
    • LinkedIn
    • Twitter
    • Dayton Daily News
    • Dayton Weekly
    • HERC (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Local Newspapers
    • Other
  2. * Do you have a bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have five years of fundraising experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV