Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland, is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 58 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Located on the historic Eastern Shore, SU's beautiful campus is some 30 miles from the Atlantic beaches and 2.5 hours from Baltimore and Washington, D.C.
Salisbury University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Prospect Development Associate in the Advancement Services department.
Primary Job Duties: Supports Salisbury University's fundraising and advancement efforts by identifying, researching, and managing prospects and the information related to their engagement, cultivation, and solicitation.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and one year direct sales or fundraising experience which may have involved phonathons, alumni relations, or special events; proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite with strong Excel skills; and, experience using online databases and search engines.
General knowledge of solicitation and fundraising techniques and procedures. Skill in performing arithmetic calculations. Ability to effectively use computers and other office equipment. Determine priorities and organize work to meet deadlines. Handle confidential information and matters. Gather and summarize information using a variety of sources. Establish and maintain effective working relationships. Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in research and data analysis.
This is a full-time, non-exempt State position with a full benefits package. Starting salary is $35,728 annually which is approximately $17.13 per hour.
Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/hr/careers/ to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.
To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit all of the following: 1) a cover letter; 2) resume; and, 3) the names and contact information of at least three (3) professional references. All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System.
Applications received by September 7, 2017 will receive full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.
Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our University community to include students, faculty, and staff, today and in the future. To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit http://www.salisbury.edu/equity/.