Development Assistant for the College of Liberal Arts

Posted on March 27th, 2017

Position Title: Development Assistant for the College of Liberal Arts

Application deadline: Friday, March 31, 2017

The College of Liberal Arts Development Office is responsible for raising private support for the College from our ever-growing community of supporters, including alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends. Donor support comes in many forms and ensures the continuation of the land-grant mission of Colorado State by providing student scholarships, faculty research grants, and support for innovative programs across campus.

The Development Assistant serves an important role for the Development Office, providing support around donor relations and communications, student scholarships, and special fundraising events. We are seeking a student to fill this role in Spring 2017, as a part-time, hourly position. Preference will be given to students interested in a multi-year commitment, and those who can work over the summer.

If you are a mature, organized, and responsible student who is interested in a multi-year commitment to work with the exciting and energetic Office of Development team and build your resume, this is for you!

Wage: $10 per hour

Job Responsibilities:
• Clerical support to the Development Office staff
• Create and mail donor thank you letters
• Process receipts and travel-related documents for Development Office staff
• Attend and support the Development Staff at special events
• Database management
• Special projects, as assigned

Required Qualifications:
• Undergraduate student in good academic standing
• Positive attitude, motivated, and self-directed
• Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
• Very strong organizational skills and attention to detail
• Comfortable interacting with high-level staff, faculty, and constituents
• Professional and customer-service oriented
• Experience with Excel, PowerPoint and other Microsoft Office Programs
• Must maintain a high level of confidentiality
• Minimum 15 hours weekly beginning late April 2017 (must be able to work over the summer)

Important Information:
• Preference will be given to candidates who can make multi-year commitment and can work over the summer.
• Interviews will take place in early April 2017. Please check your email regularly as you may be contacted any time after you submit your application to schedule an interview.

To apply: Please send a one-page resume (including current cumulative G.P.A.) and one-page cover letter detailing your relevant experiences to Savannah Kacher at Savannah.Kacher@colostat.edu by Friday, March 31, 2017 (early applications are welcome and appreciated). Applications must be submitted electronically with the subject of the email as follows: “Development Assistant Application – (Your Name).” Application deadline: Friday, March 31, 2017