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Development Assistant (Emily Dickinson Museum)

Amherst College
Amherst, MA 01002
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Amherst College

Amherst Campus
Amherst Staff
Part time

Amherst has taken a leadership role among highly selective liberal arts colleges and universities in successfully diversifying the racial, socio-economic, and geographic profile of its student body. The College is similarly committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration and staff.

Job Description:

Amherst College invites applications for the Development Assistant - Emily Dickinson Museum position. The Development Assistant is a part-time, casual position, with no benefits. Given Amherst's distinction as one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country, the successful candidate will demonstrate the w ays in which they bring value to and will work towards supporting a broadly diverse community.

The Development Assistant maintains and updates the Museum's constituent database. Responsibilities include entering, processing, and receipting donations, entering constituent data, maintaining data integrity, generating queries and reports, providing support for other Museum staff in accessing and analyzing data.

Summary of Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Database Support
Executes data input, including entering new data, updating constituent information, maintaining the database, and running updates
Prepares data for Museum mailings
Produces reports and assists with the general analysis of data
Turn qualitative questions into research queries and reports
Gift Processing
Inputs gifts and pledges into Museum database
Produces gift acknowledgments
Serves as back-up for gift processing
Assistance with Prospect Research
Assist with research and data projects
Add appropriate materials to donor files and create or archive files as needed
High School diploma or equivalent
Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Suite, experience with databases
Demonstrated high level of attention to detail and accuracy
Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
Demonstrated organizational and time management skills including prioritizing multiple tasks
Ability to handle confidential information with discretion
Commitment to working with a diverse and inclusive community
Bachelor's Degree
Experience with Blackbaud's e-Tapestry
Experience in fundraising

Interested candidates are asked to submit a resume and cover letter online at https://amherst.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/Amherst_Jobs . Please be sure to upload all requested documents in the first step of the application process. Applications cannot be revised once submitted. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
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Posted: 2021-02-19 Expires: 2021-03-22

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