Development Associate Employment Opportunity - Internal Applicants Only: The College at Brockport

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Development Associate Employment Opportunity - Internal Applicants Only

Plan, execute, and manage logistics for events and programs, including major events such as: Winter Gala, Alumni Showcase, President's Donor Recognition Luncheon, and more.

Budget Title: Staff Assistant

Local Title: Development Associate

Minimum Salary: $46,312

Essential Functions

Plan, execute, and manage logistics for events and programs, including major events such as: Winter Gala, Alumni Showcase, President's Donor Recognition Luncheon, Benefactors and Scholars Reception, Mornings with the Professors, Art of Fact, Writers Voice, and the Faculty and Staff Campaign Kick-Off

Reserve and confirm parking space for each event venue

Coordinate and verify the execution of special event catering and dining services

Track special event expenditures and provide final event budget reporting

Design and disseminate event invitations and program announcements

Request and verify guest lists from Advancement Services

Oversee special event operations including audiovisual capacity, guest registration, and guest reception

Responsible for the coordination of travel for guest speakers, which may include greeting, arranging transportation, monitoring and collecting expense information.

Research event venues and provide feedback to supervisor on venue recommendations

Interview, screen, and select candidates for the Green and Gold Ambassador program

Coordinate Green and Gold Ambassador training, including but not limited to, etiquette, philanthropy, and networking development.

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited US Dept of Education or internationally recognized institution

• Strong organizational skills with demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously to achieve project deadlines

• Attention to detail

• Demonstrated ability to take initiative, work independently, and perform as a valued team member

• Ability to exercise good judgment and to use discretion in interactions with prospects, donors, and volunteers

• Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends, as needed

• Proficient in MS Office

Preferred Qualifications

• Professional experience working in higher education and/or in a nonprofit organization

• Paid or volunteer fundraising experience

• Paid or volunteer special event coordination and planning experience

• Proven ability to conduct research and analyze information to prepare effective reports and proposals

• Excellent interpersonal skills

• Excellent writing ability

• Ability to work effectively within a diverse community

Application Instructions - Internal Applicants Only

Please visit to complete an application including your cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. Official transcripts are required upon hire. Application materials will be accepted until 1/27/18. Employment at The College at Brockport is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and final budgetary approval.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

The College at Brockport, State University of New York is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.



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