Advancement Information Coordinator

About University at Albany:

Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany's broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages a diverse student body of more than 17,900 students in nine schools and colleges across three campuses.

Located in Albany, New York, New York State's capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City and the Adirondacks.

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Director of Advancement Information, the Advancement Information Coordinator serves as the primary coordinator of all day-to-day gift processing activities. The candidate will manage and prioritize the daily workflow and ensure the accurate processing and reconciliation of all gifts and pledges in a timely manner while paying attention to donor intent and current policies and procedures. This position is expected to understand and interpret complex tax regulations and gift recording requirements and procedures. In addition to interpreting and administering policies and procedures, the successful candidate must also be able to document and improve upon existing procedures. The position will be called upon to conduct biographical research using fee-based research tools or University-wide databases. They will also be proactive in their pursuit of standards, and take a strategic, long-range approach to maintaining a strong program of data collection, analysis, maintenance and utilization. Finally, this position requires a high degree of attention to detail, decision-making and handling of confidential constituent information on a daily basis.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by a U.S. Department of Education, or internationally recognized accrediting organization.

  • An understanding of basic accounting principles and financial reporting and be able to interpret Council in Support of Education (CASE) and IRS regulations in addition to other governing policies and procedures relating to the processing of charitable gifts.

  • Ability to handle highly confidential information.

  • Strong analytical skills, a commitment to customer service, and a respect for the importance of how confidential information is handled.

  • An attention to detail, strong written and verbal communication skills, and excellent project management and organizational abilities.

  • Applicants must address in their applications their ability to work with a culturally diverse population.

  • Sense of humor.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with relational databases

  • Some knowledge of SQL query formatting

  • Working knowledge of best-practices in database management and development operations, and 1-3 years of experience in a fundraising or higher education fundraising environment.

  • The University at Albany is an EO/AA/IRCA/ADA Employer

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