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Job ID: 149832

Gift Processor
Tuskegee University

Date Posted Nov. 18, 2020
Title Gift Processor
University Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, AL, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Institutional Advancement
    Fiscal Services

Special Qualifications

In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University demonstrating "Excellence in Every Way", the ideal Gift Processor will possess the willingness to use his or her expertise to assist in the university’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence.

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities

The Gift Processor reports to the Gift Accountant, is responsible for processing gifts to the University, which are received in various forms from various sources and are processed and distributed to various designations. Responsibilities include:

Scrutinizing all gifts, including matching corporate gifts, for proper processing, posting pledges and payments, and reconciling and balancing gift batches
Capturing, processing and archiving credit card transactions resulting from telemarketing services and from fundraising websites and contacts donors regarding issues, including declined credit cards
Creating donor records when needed to facilitate gift processing
Archiving all gift information by computerized scanning and filing; uses various reports and information from databases for review and correction and pays particular attention to detail and accounting principles that are essential to process gifts according to donor intentions in a timely and accurate manner that is mandated by professional and legal requirements.
During the crucial calendar year-end period, Gift Processing staff often work on days when the University is closed in order to process and acknowledge gifts according to legally specified time limits.
Perform all other duties as assigned


Bachelor’s degree in any related field
Substantial experience in Raisers Edge database and cash handling
Operational knowledge of gift processing systems and related guidelines
Strong knowledge of gift acceptance and governing guidelines from CASE and IRS
Familiarity about financial reporting and accounting principles

Commensurate with education, training and experience

The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered as an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.

Applications are available at the following link:

Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of 3 to 5 references with detailed contact information. Copies of unofficial transcripts must also be submitted (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet for consideration of the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.

Completed applications may be mailed or submitted electronically to:
Office of Human Resources
Attn: Employment/Recruitment
1200 West Montgomery Road
101 Kresge Center
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, Alabama 36088
Email Address: Fax: 334-724-4319

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled
Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verifications on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of employment.
Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.

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