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Job ID: 124829

Administrative Assistant, University Advancement
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Jun. 25, 2019
Title Administrative Assistant, University Advancement
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department University Advancement
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Administrative Support/Services

The Administrative Assistant supports the work of the Division of University Advancement, and collaborates with other divisional and university staff to increase private support.

The Administrative Assistant is responsible for performing various administrative duties, frequently of a complex and confidential nature. The incumbent will support the assigned advancement team in achieving their fundraising goals. Work is mostly independent with unusual situations referred to others. In this position, you will:

  • manage the university’s relationship with donors and prospects in a professional and proactive manner
  • cultivate solid, working relationships with colleagues within the assigned unit and other university-wide departments and offices, which may include deans and their staffs; colleagues within University Advancement
  • provide support needed for internal/external meeting and event planning including event logistics and managing the alumni database for generating reports and invitation lists
  • provide support in development of briefing materials, proposals, correspondence and other documents as necessary and requested to support the work of gift officers

As an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

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