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AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals)
ALDE (Association of Lutheran Development Executives) CAGP (Canadian Association of Gift Planners)

FIA (Fundraising Institute Australia)

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  • Indianapolis, Indiana, GENERAL SUMMARY: In collaboration with the Marketing Group, and Senior Leadership the Charitable Gift Advisor will establish long-range fundraising goals and strategies to attract private support for The American Legion, American Legion Veteran’s & Children Foundation, American Legion Charities, Inc. and other affiliated organization. The Charitable Gift Advisor will personally cultivate, solicit and steward major gifts from individuals through direct and legacy giving.  Responsible for developing annual operating plans and evaluating progress in achieving goals. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Participate with key leaders and volunteers to determine the mission, purpose, and priorities of major gifts and legacy giving Develop and implement a multi-year strategic plan, providing for short and long term financial goals. Set annual monetary goals and budgets according to short and long-term goals., Maintain a list of potential financial donors including corporations, foundations, and individuals. Conduct financial donor outreach. Produce relevant and informative fundraising literature for distribution to previous donors and the public. Research potential sources of, and applies for, grants and public funding. Plans fundraising events that effectively communicate the purpose of the organization. Follows the AFP Code of Ethical Standards.  Perform other duties as assigned by executive management. REPORTING RELATIONSHIP (reports directly to): National Treasurer   Education/Technical Knowledge: Bachelor’s degree is required. Appropriate advanced degree is preferred. CFRE certification preferred. Additional Skills Needed: Extensive knowledge of fundraising strategies and principles. Hands-on major gift experience – cultivation through solicitation and stewardship with demonstrated success. Experience building a centralized development function that serves multiple organizational units is highly desired. Leadership participation in a large-scale comprehensive capital campaign. Excellent written and verbal communications skills. Excellent interpersonal skills. Excellent management and supervisory skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office or similar software. Eligibility for membership in The American Legion is preferred.
  • St. Louis, Missouri, EOE Statement: Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. Job Type/Schedule: This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.   Department Name/Job Location: This position is in the Department of Pathology and Immunology.  The position is located at the West Building.  This position is for the Medical School Campus. Essential Functions: POSITION SUMMARY: Pre-award activities with moderate supervision and may assist with post-award activities with supervision/oversight. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Works with Principal Investigator to compile and submit the entire grant according to established agency/university guidelines. Prepares and reviews all agency forms for submission. Enters grant budgeting documents online. Assists the PI with obtaining potential grant applications/instructions. Works closely with grants office to ensure that all funds are set up in a timely manner; prepares any necessary project advances, no-cost extensions, and ensures that funds are carried forward as appropriate. Works with OSRS to ensure timely implementation of contracts and subcontracts by examining and supplying the necessary requirements to OSRS. Troubleshoots errors of moderate complexity in grant profile setups. Tracks and maintains online database of grants submitted, awarded, rejected, etc. Organizes and determines proper action plans including the oversight for advanced alerts to PIs of upcoming deadlines for continuation, competitive renewals, progress reports, etc. Ensures that human and animal study protocols are associated with the applicable proposal or award. Coordinates transfer of PI grant files into Wash U and to new institutions or new departments. May be responsible for closure of grant accounts. Submits final progress report and final invention statement (if applicable) to the appropriate agency. Coordinates the necessary support with internal and external requests for grant-related information (i.e. current biosketches, trainee information, human/animal protocol approvals, and other support). Creates, addresses, and processes correspondence of low to moderate complexity with granting agencies (i.e. inquiries, carry forward requests, change in effort requests, no cost extensions, equipment purchase, and budget reallocation requests). Obtains signatures and forwards grant financial status reports to Principal Investigator and senior leadership. Updates grants lists monthly or when new fund numbers are received. Organizes and maintains electronic and hard copy grant files. Attends training sessions/seminars related to position. Assists senior leadership with special projects as requested. May assist with monitoring grant accounts and processing budget adjustments. May assist in preparing monthly financial reports on all research accounts or sourcing adjustment reconciliation. May approve purchasing documents and provide guidance to purchasing staff on appropriate expenditures according to specific grant policies. Performs other duties as assigned. Required Qualifications: Equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with three years of experience in accounting, preferably in grant/sponsored accounting, or seven years of combined education and related experience. Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of AIS, HRMS, RAPS, FOCUS, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office, PC, PDS, SUBS, agency guidelines, etc. Experience in grants administration. Experience in Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel, PC. Working knowledge of standard accounting procedures and ability to utilize computerized accounting systems. Effective analytic skills. Effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Salary Range: The hiring range for this position is $21.18 - $26.99 per hour. Benefits: This position is eligible for full-time benefits.  Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits:   https://wustl.box.com/s/8wkhs25yssf0775x9d6nd6vqa7obpth7 . Internal Applicant Instruction: This position is grade G09. Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account.  If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor.  To attach these documents, go to:  My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation. Pre-Employment Screening: All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
  • Wilmington, North Carolina, Department: University Advancement - 50000 Brief Summary of Work for this position: The Events Coordinator assists with leading cultivation, recognition and stewardship events for University Advancement and the Chancellor's Office, overseeing the assignment of duties to staff and volunteers who assist with events. This position is responsible for the efficient operation of all University Advancement and Chancellor related advancement events, as well as, assisting with the organization and development of a strategic plan for the department with the logistics associated with special events, including, but not limited to: making reservations, developing invitations, managing RSVPs and dissemination to appropriate offices, process names for name badges; organize registration for events, requesting menus, entertainment, working with inside and outside vendors, telecommunications, moving services, room set-up, flowers, risers, tents, assigned seating, photographers, themes, working agendas, virtual programming details according to time lines for events, donors, students and volunteers. This position manages and attends all assigned events; travels as needed for out of town events. This position works to guide the development staff, student ambassadors, departmental representatives, and the Chancellor in stewarding donors in an equitable and donor centered manner. Minimum Education and Experience Requirements: Bachelor's degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience : Two years experience in event planning Knowledge of university advancement fundraising protocols Experience with virtual event programming Strong attention to detail Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously Experience managing confidential information appropriately University experience preferred Required Certifications or Licensure: N/A Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit: The division for University Advancement responds to the needs of a variety of external and internal constituents in achieving its primary goals to: 1) Increase private financial support for prioritized university programs and activities, and 2) Improve external relations for the university through effective board management and donor stewardship. The division strives to raise funds, as outlined by the Chancellor's vision statement and strategic plan, from the private sector to further the university mission of pursuing the resources that will enable our faculty and students to excel, and becoming intensely regionally engaged. In doing so, the division plans strategically to facilitate the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of all constituencies, and seeks to positively promote the university. The division's fundraising efforts are enhanced by effective partnerships with components of the campus community as well as external audiences including alumni, parents, corporations, foundations, legislators, volunteer board members and friends. Development areas include major gifts, planned giving, corporate and foundation relations, annual giving, and alumni relations. Prospect management and research, advancement services, and advancement events and boards, stewardship and advancement communications are support services for the fundraising activities of the division. Applicant Instructions: PLEASE NOTE : This posting will close at 11:59PM on the posted closing date. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have fully completed the entire application before you apply for this position. Failure to answer all required questions will cause the system to disqualify your application. For more info/to apply visit http://jobs.uncw.edu. Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered. You will be required to attach a cover letter and resume to successfully apply for this position. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have completed the ‘Work History’ section of the application before you apply for this position. This position is being recruited at the Journey level. If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations. AA/EEO Statement: At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington ( UNCW ), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.
  • Lincoln, Nebraska, Requisition Number: S_210117 Department: Natural Resources Business Center-0914 Description of Work: The Finance/Grants Specialist serves in a customer-facing, consultative role and is responsible for providing finance and grant support in a timely and accurate manner and in compliance with all applicable institutional, UNL , State, and Federal regulations, policies, and guidelines. The Finance/Grants Specialist primarily executes and reviews routine and complex finance and pre- and post-award grant transactions. The Finance/Grants Specialist will work closely with employees within the departments served, as well as functional office staff, providing a high level of customer service and professionalism in all interactions. This position functions under limited supervision and is expected utilize technology to provide professional services. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination. Minimum Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree plus 4 years of related finance or grant management work experience; equivalent education/experience considered. Experience with SAP or large integrated finance system. A willingness and demonstrated ability to learn new hardware and software systems. Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality in compliance with rules and regulations, including HIPAA and FERPA guidelines on the disclosure of information. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in written and verbal formats. Demonstrated ability to build and maintain positive relationships within and outside of reporting lines. Demonstrated ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines. Preferred Qualifications: Experience performing project or cost accounting. Experience conducting training. Experience serving multiple units as part of a service team. Experience performing grant-related tasks at a University of Nebraska institution. Experience with NuGrant or similar grants management system. Knowledge of federal and state laws and guidelines related to business practices. Knowledge of grant terminology and practices. Demonstrated ability to coach and mentor others. Posted Salary: $48,172/yr. minimum Job Type: Full-Time
  • New York, New York, Grants Specialist, Pre-Award (Fixed-Term) US-NY-New York Job ID: 2021-7764 Type: School of Global Public Health (WS2229) # of Openings: 1 Category: Development/Sponsored Research/Grant Writing New York University Overview Serve as Pre-Award Grants Specialist for the School of Global Public Health for pre-award grants management. The Grants Specialist will support faculty with submission of grant proposals to various funding sources (including federal and state agencies, and industry and nonprofit organizations) and will assist with identifying funding sources and review of eligibility requirements. The Grants Specialist will advise faculty and principal investigators on federal, state, University and School guidelines and requirements to ensure compliance and timely submission of proposals. The position will also be responsible for post-award non-financial transactions, such as submission of progress reports, awards reporting, and risk account requests. This is a 24 Month Fixed-Term Position. Responsibilities Required Education: Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Statistics or other analytical discipline Required Experience: 3+ years experience in high-volume Sponsored Research Office Preferred Experience: 5+ years experience in high-volume Sponsored Research Office Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Familiarity with Oracle software including Hyperion Planning and financial reporting query. Effective interpersonal skills. Demonstrated written communication skills. Ability to analyze and interpret financial data. Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Very high level of computer aptitude Ability to perform well under intense deadline pressure Ability to multi-task and prioritize; Qualifications NYU aims to be among the greenest urban campuses in the country and carbon neutral by 2040. Learn more at nyu.edu/sustainability. EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity PI130942702

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