Executive Development Associate

Executive Development Associate

FORDHAM University | Lincoln Center, KS, US
Salary Range:$57,000 – $70,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

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Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its nine colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United Kingdom.

The University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement plans; life insurance; short and long-term disability; employee assistance program ( EAP ); tuition remission; and generous time off.

Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education.

Title of Position Executive Development Associate

Position Number A06025

FLSA Exempt

Number of hours worked per week 35

Department Development - Law School

Campus/Location Lincoln Center (LC) - NYC

Position Summary

Reporting to the Associate Vice President for External Relations & Assistant Dean for Law School Advancement, this position is responsible primarily to support the Law School’s Advancement Executive Team.

"This position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement pursuant to University’s Hybrid/Remote Work Policy. Please review the policy here:https://www.fordham.edu/info/30810/hybridremote_work_policy/ "

  • Plays a key role in the strategic efforts of the division by providing extensive administrative support for the Associate Vice President for External Relations & Assistant Dean for Law School Advancement by managing complex appointments calendars; answering phone calls from Board members, donors, consultants and vendors, DAUR colleagues, Dean’s Offices, and President’s and the University Secretary Offices; making travel arrangements, etc.
  • Supports campaign stewardship efforts, including assisting with organization and implementation of cultivation activities for Board members and $100,000+ donors; assisting with preparations for the advisory board meetings.
  • Assists with prospect and donor data management, including maintaining prospects contact information and call reports in Advance, as well as generating monthly visits and proposals reports from the Fordham Advance system for the fundraising team.
  • Generates sophisticated Powerpoint presentation slides, extensive lists, mail merges and reports using Fordham Advance, Microsoft Power BI, and Microsoft Excel.
  • Assists in the production of various reports for distribution to Law School Advancement, DAUR , Dean’s Office, President’s Office and Board members.
  • Assists and staffs various University fundraising and cultivation events and major gifts donors/prospects meetings throughout the year, including the Dean’s Society reception, Stein Prize dinner, Annual Luncheon, Annual Founder’s Award Dinner, Reunion, and other Dean’s Office events.
  • Collaborates with various Development and University Relations teams, Deans’ Offices, other Vice Presidents’ areas, outside vendors, FLAA Board, Dean’s Planning Council, and Parents Leadership Council members.
  • Provides assistance with New Staff Orientation process to onboard new staff to the division.
Additional Functions

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in liberal arts, business, or related field.
  • Minimum of one year of progressive, professional experience supporting executive-level professionals.
  • Demonstrates solid mastery of MS Office applications, especially MS Excel, Powerpoint, and Word, and good understanding of database applications.
  • Solid ability with preparing financial-related reports and presentations.
  • Has the ability to exercise good judgment and discretion when handling confidential information.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and professionally in writing and verbally; demonstrate excellent interpersonal, customer-service, and organizational skills.
  • Must be detail-oriented team player with a highly professional manner.
  • Experience in dealing with senior executives in the profit and non-profit sectors and comfortable dealing with professionals at all levels.
  • Works independently to solve problems with little supervision.
  • Has a great sense of humor and willingness to learn new tools / applications.
  • Personal comportment consistent with DAUR’s core values.
  • Availability to work some nights and weekends for events is expected.
  • Interest in fundraising and/or higher education.
Preferred Qualifications

Minimum Starting Salary $61,500

Maximum Starting Salary $71,000

Note Salary is commensurate with qualifications, experience, and skills.

Is this a Union position? No

Posting Number A326P

Number of Vacancies 1

Start Date ASAP

Posting Date 02/21/2023

Special Instructions

EEO Statement

Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds.
Fordham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

ADA Checklist

Mental Demands Analytical and Problem Solving, Confidentiality, Customer Contact, Detailed Work, Language, Math, Reading (documents or instruments), Training, Verbal Communication, Written Communication

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

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    • * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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    • * Do you have a bachelor's degree?
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    • * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
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    • * Are you available to work in the evening (6 pm to 10 pm)?
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    • * Are you available to work weekends?
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    • * Are you a current employee of the university?
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