Employment Opportunity Detail

Executive Assistant to the Vice President for University Advancement

The University’s Office of University Advancement is seeking an executive assistant to the vice president for university advancement. This full-time position provides direct support to the vice president in day-to-day operations of the office as a liaison, assistant, and support staff member.

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintain a good understanding of the value of fundraising, public relations, customer service, and stewardship on behalf of the University. Act as a liaison for the vice president in maintaining a positive image for the Office of University Advancement and the University of Evansville.
  • Process sensitive information and respect the confidentiality of the same.
  • Communicate well in person and by telephone with all constituencies, particularly prospective donors, trustees, alumni, and University staff members.
  • Assist the vice president with the executive boards of all University colleges and schools and the Board of Trustee’s Institutional Advancement Committee in the planning and implementation of meetings.
  • Plan business lunches and dinners and schedule appointments and meetings for the vice president. Assist with travel arrangements and itineraries as necessary.
  • Provide assistance, where needed, in all fundraising activities as they relate to the goals and objectives of the vice president’s position.
  • Assist the vice president in maintaining the budget, including the paperwork for tracking payables, for the Office of University Advancement.
  • Assist the vice president in processing and managing his/her procurement card along with the assistant’s.
  • Maintain the vice president’s calendar and filing system. Review and manage daily mail and correspondence. Anticipate and manage scheduling details and conflicts on behalf of the vice president.
  • Prepare correspondence, reports, gift agreements, and other necessary documents.
  • Manage incoming calls and messages for the vice president and return calls as appropriate.
  • Assist the vice president with various Office of University Advancement functions related to personnel and office management.
  • Work with various software packages including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and the Advancement CRM system.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the vice president for University Advancement.

To apply, complete the online application at http://www.evansville.edu/offices/hr/employmentApp.cfm  and attach a cover letter and resume.

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