The Development Assistant is responsible for all administrative aspect of Development and public relation activities.
The candidate will also provide support to the Development office including participating in all fundraising activities, donor and public relations, direct mail and special events.
This position supports the mission and charism of the Sisters of Saint Dominic by being an innovative and energetic Development professional with the ability to take established Development efforts to new levels of success.
This position requires excellent oral and written, communication, planning, and coordinating.
The candidate must have a working knowledge of computer applications (word, excel, database systems, etc.), be a self-starter and be able to develop effective working relationships.
Some database experience, as well as having outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills.
This position requires the ability to work with diverse populations, disseminate and discuss information, be multitask oriented, prioritize activities, perform at a high level of accuracy, maintain confidentiality and follow written and oral instruction.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
•Demonstrates excellence in dignity, respect, and service with the mission, vision, and values of the Sisters of Saint Dominic. •Displays professional conduct with Sisters, staff, and the general public. •Shows concern respect for others by dealing with people in a collaborative, compassionate, sensitive, and responsive manner. •Volunteers to take on additional tasks to improve operations. •Sets a favorable example as a team player assisting others and working to achieve a coordinated facility.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: The above knowledge, skills and abilities are typically acquired through a combination of education and experience equivalent. Associate degree is required with two or more years of experience in office procedure, preferably in a Development office or focus in fundraising, Bachelor’s preferred.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Has strong comprehension, oral and written communication skills.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Is able to understand and assist in the department budgeting process, forecasting, and appropriate financial controls.
REASONING ABILITY: Able to solve practical problems, deal with complex variables, and apply them to situations.
Additional Salary Information: Salary based on experience.
Position can be part time or full time.
About Sisters of Saint Dominic of Caldwell
The Sisters of Saint Dominic of Caldwell, are a community of vowed women religious responding to God’s call and united in their quest for the unfolding revelation of God. They preach the Word of God through their lives of contemplative prayer, study and ministry in response to the needs of our time.