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Coordinator of Donor Services


TITLE: Apply Coordinator of Donor Services
Development
LOCATION: Longview
DATE POSTED: 05-12-2022
REPORTS TO: Administrative Assistant (Database Administrator)
SCHEDULE:

Primarily weekdays, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.  Occasional overtime and weekends may be required.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

This position within the Development Department fulfills a critical role, ensuring that all donors experience a positive reception of their gifts and affirming the university’s integrity to use the gifts in accordance with the donors wishes. Additionally, the position’s professional implementation is significant in assuring the overall health of the university’s development database.  Accordingly, specific responsibilities include:

  • Receive and receipt donations to the university (cash or in-kind) including, but not limited to picking up mail from post office, processing mail, creating a daily data entry of contributions, depositing checks, creating accounting reports, producing and mailing gift receipts,
  • Personalizing correspondence as required, reporting, maintaining files, reconciling with the business office,
  • Answering the telephone and taking messages.
  • Provide information to other campus offices as well as donors as it relates to the receipting of gifts.
  • Work with the Administrative Assistant (Database Administrator) to assist in identifying and correcting data issues within the database.
  • Work with and under the direction of the Administrative Assistant (Database Administrator), serving as a backup to that role, when available and needed, to engage in query creation, data exports, data imports, etc.

Duties may vary at times of high activity, (i.e., mass mailings, special events, or setting up meetings.)  Works in close cooperation with other advancement staff.

QUALIFICATIONS:

High School education required, a college degree preferred.  Four years of clerical experience plus experience with data entry, light accounting is preferred. 

Experience using Microsoft Word, Excel and database software to prepare letters and financial reports and to maintain records is preferred.  Previous experience working with databases preferred and specific experience working within a Raisers Edge database environment is a strong preference. 

Applicant must be organized and have the initiative and ability to function without continual supervision.  They will work accurately under pressure in an environment that can on occasion call for high-volume processing with the ability to meet deadlines.  An aptitude for detailed work and strong analytical skills are also required.

Ability to maintain a good working relationship with co-workers and the general public (including good phone skills) is required.

Ability to use good judgment in recognizing their scope of authority is required.

Experience in a fundraising setting is preferred.

LeTourneau university is looking for a candidate that is interested in growing in their understanding and proficiency with the university’s development database. With the anticipated retirement of the Advancement Departments Database Administrator, it is the hoped that a successful candidate would serve as Coordinator of Donor Services for several years while being trained in all facets of the university’s Raiser’s Edge Database with the hope* that the incumbent might become qualified and able to assume the Database administrator role.

*While this is the current expectation and hope for the future of the Coordinator of Donor Services incumbent, this should not be understood as an employment contract or agreement.

LeTourneau University seeks a person with an enthusiastic and contagious Christian faith who is committed to Christian higher education that integrates Christian faith with learning.

SALARY: Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and other qualifications. LeTourneau University offers an innovative and personalized healthcare package with many options, telemedicine, year-round support, and more. LeTourneau University also provides life insurance, contribution to a retirement program, and tuition assistance.
DATE POSITION IS AVAILABLE: Immediately
PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION OR NOMINATION:

Applications will be reviewed in the order received and will continue until the position is filled. In accordance with applicable provisions of federal law, applicants for employment who are in agreement with the educational mission of LeTourneau University and applicants for admission to educational programs or activities are considered without discrimination on the basis of race, age, sex, handicapping condition, national origin or genetic information. Inquiries about this policy should be directed to the Director of Human Resources, (903) 233-4170.

Applications are required and are available from www.letu.edu/jobs or from the Business Office, LeTourneau University, 2100 Mobberly Avenue, Longview, TX. Send completed application, and a current resume to:

LeTourneau University
ATTN: Human Resources
P.O. Box 7001
Longview, Texas 75607-7001
FAX (903) 233-4103
E-mail address: HumanResources@letu.edu

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:

LeTourneau University is the premier Christian polytechnic university in the nation where educators engage students to nurture Christian virtue, develop competency and ingenuity in their professional fields, integrate faith and work, and serve the local and global community.

LETU is a Christ-centered, interdenominational institute of higher learning offering more than 85 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in arts and sciences, aviation, business & technology, communication, computer science, criminal justice, education, engineering, nursing, psychology & counseling and theology & vocation. LETU's 2,700 students represent nearly all 50 states, more than 30 foreign countries, and around 50 different denominational groups.

LETU is consistently recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of "America's Best Colleges," and the engineering program is ranked nationally. LeTourneau University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, at http://www.sacscoc.org) to award associate, baccalaureate and master's degrees. LeTourneau University's engineering and engineering technology programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission and the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 - telephone: 410-347-7700. The Carnegie Foundation classifies LeTourneau University as a Master's (Comprehensive) University II.

The 162 acre main campus is located in Longview, Texas, a progressive hub city with an MSA of over 190,000, nestled among the beautiful pine-forested hills and lakes of East Texas. It is approximately 120 miles east of Dallas, Texas and 60 miles west of Shreveport, Louisiana.

See https://www.letu.edu for more information.