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Stewardship Coordinator
Development - Health Sciences Development
Working Title : Stewardship Coordinator
Department : Development - Health Sciences Development
Reports To : Director, Stewardship
Supervises : N/A
Salary : Up to $50,000
Payroll Classification: ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST
Req Nbr : 28340

Position Summary
As one of the most respected institutions across the nation, UCLA conducts fundraising activities that span the entire campus and entail creativity, resourcefulness, diplomacy and impeccable credibility. The magnitude and impact of donor engagement is broad and deep and requires a highly collaborative and constituent-driven team of development professionals to build and sustain an extremely effective donor-centric program focused on delivering the highest level of stewardship to all UCLA donors.

Primary Responsibilities
Under general supervision of the Director of Stewardship, the Stewardship Coordinator will provide administrative support, stewardship coordination, and program management to advance overarching programs that recognize and inform donors as well as further engage them with the UCLA Health Sciences and the specific academic area(s) they support. The Coordinator will oversee the day-to-day tracking of many stewardship initiatives including reporting, donor recognition, and acknowledgment letters. The Stewardship Coordinator will help manage budget reconciliation, donor database maintenance, reporting functions, calendaring, and other administrative tasks as needed. This individual will conduct research on donors, funds, and gifts, and will help draft and prepare a variety of communications materials for donors and other stakeholders. The Stewardship Coordinator will work with many different areas within Health Sciences Development.

Qualifications
1. Demonstrated experience working in a donor relations and/or fundraising environment.

2. Excellent verbal communications skills to interact effectively and diplomatically with donors, volunteers, staff, faculty members and senior administrators.

3. Superior written communication skills to prepare, proofread, and edit a variety of correspondence and reports for correct grammar, punctuation, spelling and syntax with excellent attention to detail.

4. Well-developed interpersonal skills to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with colleagues and other Development staff members, as well as staff and faculty members across campus.

5. Detail-oriented with the ability to plan, organize and work on multiple projects and report to multiple people simultaneously. Able to work independently and as part of a team, make effective timely decisions and meet deadlines in a dynamic and ever-changing environment.

6. Must maintain a reliable and predictable work schedule to best accommodate efficiency of department needs.

7. Ability to maintain confidentiality and to use discretion when responding to inquiries.

8. Working knowledge of data-gathering techniques and ability to analyze data and information to prepare concise, logical summaries and reports.

9. Computer proficiency in order to: (1) operate personal computer, participate in computer network, and use a number of software programs, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Adobe; (2) use and create complex databases, tables, and reports; (3) construct executive queries from Development's main donor database and (4) learn new technologies in a prompt and efficient manner.

10. Ability to work occasional evenings and/or weekends as needed for special events.

11. Knowledge of Development principles and university procedures is preferred.

12. Experience in data analysis and reporting is preferred.

Employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

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Position Summary
As one of the most respected institutions across the nation, UCLA conducts fundraising activities that span the entire campus and entail creativity, resourcefulness, diplomacy and impeccable credibility. The magnitude and impact of donor engagement is broad and deep and requires a highly collaborative and constituent-driven team of development professionals to build and sustain an extremely effective donor-centric program focused on delivering the highest level of stewardship to all UCLA donors.

Primary Responsibilities
Under general supervision of the Director of Stewardship, the Stewardship Coordinator will provide administrative support, stewardship coordination, and program management to advance overarching programs that recognize and inform donors as well as further engage them with the UCLA Health Sciences and the specific academic area(s) they support. The Coordinator will oversee the day-to-day tracking of many stewardship initiatives including reporting, donor recognition, and acknowledgment letters. The Stewardship Coordinator will help manage budget reconciliation, donor database maintenance, reporting functions, calendaring, and other administrative tasks as needed. This individual will conduct research on donors, funds, and gifts, and will help draft and prepare a variety of communications materials for donors and other stakeholders. The Stewardship Coordinator will work with many different areas within Health Sciences Development.

Qualifications
1. Demonstrated experience working in a donor relations and/or fundraising environment.

2. Excellent verbal communications skills to interact effectively and diplomatically with donors, volunteers, staff, faculty members and senior administrators.

3. Superior written communication skills to prepare, proofread, and edit a variety of correspondence and reports for correct grammar, punctuation, spelling and syntax with excellent attention to detail.

4. Well-developed interpersonal skills to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with colleagues and other Development staff members, as well as staff and faculty members across campus.

5. Detail-oriented with the ability to plan, organize and work on multiple projects and report to multiple people simultaneously. Able to work independently and as part of a team, make effective timely decisions and meet deadlines in a dynamic and ever-changing environment.

6. Must maintain a reliable and predictable work schedule to best accommodate efficiency of department needs.

7. Ability to maintain confidentiality and to use discretion when responding to inquiries.

8. Working knowledge of data-gathering techniques and ability to analyze data and information to prepare concise, logical summaries and reports.

9. Computer proficiency in order to: (1) operate personal computer, participate in computer network, and use a number of software programs, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Adobe; (2) use and create complex databases, tables, and reports; (3) construct executive queries from Development's main donor database and (4) learn new technologies in a prompt and efficient manner.

10. Ability to work occasional evenings and/or weekends as needed for special events.

11. Knowledge of Development principles and university procedures is preferred.

12. Experience in data analysis and reporting is preferred.

Employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory pre-employment background check.