Advancement Administrative Assistant

Goodwin College
East Hartford
Sep 21, 2016
Sep 29, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

Goodwin College is searching for an Administrative Assistant for the Advancement Office to provide administrative support by performing general office duties including data entry and cleanup, pickup and delivery of items to main campus and other locations, managing mailings, and providing event and grant support. RESPONSIBILITIES: • Web/other research and database entry to ensure accurate and up to date constituent records • Inputting and reporting daily gifts made to the Goodwin College Foundation • Event preparation such as name tags, maintaining lists, pre- and post- event readiness, and volunteer coordination • Donor solicitation calls for annual fund and event sponsorships • Routine trips to campus to pick up mail and other items; other errands as needed • Preparation of mailings and other materials for distribution • Assistance with assembling grant proposals • Preparation of informational packets for donor visits REQUIREMENTS: • Flexible work day schedule between 25 - 30 hours per week, Monday - Friday between the hours of 9 am - 5 pm • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows programs (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint) • Professional attitude and demeanor • Strong work ethic • Self-motivated, self-directed and organized • Professional and effective telephone and written communication skills • Driver's License required EDUCATION: • High School, some college education preferred EXPERIENCE: • 1 - 2 years of customer service and/or general office and administrative work experience KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: • Exceptional team player • Demonstrated facility with communications, customer service, giving presentations, and office technology • Experienced database user and skilled at data entry • Comfortable using Outlook for email, Outlook calendar, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word. Interested candidates should email resumes to

Company Description:

Goodwin College is an innovative learning community that empowers hard-working students to become sought-after employees.

We tailor our programs to address the needs of employers, and we shape them to fit the lives of students. Classes are conveniently offered year-round, days, evenings, weekends, and online. Degrees may be flexibly layered across certificate, associate, and bachelor's programs in a variety of in-demand fields.

Better still, we surround our students with the personal support and the professional guidance they need not just to earn degrees, but to change lives for themselves, their families, and their communities.