Corporate & Foundation Relations Administrator
Applications are invited for the position of Corporate & Foundation Relations Administrator and this full-time, professional staff level position is available immediately.  Reporting to the Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations, the successful candidate will provide administrative support to the Director and an outside grant-writer/consultant; assume primary responsibility for the day-to-day functioning of the C & FR office; and from time to time, undertake special research, writing or other projects which further the work of the C & FR office.

The role requires someone who can work productively without close supervision, is proactive, highly organized, and thoroughly conversant with Microsoft Office. Excellent writing skills are a must, and candidates will be asked to write a one page memo responding to instructions provided at the time of interview. Clarity and felicity of expression, usage and spelling will be the basis of assessment, not knowledge of Corporate & Foundations Relations practices.   A bachelor’s degree is a minimum educational pre-requisite, and a sense of humor is essential.  Experience with Raiser’s Edge is a plus, as is professional work experience in a higher education setting, preferably with 1 – 2 years of experience in a development office.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide administrative support to the Director and grant writer/ consultant
  • Carry out essential stewardship functions of C &FR using Raiser’s Edge
  • Manage the C & FR database
  • Track online databases and other sources for news and information relevant to the work of C &FR
  • Help create and manage an intranet presence for the C &FR office
  • Liaise with colleagues in Advancement and the wider College community as needed
  • Represent C &FR at meetings and functions as needed
  • Carry out special projects and assignments

KEY COMPETENCIES

  • Superior organizational and project management skills and adept at setting up systems
  • Excellent writing ability
  • Raiser’s Edge or similar experience
  • Research skills

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  To apply, please email a resumé and cover letter to:

Hans van Dyk, Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations
hvandyk@cnr.edu
The College of New Rochelle
29 Castle Place
New Rochelle, New York    10805

The College of New Rochelle is a Catholic college in the Ursuline tradition and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds who can contribute to our unique educational mission.