Itâs an exciting time atÂ USC. We are world-renowned for our innovative education, academic excellence and path-breaking research in a vibrant region exploding with potential. As part of a university that is on an upward trajectory, excellent development and advancement opportunities are possible here. Ultimately, you will support the universityâs expansive, humanity-centered mission: âThe development of human beings and society as a whole through the cultivation and enrichment of the human mind and spirit.â
The USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Office of Advancement, seeks a talented and experienced Development Coordinator to join the Business Intelligence team. Reporting to the Associate Dean of External Affairs for Strategy and Innovation, the development coordinator will provide data-informed solutions for a variety of stakeholders.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist in the planning, support, coordination, and execution of multiple short-term and long-term fundraising projects and operational support as assigned
Work independently and collaboratively to collect, analyze, and update various types of advancement information and reporting formats
Effectively use donor database (Salesforce) and other information sources to identify, research, analyze, and produce deliverables for various stakeholders and audience types
Conduct timely, relevant, and accurate information research and analysis using a variety of systems and tools (Excel, Tableau, Salesforce, Cognos, etc.)
Evaluate and analyze advancement data across various systems to generate actionable insights, recommendations, and program enhancements
Build, test, validate, and document processes, reports, and cross-training materials
Serve as a program liaison for various university departments as needed.
Perform other duties as assigned or requested. The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.
Preferred Qualifications and Competencies
Who you are:
Self-motivated and intellectually curious individual with a solid grasp of advancement, donor lifecycle, prospect development, information systems, research, and client support
Exceptional critical thinking, execution, communication, and problem-solving skills
Highly organized and proven ability to handle multiple short-term and long-term projects on time and within scope and budget
Demonstrated ability to collect, analyze, summarize, and present a variety of advancement information to various audiences
Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality of information management in a dynamic and high-performing team
Collaborative work style with the ability to also work independently, take initiative, and set priorities while being flexible in a dynamic and team-based environment
Provide high-quality work deliverables and foster continuous process improvement
Passion to learn, innovate, and execute sustainable business solutions
What you will bring:
Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 2 or more years of relevant work experience, 1 of which are in advancement operations or any equivalent combination of experience and/or education
Project support with strong attention to detail, accuracy, and completion within a dynamic, fast-paced, and team-based environment
Demonstrated knowledge of CRM database systems, prospect development, constituent research, and information management
Proficiency with reporting tools including but not limited to Excel, Tableau, or Cognos
Exceptional ability to simultaneously, effectively, and efficiently support, coordinate, and execute multiple projects of variable complexity
Exceptional interpersonal communication skills in both verbal and written form
Experience in thinking strategically, creatively, and independently
Positive attitude with a commitment and passion for problem-solving, program impact, and continuous process improvement
Preferred Education: Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Bachelorâs degree
Preferred Experience: Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â 3 years
Preferred field of expertise: Â Â Â Directly related experience in a university environment with knowledge of university fundraising, systems, polices, and procedures preferred.
Required Documents and Additional Information:
Resume and cover letter required (may be uploaded as one file). Please do not submit your application without these documents.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of (5) business days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended, so please apply on the same business day if interested.
USC has excellent benefits, including health benefits for staff and their family with access to the renowned university medical network; eligibility for retirement plans with employer contributions after six months of employment; tuition benefits for staff and their family; free Professional Development classes; central Los Angeles location with easy access to commuter trains, buses and free tram pick up services; discounts on sporting, recreation, art venues, and other campus events.
The University of Southern California is an Equal Opportunity Employer that Values Diversity.
Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum educationMinimum Experience: 2 yearsMinimum Field of Expertise: Administrative office experience including research and customer service
Internal Number: REQ20087758
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.