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Advancement Data Specialist

Amherst College
Amherst, MA 01002
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Amherst College

Amherst Campus
Amherst Staff
Part time

Amherst has taken a leadership role among highly selective liberal arts colleges and universities in successfully diversifying the racial, socio-economic, and geographic profile of its student body. The College is similarly committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration and staff.

Job Description:

Amherst College invites applications for the Advancement Data Specialist position. The Advancement Data Specialist is a casual, part-time, non-benefited position, $17.00/hour. Given Amherst's distinction as one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country, the successful candidate will demonstrate the w ays in which they bring value to and will work towards supporting a broadly diverse community.

Under the supervision of the Director of Advancement Data Management, this position will be responsible for data entry of gifts, pledges, and biographical data in the Advancement database. Maintaining the high quality data is crucial to the mission of Advancement Services. This position will provide support for the division by expediting gift processing with accuracy, providing excellent customer service to our constituents and ensuring quality data entry.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities
  • Supports the efforts of the Advancement team, to maintain the integrity of all gifts, pledges and biographical data in the Alumni database.
  • Processes checks, online gifts, stocks, gifts in kind, pledges, matching, facilitated, and planned gifts.
  • Biographical maintenance duties, including updating addresses, contact information, employment and relationship data as needed.

  • Bachelor's degree, or 4 year's related experience in lieu of degree
  • Working knowledge of Access/Word/Excel with the ability to learn new software
  • Sensitivity to issues of confidentiality
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills, attention to detail and accuracy
  • Commitment to working with a diverse community

  • Bachelor's degree in related field

Amherst College offers many opportunities for professional growth and development, continued learning, and career advancement.

Amherst College requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (medical and religious exemptions may apply).

Amherst College is pleased to provide a comprehensive, highly competitive benefits package that meets the needs of staff and faculty and their families. Benefits are an important part of our overall compensation, so it is critical that you review all of the options to ensure it meets your total compensation requirements. Click here for Benefits Information .

Interested candidates are asked to submit a resume and cover letter online at https://amherst.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/Amherst_Jobs . Please be sure to upload all requested documents prior to clicking Submit. Applications cannot be revised once submitted. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
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Posted: 2022-01-07 Expires: 2022-02-08

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