Development Coordinator

Updated: about 1 year ago
Location: Spokane, WASHINGTON
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!


1181-YN_ADMINPRO - Development Coordinator

Business Title:

Development Coordinator

Additional Titles:



Employee Type:

Admin. Professional

Job Family:

Administrative Professional - OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

The purpose of the Development Coordinator is to support the Advancement Office’s fundraising and external relations goals within the College of Medicine. Duties include coordinating with the WSU Foundation and Director of Annual Giving, Health Sciences to implement a variety of annual giving strategies.
Duties include: assist with donor and alumni engagement events for the College of Medicine; identify and cultivate relationships with specified individuals and corporations for sponsorship support; coordinate with applicable parties to request data, mailing lists, and reports; support scholarship awarding and stewardship; and perform other administrative support activities such as preparing written correspondence, reports, and presentations, scheduling, processing gifts, and making travel arrangements.
The position will represent the university and college to internal and external constituents and remain apprised of university policies and protocols and advise on their application where appropriate.

Duties and Responsibilities Include:

45% Fundraising

30% Strategy and Project Management

20% Special Events and Alumni Engagement

5% Other

Required Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of experience, which includes six (6) months of full-time experience in marketing, gift solicitation or public contact work with evidence of ability to work collaboratively, communicate effectively orally and in writing and organize and execute assignments. A Master’s degree in a relevant field may be substituted for up to one (1) year of the required experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to work evenings, and weekends, and to travel.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain by the time of hire and maintain, a driver’s license.
  • Demonstrated computer capabilities and familiarity with spreadsheets and database systems and willingness to learn new technologies.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with health care organizations and foundations.
  • Demonstrated experience working independently, but within a collaborative team environment, and ability to establish priorities and follow-up in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to keep accurate records and completely timely reports and maintain confidentiality of proprietary data.

Additional Information:

Area/College: Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine; WSU Foundation

City, State, Zip: Spokane

Department Link:

Monthly Salary: $3,750.85 - 5,397.56; commensurate with qualifications

In accordance with RCW 49.58.110, the above salary reflects the full salary range for this position. Individual placement within the range is based on the candidate’s current experience, education, skills, and abilities related to the position. Successful candidates typically begin up to mid-point of the salary range. For more information regarding Administrative Professional (AP) Compensation at Washington State University (WSU), please visit the following website:

WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts.

For a more detailed summary of benefits offered by WSU for AP staff visit: . Find total compensation information here: .

FTE: 1.0

This is a Permanent position.

Screening Begin Date: February 6, 2023; open until filled

Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need.  A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.

Application Instructions: Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.

Required Documents:

1) Resume

2) Cover Letter

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

12 Month

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or [email protected] .

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