• Development Associate COM/ICE

    Posted Date 1 week ago(12/7/2018 3:33 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    IA Development - COM
    Post End Date
  • Overview

    The Development Associate serves in a support role working closely with Development Officers and
    other Institutional Advancement personnel to further the mission and goals of UAMS. This position
    engages with staff, donors, volunteers and alumni to advance philanthropic relationships, assists in
    coordinating fund-raising activities and provides day to day administrative support of development


    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity.  We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.  


    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

    Salary:  Negotiable


    • Interacts professionally and pro-actively with donors, alumni, volunteers and staff to further philanthropic
    • Coordinates with the Director of Annual Giving Programs, manages assigned annual
      giving acquisition, renewal and stewardship processes
    • Conducts donor research and engages with IA Prospect Research.
    • Develops presentations and writes, organizes and assembles gift proposals, drafts solicitation letters and stewardship processes.
    • Maintains current and accurate donor, prospect and alumni information including donor contact updates, contact reports and donor activities with UAMS.
    • Utilizes Advance and Blackbaud software systems including fund balances, donor profiles and donor giving history.  
    • Writes and prepares donor and volunteer correspondence including customized thank you notes, letters and holiday cards.
    • Researches, organizes and assembles proposals and philanthropic grant applications.
    • Assists with donor and alumni recognition and stewardship as needed including events, telephone calls, letters and reports.
    • Coordinates volunteer and alumni engagement in philanthropy including staffing and managing advisory boards, committees and special projects.  
    • Maintains confidentiality of donor information.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    Minimum Qualifications:  

    • Bachelor's Degree in business or related field
    • Two (2) years of Administrative support experience
    • Current, valid driver's license

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience in the healthcare, higher education, or non-profit sectors

    UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.


    This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background.  A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity.  The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. 

    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Frequently
    Sit: Frequently
    Walk: Frequently
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 11 - 25 lbs
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Continuously
    Talk: Continuously
    Hear: Continuously
    Taste or smell: Occasionally
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
    Physical Environment: Inside Medical Facility Environment, Inside Office Environment, Outdoor Weather Conditions
    Noise Level: Quiet
    Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
    Hazards: None


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