Development Coordinator

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Job Type

Full Time




Rhode Island
United States


Development Coordinator

Academic Initiatives

Brown University Division of Advancement

The Development Coordinator is an integral member of the Academic Initiatives team. The Development Coordinator provides comprehensive programmatic and programming support for the School of Public Health and Hassenfeld Institute development efforts, which encompass an annual fund, major gifts pipeline, events, some private family foundations, and related stewardship activities. In addition to managing the School’s annual fund and stewardship programs, this position assumes responsibility for drafting solicitations, proposals, briefings, and correspondence on behalf of the Dean and others.

This Development Coordinator handles administrative duties in support of up to two Directors of Development, which include, but are not limited to: meeting/travel arrangements, proposal pipeline maintenance, research, and event support. This position works cooperatively with other Development Associates, Coordinators, and fundraising officers / directors within the Division of Advancement.

This position supports the overall development work for the School of Public Health, the Hassenfeld Institute and other schools and initiatives, as assigned.


·       Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years’ experience in a directly-related field. 

·       Experience in a higher-education, fundraising, or non-profit setting required.

·       Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.

·       Strong project/time management skills preferred.

·       Must be detail-oriented and have an ability to handle and complete multiple projects concurrently

·       Must have a degree of computer proficiency and Information Management Skills to carry out the major responsibilities of this position. Demonstrated ability with computer software programs including but not limited to, word processing, spreadsheets, databases. Knowledge of Blackbaud preferred. Use of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, Word, Powerpoint, and Outlook is required.

·       Excellent written and oral communication skills required.

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All offers of employment are contingent upon consent to criminal background screening check and education verification with results satisfactory to Brown.

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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Brown is an Ivy League University located in Providence, Rhode Island, comprised of undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Public Health, School of Engineering, and the School of Professional Studies. With its talented and motivated student body and accomplished faculty, Brown is a leading research university that maintains a particular commitment to exceptional graduate and undergraduate instruction. Brown is frequently recognized for its global reach, many cultural events, numerous campus groups and activities, active community service programs, highly competitive athletics, and beautiful facilities located in a richly historic urban setting.

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Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree