Posting #: OSSTF 10/2013

Development Services Assistant
Posted:Apr 2, 2013
Department:Development and Donor Relations
Employment Status:Permanent Full-Time
Hours of Work:35 hours per week
Grade:Job Group G
Salary Scale:$35,012 - $48,569 per annum (effective May 1, 2012)
Start Date:ASAP

Job Summary

Reporting to the Manager, Advancement Information Systems, the Development Services Assistant provides the day-to-day administrative and fulfillment activities to support the campus-wide philanthropic enterprise at Brock. Core responsibilities include: gift intake and entry into Raiser’s Edge database; preparing all documentation for Finance to deposit and maintain a full audit trail, receipt production and coordination; updating departmental blueprints ensuring up-to-date business practices and documentation; reviewing pledge fulfillment status, preparing correspondence; assisting in Stewardship responsibilities, researching donor prospect history, assisting in planning and support of special events; generating reports and writing queries, preparing quarterly and annual reports, mining data, researching information for advancement; maintaining material inventory; providing support and back up for reception; and other duties as assigned.


• Post-secondary courses in computer applications, financial services or other Administrative Assistant related courses is required.
• Demonstrated experience with Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge (fundraising database) or a similar fundraising database including ability to manage medium level query design and customer relationship management
• Demonstrated experience handling money, preparing financial information and reporting, understanding financial statements and Ontario Securities Commission filings
• Demonstrated database mining, merging and report knowledge required
• Keen eye for detail, problem solving , proofreading and editing skills
• Self-starter with a team driven spirit
• Excellent oral and written communication
• Strong interpersonal/customer service skills
• Advanced knowledge of standard office computer applications including word processing (Word), databases, spreadsheets (Excel), email (Outlook), and Internet.
• Ability to identify, research and report prospect results to the advancement team
• Superior organizational and prioritization skills and proven ability to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously under minimal supervision and maintain the highest ethical and donor privacy

Notes / To Apply :

Applicants are invited to submit a resume and cover letter by applying online below by 4:30 p.m., Thursday, April 11, 2013.

It is Brock University’s policy to give first consideration to qualified internal Brock University OSSTF applicants.

We appreciate all applications received; however, due to volume we will contact only those candidates selected for an interview.

Brock University is an equal opportunity employer.

This position is included in the Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation (OSSTF) Union.