International Advancement Associate

Brown University

Job Description:

This position will provide an advanced level of direct administrative support to two or more frontline fundraisers within the Office of International Advancement. The position will handle administrative duties and information technology tasks to help build a strong and supportive community of international alumni, parents, and friends at Brown University.  This position will also work collaboratively with other development associates and fundraising staff within Brown’s Division of Advancement.

Brown University is committed to advancing diversity, inclusion, and equity and an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a related field such as alumni relations, fundraising, higher education, nonprofits, sales, customer service,  development, etc.

Required Qualifications

  • Demonstrates ability with computer software programs including but not limited to word processing and spreadsheets. Use Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Excellent attention to detail and excellent organizational skills, interpersonal skills, and project and time management skills.
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently multitask and prioritize workload.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required
  • Proficient with audio/visual and presentation platforms (Zoom, Microsoft Teams or WebEx, PowerPoint, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of BSR Advance and Blackbaud
  • Knowledge of or interest in international affairs
  • Experience in a higher education, fundraising, or non-profit setting

Job Competencies:

  • Demonstrated commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB), including experience/ability to identify and emphasize diverse perspectives in programming, communications, and strategy.
  • Highly collaborative and strong interpersonal skills in building relationships with external and internal constituents.
  • Demonstrates strong project and time management skills.
  • Must be detail-oriented and have the ability to work independently to complete multiple projects concurrently.
  • Ability to apply tact and maintain confidentiality. Customer-focused, customer service orientation
  • Excellent organizational skills and an ability to manage and prioritize competing tracks while meeting all requirements of the job
  • Initiative and ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a member of a team

Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter and resume with their application. All offers of employment are contingent upon a completed criminal background check and education verification satisfactory to Brown.

Benefits of Working at Brown:
Information on the Benefits of Working at Brown can be found here.

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Job Posting Title:
International Advancement Associate


Grade 8

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Full time

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Position Work Location:
Hybrid Eligible

Submission Guidelines:
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

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EEO Statement:
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As an EEO/AA employer, Brown University provides equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination, harassment and retaliation based upon a person’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law, and caste, which is protected by our University policies.

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