Bowdoin College Annual Giving- Technical Support Coordinator in Brunswick, Maine
Annual Giving- Technical Support Coordinator
Posting Number S00783JP
Department Annual Giving
The Technical Support Coordinator is an integral member of Bowdoin’s thriving, volunteer-based annual fundraising program in the Division of Development and Alumni Relations. The Technical Support Coordinator supports a robust annual giving program that inspires support from volunteers, alumni, and friends, and is responsible for helping to fulfill the needs of a variety of projects with accuracy and attention to detail. Projects include, but are not limited to: mailings, answering phones, updating the database, running reports, and organizing inventory.
Key attributes of a successful Technical Support Coordinator include: strong organizational and project management skills; a facility with technology and software platforms; excellence in customer service; flexibility; sensitivity to and acceptance of confidentiality requirements; and a belief in Bowdoin’s mission and the importance of annual giving. They enjoy working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment and making contributions to programs with a distinguished history and national reputation for excellence.
A high school diploma or GED equivalent is required. Applicants must possess a thorough understanding of database logic and how to select or develop reporting criteria. Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite is required; working knowledge of Publisher, InDesign, Photoshop, and HTML Dreamweaver is highly desirable. Excellent customer service skills are essential.
Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents
A minimum of 3 years of experience in a professional office environment. Must have the ability to electronically move and organize files; be comfortable using the internet for research; possess excellent verbal and written communication skills in order to interact seamlessly with College constituents; have the ability to solve problems, take initiative, produce accurate work at a rapid pace with meticulous attention to detail; apply a team approach while working to meet strict deadlines; and accurately type at 60 plus words per minute. The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal history background check.
Standard Work Days and Hours
Monday through Friday: 8:30AM to 5:00PM
Bowdoin embraces diversity in all forms, and the College is home to talented students, faculty and staff—with a variety of racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds; religious beliefs; and gender identities, among other factors.
We encourage applications from candidates committed to the support of an inclusive campus community and those who will enrich and contribute to the College’s multifaceted diversity. We value a community in which individuals of all backgrounds are warmly welcomed and encouraged to succeed.
Founded in 1794, Bowdoin has maintained its commitment to the liberal arts for well over 200 years. Bowdoin’s reputation as a preeminent liberal arts college rests on the excellence of its faculty, students, and staff; intimate size; strong sense of community; and connections to the people, history, and natural beauty of Maine.
Bowdoin’s campus is situated in a beautiful natural setting. Located in Brunswick, Maine, a town of approximately 20,000, the College is a short drive from the Maine coast, twenty-five miles from Portland and 120 miles from Boston.
Employment Category Full Time Year Round
Benefits Eligible Yes
Pay Type Hourly
Background Check Package Requirements Support Staff
Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job? No
Is a pre-placement physical required for this position? No
Posting Date 05/06/2021
Applications Accepted Until
Open Until Filled Yes
Type of Posting Internal/External
Special Instructions to Applicants
Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses.