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Administrative Assistant for Development
Job Category:   Administrative/Clerical
Unit:   Development and Alumni Relations
Position Code:   SDAR4598A
Status:   Filled
Closing Date:   06/05/2013
Salary:   $36,832
Location:   Merced
Background check:   Background check and fingerprinting may be required

The University of California, Merced is the newest and tenth campus of the University of California system and the first American research university built in the 21st century. With close to 6,200 students, UC Merced has planned for additional student growth until we reach an enrollment of approximately 25,000 students. With undergraduate, graduate, and PhD programs, plans for a future medical school program, partnerships and community involvement, the UC Merced campus is continually evolving, requiring talented, knowledgeable and dynamic educators, researchers, management and staff.

The Administrative Assistant provides clerical and administrative support to the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Development and the Director of Development for Corporate and Foundation Relations. Essential duties include oral and written communications, maintenance of complex calendars, and preparation of materials for meetings. Assist with the tracking of stewardship, as well as data entry of donor and prospect information.

Qualifications:   • Bachelor’s degree preferred or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

• Requires excellent organizational, communication, and customer service skills.

• Must have strong attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and work independently in a fast-paced environment with simultaneous projects.

• Must have proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint.

• Knowledge of Adobe and Raisers Edge preferred.

• Experience with a development operation preferred.
To Apply:   Click on the link below to use our new on-line application system.

If you do not have internet access you may mail your application, resume, and cover letter to: University of California, Merced, 5200 North Lake Rd., Merced CA 95343. Please list the job number on the subject line.

NOTICE: This position is not open. We are not accepting applications at this time.

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Merced will be a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information and the Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at

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