Open Date 10/25/2018
Requisition Number PRN18729B
Job Title Development Specialist
Working Title Development Specialist
Job Grade D
FLSA Code Administrative
Patient Sensitive Job Code? No
Standard Hours per Week 30
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Shift Day
Work Schedule Summary Flexible working hours during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, 8 am to 5 pm.. Occasional evenings, weekends, and some travel may be required.
VP Area President
Department 00334 – KUED
Location Campus
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment Internal to the University
Pay Rate Range $23,700/yr. to $29,000/yr. at 0.75 FTE
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Summary Development Support: Provides complex administrative support for Major Gifts and Planned Giving.
Responsibilities Donor relations including accurate data management, preparation and timely distribution of solicitation materials, acknowledgements, and other communication/correspondence. Identifying prospective Broadcasters Club members and Legacy Circle donors. Assist in scheduling and implementation of 1:1 meetings, small group gatherings, and major events to cultivate prospective donors and engage/acknowledge current members. Track donors by maintaining documentation and compiling reports, update metadata file. Liaise with staff on local projects and assist marketing with outreach to targeted audiences. Other duties as directed.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, or a related field, or equivalency; and demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills required. Experience which includes fundraising, grant and publication writing, planning and implementing special events and programs and a successful track record in raising donations is preferred.
Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary
Additional Information
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.
To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), email:
The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URSretirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

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