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Development Coordinator

ASU Foundation
Job Location:
Development and Fundraising

Development Coordinator

The ASU Foundation (ASUF) fosters partnerships between ASU and like-minded individuals, corporations and foundations who believe in ASU's mission and provide resources for ASU to manifest its charter into meaningful impact.

The development coordinator will play a key role on the development team that works to secure significant philanthropic investments that will support Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College (MLFTC). The development coordinator will act as the MLFTC staff liaison to alumni, prospects, donors, and all other constituencies to provide support for development initiatives, programs and events to ensure timely recognition and stewardship of MLFTC donors and scholarships. The coordinator will also be responsible for stewardship and operations for the MLFTC Development team. The position will report to the Director of Development at MLFTC.

What you'll do: 

  • Manage donor stewardship activities to ensure timely response and appropriate use of funds in accordance with donor intent 

  • Work collaboratively with ASUF on a variety of donor and ad hoc requests that are non-routine and significant in nature 

  • Serve as the liaison with the ASUF Sun Devil Giving Office, assisting with the coordination of overall strategy, including the implementation of Sun Devil Giving Day 

  • Coordinate with the college's business office on gift deposits and reporting 

  • Working with communications and marketing, plan and implement appropriate donor recognition and cultivation communication vehicles 

  • Working in cooperation with events staff, plan and execute stewardship and donor relations events 

  • Coordinate with ASUF on completing endowment agreements 

  • Coordinate special projects under the direction of the director 

  • Work closely with the MLFTC business office to ensure philanthropic scholarships are awarded in compliance with donor intent 

  • Manage MLFTC scholarship stewardship process 

  • Assist in identifying alumni and friends interested in giving back to MLFTC by cultivating relationships with targeted alumni that will result in an initial financial contribution 

  • Attend and participate in weekly staff and planning meetings 

  • Collaborate with various ASUF offices and functions to advance prospect strategies 

  • Prepare presentations, materials, complex and detailed reports and proposals, including requesting needed reports from ASUF 

  • Become trained on Salesforce to assist with pulling lists, updating contact information, assisting with capturing MLFTC engagements 

  • Other duties as assigned 

What you'll need:

  • Excellent organization and prioritization skills, able to balance multiple issues in a fast-paced environment, with a high attention to detail and thoroughness in completing assigned tasks

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills; possesses a high degree of discretion, judgement, tact, and poise

  • Ability to make independent judgements and coordinate office details in conjunction with policies and procedures

  • Collaborative style coupled with an ability to work both independently and as part of a team, with little supervision

  • Ability to routinely interact with individuals at all levels of the ASU Foundation, Enterprise Partners, and the University

  • Ability to take initiative, and consistently respond to changing situations in a flexible manner to meet the current needs of the department/unit

  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality and responsibility regarding information related to Foundation and University business and confidential prospect information

  • Knowledge of office and administrative practices and principles

  • Knowledge and skill in accounting and budgeting procedures and technique, and web-based financial systems

  • Advanced computer skills in a variety of Windows-based computer programs and technical proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and database management

  • If this position is assigned to the Athletics Department, either administratively or functionally, compliance with all NCAA rules and regulations is required.

Relevant qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field, or currently enrolled in bachelor's degree program

  • One (1) to three (3) years professional experience in an administrative support capacity, providing coordination and assistance of operational activities, includes at least one (1) year of database management experience

  • Or any equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved

Preferred education and experience:

  • One (1) to three (3) years of experience in an administrative support capacity, providing coordination and assistance of operational activities, preferably in a not-for-profit or development environment

  • Experience with Salesforce and Workday

Preferred skills and abilities:

  • Knowledge of fundraising and prospect management databases


  • Hybrid work schedule. We work from home two days a week!

  • Comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance 

  • 401(k) plan with matching employer contribution 

  • 22 days of vacation time 

  • 11 holidays, including your birthday 

  • Parental leave 

  • Significant tuition reductions 

  • Professional development is highly valued at ASU Enterprise Partners, where employees are encouraged to look across the organization and nurture new areas of interest 

  • $30 bi-weekly cell phone reimbursement 

At ASU Enterprise Partners: 

We serve. 

We serve the faculty and staff of ASU to bring them resources so they can do all the great things that they do. 

We innovate. 

We're always looking for new ideas, new solutions, new approaches and new ways to address the challenges facing ASU. 

We engage. 

We engage our donors, philanthropists, investors and partners, connecting them to ASU and helping them share their time, talent and treasure. 

We care. 

When we serve, innovate and engage, it shows that we care - about faculty, staff, donors, fellow employees and other partners as we bring resources to ASU. 

ASU Enterprise Partners and its subsidiaries is an equal opportunity employer that is firmly committed to promoting justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion within our organization and throughout our sphere of influence. Because we embrace a spirit of innovation and achievement, we will endeavor to maximize the talent and potential of all employees, directors, and volunteers through bold and strategic action aimed at building success and a sense of belonging. All employees are expected to act in good faith to support these actions and to not impede the efforts of others to build a just, equitable, diverse, and inclusive organization.

ASU Enterprise Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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