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Development Services Coordinator

Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, Georgia
Development and Fundraising
Development Services Coordinator

Job ID: 236442
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its nearly 43,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 126 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. For more information, visit

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Job Summary
Assists in the planning and implementation of department development initiatives. Leads the administration and generation of program resources, communication, design and development of operating goals, objectives, and protocols. Serves as primary point for development services and operational matters for the development team. Provides technical, professional guidance, consultation, and support. Serves as primary point for program administration and operational matters. Provides technical, administrative and programmatic guidance, consultation, and support.

1. Coordinates and administers all facets and activities related to day-to-day operations of the department

2. Supports daily operational needs of AVP and other key leaders in division as required.

3. Develops, plans and coordinates the administration and execution of programs, special projects, events and other initiatives designed to achieve the overall mission, goals, and objectives of the division

4. Prepares and delivers presentations and collateral for program and/or department and events as requested

5. Serves as liaison with internal and external clients on all matters relating to program activities

6. Provides and/or coordinates the provision of technical guidance, consultation, related support to internal and external clientele within the division

7. Tracks and monitors budget for each fiscal year and prepares feedback and reports on progress towards financial goals

8. Coordinates the collection, compilation, and analysis of development activity data, prepares comprehensive program reports and evaluation summaries

9. May supervise and/or lead staff and/or students assistants, as assigned

10. Other administrative and professional duties as assigned including providing support for the VP of Advancement/CEO of KSU Foundation in the absence of the Executive Assistant

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in related field or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience

Required Experience

One (1) year of experience in higher education, advancement, fundraising, or another related field

Preferred Qualifications
Additional Preferred Qualifications
Previous experience in higher education, public sector, or non-profits preferred Knowledge of Blackbaud Raiser's Edge/NXT or other advancement CRM platform

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Able to make administrative and/or procedural decisions and judgments

Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines

Able to maintain confidentiality with personal and sensitive data

Able to ensure data quality by minimizing errors and duplication

Demonstrated professional knowledge and operational expertise within designated area of program focus


Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solvining, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills

Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e., Microsoft Office suite, Raiser's Edge/NXT, Banner, or other advancement management systems)

Strong attention to detail and follow up skills

  • Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquet

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin race religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

    Other Information
    This is not a supervisory position.
    This position does have financial responsibilities.
    This role is considered a position of trust.
    This role is not considered a position of trust.
    This position requires a purchasing card (P-Card).
    This position will travel 1%-24%

    Background Check
    • Standard Enhanced + Education, Credit Check
    Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

    All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.

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