The Advancement Services Coordinator provides Advancement services to one of the largest two-year comprehensive community and technical colleges in Minnesota. This position provides administrative and operational support to enhance the effectiveness of the College's Advancement efforts and fundraising success.
This position is essential to the advancement of the College in key areas of department operations, philanthropic gift processing, funds management and benefactor relations. A key skillset is the ability to record and manage donor and financial records using Raiser's Edge Donor Database (NXT) and Financial Edge (NXT) to advance alumni and constituent engagement, community outreach, philanthropy and the relationship with the Minneapolis College Foundation Board of Directors.
The Advancement department's ability to raise funds to support students, programs and College infrastructure projects depends on this position managing day-to-day Advancement operations and administering the Blackbaud Constituent Management System (Raiser's Edge) for recordkeeping, research, donor communications and stewardship.
This position develops, communicates, interprets and implements policies, processes and procedures effectively with and through stakeholders including alumni, donors, friends, foundations, corporate sponsors, board members, elected officials, colleagues and students.
Experience in nonprofit management or sales and business operations.
Excellent analytical skills, attention to detail and knowledge of basic accounting principles.
Ability to work with minimal supervision – self-motivated, confident and be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously, results-oriented.
Decision making skills and the ability to communicate and collaborate with others.
Project management skills to provide high-level services, manage programs and serve multiple constituencies.
Ability to communicate in writing to develop grants, reports or informational items.
High level of cultural competence and solid understanding of issues of importance to diverse communities.
Skills to effectively organize and prioritize work, set job priorities, use analytic reasoning and determine alternatives to problems facing college students.
Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science or advanced degree in business, nonprofit management, education, or related field
7+ years of nonprofit or foundation financial record keeping and CRM management
Experience in annual fund and donor stewardship planning and management
Demonstrates initiative to improve processes and/or make recommendations to gain operational efficiencies
In order to be considered for this position, you must be in good standings with Minneapolis College.
Minneapolis College is one of the largest and most diverse two-year colleges in Minnesota, serving students in credit and noncredit programs. Minneapolis College enrolls 56% students of color. As a comprehensive public community and technical college, Minneapolis College offers 114 credentials in 44 liberal arts and career and technical programs. The College has strong ties to corporate and industry partners that help fund student scholarships, provide state-of-the-art training and equipment, and offer internship and employment opportunities to the College's graduates.
Minneapolis College is a member of the Minnesota State colleges and universities system. With 24 two year colleges and seven state universities. Minnesota State is the largest provider of higher education in the state of Minnesota and the fifth largest system of higher education in the country. Minnesota State is committed to ensuring access to an extraordinary education for all Minnesotans; being the partner of choice to meet Minnesota's workforce and community needs; and delivering to students, employers, communities and taxpayers the highest value, most affordable higher education option.
The safety of all members of the Minneapolis College campus community is of vital concern. Resources including the current Annual Compliance and Security Report are available at the link Minneapolis College Public Safety or go to https://minneapolis.edu/student-services/public-safety.
The State of Minnesota offers excellent benefits for eligible employees.
Short-term & Long-term Disability Insurance
Paid Personal & Sick Leave
Retirement Plans, including defined benefits & 401(a) defined contribution
Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) is a public two-year college located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis. MCTC enrolls nearly 15,000 credit students annually and is an active partner in initiatives designed to strengthen the social, economic and cultural vitality of the Twin Cities metropolitan area. Created in 1996, under the umbrella of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system, MCTC is the result of the merger of two institutions: a technical college with a long history of vocational education dating back to 1914 and an open-enrollment community college established in 1965. Currently, the spacious campus covers 21.6 acres of land and recent expansions include a new state-of-the-art Science Center, culinary kitchen and dining hall and outdoor plaza.