Part-Time Institutional Advancement Coordinator

Office of Institutional Advancement

Blackburn College, a unique liberal arts college with a student-managed work program, invites applications for the position of part-time Institutional Advancement Coordinator.   

Under the direction of the V.P for Institutional Advancement this person’s primary responsibilities will include:

  • Recruiting, teaching, motivating, and supervising student staff
  • Assisting with maintaining the alumni and donor database
  • Maintaining and enforcing the departmental calendar
  • Supervising and coordinating the ordering and receiving of supplies
  • Assisting with stewardship activities including ordering of plaques and other recognition
  • Assisting with alumni relations events
  • Providing support for Planned Giving and manage relationship with Crescendo
  • Overseeing Fund Agreement approval process and maintaining Fund Agreement files
  • Other duties as assigned

A Bachelor’s degree and office experience or equivalent training/experience and an attention to detail and accuracy is required. Candidates must exhibit the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and be capable of working independently, as well as functioning cooperatively in a team environment.

Blackburn College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks to build an inclusive community that can engage the interests of a diverse population. We are committed to fostering, cultivating, and sustaining a culture that reflects the diversity of our country, and as such we particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups such as women, people of color, LGBTQ+, veterans, and those with disabilities.

Please send a letter of application addressing the above expectations including a description of what diversity means to you and how you cultivate it in Institutional Advancement, a resume, and the names/addresses/telephone numbers/email addresses of three to five references to: Human Resources, Blackburn College, 700 College Ave., Ludlum 215, Carlinville, IL  62626 or email Employment-based immigration sponsorship is not offered for this position.  Phone calls or walk-ins not accepted.  Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.