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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline experience that directly relates to this position.

About Us

At the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan we have a diverse learning community grounded in the principle that business can be an extraordinary vehicle for positive change in today's dynamic global economy. For more information on Ross, visit michiganross.umich.edu/.

The Michigan Ross Office of Development and Alumni Engagement facilitates meaningful, external involvement among a variety of the school's stakeholders and mobilizing private, voluntary support from external constituencies in service to the school's foremost priorities. As part of this work, the department organizes and produces events, programs, and opportunities for alumni to remain connected with the life of the school.

As the Development Assistant, you will provide comprehensive administrative support for Development & Alumni Engagement. We ask that you are someone who can work with multiple members to achieve high-level results. You will report to the Office Administrative Manager.

You Will:

  • Reconcile alumni club event expenses, transactions, and budget
  • Helps plan and execute special events, such as donor visits and small events
  • Answer phones, greets and assists visitors, triages and responds to inquiries about Development and Ross programs
  • Schedule appointments with volunteers, alumni, and staff; prepare meeting materials and reports
  • Create and maintain organizational systems for information on shared drives and in Google
  • Oversee data integrity of databases
  • Create itineraries and donor briefings
  • Work as part of a support staff team to provide excellent customer service to visitors, donors, faculty, and staff
  • Coordinate and balance workload with other team members, provides back-up coverage for other support staff members and helps provide appropriate coverage during absences
  • Process gift checks
  • Support Major Gift Officers and the Alumni Engagement tea in traditional administrative capacity, including calendaring, travel arrangements, financial processes, email and phone correspondence, and report preparation
  • Use the University donor database (DART) to confirm donor data, run reports, and modify and update alumni and alumni club data
  • Help with small scale fundraising campaigns led by Ross School of Business constituents

You Have:

  • High school diploma or equivalent or an equivalent combination of education and related experience
  • 3+ years of experience in a support role
  • Exercise discretion with confidential information

Benefits at the University of Michigan

In addition to a career filled with purpose and opportunity, The University of Michigan offers a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family and plan for a secure future. Benefits include:

  • Generous time off (Vacation, Holidays, Season Days)
  • A retirement plan that provides two-for-one matching contributions with immediate vesting
  • Many choices for comprehensive health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses
  • Flexible Work Program
  • Ross Onsite Fitness Center

Salary Information

The general salary range for this position is $37,000 - $44,000. You can expect to be paid a competitive and equitable salary. Factors used to determine salary include experience, knowledge and skills for the position. You are encouraged to discuss salary questions to honor understanding and transparency throughout the recruiting process.

Additional Information

Michigan Ross values a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are committed to the development of diverse and culturally intelligent staff who succeed and contribute to a positive and inclusive environment.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for at least seven days. The job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine. This includes those working or learning remotely. More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

 

U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine.  This includes those working or learning remotely.  More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.