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University Advancement Graduate Assistant Position

Graduate Support Assistant Position – Advancement Services

The Advancement Services Unit of University Advancement is searching for a Graduate Support Assistant. Our area is responsible for oversight and management of the alumni/donor database, prospect research and prospect management, gift and pledge processing, budget, and other operations for University Advancement and the TTU Foundation.

Please review the guidelines for Graduate Assistantships at the link below and review the position description.

Submit the Graduate Assistantship Application, a cover letter discussing your interest in the position, three references (names and contact information), and a resume to alumrecords@tntech.edu. Interviews will begin May 16, 2022, and continue until the position is filled. The position will begin in the Fall (August 2022).

GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIP Guidelines

Graduate Support Assistantship Application

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Position Description:

Graduate Support Assistant – Advancement Services

The Advancement Services Unit of University Advancement is searching for a Graduate Support Assistant. Our area is responsible for oversight and management of the alumni/donor database, prospect research and prospect management, gift and pledge processing, budget, and other operations for University Advancement and the TTU Foundation.

Required Skills:

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work with sensitive and confidential information and use discretionary judgment in conduct and speech
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong computer skills including standard office software such as Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse groups of people

Other Requirements:

  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to set and keep a defined work schedule within the regular business hours of our office (Monday through Friday, 8am to 4:30pm each day)
  • Willingness to ask questions and learn

Preferred Skills:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Understanding of basic mathematical and financial principles
  • Working knowledge of database concepts and database software such as Microsoft Access or Raiser’s Edge

Job Duties:

  • Review and compare information provided by other areas of campus such as TTU Archives with the alumni/donor database
  • Conduct research to verify business and other data maintained in the alumni/donor database and assist with data entry updates
  • Assist with data entry updates and data cleanup projects that may require research
  • Assist with basic data analysis as needed
  • Conduct audits of groupings of data or files as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

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