Secretary - Development & Alumni Affairs - 2 - Quinnipiac University in Hamden Connecticut

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Quinnipiac University

Hamden, Connecticut 06518-1908

United States


Detailed Job Description

Quinnipiac University invites applications for the position of Secretary - Development & Alumni Affairs, to perform secretarial, staff assistance, clerical and bookkeeping duties required for the effective operation of the Office of Development & Alumni Affairs.


Provides budget processing, maintenance and tracking support to the entire Office of Development and Alumni Affairs.

Provides secretarial support for assigned gift officers in the Office of Development & Alumni Affairs. 

Edits correspondence and reports for accuracy, spelling, grammar and construction.  Upon discretion of supervisors, composes routine correspondence.

Performs word processing duties for Development & Alumni Affairs mailings - requires extensive knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel for mail merge functions.

Organizes files and records.

Maintain, research, and retrieve information on alumni using University-selected software.

Arranges meetings and helps with the organization of special events when necessary.

Works extensively with Development Office Bookkeeper to maintain accurate gift recording and reporting. 

Assists with gift acknowledgements and prepares information for the University's Donor and Annual Report lists.

Completes other projects as assigned by the Vice President for Development & Alumni Affairs.

Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants

Proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

3 to 5 years experience working in high traffic office setting.

Attention to detail and accuracy is a must.

Experience with event planning/support.

Experience with Datatel/Colleague Advancement is preferred.

Please note this is a Grade 6 position in the Clerical & Technical Unit, hourly rate is $20.58.


Applications must be submitted electronically and should include a resume and a thoughtful cover letter describing your interest in the position.

Contact information for three references must be submitted on the application form.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the university community and we welcome candidates who would enhance that diversity.

Keyword Phrases

  • Secretary - Development & Alumni Affairs - 2
  • beautiful campus
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  • sensitivity to students and spirit of community
  • Academic Administration
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Not Specified
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Other
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter