Administrative Assistant I, Annual Fund

Posted on 09/20/2019

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

Administrative Assistant 1, Annual Fund, Alumni Association, to support staff who are managing the Annual Fund’s diverse volunteer fund-raising campaigns spanning undergraduate alumni classes, graduate exclusive alumni, and affinity-based campaigns including the MIT 24-Hour Challenge. Will offer essential support for all phases of volunteer fund-raising efforts from volunteer recruitment, training and campaign results tracking, through final campaign stewardship needs.  Will be responsible for volunteer recruitment, training, and management of MIT 24-Hour Challenge volunteers; managing the Annual Fund’s online volunteer fund-raising tool including the development of volunteer and staff training materials; and tracking of questions, concerns, and enhancement requests.

Job Requirements

High school diploma or its equivalent; two years of relevant experience, preferably in higher education fund-raising; excellent organizational, time-management, problem-solving, interpersonal, and verbal and written communication skills; ability to approach problems proactively and with sense of urgency; attention to detail; a high degree of diplomacy, tact, flexibility, and discretion; and proficiency with Microsoft Office.  Seek a self-motivated team player who is able to work on multiple assignments/projects independently in a fast-paced work environment.  

Occasional evening and weekend hours required.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

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