14505 / Grants Research Assistant

The Evergreen State College – College Advancement

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Monday – Friday, flexible within 8am-5pm
up to 20/week
June 1st, 2018
Javier Womeldorff
Job Description: This is an on-campus position, with a flexible schedule, and opportunities to gain valuable, professional experience. The employee provides support for the Development division of Advancement at Evergreen in the area of grant and foundation research. Learn more about philanthropy and join a team that is focused on engaging current and future supporters of Evergreen in thoughtful and meaningful ways.

You will assist a Major Gifts Officer with research into funding opportunities for a variety of Advancement initiatives. Your work will support scholarships, research, professional development, capital projects, and new initiatives that have never been done at Evergreen all while you build skills in fund development. Duties may include researching new organizations that might be interested in supporting Evergreen, helping create new grant prioritization processes, grant reporting, foundation inquiries, aligning Evergreen initiatives with foundations’ priorities and other duties as assigned. Your interest in creating new opportunities at Evergreen through quantitative and qualitative analysis is key. Experience with research through a variety of online methods, data entry, and fundraising are desired.

• Funding opportunity research
• Grant analysis
• Data entry
• General office support
• Represent Advancement at events and activities
• Assist in broader time sensitive Advancement projects (i.e. calls, mailings, etc.)
• Other duties as assigned

Ideal candidates will have strong research and project management skills or be enthusiastic about strengthening those skills. They will be organized, able to stay motivated over the course of a long project, work well in teams as well as independently, and enjoy a work environment where the pace ebbs and flows. Reliability and the ability to maintain confidential information is a must. Preference will be given to students with work-study.
The student will learn to bridge the gap between organizational funding needs and priorities, and Foundation funding opportunities. Skills learned will be research, prioritization and time management, quantitative and qualitative analysis, collaborating across teams, data entry and management, process development, and grant reporting. Students should leave this position with the ability to aid fundraising teams with their grant research programs.
Send your resume, cover letter, and contact information to Javier Womeldorff womeldoj@evergreen.edu and put “Grants Research Assistant” in the subject line.

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