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Coordinator, GSEP and PGBS Advancement

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Work type: Regular
Location: Malibu Campus
Categories: Advancement

The Coordinator, GSEP and PGBS Advancement serves as a partner to the front-line fundraisers at the Graduate School of Education and Psychology and the Graziadio Business School to reach the University's fundraising goals. This individual will work closely with prospect research staff to equip fundraisers with all of the resources and support required to be successful throughout the donor cultivation cycle.


  • Collaborate with prospect research staff on preparing prospect bios for a designated group of front-line fundraisers for meetings with donors and/or prospective donors.
  • Assist front-line fundraisers in prospect management and portfolio tracking throughout the donor cultivation cycle.
  • Assist front-line fundraisers with proper donor stewardship. Greet donors and prospects as appropriate upon arrival to campus.
  • Maintain correspondence and documentation for front-line fundraisers, draft and submit proposals, and prepare gift donation summaries for processing.
  • Process expense reports and mileage reimbursements, complete monthly credit card reallocations and substantiations, and maintain accurate budget records on behalf of the front-line fundraisers.
  • Assist front-line fundraisers with running appropriate donor queries and reports in Raiser's Edge (Advancement's fundraising database).
  • Maintain and update constituent contact information.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Uphold University mission through work performed.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Skills and Qualifications

Required: Bachelor's degree; strong oral and written communication skills; ability to prioritize work in a fast-paced environment; ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines; excellent people skills and team-oriented spirit; ability and willingness to articulate the Christian mission and culture of Pepperdine in daily work and interactions with others. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Suite; ability to use a multi-line telephone and other standard office equipment (i.e. printer, copier, etc.); must be willing and able to travel to other Pepperdine campuses (Calabasas, West LA, etc.) as needed.

Preferred: Knowledge of the basics of fundraising and Advancement in a University setting.

Qualified individuals should be able to articulate a strong commitment to diversity, and have the ability to work effectively with individuals from different backgrounds.

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal, education, and employment screening. Qualified individuals with criminal histories will be considered for employment in compliance with applicable laws.

This is a Regular, Nonexempt, 40 hour per week position.

Salary:  Commensurate with experience.

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