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The Program Assistant reports directly to the Director, Philanthropic Gifts with a dotted-line to up to three additional Philanthropic Gifts Directors/Associate Directors they support. The Philanthropic Gifts Program Assistant works alongside fundraisers to enhance, support, and maintain activities consistent with securing philanthropic support for the institution. The Program Assistant is expected to take initiative, be a self-starter, and be able to work independently. Must maintain professionalism, show flexibility, be customer service oriented, have a strong attention to detail, handle multiple tasks and changing priorities, and remain composed under pressure of deadlines. Must exhibit dependability and willingness to work as an integral member of the Philanthropy team and be capable of working well within all levels of the organization. The Program Assistant must be able to effectively communicate the mission, values and scope of the institution.
Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
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