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Institutional Giving Coordinator

University Overview
The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Posted Job Title
Institutional Giving Coordinator

Job Profile Title
Grants Coordinator B

Job Description Summary
The Coordinator’s primary responsibility is to identify, prepare, write, submit and manage grant proposals to government, corporate, individual, and foundation funding sources.

This is a part-time role. Please note that the posted pay range for this role reflects a full-time pay instead of part-time pay range; again, this is a part-time role.

The pay range reflects a 40 hour a week full time equivalent salary.

Job Description
WXPN, a public media service of the University of Pennsylvania, is seeking a creative, results-oriented professional with a passion for arts and culture to be the Institutional Giving Coordinator; this position plays a key role in realizing WXPN’s mission to connect artists and audiences. The Coordinator will work closely with the WXPN executive team and membership colleagues to raise funds from foundations and corporations to support WXPN’s nonprofit, public service. This is a 20 hour a week part-time position with University benefits. The Coordinator’s primary responsibility is to identify, prepare, write, submit and manage grant proposals to government, corporate, individual, and foundation funding sources. In addition, the IG Coordinator serves as the WXPN liaison with the Office of Research Services at Penn, formalizes relations with family foundations currently managed by the MGO, and helps identify new funding opportunities.

Minimum 1 to 2 years grant writing experience. Minimum 2 to 3 account/project management experience at a nonprofit. Excellent writing, interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to maintain a fine attention to detail in a fast-paced work environment.

Preferred Skills:
Bachelor’s degree in a related field, such as English, marketing, communications, organizational development, writing, etc. Experience working at an arts & culture focused nonprofit. Experience working within a college or university infrastructure. Proven track record in donor cultivation and securing support from Institutional Giving sources. Salesforce proficiency. Passion for music.

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
President's Center

Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements
Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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How To Apply
Formal application for this position MUST be made through the University of Pennsylvania Online Employment System on the website.

Deadline for Applications: September 27, 2019
No phone calls, please.