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Posted: Thursday, March 22, 2018 12:02 AM


Advancement Assistant

St Thomas Academy - Mendota Heights, MN

Saint Thomas Academy seeks a Full-time Advancement Assistant. The qualified candidate will be willing to embrace the mission of Saint Thomas Academy and the philosophy of the Advancement/Development office. The Advancement Assistant is a member of the Advancement/Development team and will assist with all fundraising functions including: •Gift processing •Data entry •Special Event Support o pre-event registration o day-of check-in o coordinating and printing name tags •Constituent updates o address updates o attribute updates o status updates •General administrative support o coordinating mailings o alumni and staff birthday greetings o obituary tracking o maintaining master calendar for Advancement department o general list requests from Gift Officers

Job Qualifications Required Qualifications
• High school diploma
• Two years of related office experience
• Excellent computer skills including MS Excel and Word and the ability to run multiple types of merges as well as comfort within the Google suite of products
• Experience with data-management and/or CRM software
• Extremely detail-oriented, organized, and accurate
• Demonstrated experience maintaining discretion and professionalism
• Highly motivated and willing to proactively pitch-in to help the team – and the school – in a variety of ways
• Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments
• Capable of working the occasional night or weekend
• Valid driver’s license
• Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs

Preferred Qualifications
• At least 6 months of experience with Raiser’s Edge
• Willingness to utilize online training for Blackbaud products
Institution Description Founded in 1885, Saint Thomas Academy (STA) is a private school in Mendota Heights, MN on a beautiful 88-acre campus overlooking Rogers Lake. STA is an all-boys, Catholic, college-preparatory, and military/leadership school for students in grades 6-12.

Saint Thomas Academy is nationally accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS) and the school challenges young men to excel academically, spiritually, physically, and emotionally in and out of the classroom. We provide a proven environment for education and growth in a Catholic military school format that emphasizes servant leadership, character development, and personal responsibility.
Application Instructions/Comments Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and references to both:
• Deborah Berglund, HR Payroll and Benefits Specialist;
• Jessica Sutherland, Director of Advancement Services;

Resumes may also be mailed to 949 Mendota Heights Road, Mendota Heights, MN 55120.

Saint Thomas Academy is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or STA policy.

Position will remain open until filled.

• Location: Minneapolis / St. paul

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