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  • Full Time
  • St. Louis County
  • Salary: 35,000 to 40,000
  • Organization Type: Education

Missouri Baptist University

Position Information:

Missouri Baptist University is looking to hire an Advancement Services Coordinator full-time position. The Advancement Coordinator works with the University Advancement and Alumni Engagement office.  They will be responsible for processing gifts, donor acknowledgements and various financial reports.  In addition, they will maintain and enhance stewardship programs.  Other responsibilities include data and gift entry to ensure that all cash gifts, stock donations and pledges are accurately recorded in the Raiser’s Edge database and reconciled with the Business Office.

Summary: This position serves as the lead staff member responsible for processing gifts, donor acknowledgements and varied financial reports and maintains and enhances stewardship programs. This position has significant responsibilities in the areas of data and gift entry to ensure that all cash gifts, stock donations and pledges are accurately recorded in the Raiser’s Edge database and reconciled with the Business Office.

Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

·       Conduct gift entry to include check processing, creating batches in two databases, acknowledgements and updating acknowledgement letter templates.

·       Produce and analyze donor and gift reports to assist Development and Alumni Relations in active prospect discovery, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship management.

·       Support the Development team with training and techniques to effectively utilize Raiser’s Edge software to meet fundraising goals, manage donor lists and conduct  constituency research through programs such as Research Point, LinkedIn, social media and various other resources.

·       Provide administrative support for the University Advancement Office to include review/delivery of Board meeting materials, general office management, produce major gift proposals and assist with implementation of strategies, planning execution and follow up of Development, Alumni and Career focused events.

·       Collaborate with MBU faculty and staff, alumni, Alumni Council Members, donors and students to advance philanthropic and engagement goals of the Advancement Office and provide training and support for University-wide crowdfunding efforts.

·       Other duties as assigned by the Vice President for University Advancement.

Minimum Requirements/Certifications/Licensure:

·       High School diploma

·       2 years of experience in an office setting

·       Computer experience in browsers, search engines, MS Office, Outlook and databases

Preferred Education/experience:

·       Bachelor’s Degree

·       Prior Experience with a CRM and with budgets/accounting

How to Apply:

Applicants should electronically submit the following items to Ashlee Johnson, Vice President for Advancement (;

·       Cover letter expressing interest in the position, highlighting experience relevant to the role

·       Current resume

·       Statement of Faith which articulates your personal relationship with Jesus Christ, active participation in a local church and commitment to perform duties consistent with and not contrary to the University’s statement of faith which is the Baptist Faith and Message 2000

About Missouri Baptist University:

Missouri Baptist University is an evangelical Christian, liberal arts institution and has as its purpose the offering of programs of study leading to professional certificates, undergraduate and graduate degrees, in an environment where academic excellence is emphasized, and a biblically based Christian perspective is maintained.  The University is committed to enriching its students’ lives spiritually, intellectually, and professionally, preparing students to serve in a global and culturally diverse society.

Missouri Baptist University has been recognized by the Saint Louis Post Dispatch as “Top Work Places” for the past 12 years!

In compliance with federal law, including provisions of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Missouri Baptist University does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, gender, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or military service in admissions or in the administration of its education policies, programs, and activities.