FWS - Advancement, Student Office Assistant -21-22

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking a Student Office Assistant for the office of Advancement.


1. Professionally interact (face-to-face and via phone) with executive donors, high perspective donors, alumni, trustees, and other dignitaries. 2. Assist with special events, meetings, fundraisers, and mailings. 3. Provide administrative high quality support, help manage social media, and prospect research. 4. Gift acknowledgment to donors at a high level. 5. Accurately update records, calendars, contact information for constituent database. 6. Learn about CASE standards and regulations governing contributions/IRS guidelines 7. Support staff and team with other duties as assigned

High Quality Preferred Skills: • Computer knowledge, i.e. Word, Excel, and PowerPoint • Attention to detail • Strong active listening abilities • Public speaking • Written and verbal communication • Customer focused • Willingness to learn new things. Candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, comfortable with public speaking and community interaction, be dependable and interact as a functioning member of the Advancement team. Student must complete training in FERPA, confidentiality, how to exercise discretion, research databases and communicating information (answering phones, greeting guests).

Work Schedule: The priority work schedule is our open hours and during special events. Work hours can be flexible to accommodate the students' class schedule: • Sunday: No hours • Monday-Saturday: varies depending on workload

Work Conditions: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job: • Heat • Cold • Noise • Wetness • Humidity

Physical demands included here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job: • Keyboarding • Reaching/handling • Stooping/kneeling • Pushing up to 15 lbs. • Pulling up to 15 lbs. • Lifting up to 15 lbs. • Carrying up to 15 lbs.

Additional Comments: Candidate must have excellent communication skills, comfortable with public speaking and community interaction, be dependable and interact as a functioning member of the Advancement team.

Number of Positions: 2

Pay Rate:  $12

To Apply, complete required sections and upload your academic schedule (and practice schedule) in addition to uploading your resume or complete and upload the document titled "Student Employment Application".

Application Notes: Resumes and applications will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5344.

Date Posted: 08/05/2021
Department: Advancement
Employment Type: Part-Time (20 hours)
Position Type: Federal Work Study