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Administrative Associate B - Major Gifts

San Diego, California
Job ID 11129 Date posted 01/25/2023 Schedule Full-Time Shift Day Department Major Gifts; Foundation; Leadership

Rady Children’s Hospital Foundation currently seeks an Administrative Associate to support our Major Gifts Team, and who shares our vision to be a leader, recognized nationally and internationally, for excellence in patient care, education, research and advocacy. We believe in the power of philanthropy to transform lives, and in the power of the right team member to help transform our philanthropic potential.

Our team of development experts seeks a highly-motivated, detailed-oriented team player to support our efforts. The Administrative Associate will coordinate and perform a variety of administrative tasks for his/her supervisor and the team including, but not limited to, managing calendars and scheduling meetings; coordinating meeting logistics (room reservations, catering, A/V, etc.); answering phones; drafting memos; and supporting the execution of a variety of communications and prospect/donor engagement strategies. This position is key to ensuring smooth operations for the team, and will oversee the reimbursement and invoice process; help manage vendor relationships; effectively work with external, and support the team; assist with database entry to help track fundraising activity; pull lists and queries from the database as needed/requested; and plan and execute other projects as assigned within scope of responsibility.  

The ideal candidate will want to thrive in a fundraising setting; be an excellent ambassador and representative for Rady Children’s and the Foundation; work efficiently under pressure and be able to meet deadlines; demonstrate good decision-making; and be proactive and solutions-focused. He/She should be articulate, poised, and possess good written and oral communication skills. An ability to work evenings and weekends as needed is a plus.

Coordinates and performs department/unit administrative activities including but not limited to dissemination of information to staff, customers, clients, vendors, patients and families. Coordinates functions required to ensure smooth operations, plans and completes projects within scope of responsibility and works with external, inter and intra departmental teams to support department/unit. Provides training and orientation for new staff and troubleshoots office technologies.

-  Adept in technology
-  Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
-  Resourceful
-  Meticulous attention to detail
-  Exceptional time management skills

-  High School Diploma, GED, or Equivalent
-  2 Years of experience
-  Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, Outlook PowerPoint and Access
-  Competent English grammar and composition skills
-  CA Driver's License required for Plant Operations Maintenance (POM) employees only

-  Associate's Degree
-  3 Years of experience
-  Typing at 50 wpm

The expected hiring range for this position is $20.00 to $27.50 

Rady Children’s Hospital is committed to compensation that is externally competitive and internally equitable.  We demonstrate this commitment by conducting regular market reviews to remain competitive with organizations of similar size in the nonprofit, healthcare sector.  The range listed above does not represent the full salary range for the position but is the expected hiring range for qualified candidates.  Compensation decisions consider a variety of factors including experience, education, licensure, unique skillsets, organizational need, and internal equity. 


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