Development Coordinator

Posting Open Date: 
Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Application Review Date: 
Thursday, October 7, 2021
Description of Work: 

Coordinate fund raising activities at the Lied Center including individual and corporate support. Actively solicit support from individual, corporate and foundation/grant sources. Responsible for ensuring all benefit fulfillment and recognition for contributions to the Lied Center are provided in a timely manner. This position coordinates most non-Friends of Lied development/fund raising functions (dinners, receptions, meet and greets) and assists in broad donor cultivation. The position is the administrative support staff person for the Lied Center Advisory Board. Responsible for keeping donor database updated with gifts and providing development team with cultivation and donation opportunity ideas. This position compiles and prepares donation materials including processing gifts. Evening and weekend hours required based on events and development schedule needs.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high-performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See:

Minimum Required Qualifications: 

Bachelor’s degree in business, art administration, hospitality or related field; equivalency considered. One year experience in fundraising programs at a recognized organization (incorporated) where $50,000 or more was raised through corporate and/or individual gifts within a 12 month period. Working knowledge of PC-based word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software necessary. Superior interpersonal relationship skills and strong communication skills essential.

Preferred Qualifications: 

Master’s degree in business, art administration, hospitality or related field. Experience managing donor data in Tessitura software preferred.

Posted Salary: 
$40,000/yr. minimum
For questions or accommodations, please contact: 

Natalie Stroud

Job Type: 
Alternate Work Schedule (if other than 8-5): 

Nights & Weekends required as needed.

Planned Hire Date: 
Monday, November 15, 2021