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Working at The University of Montana Foundation

A career at The University of Montana Foundation is more than a job - it is an opportunity to be a part of something that impacts students, the community and, through research, the world. At the UM Foundation we offer you not only the chance to build a successful career - we offer you an opportunity to make an impact.

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced professional to provide primary administrative assistance, logistical support and service to the President and CEO as well as the VP of Development.  The successful candidate will serve as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the office of the President and CEO and the VP of Development. This position is fast paced and includes professional assignments of a highly confidential and demanding nature, requiring great skill and discretion.  The Executive Assistant reports jointly to the VP of Development and the President and CEO.

This position is a full-time, exempt staff position.  The position requires a minimum completion of a two-year college degree or certification program. Three to five years of related executive administrative experience is a wide variety, high volume, professional office setting with demonstrated proficiency in using Microsoft Office software applications. Must have very strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships with diverse constituencies including; staff, board members, external partners and donors.

Preferred qualifications include: Completion of a bachelor’s degree. Working knowledge of fundraising, donor relations, event planning and public relations concepts. Work experience in a college or university setting.The University of Montana Foundation offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package. 

Please submit your letter of interest, resume, and salary requirements.  Application materials will be reviewed immediately with applications accepted until the position is filled. The University of Montana Foundation is an EEO employer.

Location: Missoula, MT

We are seeking a dynamic professional to manage the data and information that underpin fundraising production for assigned Senior Directors of Development (SDO) and/or Directors of Development (DO). The Development Coordinator is a key partner in managing communication between assigned SDOs/DOs and other Foundation teams that support development efforts. 

In this role, the Development Coordinator supports assigned SDOs and/or DOs to ensure identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of annual, major, principal, planned, and corporate/foundation gift prospects to meet or exceed established performance metrics and fundraising goals, documenting and tracking progress on software systems. The Development Coordinator supports the day-to-day activities of assigned SDOs/DOs, helps ensure completion of routine and special assignments, manages special projects from inception to completion, and ensures good customer service to internal and external constituencies.

Minimum qualifications include: Completion of a two-year college degree or certification program. Three years of related experience in a professional office setting and demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Office software applications.

Preferred qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree, Working knowledge of fundraising, donor relations, and public relations concept, Work experience in a college or university setting and three to five years of related administrative experience

This position is a full-time, non-exempt staff position.  The University of Montana Foundation offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package. 

Please submit your letter of interest, resume, and salary requirements.  Application materials will be reviewed immediately with applications accepted until the position is filled. The University of Montana Foundation is an EEO employer.