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DATA AND GIFT ENTRY SPECIALIST

DATA AND GIFT ENTRY SPECIALIST

Berry College invites applications for the Data and Gifty Entry Specialist. The successful candidate will report, and assist the Director, Advancement Operations and Services.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION (MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES)

  1. Responsible for maintaining accurate giving and contact information for our database of alumni, donors, and friends
  2. Enters all gifts in a timely and accurate manner and identifies and corrects errors as needed
  3. Works with staff across the Advancement Department on gift documentation and as questions arise about gifts
  4. Works with the Business Office to balance each month, quarter, and year, and on other data and reports as needed
  5. Answers gift-related questions from donors via email and phone when needed

ADDITIONAL DUTIES OF THE POSITION

  1. Maintains and updates guides outlining gift entry and other database-related processes.

KEY COMPETENCIES AND KNOWLEDGE

  1. Familiarity with database/CRM best practices and functionality
  2. High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office (primarily Word and Excel)
  3. Ability to manage long periods of data entry with consistent and accurate results; maintain the input and filing of data by best practices, company policy, and applicable laws.


REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Bachelor's degree or substantial professional experience
  2. 1+ years of data entry experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Basic bookkeeping knowledge
  2. Experience in higher education and/or fundraising
  3. Experience with Salesforce or other similar CRM software


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

ABOUT BERRY COLLEGE

Berry is a selective independent college of 2,200 students located adjacent to Rome, GA, midway between Atlanta, GA, and Chattanooga, TN. Berry's educational approach deliberately unites challenging academic programs with practical work experience in a residential campus community that encourages faith and emphasizes caring for the needs of others above self. This commitment to an "education of the head, heart, and hands" remains as relevant today as when our founder instilled this ethic more than a century ago. Nationally recognized for quality of learning and quality of life, Berry offers first-rate undergraduate degree programs in the sciences, humanities, arts, and human sciences, as well as undergraduate and master's level opportunities in business and teacher education. The College's stunning 27,000-acre campus affords opportunities that cannot be duplicated elsewhere. Berry's ongoing commitment is to provide exceptional educational experiences to talented students from a wide range of social, racial, and economic backgrounds.

COLLEGE COMMITMENTS

Berry College is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse faculty and staff. An Equal Opportunity Institution, Berry complies with all applicable laws and provisions prohibiting discrimination in its educational and employment policies. Berry respects the essential dignity of all individuals and accordingly hires and promotes employees without regard to matters of personal identity such as ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, and political affiliation. Berry College is committed to ensuring facilities, programs, services, and activities are accessible to everyone, including those seeking employment at Berry College. Inquiries about interviews or workplace accommodations are welcomed. You can reach out to us at employment@berry.edu, or (706) 233-4062.


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Applicants should submit a cover letter describing the candidate's interest in this position, a resume outlining their work experiences, and the names and contact information of three references.

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree

Experience Level : Entry Level

Job Function : General

Contact Information : employment@berry.edu

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