Virginia State Government Development Operations Administrator in Chesterfield, Virginia

Position Information

Job Description

As a member of the Foundation’s staff and fundraising team, the Development Operations Administrator is responsible for managing the database the drives the Foundation’s fundraising efforts and reporting capabilities. The Development Operations Administrator will ensure data integrity, will write queries and reports and will analyze data that will inform fundraising strategy. In addition, the Development Operations Administrator will manage all gift processing and donor acknowledgement and will participate in the deployment of direct mail and email campaigns. The Development Operations Administrator serves as liaison to the Foundation’s Board of Directors. As liaison, the Development Operations Administrator will be responsible for coordination of all board and committee meetings including preparation and dissemination of materials and minutes. The Development Operations Administrator is responsible for Foundation operations, ensuring that data and gift processing procedures meet best practices standards and that the office operates efficiently. In addition, the Development Operations Administrator will coordinate Foundation events.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience strongly preferred. High school diploma or equivalent is required.

  • Knowledge and skills in computers and software applications, including Microsoft Office and Adobe.

  • Expert level user of Raiser’s Edge or comparable fundraising or donor relationship software.

  • Data analysis skills

  • Ability to use judgement to make decisions.

  • Experience with responsibility for office operations.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Proven experience with working with a high degree of accuracy. Adept at proofreading and editing.

  • Experience working in a nonprofit fundraising setting.

  • Experience coordinating events.

  • Experience coordinating direct mail projects.

  • Experience using Constant Contact or other e-mail distribution platform.

  • Experience interfacing with boards and committees, including meeting preparation/logistics, material preparation and minutes.

  • Ability to work independently as well as proven flexibility to work within a team environment and with a wide variety of stakeholders.

  • Demonstrated ability to use judgment and analytical skills to organize and prioritize work and problem-solve.

  • Commitment to the highest degree of integrity and confidentiality.

  • Experience providing excellent customer service

  • Ability to adapt to change while maintaining a positive attitude and excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work periodic evenings or weekends.

Successful completion of criminal background check will be required.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree related field or equivalent experience strongly preferred. Experience in higher education preferred.

Special Requirements

*All full-time classified employees new to the Commonwealth of Virginia will serve a 12 month probationary period.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications which say “see resume” will not be accepted. Should you need assistance or have questions, please contact Cherie Watts at 804-594-1417.

John Tyler Community College embraces a culture of diversity and inclusion that empowers anyone from anywhere to be successful in their academic and professional pursuits. We strive to provide an environment that is enriching to all by understanding and appreciating our dimensions of diversity, becoming global citizens, and welcoming new ways of engaging the unique contributions of all people.


Contact Information


Cherie Watts



Working Title: Development Operations Administrator

Role Title: Prog Admin Specialist I - 19211

Job Open Date: 04/16/2018

Job Close Date: 05/07/2018

Open Until Filled: No

Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No

Hiring Range: $33,598-$60,000 (commensurate w/qualifications & experience)

Agency: John Tyler Community College (290)

Agency Website: Click Here for Agency Website

Location: Chesterfield - 041

Position Number: 00081

Job Posting Number: 1036823

Type of Recruitment: General Public - G

Does this position have telework options?: No

Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference: No

Job Type: Full-Time (Salaried)

Job Type Detail: Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1

Pay Band: 04