Position Summary

The Development Associate provides administrative support for the Development Department and assists the Vice President of Development. Associates helps coordinate various department activities, including, but not limited to, prospect research, special events, scheduling, basic reporting, and administrative tasks including, but not limited to, mailings, maintaining files, and data entry.


Responsibilities & Duties

•      Manage administrative needs for the department including, but not limited to, prospect research, scheduling, mailings, data entry, and reporting

  • Assist with special events including the annual Liberty Medal ceremony
  • Work with development staff to help manage development of department materials and communications
  • Perform other duties as assigned



High school diploma or equivalent required, college degree preferred, but not required
Minimum 1 – 2 years prior experience in an administrative capacity required
Prior experience in a nonprofit development setting preferred, but not required
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Ability to work weekends, evening hours, or holidays as needed and assigned

Physical Demands

•      Standing and walking may be required on an infrequent basis

•      Some light lifting, twenty (20) pounds or less, may be required on an infrequent basis


Core Competencies

•      Interpersonal Relations – Establishes rapport with others at all organizational levels; shows respect for others; considers and responds to the needs, feelings, and capabilities of others; establishes and maintains an open dialogue with others; works with others in a healthy and productive way

•      Customer Service/Teamwork – Is dedicated to internal and external customer service; committed to the Center’s customer service standards, regardless of position; is able to work independently or as part of a dynamic team

•      Communication – Oral and written communication expresses ideas and facts in a clear and understandable manner appropriate for the individual or group; listens to and comprehends what others are saying

•      Self-Management – Assesses own skills and abilities and identifies areas for improvement; willingly accepts constructive feedback; can work independently, or as part of a dynamic team; is able to produce under tight deadlines; can successfully handle multiple projects; possesses excellent organizational skills

•      Personal Integrity and Professional Conduct – Demonstrates dependability, honesty, integrity, trustworthiness, and credibility; models appropriate professional behavior; accepts responsibilities for own actions; maintains confidentiality; upholds ethical standards

•      Adaptability – Adjusts, modifies own behavior, remains flexible in response to changing situations and environments, new or rapidly changing information, and unexpected obstacles; maintains high performance, emotional composure, objectivity, and balanced perspective under pressure and shifting priorities

•      Organizational Awareness – Uses the organization’s formal and informal social, political, and technical structures to build relationships, negotiate solutions and accomplish goals. Stays open-minded, embracing key elements of diverse perspectives, adapting strategies as needs, expectations or the organizational climate evolve. Gets positive results for clients and/or visitors and other stakeholders, based on accurate assessments of what is realistic and whose support is essential.

To Apply

Please visit our website, www.constitutioncenter.org and follow the online application procedure. Please note that candidates MUST submit a cover letter to be considered for this position.

Education Level: High School Diploma Required, College Degree Preferred
Deadline: 04/11/2014