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Erie City Mission 
Part-Time Gift Processor
Position Responsibilities Essential Functions:
Responsible for gift/pledge entry and management: § Process and oversee gifts and pledges according to current policies and procedures (including batch reconciliation, record keeping, year-end reporting and monthly financial reconciliation). § Reconcile batches with Donor Perfect Online (DPO) and prepare batches for daily deposits. § Produce gift, pledge, memorial and tribute acknowledgments in a timely manner. § Prepare monthly and quarterly donor pledge reminders. § Maintain accurate financial and constituent records. § Act as a resource for questions regarding contributions. § Communicate financial discrepancies to the Director of Development. Data maintenance and reporting: § Maintain and update constituent records in DPO by way of obituaries, NCOA, return service requests. § Create and generate various reports and lists as needed. § Protect and maintain the privacy of donor records, including the management, organization and security of donor files.
Non-Essential Functions:
Marginal duties as assigned, including various administrative tasks, content gathering, special event/fundraising assistance and other roles as they develop.
Education & Experience
Associate’s or bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred or have had the equivalent professional training and successful experience needed to perform the defined job functions.
Skills & Abilities § Knowledge with the Donor Perfect Online CMS database or similar program preferred. § Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office; Word, Excel, PowerPoint. § Detail oriented; demonstrating accuracy working with data entry and analysis. § Excellent interpersonal, organizational and problem-solving skills. § Possess strong verbal and written communication skills. § Capable of exercising sound judgment and comfortable in asking questions when necessary in order to maintain the integrity of the department. § Ability to prioritize work and multitask while adhering to deadlines. § Ability to work with confidential data. § Comfortable with handling money. § Ability to take responsibility, to work well as a team member and to work independently without supervision within the scope of normal duties and responsibilities. § Adaptable and flexible to situations and priorities. § Able to sit and work on a computer for long periods of time.
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is primarily sedentary, sitting for long periods of time and is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/ or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and /or move up to 50 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Contact with computer screen for long periods of time is required.

Working Conditions
Works primarily out of the main campus; administrative offices, but non-essential functions require travel off-campus (events, meetings, etc.). May be required to adjust schedule during holidays and event season and work some evenings and weekends.
Applicants may apply with cover letter and resume by:
Mail - Erie City Mission c/o Erin Layden PO Box 407 Erie, PA 16512-0407
Email - Erin Layden, Director of Development Erin

Asbury Woods 
Visitor Services Associate

Asbury Woods is seeking a permanent, part-time Visitors Services Associate to help provide exceptional customer service to visitors to the Andrew J. Conner Nature Center.  Responsibilities will include greeting visitors, answering the phone, answering visitors inquires, making suggestions for activities to do while visiting Asbury Woods, registering people for programs and running the register in the gift shop.  Additional duties will include light administrative support such as copying, filing, and mailings and light finance support such as preparing deposits and reconciling gift shop deposits.


Regular hours will be Monday – Thursday 12:30 – 5:30 p.m. with occasional additional hours available for special events and programs.


See full position description for more details.


This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a dynamic and dedicated team who have a passion for Asbury Woods, environmental education and outdoor recreation.


Please send cover letter and resume to Jennifer Farrar, Executive Director, at by November 4, 2019.


Penn State Shenango Campus
Advancement and Giving Specialist (Director of Campus Development)

 The Pennsylvania State University seeks a Director of Campus Development for its Shenango Campus. Located in Sharon, Pennsylvania, Shenango is a Commonwealth Campus of approximately 500 students, that offers both Baccalaureate and Associate degree programs, plus the first two years of more than 275+ Penn State degrees. This position reports directly to the executive director of development at Penn State, University Park, and has a close working relationship with the campus director and chief academic officer. As a member of the University Development team you can play an integral role in one of the most respected and successful fundraising programs in the country. Penn State is committed to ensuring that diversity, equity, and inclusion are central to the success of a world-class research University. We are dedicated to fostering institutional change required to realize a more socially just University that values inclusion as a core strength and essential element of our public service mission. The director will provide leadership and direction to all aspects of the development programs at the campus. This individual develops annual goal-setting and fundraising plans and directs activities in support of achieving goals and objectives; works collaboratively with campus leadership, campus advisory board, campaign committee volunteers, and central University Development staff to ensure fundraising success. This individual will build and foster relationships with increasingly diverse internal and external stakeholders; lead campus' development efforts to successfully identify, cultivate, and solicit alumni and friends; complete a total of twelve monthly visits with prospects and donors; manage a development budget; develop and present formal proposals; interpret research information pertinent to relationship building with potential donors; possess a capacity to think and act strategically. This person must work collaboratively with campus leadership, staff, volunteers and donors to create and implement plans to secure philanthropic gifts at a level of ($2,500 to $99,999), as well as major gifts ($100,000+). This job will be filled as a level 3, or level 4, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus three years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 3. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. A Master's degree is preferred. Candidates should possess additional years of fundraising or related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Successful candidate should have a track record of exceeding fundraising goals. Exemplary interpersonal and communication skills, proven ability to self-motivate, and ability to work independently, as well as part of a team, are integral. The successful candidate shall have a passion for higher education, understand complex organizations and have a willingness to engage and collaborate with diverse communities. This position requires travel, and that you operate a motor vehicle as a part of your job duties. A valid driver's license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to standard background checks. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.


Apply online at


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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.