Development Coordinator (Part-Time)

Tufts Hillel

Role Overview

Tufts Hillel seeks an enthusiastic, highly organized professional with exceptional communication skills to serve as our Development Coordinator. The Coordinator will actively impact many critical, behind-the-scenes aspects of running our $800k+ annual fund. He/she/they will report to the Director of Development, assisting in key aspects of fundraising for our vibrant Hillel. This year-round, hybrid position is 20 hours per week.

In addition to providing administrative support, which includes activities such as: 

  • Creating and sending weekly gift acknowledgments 
  • Processing payments and reimbursements
  • Scheduling meetings for the Director of Development and Executive Director
  • Processing gifts and managing the donor database
  • Organizing and ordering supplies
  • Editing internal and external communications
  • Creating reports and presenting fundraising data

The Coordinator will, for example:

  • Welcome and assist visitors (in person, by phone, and by email)
  • Assist with event planning and logistics
  • Serve as a vendor liaison

The Coordinator will frequently interact with Hillel staff, students, donors, outside vendors, and members of the wider Tufts University community. He/she/they will routinely work with confidential information and will need to always exercise discretion.

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Knowledge and skills typically acquired through a Bachelor’s Degree and 1-3 years of experience
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including Word and Excel
  • Demonstratable ability to manage concurrent activities, work under pressure, and be adaptable to changing priorities
  • Interest in advancing the Tufts Hillel mission
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Ability to take initiative

Additional Preferred Experience

  • Knowledge of the Jewish community and Jewish practices
  • Experience with a donor database

What You’ll Get Out of It

  • Competitive pay in the non-profit marketplace ($23 - $25 per hour)
  • Great professional development, mentoring, and skill-building opportunities
  • Near public transportation
  • Free parking
  • A network of terrific colleagues at Tufts and Hillel

About Tufts Hillel

Tufts Hillel, a private, not-for-profit organization, is the hub of Jewish life at Tufts University. Recognized for its innovative approaches to engaging students in meaningful Jewish experiences, Tufts Hillel serves all Tufts students through community service projects, social events, social justice programs, learning, and religious activities. For more information, please visit www.hillel.tufts.edu.

About Tufts University

Founded in 1852, Tufts is a top-tier, student-centered research university dedicated to the creation and application of knowledge. It is committed to providing transformative experiences for students and faculty in an inclusive and collaborative environment where creative scholars generate bold ideas, innovate in the face of complex challenges, and distinguish themselves as active citizens of the world.

About Hillel International

In 1923, Rabbi Benjamin Frankel started Hillel with humble means, a noble mission and a breathtaking vision: to convey Jewish civilization to a new generation. Today, Hillel International continues to enrich the lives of Jewish students and is the largest Jewish campus organization in the world at more than 550 colleges and universities across North America and around the world. As Hillel evolves as an organization, the mission remains steadfast: to create lasting connections with every Jewish student that foster an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning, and Israel and train them to become the next Jewish leaders.

Hillel is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an accepting and inclusive environment for all.

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