Posted On: 2017-11-14
Closing On: 2017-12-19
Location: Toronto, ON
Employment Type: Contract
Level: Intermediate
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Job Description

York University is known for championing new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence. Our 53,000 students receive the education they need to create big ideas that make an impact on the world. Meaningful and sometimes unexpected careers result from cross-discipline programming, innovative course design and diverse experiential learning opportunities. York students and graduates push limits, achieve goals and find solutions to the world’s most pressing social challenges, empowered by a strong community that opens minds. York U is an internationally recognized research university – our 11 faculties and 24 research centres have partnerships with 200+ leading universities worldwide.

We are currently recruiting for a Development Coordinator to work with Advancement - Development for this exciting contract opportunity.

PLEASE NOTE: This position requires bilingualism in English and French, and is located at Glendon College: 2275 Bayview Avenue, Toronto.

Are you a fundraising professional with at least 2 years of experience in an educational environment? Are you bilingual in English and French? Do you possess employment experience in major gifts and/or planned giving? Do you have the ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment? If so, keep reading!

In this role, you will be responsible to the Director for the coordination of prospect activity, the stewardship and cultivation events as well as the coordination of contents of the Alumni and Giving web sites within the Office of Advancement at Glendon.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will possess:

A university education is required plus a combination of specialized training or equivalent experience in fundraising. In addition, the successful incumbent will possess a demonstrated ability or proven track record in major gifts and/or planned giving as well as 2 or more years of professional fundraising or related experience, preferably in an educational setting. A commitment to ongoing professional development including involvement in CASE, CCAE or AFP.

To apply to this exciting opportunity or for full position details, qualifications and application procedures go to and refer to posting# YUSA-10792.

We offer comprehensive benefits and access to superb educational and recreational facilities. For more information on what York has to offer U please visit:


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