Posted On: 2019-03-14
Closing On: 2019-03-22
Location: Ryerson University
Employment Type: Contract

Job Description

About Ryerson

As an employer, we’re working towards a people first culture and we're proud to have been selected as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers for 2018 and Greater Toronto's Top Employer in 2019. To learn more about our work environment and innovative educational environment, visit, check out @RyersonU@RyersonHR @RyersonECI on Twitter & visit our LinkedIn page.
University Advancement (UA) is a comprehensive development and alumni relations enterprise serving the priorities of Ryerson’s academic plan. Our mission is to build lifelong relationships, engaging alumni and friends, faculty and staff, and corporations and foundations, and matching their interests with the needs and priorities of the university. The University Advancement team recently completed the Make Your Mark fundraising campaign, which surpassed its $200 Million goal on December 31, 2015. University Advancement at Ryerson is committed to collaboration, diversity, and integrity, and to being trustworthy stewards of our donors’ investments.

The Opportunity
To help us learn more about you, please provide a cover letter and resume describing how you meet the following required qualifications:
  • Completion of a post-secondary diploma in fundraising, business administration, marketing, or a related program.
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience working in a similar role within an office environment including experience providing administrative and logistical support to multiple stakeholderson matters related to donor relations, stewardship, and student awards administration; experience organizing events involving external partners; and experience using research tools/techniques to gather information on prospective donors.
  • Knowledge of fundraising, volunteer management, and donor relations theory and practices.
  • Excellent multitasking, planning, and organizational skills are required to successfully juggle multiple demands at the same time.
  • Knowledge of financial tracking, principles and practices.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to compile/summarize reports and analyze data.
  • Advanced knowledge of database management.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Google Office Suite (Drive, Sheet, Calendar, Doc, Slides).



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  • Candidates may be asked to demonstrate qualifications through occupational testing
  • Candidates must have a demonstrated record of dependability/reliability & a commitment to maintain confidentiality.

Learn more and apply here.