Reporting to the Director of Alumni Events and Operations, the Business Operations Coordinator provides a high level of support to the Alumni Relations & Annual Giving team, with a focus on the managing day to day business processes, including accounts payable processing, procurement, petty cash and event registration. The position supports Alumni Relations & Annual Giving in navigating the procurement and payment processes with both internal and external vendors and provides tools and resources to help staff effectively manage their individual program operations. The position also processes the Temple University Alumni Association (TUAA) budget and business transactions and supports the Director, Alumni Events & Operations in managing the TUAA Budget & Investments Committee. The Coordinator serves as an integral member of the Alumni Relations & Annual Giving team and provides a high level of organizational and operational support to the department, specifically in terms of event logistics and operations. Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree and at least two years of directly related experience required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Required Skills & Abilities:
* Excellent organization skills and the ability to keep multiple projects moving forward simultaneously * Demonstrated written and verbal communications skills * Proficient in MS Office suite, Quickbooks and fundraising databases * Ability to establish and maintain operational systems and procedures, and ensure adherence to same * Must be task, detail, schedule and priority oriented * Requires high degree of sensitivity to \"customer service\" issues and positive resolution techniques * Promotes a culture of high performance and continuous improvement * Results-oriented, facts-driven, with high energy and drive, a positive attitude, and excellent listening skills * Ability to work collaboratively with a variety of constituencies * Ability to work occasional nights and weekends.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field, and at least two years of accounts payable processing, procurement or related experience. Experience working independently in a hi-volume, higher education or large complex organization.
This position requires a background check.
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Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and. employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.
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