Program Coordinator, Development and University Relations
National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE)
The Program Coordinator, Development and University Relations, will support the Executive Director and the Director of Development on overall development activities for NCSE’s programs and activities, including working with universities, foundations, federal agencies, and corporations.
The Program Coordinator will assist with management of membership activities of NCSE’s University Affiliate Program. The University Affiliate Program enhances environmental education, research, and funding within academic environmental programs at 150 member institutions across the United States.
§ Supports the Director of Development and NCSE senior staff in securing funding for NCSE’s programs and initiatives, including the annual National Conference on Science, Policy and the Environment, EnvironMentors, Campus to Careers, and the Encyclopedia of Earth.
§ Works with the Development Director to cultivate and maintain relationships with foundations, federal agencies, businesses and individuals.
§ Conducts prospect research, assists in writing grant proposals and letters of inquiry.
§ In consultation with the Director of Development, organizes public relations/fundraising trips for the Executive Director with organizations, universities, and funders in selected cities.
§ Drafts and edits reports to funders on work activities and maintains a calendar of reporting deadlines.
§ Assists the Director of Development and University Relations in all aspects of the annual membership campaign for the University Affiliate Program.
§ Manages the day-to-day membership administrative functions of NCSE’s University Affiliate Program, including membership records, payments, and database management.
§ Interacts with current and prospective member colleges and universities and their faculty regarding university benefits and services.
§ Prepares marketing materials and monthly newsletter for the university affiliate program.
§ Maintains grant and sponsorship records for NCSE programs, and handles donor contributions.
Bachelor's degree with a minimum of two years work experience at a non-profit organization or Master's degree with some work experience. Experience in development is desirable; individuals with applicable knowledge, skills and abilities in non-profit functions are encouraged to apply.
The position requires:
· strong organizational and administrative skills
· excellent communication skills, both written and oral
· proficient computer skills including database management
· a self-starter with a demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines for proposals, reports, and other communications.
· strong process orientation with sensitivity to quality and attention to detail.
Salary range $34,000 to $40,000, commensurate with experience.
To Apply: Interested applicants should send cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
The National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE) is a non-profit organization located in Washington, DC, which works to improve the scientific basis of environmental decisionmaking. NCSE specializes in bringing together diverse individuals and institutions, including research, education, environmental and business organizations as well as government agencies, to make science relevant to real world decisions on critical environmental challenges.
NCSE operates programs in five strategic areas:
§ strengthening education and career development;
§ organizing the National Conference on Science, Policy and the Environment;
§ communicating science-based information through the online Encyclopedia of Earth;
§ developing science solutions; and
§ advancing science-based policy for the environment.
For more information on NCSE, visit www.NCSEonline.org