Office Coordinator, Foundation & Corporate Relations

Allegheny College, a small selective national liberal arts college, invites applications for the position of Office Coordinator, Foundation & Corporate Relations. The position is a full-time, non-exempt position reporting to the Director, Foundation & Corporate Relations.

Responsibilities include preparing and submitting proposals and reports to foundations and agencies, coordinating stewardship of grants and planning site visits, assisting with budgets and financial reports, monitoring federal and state agency mandates regarding compliance, researching funding opportunities, maintaining a spreadsheet of proposals submitted and writing acknowledgement letters. Other responsibilities include typing correspondence/reports, organizing files, making travel arrangements, coordinating meetings, providing technological assistance and supervising student workers.

The successful candidate must be willing and able to plan and execute multiple tasks with limited supervision, to work under deadline pressure, to make significant, professional contributions to an experienced team and to serve as a positive representative of the Development Office. The candidate will contribute to an organization that places a high value on trust and teamwork and through demonstrated cooperation and collegiality fosters a positive and productive work environment. Close attention to detail, excellent oral and written communications skills, and enthusiasm for working with diverse populations are required. At least two years of related experience is required; an associate’s degree and experience with budgets and financial reports are preferred. The applicant must possess strong computing skills with ability to learn new software and funders’ online submission and reporting systems. We are looking for someone who takes a proactive approach to responsibilities while maintaining the highest standards of fiscal, ethical and professional conduct.

Allegheny College is a Carnegie I national liberal arts college that ranks among the top 7% of liberal arts colleges in the production of future Ph.D.’s, business leaders and other professionals.  The Chronicle of Higher Education ranks Allegheny as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, specifically in the areas of compensation and benefits.  The College is located in Northwest Pennsylvania, north of Pittsburgh, near Lake Erie. The 32nd oldest college in the country, Allegheny celebrated its bicentennial in 2015.  Allegheny has a total undergraduate enrollment of just under 2,000 with students from 41 U.S. states and 47 countries.  Its picturesque location is ideal for outdoor recreation, with eight freshwater lakes, ski areas and recreational opportunities all within easy reach.

Please submit a letter of application, resume, and three references to the Office of Human Resources, Allegheny College, 520 N. Main Street, Meadville, PA  16335 or by e-mail to  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.

Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Allegheny does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.

posted 5/10/17