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Development Associate

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Posting Information

Position Information

Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Is this an internal only recruitment? No
Position Title Admin Support Specialist - Advanced
Working Title Development Associate
Position Number 00060014
Vacancy ID P007377
Budgeted Hiring Range $35,000-$48,000
Pay Band Information

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Salary Grade Equivalent 63
Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Full-Time Permanent
If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment
Hours per week 40
Work Schedule

8am – 5pm, Monday – Friday, occasional evenings and weekends.

Department Name and Number WUNC-FM-259000
Date First Posted 07/24/2017
Closing Date 08/21/2017
Position Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Posting Category Development and Fundraising

Position Summary Information

Department Description

WUNC Radio provides quality news, information and entertainment programming to a broad listening audience throughout North Carolina, the United States and the world. WUNC serves North Carolinians from Greensboro to the Outer Banks through a network of six stations, with a weekly cume of approximately 400,000 listeners.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Position Description

The Development Associate assists the General Manager (Department Director) and development department. She/He will be responsible for coordinating station events, communications with high profile donors and community leaders, maintenance of schedule for Department Director, making entries in the donor database, printing and distributing database reports, document maintenance, and other organizational tasks.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

High school diploma or equivalency and one year of related office experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

The Development Associate must be able to clearly & effectively communicate in written form, as well as verbally. He/She must be an independent thinker and resolve issues (problem solving) without supervision. The Development Associate must have strong Microsoft Office Word, Excel, & PowerPoint skills. Strong customer service skills are essential to this position. Additionally, the Development Associate must be able to manage complex scheduling and calendaring.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree preferred. 5+ years administrative support experience. An understanding and appreciation of the mission of WUNC-FM is highly preferred as is previous experience working in a fundraising organization.

Required Licenses/Certifications
Special Physical and Mental Requirements
Position/Schedule Requirements Evening work occasionally, Overtime occasionally, Valid NC Driver’s License, Weekend work occasionally
Position Attributes
Stimulus/ARRA Funded No
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Contact Information

Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to

Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please select the response below that best describes your experience/education for the Administrative Support Specialist position.
    • High school diploma/GED and at least one year of office support experience.
    • Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, or Doctorate in any field.
    • Combination of post high school education and/or experience in office support to equal at least 1 year.
    • Did not complete high school but have a combination of high school and office support experience to equal 5 years (ie: 1 year of high school and 4 years of experience).
    • None of the above.
  2. How many years of experience do you have working in a fundraising organization?
    • 0
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 10+
  3. Briefly describe your experience and proficiency with all Microsoft Office programs (Word, Publisher, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, and Outlook).

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. Do you have advanced level competency in using Microsoft Office Word?
    • Yes
    • No