Careers at the American Technion Society

The American Technion Society provides critical support to the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, ranked among the world’s leading science and technology universities. Become part of the team!

The ATS is an equal opportunity employer.

We are currently hiring for the following position (click to expand):

 

Development Program Associate (Newton, MA)

Background/Position Summary:
The American Technion Society supports visionary education and world-changing impact through the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. Based in New York City, we represent thousands of US donors, alumni and stakeholders who invest in the Technion’s growth and innovation to advance critical research and technologies that serve the State of Israel and the global good. Over more than 75 years, our nationwide supporter network has funded new Technion scholarships, research, labs and facilities that have helped deliver world-changing contributions and extend Technion education to campuses on three continents.

The New England Resource Development team is seeking a Development Program Associate.  The successful candidate will have experience. Reporting to the Senior Director and Associate Director of Development in Boston, this is an ideal position for someone with an interest in learning all aspects of development.

Responsibilities:
Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Manage an extensive calendar, prepare briefs, agendas, and correspondence for the Resource Development team. This will also include making all travel arrangements for RD staff when international and/or domestic visits arise.
• In partnership with the Events/Programs department, assist with developing schedules and itineraries including transportation and accommodations for visiting Technion faculty.
• Responsible for the preparation of materials, presentations, minutes or meeting summaries, putting together special reports regarding fundraising goals and initiatives, and conducting research, as required, for reports.
• Identify and develop systems to facilitate the smooth functioning of the office and the implementation of organizational objectives. Particularly important are information management and tracking systems. This will include entering data into Raiser’s Edge system in a timely fashion.
• The Development Project Assistant ensures well-coordinated relationships with ATS colleagues and external parties and interfaces with senior ATS employees on a consistent basis.
• In collaboration with other senior staff of Resource Development, the Development Project Assistant participates in the implementation, planning, and coordination of special projects, strategic initiatives, and other related duties as assigned.
• Field telephone calls, receive and direct visitors. Respond to contacts as an intermediary.
• Help plan and execute events including sourcing venues, choosing menus, creating invites, name badges, logistics and anything else needed to provide a smooth event.
• Perform administrative duties including but not limited to: filing, mailings, email communications, office management and process invoices/billing, supplies, office equipment, etc. Monitor petty cash.

Qualifications/Skills:
• Bachelor’s degree and/or its equivalent required.
• Highly proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Mac background a plus. Blackbaud/Raiser’s Edge CRM database experience preferred.
• Minimum of 3 years experience in a non-profit fundraising/University development program setting preferred.
• Demonstrated excellence in a variety of competencies including: teamwork, analytical thinking and client/customer awareness.
• Project management experience and/or event planning experience preferred.
• Excellent organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, including a high level of attention to detail, proactive/motivated self-starter and active listening skills.
• Must possess the ability to work independently in a dynamic team environment with a demonstrated ability to effectively partner with a diverse group of administrators.
• The successful candidate must possess the capacity to work well with varying levels of management and be flexible in nature, while exercising independent decision-making and discretion. Experience speaking with donors a plus.
• The ability to set priorities and work with diplomacy and efficiency in a high demand environment is essential.
• Must be able to handle confidential information with excellent judgement and discretion.
• The ability to set priorities and work with diplomacy and efficiency in a high demand environment is essential.
• Must have a passion for excellent customer service and commitment to exceptional work quality.
• A commitment to the vision and mission of the ATS.

Compensation:
This is a non-exempt position. The salary range is $55,000 – $65,000, depending upon prior relevant experience.  ATS offers a generous benefits package.

How to Apply:
Please submit your resume and a one-page cover letter demonstrating your interest in this position via this link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=ats&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US

 

 

Development Program Associate (Chicago, IL)

Background/Position Summary:
The American Technion Society supports visionary education and world-changing impact through the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. Based in New York City, we represent thousands of US donors, alumni and stakeholders who invest in the Technion’s growth and innovation to advance critical research and technologies that serve the State of Israel and the global good. Over more than 75 years, our nationwide supporter network has funded new Technion scholarships, research, labs and facilities that have helped deliver world-changing contributions and extend Technion education to campuses on three continents.

ATS employs a staff of 70 + that work in our national office and remotely from satellite offices around the United States, including an office in Chicago, IL that supports our fundraising efforts throughout the Central/Southern region.

The Central/Southern team is seeking a Development Program Associate to support the work of the Executive Director and Development team. This is an ideal position for an individual looking to join a strong development program with a successful track record. This position is a critical component of our work as we enter the public phase of the Technion Global Campaign, a $1.8 billion international campaign, the biggest and most ambitious launch of an Israeli university.

Responsibilities:
Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Develop and implement systems to facilitate a smooth functioning of the office with a focus on timely donor acknowledgements and data entry.
• Conduct individual donor, foundation and corporate fundraising research.
• Help plan and execute events including identifying venues and other relevant logistics in partnership with the Central/Southern fundraisers and the national Programs team. On occasion, attend events in the evening to assist with registration.
• Assist with developing schedules and itineraries, including transportation and accommodations, for visiting Technion faculty.
• Manage an extensive calendar, prepare briefs, agendas, and correspondence for the Central/Southern fundraising team.
• Make all domestic and international arrangements for Central/Southern ATS staff.
• Prepare materials, reports, presentations, minutes, meeting summaries.
• Ensure well-coordinated relationships with colleagues and external parties, and interface with senior employees across the organization.
• Field telephone calls and receive and direct visitors. Respond to voicemail and email communication from donors in a timely manner.
• Participate in the implementation, planning, and coordination of special projects, strategic initiatives, and other related duties as needed.
• Maintain and order office supplies along with keeping literature stocked using the ATS Materials Ordering System.
• Perform administrative duties and other assignments as required.

Qualifications/Skills:
• Bachelor’s degree and/or its equivalent required.
• Minimum of 3 years experience in a non-profit fundraising/University development program setting preferred
• Highly proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Luminate and Mac background a plus. Database knowledge is mandatory and Blackbaud/Raiser’s Edge database experience preferred.
• Demonstrated excellence in a variety of competencies including teamwork, analytical thinking and client/customer awareness.
• Project management experience and/or event planning experience preferred.
• Excellent organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, including a high level of attention to detail and active listening skills.
• Ability to work independently in a dynamic team environment with a demonstrated ability to effectively partner with a diverse group of administrators.
• Capacity to work well with varying levels of management and be flexible in nature, while exercising independent decision-making and discretion. Experience speaking with donors a plus.
• Success with setting priorities, and work with diplomacy and efficiency in a highly demanding environment.
• Commitment to the vision and mission of the ATS.

Compensation:
This is a non-exempt position. The salary range is $55,000 – $65,000, depending upon prior relevant experience. ATS offers a generous benefits package.

How to Apply:
Please submit your resume and a one-page cover letter demonstrating your interest in this position via this link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=ats&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US