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 positions (click to expand):

 

Gift Processing/Reporting Associate (New York, NY)

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 Advancement Services team is seeking a Gift Processing/Reporting Associate.  The successful candidate will have experience that demonstrates an understanding of the principles of financial operational and analysis reporting. S/he is part of the Advancement Services team that ensures philanthropic gifts are accepted, recorded, receipted and reported in a timely and accurate manner. The Gift Processing/Reporting Associate maintains a standard of accuracy and efficiency with a significant level of confidentiality due to the sensitive donor/constituent client information relative to gift processing.

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

Gift Recording
• Processes batches to record gifts into Raiser’s Edge software as advised.
• Accurately calculates and applies any Quid Pro Quo or other amount that may reduce the tax deductibility of a gift.
• Ensures workflow meets monthly close deadlines and other financial deadlines, checking work to ensure recordings are accurate and timely.
• Records expectancies, revocable and irrevocable trusts, and other planned giving instruments.
• Supports special events planning to ensure accuracy in recording event gift income, inventory of auction items, and cash reconciliation.
• Ensures all In Memory of and In Honor Gifts are recorded accurately with timely acknowledgment.
• Records and reviews major gift entries as well as reviews and interpret gift agreements to ensure accurate processing.
• Acknowledges and responds to all matching gift enquiries.
• Researches possible matching gift opportunities.
Compliant Receipts – IRS and other regulatory agencies
• Ensures accuracy in receipts is compliant with governing laws and regulations.
• Handles special receipt requests when needed.
• Assists the Finance Office with yearly audits.
• Handles all broker to Finance Office stock transfers.
Constituent Records
• Creates new biographical entities for individuals and organizations.
• Creates segmented, dynamic mail lists.
• Processes NCOA updates.
• Generate Raiser’s Edge reports.
• Assist with other technical tasks.

Qualifications/Skills:
• Three to five years related experience in a non-profit gift administration role.
• Ability to demonstrate a working knowledge of standards related to gift administration such as CASE Standards, FASB Accounting rules, and IRS guidelines.
• Experience with Raiser’s Edge NXT.
• Experience with recording a variety of philanthropic gifts.
• Must be energetic, self-motivated, detail-oriented with strong interpersonal and writing skills and ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
• 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.
• 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. ATS offers a competitive salary, dependent upon 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 (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