Employment

Duke Gardens is seeking a part-time development associate

Perform an advanced level of administrative and organizational duties of a complex and confidential nature in support of the director of development, associate director of development, the annual fund and membership officer, and departmental activities. 

The position will handle intricate administrative duties, which include but are not limited to arranging meetings, travel, events, gifts and pledges, drafting, proofreading, and sending high level correspondence and briefings, conducting research, and providing technical and logistical support to the department.

The development associate is an integral member of Sarah P. Duke Gardens’ development team. The position serves as the mainstay of the operation on by overseeing all administrative procedures in place to manage a multitude of relationships and processes. This person must be detail-oriented, customer-centric and have exceptional communication skills. The person in this position will also work cooperatively with Duke Gardens’ executive director, the administrative assistant to the executive director, colleagues in Duke University’s Alumni Engagement and Development Office of Major and Leadership Gifts, and other members of Duke Gardens' staff as needed.

This position is for a 30-hour work week and may qualify for a partial remote work arrangement.

For more information and to apply, please enter 160188 into the search bar on Duke University's careers page.

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Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status. Please see Duke Gardens' Diversity & Inclusion Statement here.