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Development Office Coordinator

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Work Type: Classified
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Development and Foundation, Clerical Support

Job Title

Development Office Coordinator


Development Office


$35,000 - $42,875; commensurate with experience

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Development Office Coordinator reports to the Executive Director of Development. The Coordinator will assist the Executive Director in numerous functions including but not limited to assisting with the Executive Director’s schedule, collecting monthly reports from the Development Officers, processing and tracking travel and entertainment expenses of the Development team, providing monthly budget reports, producing reports through the Development team’s database management system, assisting with solicitation and event preparation, production, and follow up, and assisting with donor research and analysis. The Coordinator will serve as the initial point of contact for general Development inquiries and route those inquiries to the appropriate team member. The Coordinator may be asked to occasionally provide general administrative backup for Advancement Services and / or Alumni Affairs. Occasional nights and weekends may be required.

Required Education

High School Diploma or High School Equivalency

Required Related Experience

Three years of directly related secretarial, clerical, accounting/bookkeeping, or administrative office experience required.

Desirable Related Experience

Demonstrated ability to organize and manage information and multiple tasks. Demonstrated willingness and ability to learn new skills. Familiarity with Microsoft 365 (especially Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Teams). Familiarity with and / or willingness to learn Quicken. Demonstrated ability to provide outstanding customer service.

Desirable License/Registration/Certification

Bachelor’s degree preferred. CAP/CPS preferred.

Documents Needed to Apply

Cover Letter & Resume Required

Special Instruction to Applicants 

REQUIRED TESTING: Typing, Data Entry, Ten Key, Proofreading, Spelling, Bookkeeping, Word and Excel. Tests are administered by Wood Personnel. To be considered, you must test no later than 4:00 p.m. on May 22, 2024.

Please click here or call Wood Personnel at 615-890-8400 to register to complete the testing online. The link will also be provided via email once your application is submitted.

MTSU offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to the following:  

  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation Leave for Administrative/Classified Staff/12-month Faculty
  • 13 paid University holidays
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Retirement plans
  • Optional 401K and 403B Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Educational benefits for the employee and their spouse and dependents
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MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment is required before employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU are available at or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.

MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug-Free campus.

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you will be required to provide information about your criminal history to be considered.

For individuals requiring reasonable accommodation to apply: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position with MTSU, please call 615-898-2929 or email

Application Review Date: May 21, 2024

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