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Development Coordinator, Annual Giving

Job Title: Development Coordinator, Annual Giving

The Development Coordinator in the Office of Annual Giving (OAG) at Johns Hopkins University reports to the Administrative Supervisor.  


The Communications Coordinator is a member of the Marketing and Operations team within OAG.  Fast-paced and highly variable, this role is best suited for an individual with deft interpersonal skills and collaborative instincts, high adaptability and creativity, strong communicative abilities, and intellectual curiosity.  The Development Coordinator will directly support projects and priorities in alignment with the institution’s undergraduate alumni participation and division-specific annual giving goals. This role is best suited for an individual who can balance competing priorities, has impeccable attention to detail, and is an adept project manager.


The Office of Annual Giving is a growing team that currently consists of 8 colleagues who provide annual giving services to the nine schools of the university, various departments of Johns Hopkins Medicine, and several centers and institutes, totaling over 25 partners. These annual giving services include developing comprehensive and integrated solicitation strategies that are optimal for each development unit and are data-driven. Like all offices and units in Development and Alumni Relations (DAR), OAG is committed to a donor-directed philanthropy philosophy. 


Specific Responsibilities: 

  • Work closely as a team member with the divisional staff to develop project plans, marketing strategies, and divisional goals.
  • Assist members of the OAG team in managing project deadlines and deliverables, and following up with team members on outstanding tasks.
  • Monitor and calculate the success of each solicitation by using the Alumni and Development Information Network (ALADIN). Coordinate the reporting of progress to each program on a monthly basis and offer suggestions to achieve goals, including reporting and benchmarking for The Hopkins Fund.
  • Attend meetings with liaison team to discuss strategies and benchmarks for fall and spring solicitation cycles.
  • Proactively work with the Director to devise improved planning and tracking procedures.
  • Assist the Data Analytics team with ongoing and one-off tasks, including managing daily suppressions and appeal codes.
  • Perform administrative tasks as needed, including calendar management, creating and distributing meeting materials, managing direct marketing sample distribution, and
  • In partnership with members of the OAG team, develop and manage an annual giving stewardship strategy that engages donors in support of development outcomes.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Strategic & Divisional Priorities.  



High School Diploma/GED and three years of related administrative experience.  Bachelor’s Degree preferred.  Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.


JHU Equivalency Formula:  30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience.  Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis.  For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Comfortable working in a complex, multi-divisional, results-oriented, fast environment.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, establish priorities, set objectives, and achieve goals.
  • Strong organizational skills and sound judgement around prioritizing many and sometimes competing obligations.  
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills with the ability to listen and respond appropriately to donor and staff inquiries and concerns.
  • Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and ability to learn new software as needed. 
  • Thrive in high-energy environments that often have short deadlines and shifting priorities.
  • Have the ability to work independently as well as on a team.
  • Ability to provide solid customer service while understanding the boundaries around confidentiality and protected patient information. 
  • Strong organizational and prioritizing skills with ability to stay calm under pressure when handling multiple tasks.





Classified Title: Sr. Development Coordinator 
Working Title: Development Coordinator, Annual Giving  ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ATO 37.5/02/OE 
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt  
Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus 
Department name: 10001634-Annual Giving 
Personnel area: University Administration


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.


If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.


The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work.  Your recruiter will advise accordingly.


During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.


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