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Development Assistant
PCOM Georgia

The Development Assistant (DA) reports to the Director of Development and provides administrative support within Institutional Advancement in general, and for the Development Team in particular. The DA is the administrative point of contact with students, faculty, staff, and alumni for the PCOM Georgia and PCOM South Georgia campuses. The DA supports a robust calendar of activities that seeks to deepen engagement and involvement leading to heightened affinity, volunteerism and financial support to support PCOM's highest priorities and initiatives.

The DA will work as a member of the Institutional Advancement team and coordinate their activities with those of other units in Institutional Advancement and other units at PCOM.

This position is based at PCOM Georgia (Suwanee, Georgia).


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Develop a broad knowledge of the organizational structure, needs and mission of PCOM, PCOM Georgia, and PCOM South Georgia.
  • Develop partnerships and communicate with internal colleagues in key departments.
  • Interface and communicate with student leaders to be a resource about giving, supporting, and participating in all Institutional Advancement programs and initiatives.
  • Provide administrative support to the Director of Development to include:
    • Scheduling meeting logistics: room reservations, AV support, agendas, and relevant logistics.
    • Scheduling prospect visits, notifying participants of date, time, location and other relevant information.
    • Coordinating travel logistics to include lodging, car or air travel, conference registrations, and processing expenses and reimbursements.
    • Entering contact reports, proposals, and event coding as directed.
    • Collecting and submitting notes, news, and content for use in Class Notes, Digest, and social media mediums.
    • Monitoring budget expenditures and reconciling with IA Manager on a monthly basis.
    • Providing administrative support to the development team as directed.
    • Creating reports, prepare presentations, prepare meeting materials/packets and other correspondence as requested.
  • Oversee the Impact PCOM initiative and other IA student-focused activities.
  • Support and attend campus events to enhance engagement with students, faculty/staff, and alumni.
  • Other duties as assigned and/or requested.

Position Requirements

*Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. and pass a criminal background check.
  • High school diploma required.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of professional experience, preferably in a higher education or nonprofit setting.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work with diverse communities.
  • Competence with MS Office and ability to work various computer programs.
  • Self-driven, proactive, with an ability to work effectively and independently.
  • Strong initiative and organizational skills with excellent attention to details.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and responsibilities in a multi-faceted environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Licenses/Certifications Required
  • A driver's license is required.
Working Conditions
  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
Physical Effort
  • No or very limited physical effort required.

Application Instructions

All inquiries MUST include:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

PCOM is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration. We adhere to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

About Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

For more than a century, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine has provided high quality, hands-on training in osteopathic medicine. As the field of medicine has changed, we've changed with it-adapting our program offerings to better meet the needs of healthcare providers and the communities they serve.

At the main campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PCOM), the branch campus in Suwanee, Georgia (PCOM Georgia), and our newest location in Moultrie, Georgia (PCOM South Georgia), PCOM students learn to approach problem solving in a more professional, more team-oriented manner, which prepares them to work successfully in integrated healthcare settings with other health professionals. All campuses feature modern facilities and state­-of­-the-­art technologies, all part of an innovative learning environment designed for collaboration and interaction.