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
- Scheduling prospect visits, notifying participants of date, time, location and other
- 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,
- Other duties as assigned and/or requested.
*Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. and pass a criminal background
- 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.
- A driver's license is required.
- Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
- No or very limited physical effort required.
All inquiries MUST include:
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