Utah State University

CAAS Development Stewardship Coordinator

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 1 month ago(8/10/2023 10:48 AM)
Requisition ID
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Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
40 Hours per week
College of Agriculture & Applied Sc
Dean-Agriculture & Applied Sciences
Advertised Salary
Minimum $42,000 commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits
Telework Eligible


The College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences at Utah State University is accepting applications for a Development Stewardship Coordinator (Coordinator Senior). This position requires a highly professional and experienced coordinator to work in a team-based office environment, requiring a high level of confidentiality. This individual will primarily assist the College Development Officers with fundraising operations; but also assist with administrative tasks and development related clerical support for day-to-day college-wide operations. This is a full-time, benefited position Monday-Friday.


1. Development Operations (70%)

  • Plan and organize the college’s annual donor appreciation event(s)
  • Serve as the college’s representative on the Advancement Stewardship Committee
  • Work with the college’s scholarship award team to obtain student thank you letters and prepare development officer cover letters
  • Make notes in the donor database of dean and development officer activity
  • Coordinate with University Advancement to request data lists, mailings, and other fundraising activities
  • Monitor and report on daily gift receipts
  • Help coordinate development officer calendar and visit schedules
  • Perform administrative support tasks for the college development officers
  • Help Develop Donor Stewardship experiences and thank you gifts.
  • Help in Planning and Execution of College sponsored Alumni/Community Events
  • Additional development activities as assigned

2. Office Operations (30%)

  • Serve as the receptionist: greeting visitors, answering, screening, and routing telephone calls in a pleasant and professional manner. Scheduling appointments and rooms as requested
  • Perform administrative support tasks for Development team
  • Sending out weekly emails with upcoming events sponsored by the college’s various departments
  • Provide general support/event planning/coordination for the programs and events as required
  • Perform daily tasks associated with the smooth operation of the Development Office

3. Other duties as assigned 


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Six years of experience; or an associate degree/vocational training plus four years of experience; or a bachelor’s degree plus two years of experience.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience in event planning, alumni relations, donor relations and stewardship.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume/CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
  2. Three Professional References with contact information
  3. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application 

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Minimum $42,000 commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits


Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

University Highlights

Founded in 1888, Utah State University is Utah’s premier land-grant and space-grant university, with a strong commitment to excellence, access, and inclusion. USU serves approximately 27,500 students throughout the state at three residential campuses, eight statewide campuses, and 23 education centers. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for over 25 years, and USU Extension provides outreach and service to all counties in Utah.  


As a land-grant university, USU engages communities and empowers people to lead successful lives of involvement, innovation, and impact. As an R1 research institution, USU provides a high-quality undergraduate and graduate education at an affordable price. Washington Monthly has consistently ranked USU in the top 10 among public universities for contribution to social mobility, research, and public service.  


Utah State is committed to cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community where different perspectives, values, cultures, and identities are acknowledged, welcomed, and valued. We seek to recruit, hire, and retain people from all walks of life who will champion excellence in education, research, discovery, outreach, and service. We believe that promoting a strong sense of community and belonging empowers and engages all members of USU to thrive and be successful. Learn more about USU. 


The university provides a Dual Career Assistance Program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment. Additionally, USU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Office of Human Resources at (435) 797-0122 or hr@usu.edu. 


About the Region

U.S. News and World Report ranked Utah first for its strong economy, fiscal stability, education, and health care. Outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities abound throughout the state, including five national parks, 43 state parks and recreation areas, and 15 alpine ski resorts. The home of USU’s main campus, Logan, is a city of 54,000-plus people in a picturesque mountain valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. The Logan metro area claimed the top spot in the Milken Institute’s 2022 ranking for best-performing small cities in the nation. 


* updated 7/2023

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Cody Carmichael, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov


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