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Fund Development Assistant

Federal Work-Study Eligible Students

General Purpose of Position:
 This position will support the fund development of Arts for Lawrence through assisting in acknowledgment, fundraising events, mailings, and donor cultivation. Positions are for one academic year, however many assistants are asked to stay for multiple semesters. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
   Generate handwritten thank you letters within 48 hours of a gift
   Deploy Sponsorship acknowledgments
   Gather donated items from local businesses for fundraisers
   Generate impact letters for donors every other month
   Fundraising Event Planning
   Assist in the development of the fundraising calendar

 Must be reliable and self-motivated
   Good oral and written communication skills
   Ability to work effectively with various personality types
   Maintain strong professional and positive demeanor
   Proven accuracy and attention to detail 

IUPUI Profiles of Learning for Undergraduate Success Gained:
Communicator The ability to evaluate information, be an active listener, build relationships, and convey ideas effectively.
   Innovator The ability to research thoroughly and report best findings, create documents/resources, confront challenges in a positive manner, and be able to independently make decisions.
   Problem Solver The ability to think logically, collaborate with students, faculty, and staff, and be able to analyze and evaluate information.

This position is limited to candidates with a Federal Work-Study award. To verify you have a Federal Work-Study award, please go to your Account -Student Center- Financials- Financial Aid Summary. If you have an award, it will be listed with the rest of your financial aid (loans, grants, scholarships, etc.). You may also email the Office of Student Financial Services at to inquire about eligibility.