Responsible for processing a diverse range of gift transactions, sometimes of a complex and higher-level nature, in a prompt and accurate manner in addition to other basic accounting functions.


The following duties reflect management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

Ownership of the accounts receivable/gift processing process:

  • Gift receipt: code, review, ensure compliance with policy.
  • Gift receipt: stock, mutual fund, planned gift, gift in kind.
  • Gift corrections.
  • Pledge receipt: set-up, code, review, restructure.
  • Gift acknowledgment letters.
  • Pledge reminders.
  • Act as a liaison to University stakeholders for matters relating to gifts.

General Accounting:

  • Prepare routine journal entries.
  • Prepare gift account reconciliations.
  • Assist in annual audit.
  • Assist in calendar year-end tax receipts.
  • Other duties and back-up/cross-training responsibilities as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance or equivalent work experience in a business setting; One (1) year minimum experience with a Bachelor’s degree; Three (3) years or more without a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Previous experience with donor management software preferred.
  • High proficiency level with Microsoft Word and Excel required.
  • Demonstrated ability to pay strong attention to detail with strong analytical skills required.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team required.
  • General understanding of accounting principles including fund accounting required.


  • Passion for the institution’s mission, traditions and long-term success. Consistently demonstrate the mission, vision and values of the Foundation and the University.
    • Our RITE Values – Respect, Integrity, Transparency & Teamwork, and Excellence.
  • Outstanding communication skills. Must be able to develop interpersonal relationships with multiple constituents.
  • Outstanding organizational skills that ensure timely and accurate completion of work products.
  • Integrity, impeccable ethics, initiative, enthusiasm, and the ability to establish trust and credibility.
  • Demonstrate commitment and ability to:
    • Provide quality customer service.
    • Plan, organize and remain accountable for actions.
    • Problem solve utilizing critical thinking skills.
    • Function in a confidential manner.
    • Collaborate with other staff.


Interested candidates should apply online at:

Position will remain open until filled with priority given to applications received by Monday, November 13.