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Retail Development Officer – Southern Tier 
Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital

Position summary

Full time, remote position. As a member of the Upstate Foundation development team works to increase retail/corporate giving, including specific and measurable targets regarding fundraising goals, prospect management, personal contacts, stewardship activities, and solicitations primarily in the Southern region, but not exclusively, with a focus on the following counties: Broome, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Tioga and Tompkins. Managing a portfolio of assigned retail/corporate prospects, works with corporate CEOs, store managers, community liaisons and employees to coordinate fundraising activities, ensure appropriate brand messaging, and generate support of employees. Works with retail representatives from Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals to implement national partner programs. Applies for grants from corporate foundations as necessary. Screens third party fundraisers and provides advice and assistance to third party events. Facilitates a culture conducive to increased private giving, including a positive representation of the Foundation with Upstate personnel, donors, prospects, and community organizations. Responsible for cultivating and stewarding the Children's Miracle Network Dance Marathon program. In house training and regular office visits to the Upstate Foundation required.

Required qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of relevant development or retail/business experience or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred. Proven record of success in the solicitation of gifts and working with volunteers preferred; excellent communication, presentation, collaboration, multi-tasking and problem-solving skills required.  Valid driver's license and access to a reliable vehicle to travel within NY State is required. 

Compensation

Commensurate with qualifications. Excellent benefits package.

To apply

For additional information and to apply for this position (Job # 62642) please go to Upstate’s Human Resources website:  http://www.upstate.edu/hr/jobs/

 

Accounting-Operations Data Specialist

Position summary

The Accounting-Operations Data Specialist will assist in the management of the Accounts Payable cycle including customer vendor relations and managing accounting functions to maintain an accurate and timely general ledger, accounts payable and project accounting records. The incumbent will also provide accounting assistance to Upstate Foundation constituents including establishing new funds, providing financial information to Fund Advisors, distributing on demand, monthly and quarterly reports, as well as checking account receivable journal entry reports for accuracy and participate in Upstate Foundation fundraising programs and events, as needed. In addition, the Accounting-Operations Data Specialist will prepare a variety of financial reports, including budgets, management reports, and charts, research purchasing requests against funds to verify that expenditures meet the purpose of the fund and sufficient resources exist to pay for it, place and follow up on orders. The position will also assist the Foundation Accountant with processing check disbursements and appropriately coding expenditures against funds and budgets, and maintaining travel advances, reimbursements, fund database, and track 1099’s.

Required qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field with at least one year of accounting experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Excellent written/oral communication, customer service, organizational, interpersonal, analytical, and computer skills required.

To apply

For additional information and to apply for this full-time positon (Job #62130) please go to the Upstate Medical University website:  https://www.upstate.edu/hr/jobs/