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Assistant/Associate Director of Development (Full-time Exempt)

MSRI seeks an ambitious, enthusiastic, team-oriented,experienced fundraising professional to become MSRI’s Assistant/Associate Director of Development. The ideal candidate will possess excellent organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and will have an interest in major gift fundraising and a background in events management. The Assistant/Associate Director of Development will support the Director for Advancement & External Relations, will work closely with the Development Assistant, and will be responsible for maintaining and developing MSRI’s Annual Fund Program and gift clubs.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Actively participate in developing strategy for fundraising
  • Responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of annual gift-level prospective donors
  • Organize annual fundraising campaign (including direct mail and email solicitations)
  • Develop and deploy stewardship for giving club donors
  • Supervise gift processing & acknowledgments
  • Organize eight to ten donor appreciation & cultivation events per year
  • Maintain a portfolio of 100-125 donor prospects
  • Assist the Director for Advancement & External Relations with special projects
  • Perform other activities as may be required

View full position description (PDF) for more information, including qualifications and compensation.

To apply: Please submit your intention to apply via email using the subject line "Assistant/Associate Director of Development" to personnel@msri.org. Include as attachments (in MS Word or Adobe Acrobat PDF file format), the following four items of information. Only complete applications will be considered.

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Writing sample
  • Three business references

Technology Support Specialist (Non-Exempt 40 Hours)

The Technology Support Specialist provides support of staff and research member’s technology at Mathematical Sciences Research Institute. The Technology Support Specialist works in collaboration with Systems Administrators and outside contractors under the direction of the IT Manager to support and implement end user computer systems. The candidate is expected to have a strong background in administrative functions related to desktop / mobile operating systems and applications for multiple computing platforms. Additionally, basic/intermediate server experience, and basic/intermediate network troubleshooting while demonstrating exceptional customer service to staff, research members, and community users of technology.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibility #1 (80% time) - Serve as primary support contact for research and staff technology. Tasks involved in fulfilling above duty/responsibility:

  • Maintain and support mobile/desktop operating systems
  • Install, maintain, and support mathematical research software and implement desktop / mobile standards.
  • Support printing systems
  • Provide training and support for research technology as necessary
  • Monitor network and collaborate with System Administrators, IT Manager, and contractors regarding general network health.
  • Support endpoint security requirements.
  • Maintain excellent oral and written communication and coordination with media & technology teams.
  • Maintain excellent written documentation utilizing JIRA and Confluence.
  • Play a critical role throughout the problem management lifecycle. Includes identification, testing, and documentation, in coordination with System Administrators, IT Manager, and contractors.

Responsibility #2 (10% time) - Inventory and Asset Management coordination.

  • Maintain desktop, mobile, and infrastructure inventory and management to department standards.

Responsibility #3 (10% time) - General responsibilities.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the IT manager.
  • Some weekend and night work will be required with ample notice, planning, and consideration of your personal schedule.

View full position description (PDF) for more information, including qualifications (knowledge/skills) and compensation.

To apply: Please submit your intention to apply via email using the subject line "MSRI Technology Support Specialist" addressed to personnel@msri.org. Include as attachments (in MS Word or Adobe Acrobat PDF file format), the following 4 items of information. Only complete applications will be considered.

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Three business references
  • Date available