Advancement Information Specialist

Advancement Information Services

PT-Benefit Eligible | Grade CSV | Monday-Friday | 20 hrs per wk, 52 wks per yr |


The Advancement Information Specialist is responsible for accurately recording, maintaining, and auditing all gifts and biographical information from alumni, parents, friends, corporations and foundations. Duties include creating full database records for all incoming freshman and their parents, editing all appropriate student and parent records for graduating seniors, regularly editing student records to reflect drop/add status, and maintaining and regularly auditing the online community for alumni.


High school diploma or equivalent required. Candidates should possess strong writing skills, proficiency in MS Office (particularly Word and Excel), knowledge of Google Apps (i.e. gmail) and experience in collection, evaluation and interpretation of data. Also desired is the ability to work in a self directed manner and make appropriate decisions based on policy and guidelines, communicate effectively and present oral reports to a group of colleagues, and organize and prioritize tasks. Experience utilizing Datatel's Colleague software applications, and experience in bookkeeping, database maintenance, or financial records recording is preferred.


Please apply via email to: Application materials, including cover letter, resume and/or Employment Application should be submitted as a single pdf or doc file.

Please remember to include the Req. # 7370 and/or position title in the subject line.

For questions or if necessary to submit a paper application, contact:

Union College
807 Union Street
Schenectady, NY 12308
 (518) 388-6108
 (518) 388-6529

Union College, founded in 1795, is a highly-selective, independent college. Located in the Capital District of New York State, Union is known for its distinctive blend of the liberal arts and technology. Union College offers its full-time employees an exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and disability coverage, a generous retirement plan and tuition remission.

Diversity at Union College

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Union College is committed to providing access and will provide reasonable accommodation in its application process to individuals with disabilities that request such accommodations.

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