Special Projects Coordinator and Assistant to the Vice President of Advancement

Coe College is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Special Projects Coordinator and Assistant to the Vice President of Advancement.

The Special Projects Coordinator and Assistant to the VP of Advancement (“Coordinator/Assistant”) is responsible for assuring the successful planning, organization and execution of special projects of importance to the advancement team and Coe College. Examples of initiatives include special recognition events, micro-fundraising campaigns, affinity events, support of special programming with key stakeholders, etc. In addition, the Coordinator/Assistant directly supports the VP including assisting with scheduling, stakeholder relationships and communications, prospect management and administrative support as needed.


  • One or more years of experience in fundraising, stewardship, or event planning with a demonstrated track record of success in relationship cultivation and fundraising.
  • One or more years of experience with project management/coordination and administrative support.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required.

To Apply:

Submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to https://apply.interfolio.com/62461

Coe is committed to fostering a multicultural environment and encourages applications from individuals who will help fulfill that goal. We value the input of multiple viewpoints and diverse perspectives and aim to create an academic community that is rich with cultural, social and intellectual diversity. Coe College is an equal opportunity employer. For more information about Coe College, our commitment to a multicultural educational environment, and requirements for employment click here.

Coe College, a highly selective private liberal arts college, offers superior academics and exciting co-curricular activities in a thriving urban setting that promotes student growth and success. Established in 1851, Coe has a national reputation for academic excellence enhanced by a student-centered, highly supportive campus environment. With 1,400 students, Coe's attractive campus is located in the heart of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, a vibrant metropolitan area of 267,000 residents in Iowa's Creative Corridor, providing a wide variety of cultural and recreational opportunities.