Bard Prison Initiative
Development Associate, Bard Prison Initiative (BPI)Bard College seeks a development associate for the Bard Prison Initiative (BPI). Founded in 1999, BPI enrolls women and men in Bard College degree programs across six New York State prisons and offers extensive support for alumni in and around New York City. BPI developed the Consortium for the Liberal Arts in Prison to support other colleges and universities to engage in college-in-prison, and recently launched the Bard Microcollege, a partnership with community-based institutions to create tuition-free college degree programs outside of prison.
The development associate supports BPI’s Director of Development and Assistant Director of Development, and contributes to BPI’s fundraising efforts by providing support for the annual campaigns, foundation and donor relations, special events, communications, and development operations.
The successful candidate must have strong written and verbal skills, must be organized and able to multi-task in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, and have a strong background in computer and database applications. This position offers a wide range of internal and external duties, and the development associate must be energetic, enthusiastic, and a strong team player.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and the names of three references through Interfolio.com at: http://apply.interfolio.com/72197.
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