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Department Assistant I

Primary Function:

The Administrative Assistant to Development will assist the fundraising staff with routine mailings, copy editing and proofreading, data entry, donor acknowledgement, and customer service.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Organize and send donor acknowledgements
  • Assist with mass mailings to donors
  • Copy editing and proofreading
  • Perform data updates to donor records
  • Provide customer service by answering the main phone line and responding to general inquiries

1-3 years of relevant experience is required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite is required. Data entry experience preferred. Candidate must be highly organized with strong attention to detail and exceptional writing and proofing skills.


For consideration, please email your resume and cover letter to Kate Roth at roth@lakeforest.edu.

A highly selective liberal arts college located on Chicago‚Äôs North Shore, Lake Forest College enrolls approximately 1,600 students from over 47 states and 81 countries.  Lake Forest College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Lake Forest College embraces diversity and encourages applications from women, members of historically underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.