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Gift & Data Processor

Apply now Job no: 508058
Position Type: Staff
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: Advancement and Alumni Relations

About Northeastern:

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern’s comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.


About the Opportunity:

The Northeastern community has a tradition of giving back, and each day, we witness the impact of our community’s remarkable generosity. Our students are pursuing co-ops in all corners of the globe, growing their cultural fluency and preparing to thrive in the world. Our faculty are delivering leading-edge scholarship, teaching and mentoring tomorrow’s leaders. And our researchers are pioneering new lines of inquiry, accelerating discovery in emerging fields. Northeastern University Advancement plays an integral role in engaging the Northeastern community to create a strong, more sustainable, and bright future.


The Gift and Data Processor reports to the Assistant Director, Gift Services and Systems and will process gifts received from individual donors, corporations and third-party vendors, as well as Development Officers, The Northeastern Annual Fund, Corporations and Foundations, Athletics, the Library, and other areas of the university that raise funds. This position also creates new records and maintains existing biographical records for alumni, students, parents, friends, staff, faculty, corporations, and charitable foundations by researching, reviewing, and entering information into the Advancement databases.



High school diploma or equivalent required, bachelors degree or one year of office experience preferred. Strong computer skills with knowledge of data entry techniques. Understanding of computer databases and data interactions with previous data entry experience and data input skills. Ability to interpret information from a variety of sources and to enter it consistently into the database according to established standards. Ability to locate information from a variety of sources, including online directories, electronic media, and published reference sources. Detail oriented and concerned with quality and accuracy. Strong communication skills with ability to communicate well in both written and verbal format. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team. Strong organization and information management skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.



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Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff.  Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. 

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other  characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see



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