Employment Opportunities

Part-Time Outreach Center Specialists

The Center for Advancement at Virginia Wesleyan University is seeking Part-Time Outreach Center Specialists to work in the Advancement Outreach Center. The position entails soliciting gifts over the phone for The Excellence Fund and other priority designations for the University while updating alumni, parent, and community members’ contact information.

Hours: Monday – Thursday, 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM (16 hours per week maximum)

REQUIREMENTS:

Customer Service/Call Center experience (preferred).

Must possess dynamic, professional and articulate telephone communication skills.

Must demonstrate ability to engage prospective donors (alumni, parents, community members) in a positive, friendly and outgoing manner while accurately collecting, relaying and tracking information.

Must be dependable, punctual and customer-service oriented.

Must demonstrate a strong belief in the importance of philanthropy and a commitment to the success of Virginia Wesleyan University.

Must possess strong multitasking skills. Typing skills required. Knowledge of Microsoft Office and browser-based systems. Queue management experience a plus.

Training on Outreach Center system and scripts will be provided.

Interested Candidates may submit a resume via email to employment@vwu.edu or by mail to Virginia Wesleyan University, Human Resources Department, 5817 Wesleyan Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23455.

Virginia Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.