Coordinator of Special Events & Mercer Athletic Foundation

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Work type: Full-Time Staff
Location: Macon, GA
Categories: Advancement/Fundraising, Administrative Support

Position Title

Coordinator of Special Events and Mercer Athletic Foundation


University Advancement


General University

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Work Location

Macon, GA

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The purpose of this position is to coordinate all operational needs for the Mercer Athletic Foundation including, but not limited to: mailings, email/social media communications, game day preparations for football/basketball, student/volunteer help and tailgates/special events. This position will be charged with leadership of all 400 Fund programming and communications between student-athletes and donors. At times this position will solicit gifts in support of Mercer Athletics over the phone and at games. Will work closely with marketing, creative and video departments to utilize social media in promotion of Mercer Athletic Foundation.

Required Qualifications

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university and one year of related experience that could include event setup and/or coordination, administrative support, and/or experience working in development/fundraising are required.  In lieu of a degree, an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. Candidates should have experience working with Microsoft Office.  Candidates with prior fundraising experience and/or event planning/coordination experience are highly desirable. 

Is a criminal background check needed for this position?


Is a credit check needed for this position?


Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

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FLSA Status



Resume, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:

1. Describe your prior related experience.

EEO Statement


Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

Per President Biden's Executive Order, federal contractors and their employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Since Mercer is a federal contractor, all Mercer University and MERC employees are required to be fully vaccinated no later than January 4, 2022 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved by the University. New hires after January 4, 2022, will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination card or receive approval for a medical or religious exemption before their first day of employment.

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