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University School of Nashville

Administrative Assistant – Development Office

University School of Nashville


Job Summary

University School of Nashville seeks a warm, friendly, and organized Administrative Assistant to assist in the day-to-day operations of the Development Office. This hourly support staff position is full-time (12 months), non-exempt, and reports to the Director of Development. The Administrative Assistant must be available to work 7:30 am – 4:30 pm, as well as for occasional evening and weekend events.

Job Responsibilities

The Administrative Assistant will provide primary clerical support to the Director of Development, as well as a wide range of administrative support including donor and gift database management, office management, and event planning, among other duties. A high level of professionalism, organizational skills, and attention to detail is required, in addition to strong interpersonal skills.


Qualifications include a high school diploma, college degree preferred; excellent computer skills and experience with database management, Raiser’s Edge preferred; and prior administrative office management experience is also preferred.

Education and Experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required, college degree preferred
  • Excellent computer skills required
  • Experience with database management required, experience with Raiser’s Edge preferred
  • Prior administrative office management experience preferred

Skills and Abilities:

  • Be a dependable professional with excellent organization skills, enthusiasm, and a positive attitude
  • Manage confidential information with discretion
  • Possess strong oral and written communication skills
  • Be eager to learn, able to adapt to change, and committed to one’s own professional growth
  • Work independently and flexibly in a fast-paced environment and able to juggle multiple priorities
  • Demonstrate initiative when unsupervised
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues and other members of the USN community


Additional Information


In addition to competitive salaries, USN offers a full range of benefits including:

  • health, dental, vision insurance, and HSA contributions
  • 403(b) retirement plan with 6% match
  • paid time off
  • professional growth opportunities
  • educational assistance program
  • public transportation passes

How to Apply

To indicate your interest in being considered for this position, please complete the online application available at Be prepared to upload your resume and cover letter when prompted as part of the online application.


  • Date Posted: April 11, 2022
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Administrative
  • Service Area: Education
  • Start Date: 07/01/2022
  • Working Hours: 40 hrs/week