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Current Openings (Updated August 19, 2019)

Senior Research Analyst at University of Notre Dame

Director of Development at Ivy Tech Community College in Terre Haute

Prospect Development Analyst at IU Health Foundation

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Senior Research Analyst at University of Notre Dame

The Sr. Research Analyst will provide prospect research and analysis. The successful candidate will provide high level research on possible faculty hires using a wide variety of state-of-the-art online database services, Internet websites, library and other external repositories of public information. Position will analyze and synthesize accumulated information to assess the proper location of the individual into the department’s web portal. Will evaluate research results to develop and implement further research strategies utilizing ethical intelligence-gathering techniques of the information profession.

This position requires a bachelor’s degree along with a minimum of 3 years experience.
Must have demonstrated experience in prospect research, development, library research or information related field, preferably in higher education. Knowledge of the range of resources available to prospect researchers and the ability to apply those resources in an organized and purposeful manner.

Demonstrated analytical skills to initiate and perform complex research activities.

Demonstrated ability to conceptualize and develop proactive prospecting methodologies to support department goals, including familiarity with data mining, sophisticated databases, queries, etc.

Strong computer skills and demonstrated background in Internet-based research. Experience working with relational databases is a necessity: web portals, as well as Microsoft Office, including Excel. Ability to download and export information between systems.

Excellent oral and interpersonal skills

Demonstrated ability to work independently, prioritize work, and manage multiple and competing priorities while meeting deadlines.

Strong project management skills and problem solving skills, demonstrated ability to work in a conscientious and meticulous environment.

Ability to maintain confidentiality and work with sensitive information. Ability to recall, recognize and communicate interrelated information pertaining to the department’s research activities.

For more information or to apply click here

Posted August 19, 2019

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Director of Development at Ivy Tech Community College in Terre Haute

Position will report to the Executive Director of Resource Development and will work with Annual Fund Activities, Scholarship Management, Special Events, and Major Fund Development.

Major Responsibilities:

Assists the Executive Director of Resource Development with fund raising and friend raising as needed to further the mission of the College.

Maintains confidentiality of donors and gift information. Researches donor information and prospect data as needed for Resource Development Office. Maintains Net Community Event management software. Maintains donor database system for Resource Development Office. Ensure correct and proper stewardship of donated funds and materials; including appropriately recording and managing contributions; maintaining financial records as required for the Foundation. Creates reports as needed. Performs other duties as assigned or as judgment or necessity dictates.

The above list of duties is not to be construed as an exhaustive list. Other duties logically associated with the position may be assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree is required.

Two (2) or more years of professional work experience in one or more of the following areas: annual giving, social media, alumni/donor relations, customer service/relationship management, development or comparable experience.

Ability to build and steward campus relationships.

Strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as excellent presentation skills.

Demonstrated ability to work with senior leadership, board members, volunteers, and donors.

Goal oriented and self-starter who is able to work effectively without much supervision.

Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information and financial transactions.

Willingness and ability to travel in with some evening and weekend work.

Work professionally in independent and team environment to accomplish objectives.

Ability to promote an inclusive environment that reflects the broad diversity and backgrounds represented by our students and employees where every individual feels respected and valued.

Preferred Qualifications:

Five years of fundraising development or similar experience preferred.

Knowledge of Microsoft applications including Word and Excel preferred.

Social Media and Web Development planning and implementation preferred.

Experience with donor software desired.

For more information or to apply click here.

Posted August 13, 2019

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Prospect Development Analyst at IU Health in Indianapolis

IU Health Foundation is seeking a talented Prospect Development Analyst to join our growing philanthropy team. Reporting to the Manager, Prospect Development, the Prospect Development Analyst works to strategically build the prospect pipeline in support of the foundation’s fundraising goals. She/he proactively and reactively researches individuals, foundations and corporations using a variety of prospect research tools to assess philanthropic capacity and create strategic research reports. She/he contributes to prospect screening and data projects, and has the ability to analyze constituent and prospect data to find trends and report out insights. The successful candidate creates meaningful, strategic relationships with fundraisers and other team members in support of the Foundation’s goals and IU Health’s vision of making Indiana one of the healthiest states in the nation.

Additional Position Elements

  • Partners with development officers to help strategically build their portfolios with qualified prospects aligned with their fundraising priorities.
  • Ensures complete and accurate recording of constituent and prospect management data according to the Foundation’s policies and procedures.
  • Seeks to improve the organization by incorporating best practices, efficiencies and trends within the profession. Maintains skills through ongoing professional development.
  • Adheres to the confidentiality of constituent information at all times. Follows the ethical guidelines of the Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement.
  • Creates meaningful, strategic relationships with team members in support of the Foundation’s goals.

Top Candidate Attributes

Strong analytical and critical thinking skills

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Attention to detail

Service-minded attitude

Ability to work both independently and as an active contributor to team projects and goals

Flexibility to navigate change and advance innovation in a growing statewide organization

Experience in prospect research for fundraising, healthcare fundraising experience preferred

Knowledge of fundraising CRM databases, Raiser's Edge preferred

Familiarity with prospect research subscription services and best practices

Ability to report insights with software such as Excel or Microsoft Power BI preferred

Proficiency in MS office required (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

Experience in a matrix organization and complex work environment preferred

For more information or to apply click here

Posted July 25, 2019

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