Development Research Analyst
Clark University seeks an experienced Development Research Analyst to join our Advancement team. Working closely with gift officers and reporting to the Director of Advancement Research and Major Gifts, the Development Research Analyst will help identify new prospects and assign capacity ratings and assist in the development of strategies for engaging and cultivating major gift prospects.
Responsibilities include developing proactive prospecting methodologies to support fundraising objectives; conducting in-depth research on individuals utilizing print, electronic and on-line resources; analyze, interpret and summarize financial disclosure documents for purposes of wealth assessment and present findings and results in discussions about strategy.
Bachelor’s degree and two or more years experience in development research or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Previous experience in higher education preferred. Qualified candidates will possess an understanding of the role of prospect research in fundraising and a demonstrated ability to utilize electronic and web-based databases to conduct research. Excellent analytical skills and strong oral and written communications skills are essential. Solid computer skills, including word processing and database management are necessary. Must be able to handle confidential information with tact and discretion. Raiser’s Edge experience preferred, but not required.
Review of applications will begin immediately. Starting salary expected to be mid $30’s to $40,000 depending on experience. Excellent benefits include family tuition, 4 weeks vacation, health insurance, and many more. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to email@example.com or mail to: Clark University, Human Resources Office, 950 Main St., Worcester, MA 01610