Assistant/Associate Director of Research, Reporting and Analysis
Reporting to the Director of Development Research, the Assistant /Associate Director of Research, Reporting and Analysis plays an important role in the Advancement team’s overall fundraising efforts. This position will provide performance metric reports, analysis of institutional giving trends, and research to help identify philanthropic prospects. S/he will develop and maintain reports to track gift officer performance and work closely with the Director of Advancement Services to promote the effective use of the College’s Advancement administrative database (Banner). S/he will also provide support for work with third-party systems and generate lists and reports as needed for front line fundraisers in all facets of their work.
Bachelor's degree along with 3-5 years of experience required, preferably in a higher education setting. Good interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Must be a team player with the ability to analyze data, solve problems and handle multiple projects at the same time.
Experience with Ellucian’s Banner Advancement administrative system and Evison’s Argos report writer is preferred.
Work closely with the Director of Development Research to identify, analyze, and evaluate information from a variety of sources to determine a prospect’s financial capacity, philanthropic interests, and relationship to the college. Research prospect leads from development officers and other sources as assigned.
Assist in preparing written prospect reports using accurate, timely, and relevant information to inform gift officers and assist in the qualification, cultivation and engagement of development prospects.
Generate key performance metric reports, track gift officer performance, and provide analysis of institutional data to identify philanthropic patterns and giving trends.
Generate lists and reports as needed for front line fundraisers in all facets of their work.
Work to promote the use of Banner and provide necessary support for third-party software.
Other duties as assigned.
Advancement Office at Marist College
The Advancement Office promotes a culture of philanthropy that attracts vital resources in support of the goals and objectives of the College's strategic plan and its core educational mission.
The Advancement team accomplishes this by nurturing life-long relationships with and among alumni, parents, trustees, friends, students, faculty, staff and other constituencies; and by communicating regularly with them through meaningful personal contacts, targeted print and web-based publications, and high-impact special events.
Located on the banks of the historic Hudson River, on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, and at its Florence, Italy campus, Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist is consistently recognized for excellence by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 385 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (10th Best Regional University/North, 5th Most Innovative School/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. The College is top-ranked for long-term study abroad (#4 in the U.S.) by the U.S. State Department’s Open Doors report. Marist educates more than 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,400 adult and graduate students in 47 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees, and also Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs. To learn more, please visit https://www.marist.edu/about
Marist College is strongly committed to the principle of diversity and is especially interested in receiving applications from members of ethnic and racial minority groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and persons from other under-represented groups.
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About Marist College
Marist is dedicated to helping students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century. The College fulfills its mission by pursuing three ideals: excellence in education, a sense of community, and a commitment to service. These ideals were handed down to us by the Marist Brothers who founded the College. Now an independent institution governed by a lay board of trustees, Marist continues to embrace the three ideals as an integral part of the College mission.