Please note: This is an 18-month term position, with the possibility of renewal based on continued departmental need and funding.
For the Harvard Art Museums, provides end-user support for development-related systems. Maintains, administers and contributes to the update of optimal business practices.
Serves as primary liaison with the museums' department of Digital Infrastructure and Emerging Technology and the university's Alumni Affairs & Development Technology and Support Services.
Extracts and analyzes donor and prospect information to support membership and fundraising goals.
Develops and produces regular fundraising and membership reports and mailing lists. Prepares prospect, donor, and other financial reports and information upon request by the museums' director, Institutional Advancement and other museums colleagues from systems including Advance, HUIE, CREW/ OBI, and Qlikview (including Qlikview application development as needed).
Oversees and/or conducts regular data maintenance and record hygiene.
Ensures compliance with all relevant regulatory bodies and University policies in the execution of technology projects and related business processes, particularly gift administration.
Ensures that the Institutional Advancement team is using Advance effectively and consistently with university requirements.
Coordinates training and arranges for account set-up in Advance and additional systems for art museums colleagues when required.
Interfaces with all levels of users in the department to assist in defining and implementing business process requirements. Identifies workflow issues and propose solutions.
Works with the Director and stakeholders to develop technology usage best practices and educate staff members on best practices.
Assists staff with Advance related inquiries or updates.
The Harvard Art Museums requires a pre-employment security background check. May be required to work beyond regular work schedule, including overtime, as operational needs occur.
Salary Grade: 055
Union: 55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers
Education beyond high school and a minimum of 2 years' related experience.
Bachelor's degree; analytic and decision-making skills; must be extremely organized and detail-oriented with ability to prioritize and multi-task; effective verbal and written communication skills; ability to streamline work and work independently; highly skilled in use of MS Office (Word, Excel, Access); ability to learn new computer applications and procedures quickly and effectively; interest in museums and/or fundraising strongly preferred.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 48309BR
About Harvard University Art Museums
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.