1) Manage and plan for data/analysis requests and projects.
2) Serve as business owner, project manager, and cross-team leader, partnering directly with senior staff and administrators to create, manage, enhance and support alumni systems and data-related initiatives.
3) Functional understanding in donor data analysis that encompasses both fundraising and engagement analytics.
4) Create project plans and leads cross-functional teams to meet mission focused initiatives associated with data, data analytics, IT systems and business operations.
5) Ability to create, lead and communicate complex date queries across unique user data sets.
6) Provide system ownership and data oversight utilizing advancement database and associated technologies; Identify and create solutions to better capture and analyze data to meet team goals.
7) Help develop a data and analytics strategic roadmap prioritizing improvements to AEAG data practices.
8) Provide consultation to colleagues on appropriate data management, methodological issues and statistical analyses.
9) Proactively communicates with colleagues to understand their current and future data and analytics needs.
10) Collaborate with ARD-wide technical staff explaining needs of functional users.
11) Serve on committees related to data structure and governance.
12) Ensure all system specifications meet the user needs and ensures effective and strong partnerships with IT teams; Develop queries and quality metrics.
13) Develop and continually improves internal alumni data systems and resources to enable flexible and accurate reporting and ensure data integrity.
14) Guide and direct teams, collaborate with others to learn and share best practices and solutions for the efficient adaptation of those solutions.
15) Prioritize project work for self and team to provide for efficient resource utilization; Coach and mentor staff.
16) Manage projects ensuring timelines and deliverables are met and meet expectations.
17) Some travel and night and weekend hours.
18) Seek opportunities for professional development that will enhance job performance, including building networks within the University and with colleagues at peer institutions.
1) Communicate Effectively & With Influence.
2) Exhibit Resilience & Optimize Resources.
3) Display Emotional Intelligence.
4) Demonstrate University Stewardship & Serve as a Brand Ambassador.
5) Foster Partnership & Collaboration.
6) Demonstrated skill and knowledge of, or ability to learn quickly, the internal workings of the University as well as the technology tools available to the Office of Alumni Relations and Development, including Griffin (the University's Donor Relationship Management System), Microsoft Windows computer environment, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access. Additional platform technology experiences are a plus: Tableau, Marketo, Luminate and SalesForce, TeamRaiser. Â
7) Willingness and ability to travel to campus and/or non-campus locations for University business.
8) Willingness and ability to work evenings and weekends.
1) Standard office environment.
1) Self-motivation and the ability to take initiative.
2) Ability to prioritize multiple projects and independently follow through with detail.
1) Leadership and teamwork skills;
2) Strong commitment to customer/donor service;
3) Ability to manage confidential information with discretion;
4) Flexible and adaptable to new programs in an emerging and changing environment;
5) Proven quality assurance and process management skills;
6) Self-starter and team collaborator;
7) Detail-oriented and logical approach to problem solving;
8) Interest and dedication to the advancement of higher education at a top-rated research institution.
1) Resume 2) Cover Letter (optional)
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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