Assistant Director, Annual Giving Prospect Management & Data Analytics

Posting Number 2023-12536
Posted Date 1 week ago(9/18/2023 11:12 AM)
Location : Location
US-NY-New York
Hybrid Remote Work Classification
60% to 80% Onsite
Annual Giving
University Development and Alumni Relations (WS1006)
Compensation Grade
Band 53
Development/Sponsored Research/Grant Writing

Position Summary

University Development and Alumni Relations (UDAR) is dedicated to soliciting the private funding necessary to support the strategic goals of the University in teaching, learning, and research. The personnel of UDAR work university-wide as well as within individual schools and colleges of the University to discover, motivate, cultivate, solicit, and steward alumni, parents, faculty, and friends for immediate, long-range, and future financial support, through gifts and pledges to the University, for critical operations such as student aid, faculty support, academic and research program development, and facilities and infrastructure. UDAR's endeavors raise funds for immediate University use and also for the University's endowment.


As part of the Annual Giving team and in partnership with the Prospect Management team, this position will implement effective prospect management strategies to support the fundraising goals of Annual Giving as well as develop data-driven recommendations for team success. Create, monitor, and help maintain portfolios for Leadership Annual Giving Officers (LAGO) and the Director of Development. Manage pipeline recommendations to Major Gift Officers (MGO) and other centralized UDAR resources such as Corporate Relations and Gift Planning. Maintain the Director and LAGO team prospect pool and help prioritize prospects while systematically monitoring for moves management. Responsible for the strategic analysis of fundraising data in support of data informed decision making across the Annual Giving team including, but not limited to: developing, distributing, maintaining, and optimizing predictive scoring and modeling for more efficient fundraising outreach. Partner with Fundraising Analytics to develop pipeline prospect modeling, analyze and update existing data reports. Partner with UDAR IT as well as external data vendors to oversee data processes that effect the entire Annual Giving team.


UDAR encourages work-life integration for our employees, therefore this position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement.


Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Education:
Advanced Degree

Required Experience:
5+ years related experience in nonprofit fundraising, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Comparable experience in a for-profit environment will be considered

Preferred Experience:
5+ years using business intelligence tools such as SPSS, SAS, R, and Tableau; SQL experience helpful

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Experience in complex nonprofit environment

Understanding of fundraising and nonprofits

Familiarity with Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel

Mastery of relational databases

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Strategic, creative thinker with excellent prioritization and multitasking skills

Ability to collaborate effectively with different audiences, including researchers, fundraisers, and senior-level administration

Preferred candidates have an understanding of the Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement (APRA) skill sets

Tableau skills are a plus

Additional Information

In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is USD $95,000.00 to USD $115,000.00. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as, market and organizational considerations when extending an offer. This pay range represents base pay only and excludes any additional items such as incentives, bonuses, clinical compensation, or other items.

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