Prospect Management Analyst

Posting Number 2023-12773
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/2/2024 9:00 AM)
Location : Location
US-NY-New York
Hybrid Remote Work Classification
Hybrid: 60% to 80% Onsite
Prospect Management
University Development and Alumni Relations (WS1006)
Compensation Grade
Band 52
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.


The Prospect Management Analyst serves as an integral member of the Prospect Development team, providing support to inform prospect management strategy for fundraising staff. Partner with the Director on processes associated with on-going prospect management, including building and maintaining fundraiser portfolios, implementing methods to evaluate portfolio productivity, monitoring fundraiser activity, and helping to ensure the effective and timely capture of relationship management data. Build collaborative relationships with fundraisers and foster strong working relationships with development support staff. Collaborate with prospect research team members as needed to deliver key information about managed prospects, build a broad and deep understanding of fundraising metrics to provide the information that supports the management of prospects through the development cycle, and recommend processes for ensuring that the best prospects are actively managed by front line fundraisers.


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


Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience:
2+ years of relevant experience in research or prospect management/prospect development, or a combination of experience and education

Preferred Experience:
3+ years previous experience in Prospect Management

Experience with database operations and usage, including CRM and other relational databases

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Ability to use technology to gather, interpret, and organize data

Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills; ability to interact effectively with diverse groups

Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work within a customer service oriented environment

Understanding of philanthropy (mission, practice, trends) and fundraising practices (the development cycle, prospect management policies and practices)

Organizational skills to handle several projects simultaneously, accommodate shifting priorities, and meet deadlines

Additional Information

In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is USD $63,000.00 to USD $77,000.00. 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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