Associate Vice President, Strategic Planning and Analytics
3 months ago(3/16/2018 12:36 PM)
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University Development and Alumni Relations
University Development and Alumni Relations (WS1006)
Development/Sponsored Research/Grant Writing
The Associate Vice President for Strategic Planning & Analytics (AVP) will oversee the functions of Information Technology, Prospect Management, Prospect Research and the Office of Gift Administration to support sustained fundraising programs and campaigns at New York University. The AVP is also responsible for creating and implementing an analytics program resulting in metrics and projects that inform and optimize engagement and fundraising strategies. She/He will lead teams responsible for continuous quality improvement, seamless integration with strategic partners and transparency. As the Chief information architect for University Development and Alumni Relations (UDAR), the AVP is also responsible for the advisement, design and integration of business intelligence systems and processes that support all campaign fundraising activities, goals and objectives of UDAR. In addition, the AVP will drive the technology agenda; align technology planning with strategic priorities as outlined by the Senior Vice President and Vice President for University Development and Alumni Relations (UDAR).
Required Education: Bachelor's degree.
Preferred Education: Master's degree or MBA
Required Experience: Ten years (+) development or relevant experience. Proven record of managing multiple and complex departments. Demonstrated analytical, project design/management, and creative problem solving skills. Proven research and analytical techniques. Strong administrative and human resources management skills, and strategic planning and implementation skills. Experience in establishing performance metrics, evaluating performance outcomes and implementing performance improvement strategies.
Preferred Experience: Professional experience in an academic environment.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Excellent organizational and writing skills. Commitment to high performance and teamwork. Proven ability and desire to reach increasing goals. Familiarity with best practices and effective options for leading support departments in a fundraising environment. Ability to successfully navigate a complex and highly matrix environment. Ability to manage multiple strategies and tactics to motivate and influence employees and annual results. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Ability to impart understanding of complicated ideas and statistics in a clear and simple manner to a wide variety of stakeholders, from frontline staff to University Leadership.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Experience using advanced statistical software/programming tools and languages.