• Director of Prospect Research

    Posting Number 2018-4436
    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/25/2018 3:47 PM)
    Location : Location
    US-NY-New York
    Prospect Development
    University Development and Alumni Relations (WS1006)
    Compensation Grade
    Band 54
    Job Family
    Development/Sponsored Research/Grant Writing
  • Position Summary

    The Director of Prospect Research manages a team of professionals who partner with fundraisers to identify and research prospects for funding priorities throughout the university.  Reporting to the Executive Director of Prospect Development & Campaign Analytics, the Director provides direction, guidance, and mentorship to a team of at least 7 researchers, and will work with other members of the Prospect Development team to promote a strategic, data-informed culture.  The Director will work closely with school and program directors to match donor interests with funding opportunities and to ensure robust prospect pools.  The Director liaises with the SVP to provide briefing support for the University President and other principal gift prospects.


    Required Education:
    Bachelor's degree

    Preferred Education:

    Required Experience:
    Ten or more years experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience, with at least three years’ experience overseeing the work of other professional staff. Understanding of fundraising and prospecting in a complex organization.

    Preferred Experience:

    Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
    Strong analytical, written and verbal communication skills. Collaborative & collegial style with ability to manage complex situations. Familiarity with Microsoft Office suite and experience with online research databases. Understanding of relational databases. Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement

    Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

    Additional Information

    EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


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