Development Research Coordinator

St. Mary's College of Maryland
Maryland, United States
Salary Not specified
Jun 08, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

St. Mary’s College of Maryland is accepting résumés for the position of Development Research Coordinator in the Development unit in Institutional Advancement. The job entails applying creative research techniques to provide high-level description and analysis on individuals, corporations, and foundations using a wide variety of biographical, organizational, anecdotal and financial sources. The position draws upon multiple resources to assess financial capacity, philanthropic tendencies, giving propensity and connections with the College with the goal of generating new donations and fostering strategically important relationships to the College.

The Development Research Coordinator is responsible for Raiser's Edge database functionality as it relates to prospect and donor management. The position has responsibility for implementing strategies to grow a dynamic prospect pipeline. The position will prepare research and reports for prospect and donor strategy sessions with the Development team and will also be responsible for analysis and interpretation of portfolio performance.

Qualifications:  The successful candidate must have demonstrated ability to analyze and synthesize data from a wide variety of sources and present the resulting information in clear, concise summaries. Proficiency in Internet-based research and CRM databases. Experience with the Raiser's Edge database is preferred, as is an understanding of fundraising fundamentals.


A bachelor's degree is required with a minimum of three years of experience in prospect research, development, library research or related field. Any combination of acceptable education and experience, which has provided the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position, may be considered.  Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.


Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary's College of Maryland, a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located in Historic St. Mary's City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., has been designated as Maryland's public honors college.  Undergraduate and residential in nature, with a diverse coeducational student body numbering approximately 1600, St. Mary's emphasizes excellence in teaching.  The institution was awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa in 1997.  The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and close proximity to the amenities of Washington D.C., Baltimore and Richmond.


St. Mary’s College ( embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission.  We create an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity.  Application materials should include a cover letter, résumé (including e-mail address), and three references and submitted online at:  Questions may be directed to Sandy Abell at 240-895-4282.


Review of résumés will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.


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