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Prospect Researcher (Administrative Analyst/Specialist, Exempt II)

Employer
California State University, Dominguez Hills
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Feb 27, 2024


Prospect Researcher (Administrative Analyst/Specialist, Exempt II)

Job No: 535581
Work Type: Staff
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Probationary, Fundraising & Alumni Relations, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)

Working Title: Prospect Researcher

Department Name: Advancement Services

Division: University Advancement

Classification Title: Administrative Analyst/Specialist, Exempt II

Classification Salary Range: $5,022 - $ 9,083 per month

The anticipated hiring range for this position is $6,000 - $6,300 per month

The final salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience.

About the Department/Position:

Under the general direction of the Director of Advancement Services and in collaboration with the development team, the Prospect Researcher compiles comprehensive and detailed research on known and potential individuals, foundations and corporate prospects to meet ongoing development needs and identify prospective major donors; collects, analyzes and conveys relevant information via biographical sketches, prospect profiles, summaries and briefings and ensures relevant information is recorded in university's mainframe database. Keeps abreast of the activities and initiatives underway at the university. Write a variety of research documents and reports, interpret and synthesize large volumes of information and complex financial, legal and technical language into easily comprehensible information. Evaluate research tools and emerging technologies and keep abreast of trends in the field of prospect research. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Special Work Conditions: Some Evenings and weekends

Overview of Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Compiles comprehensive and detailed research on known and potential individuals, foundations and corporate prospects to meet ongoing development needs and identify prospective major donors.
  • Collects, analyzes and conveys relevant information via biographical sketches, prospect profiles, summaries and briefings and ensures relevant information is recorded in university's database.
  • Proactively executes strategies to identify and qualify sources of private support for fundraising initiatives.
  • Analyze and assess local, state and national resources to provide a comprehensive report of personal, financial and relationship-based information and for solicitation strategy recommendations.
  • Evaluate research tools and emerging technologies and keep abreast of trends in the field of prospect research.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Library Science or related field and/or equivalent training
  • At least four years of direct work experience in prospect research

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of strategies to identify and qualify sources of private support for fundraising initiatives.
  • Skills to evaluate research tools and emerging technologies and keep abreast of trends in the field of prospect research.
  • Ability to provide detailed background research, financial and demographic analysis and capacity evaluations.
  • Ability to collect donor information and classify prospects according to interest, affinity and financial capacity.
  • Ability to executes a wide range of development research activities to support the campus-wide fundraising programs.
  • Ability to write a variety of research documents and reports, interprets and synthesizes large volumes of information and complex financial, legal, and technical language into easily comprehensible information.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Proficiency with Raiser's Edge and other development/fundraising programs.
  • Proficient knowledge of prospect research practices in a higher education fundraising environment.

To view the full position description, click “Position Description” above.

General Information:
  • Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or the continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
  • The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
  • This position is a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.
  • In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of California
  • The CSU system offers a competitive total compensation benefits package for employees and qualifying dependents, including medical, dental, vision, retirement, and tuition assistance. It is our goal to compensate employees equitably and fairly. You can access a full description of our benefits here.

Closing Statement

California State University, Dominguez Hills, is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce. Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at (310) 243-3771.

California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

Employees at California State University, Dominguez Hills shall abide by the Nondiscrimination Statement.


Applications Close: Open until filled

To apply, visit: https://careers.csudh.edu/en-us/job/535581/prospect-researcher-administrative-analystspecialist-exempt-ii



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