Associate Director, Prospect Management (UPDATED)
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|Title||Associate Director, Prospect Management (UPDATED)|
|Department||Development Office (9903)|
Please Note: The review date for this position has been updated to 3/20/2017.
In partnership with the Director of Prospect Development, work to develop strategies and programs to build an effective pipeline of potential donors to the University. Leverage a broad and deep understanding of fundraising metrics to direct efforts to provide information that supports the management of prospects through the development cycle. Oversee processes for ensuring that the best prospects are actively managed by Development Officers (DOs). Liaise with prospect research team members as needed to deliver capacity analysis and wealth profiles of key portfolio prospects.
Assume the lead role in managing prospect management staff and developing a standard curriculum, policies, and processes for Prospect Management, including: developing guidelines for conducting portfolio and pipeline analysis, assessing fundraising performance, and managing affinity ratings; developing training materials for new prospect management analysts; and developing tracking and reporting processes for the management of internal prospect management metrics.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
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|Duties & Responsibilities||
Supervisory responsibilities include the hiring, training, and management of prospect management analyst(s) and possibly student workers. This includes conducting annual performance reviews as well as being an ongoing resource and mentor for prospect management staff. Delegate appropriate work and projects to employees based on their skill sets, knowledge, and experience. Provide guidance and direction for appropriate professional development activities.
|Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities||
•Demonstrated skill and knowledge of, or ability to learn quickly, the internal workings of the Foundation/University as well as the technology tools available to University of Arizona Foundation, including The Raiser’s Edge (the development system), a Microsoft Windows computer environment, and the Microsoft Office suite (including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access required).
•Bachelor’s degree or higher and a minimum of five (5) years of professional work experience – with at least three (3) years in development research; AND,
•Master’s Degree in a related field (Business Administration, Social Sciences, Library & Information Science, Non Profit Management, etc.) desirable.
|Full Time/Part Time||Full Time|
|Number of Hours Worked per Week||40+|
|Job Category||Administrative and Professional|
|Benefits Eligible||Yes - Full Benefits|
|Posted Rate of Pay||DOE|
|Type of criminal background check required:||Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)|
Posting Detail Information
|Number of Vacancies||One|
|Desired Start Date|
|Position End Date (if temporary)|
|Limited to Current UA Employees||No|
|Contact Information for Candidates||
Jeanne L. Sharp
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Review Begins On||03/20/2017|
|Special Instructions to Applicant|
|Quick Link for Internal Postings||http://uacareers.com/postings/14738|
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Can you perform the essential functions (job duties) of this position with or without accommodation?
Where did you first learn about this position?
- Arizona Daily Star
- Arizona Republic
- Chronicle of Higher Education
- Department of Economic Security (DES)
- Diverse Issues in Higher Education
- Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
- Local Job Banks
- Pima County One-Stop
- Professional Conference
- Professional journal/publication
- Referred by UA Employee
- Invited by Dept to Apply
- UA Website
Do you have a Bachelor’s degree or higher and a minimum of five (5) years of professional work experience - with at least three (3) years in development research; AND, Proficiency in doing research using a variety of online research databases and other resources; AND, Strong understanding of financial principles and business practices; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education?
Documents Needed to Apply
- Cover Letter