Reporting to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement, the Manager will be primarily responsible for the day-to-day management of the OIA database and gift administration assuring high quality, consistency and accuracy of all related information.
Under general direction, coordinates and conducts database mining that provides information to support and enhance decision-making, strategic planning and outcomes assessment for the OIA department and/or other internal staff. Interfacing with all members of the OIA team he/she ensures timely and comprehensive data collection and input, performing data extraction, reporting and prospect research as required.
This position is solely responsible for providing accurate and timely internal and external gift management and information.
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree supplemented with five years of related experience, including an expert knowledge and application of Raiser’s Edge database and Microsoft Office suite of programs. A demonstrated hands-on approach and experience with databases, analysis and reporting is foundational to the success of the Manager. Not only is retrieving and manipulating data crucial for this role, but the incumbent needs to excel when interpreting data and translating data into actionable insights. The Manager must be highly motivated, self-starting, and a detail-oriented team player who performs well in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. The Manager must also:
Works independently to deliver high quality reporting after thoroughly verifying the results of data
Displays superior communication skills in working with technical and non-technical users, developing and maintaining collaborative relationships among all levels of an organization
Demonstrates strong organizational skills including an ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, establish priorities, exercise good judgment, meet or exceed deadlines, and ensure issues are resolved in a timely manner
Functions collaboratively as part of a fast-paced, customer oriented team, performing effectively as an independent producer under broad management direction, and demonstrates a willingness to support the team on all levels to get the job done
Maintains a high degree of donor satisfaction through timely acknowledgements and effective dealings with the University’s external constituency
Enhances and maintains a depth of expertise in data understanding, data mining, business processes and reporting as well as understand the data needs of users and produces reports
Demonstrates proficient writing abilities
Is well organized with the ability to meet or exceed deadlines