Capital Campaigns/Endowment, Development - General, Donor Relations/Stewardship
4 Year Degree
Under the direct supervision of the Director of Prospect Research and Prospect Management, the Assistant Director of Prospect Research/ Prospect Management will work collaboratively with two other full-time prospect researchers and members of University Advancement to identify new prospects; update existing biographical profiles on alumni, parents, and friends of the University; suggest cultivation plans and solicitation strategies; prepare summaries on event attendees; respond to research requests; conduct proactive prospect research; and share responsibility for database integrity issues.
Update biographical profiles, prepare summaries on event attendees, and respond to research requests.
Conduct proactive research to identify new prospects; identify and evaluate philanthropic capability of the parents of the incoming first-year class.
Work closely with frontline fundraisers to manage prospect portfolios including prospect status changes and overall moves management system.
Interpret biographical and complex financial information on individuals, corporations and foundations.
Perform wealth estimations and assign ratings based on publicly available information, including insider holdings, real estate, salary estimates and general demographic assessments.
Keep abreast of alumni in the news, philanthropic trends, and current economic and world events; assist in matching prospect interest to fundraising priorities.
Other duties as assigned to meet departmental goals and objectives.
Interested applicants must apply online at http://employment.stlawu.edu uploading all required materials which are defined in the “special instructions to applicant” section. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.
St. Lawrence University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For additional information about St. Lawrence, please visit http://www.stlawu.edu.
Bachelor’s degree required.
A minimum of two years of research experience, either in undergraduate course work or through formal employment.
Well-developed writing and research skills; working knowledge of Internet search strategies.
Superior skills in Microsoft Word and Excel; experience working in relational databases.
Knowledge of The Raiser’s Edge a plus, but not required.
Ability to interpret, analyze, and summarize biographical and complex financial data.
Ability to work independently, as well as within a team; to build effective relationships; and to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Sensitivity to highly confidential information; complete discretion is required.
Ability to identify and adapt to shifting priorities, be flexible and resourceful, and exercise professionalism in working with internal and external contacts.
Must be self-motivated, curious, focused, and persistent in the pursuit of information
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive Salary and Comprehensive Benefits Package
St. Lawrence University is a vibrant, collaborative community of learners who value thought and action. Students tap their full potential as they embrace the natural environment, engage with global challenges and experience the relevance and adventure of a liberal arts education in a complex and changing world.Mission Statement: The mission of St. Lawrence University is to provide an inspiring and... demanding undergraduate education in the liberal arts to students selected for their seriousness of purpose and intellectual promise.Founded: April 3, 1856; oldest continuously coeducational institution of higher learning in New York State.School colors: Scarlet and Brown.Our name: St. Lawrence University is named for the St. Lawrence River, which is about 20 miles from campus and offers our students and faculty a wonderful research facility, and is the site of our crew team practices and competitions. The St. Lawrence River forms the border with Canada, and our Canadian Studies program has been one of the best of its kind in the United States.Alma Mater, written by J. Kimball Gannon '24, who also wrote "I'll Be Home for Christmas"President: William L. Fox '75Curriculum: A four-year program of study in the liberal arts. The academic calendar consists of fall and spring semesters and optional summer terms. Graduate programs in education.Degrees Granted: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science; Master of Education; Certificate of Advanced Studies in Educational Administration.