The Assistant /Associate Director of Research, Reporting and Analysis in the Marist Advancement Office plays an important role in the Advancement team’s overall fundraising efforts. Reporting jointly to the Director of Development Research and the Director of Advancement Services, this position will provide performance metric reports, analysis of institutional giving trends, and research to help identify philanthropic prospects. S/he will develop and maintain reports to track gift officer performance and campaign fundraising progress, and work closely with the Director of Advancement Services to promote the effective use of the College’s Advancement administrative database (Banner). S/he will also provide support for work with third-party systems like Campus Call, EAB, iModules and Give Campus and design graphic presentations, proposals and marketing materials.
Bachelor's degree along with 3-5 years of experience required, preferably in a higher education setting. Good interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Must be a team player with the ability to analyze data, solve problems and handle multiple projects at the same time. Experience with Ellucian’s Banner Advancement administrative system and Evison’s Argos report writer is preferred. Occasional travel, evening, holiday and weekend work required. Valid drivers license also required.
Marist College is located on the banks of the historic Hudson River midway between New York City and Albany and at its Florence, Italy campus. A comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts, its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist is consistently recognized for excellence by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 384 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (8th Best Regional University/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. Marist educates approximately 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,400 adult and graduate students in 47 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees.
Marist College is strongly committed to the principle of diversity and is especially interested in receiving applications from members of ethnic and racial minority groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and persons from other under-represented groups.