Reporting to the Director of Advancement Services, the Manager of the Database is responsible for the day to day upkeep and management of the Advancement Services database including the assurance of database policies, procedures, and data integrity. This position includes data input and output, technology management, and end-user training and support with the use of the Advancement database.
Employing a variety of analytical techniques the Manager of the Database will provide information, analysis, tools, and insight to support strategic decision-making for the Institutional Advancement and Alumni Relations Office, and will effectively communicate data and insights to staff, volunteers and trustees.
Additionally, this position will create and execute a system for ensuring the regular review and analysis of data related to changes in giving and engagement behavior. Leading the team's efforts related to prospect pipelining projects, including targeted industry, geography and funding interests, the Advancement Reporting & Data Analyst will build a robust pipeline of new and rising prospects for our development officers.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Oversee, set priority for, and manage the day-to-day activities the Data Processing team – which consists of 1 full-time direct report. Ensure that gift entry and acknowledges are completed daily.
Develop and execute proactive strategies to constantly improve the accuracy, completeness, and consistency of constituent data (i.e. data about alumni, donors and college friends) in Advancement's database – Raiser's Edge.
High level of efficiency with using Crystal Reports to generate comprehensive reports to meet the needs of the department. Use of the Queue Module in Raiser's Edge to provide the reports in a timely matter.
Ability to create data queries and compile information to meet departmental needs.
Initiate and manage projects related to the analysis of internal and external data, and provide conclusions, recommendations, and information to inform data-drive decisions.
Deliver value-added information and analysis that supports campaign efforts by developing and implementing analytic data models to inform fundraising and campaign initiatives.
In collaboration with the Director of Advancement Services, manage the strategic direction of the moves management program by developing policies and procedures, and providing data and trend analysis.
Create, implement, and monitor a system for continuous prospect updates and wealth screens while ensuring the timely dissemination of information to appropriate management and leadership staff.
Perform constituent-specific research on an ad hoc basis, utilizing online databases.
Maintain and improve the processes by which colleagues within Advancement and throughout all of Purchase submit updated constituent information to the Data Processing team.
Prepare an annual plan outlining the goals of the Data Processing team.
Minimum Education and/or Work Experience:
Bachelor's degree required and 4-6 years of experience in database/records management, gift processing, accounting, finance and/or Advancement. Advanced degree preferred.
Demonstrated leadership with overseeing the processes and/or people that ensure the accuracy, completeness, and consistency of database information.
Experience with Raiser's Edge or other fundraising software is required.
Minimum 1-3 years of experience generating Crystal Reports.
Demonstrated proficiency in managing the accuracy, completeness, and consistency of data within a database, and with leading people and/or projects. Experience working in a fundraising or nonprofit
Skills to understand, contribute to, and appropriately utilize evolving reporting database architecture.
Experience in the principles of customer service and support in technology-related areas.
Instructions to Candidate:
To apply for the position, please visit our Purchase College Job Vacancy website at https://jobs.purchase.edu and complete an online application.
Purchase College SUNY is an AA/EEO employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
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