Employer Name: UC San Diego
Job Title: Prospect Research Analyst
Salary Range: $48K-$54K

Job Summary: Under the direction of the Director, Prospect Management and Research, the Prospect Research Analyst will provide specialized, high quality prospect research and analysis using a variety of sources and strategies, to provide accurate, timely, and strategic data and information to Advancement fundraising staff on prospective donors to Advancement with emphasis on Major Gift Prospects. The incumbent will create prospect profiles and reports on potential donors through the use of electronic resources and publications. Provide extensive analysis and data in reports, including an evaluation of results and recommendations for cultivation strategies.

Job Duties: Liaise and strategize with assigned portfolio of Development Officers to assess information needs and effectiveness of research. The incumbent is expected to utilize a wide range of resources for research, including publications, online databases, community resources, existing files and records, and networking opportunities. The incumbent will also be expected to participate in professional development activities to stay abreast of current trends and practices in the field of prospect research.

Job Requirements: Bachelor Degree in related area and/or an equivalent combination of experience/training. Minimum one to three years of progressively more in-depth experience in prospect research, development, fundraising, market research, and/or relevant experience. Demonstrated knowledge of research systems, preferably in a University fundraising environment. Working knowledge of prospect research concepts to perform essential functions efficiently and effectively. Working knowledge of database, biographical, financial and other research systems and tools. Working knowledge of confidentiality, regulatory and university policies governing research activities. Proven ability to analyze legal documents and gather pertinent biographical and financial information. Demonstrated knowledge of biographical and financial reference sources and ability to gather information effectively from a variety of resources. Experience creating precise, detailed, and analytical reports from a large volume of research. Demonstrated experience in the use of software applications, including intermediate use of Microsoft Suite, especially Word and Excel, as well as experience using in-house databases. Demonstrated ability to extract information in report format from complex databases. Demonstrated skill in utilizing major on-line databases in a fundraising environment, preferably at a University. Demonstrated knowledge of Dataquick, RelSci, CoreLogic, Lexis Nexis Development Professional and other electronic resources. Demonstrated ability to apply reasoning skills to evaluate issues and identify potential solutions. Analytical abilities to weigh alternative solutions against objectives and independently exercise good judgment in daily work. Excellent verbal and written communication skills to explain common development and research concepts and actively listen. Proven ability to present material in a concise, professional manner, in keeping with departmental goals and standards. Strong interpersonal skills to develop positive working relationships within the department, with cross-functional team members, and patients. Proven ability to perform duties in a quality service manner, with emphasis on teamwork and group process. Demonstrated experience and flexibility in dealing with fluctuating priorities, with the ability to remain organized to complete projects by assigned deadlines. Proven ability to manage multiple assignments through prioritizing tasks and managing time. Proven ability to maintain confidentiality and use discretion in handling sensitive issues of concern to the University.
Job Listing: http://jobs.ucsd.edu/bulletin/job.aspx?jobnum_in=#100320
First Name: Andillon
Last Name: Hackney
Title: Director, Prospect Management and Research
Address 1: 9500 Gilman Dr #0937
City: La Jolla
State: California
Zip: 92037
Phone: 858-822-1300
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://ucsd.edu/

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