Employer Name: California State University, Fullerton
Job Title: Director of Prospect Research and Strategy
Salary Range: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications (Anticipated hiring range: $6,250 - $7,084 per month)


Job Summary: It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University¿s mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish. About the Position: University Advancement serves Cal State Fullerton by building and strengthening relationships with the communities we serve to encourage advocacy, investment and support of the University, its mission, goals and programs in support of student and alumni success. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as the Director of Prospect Research and Strategy. The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude, an active, energetic mind, and a leadership style that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness. The Director of Prospect Research and Strategy reports to the Associate Vice President, Central Development and provides a comprehensive range of prospect research, analysis, data analytics, management and data-mining in order to successfully execute the flow of prospects into and through the major donor pipeline. The position is responsible for properly targeting the cultivation and solicitation resources of the department for maximum support for all colleges and programs including the comprehensive campaign. Trains, directs and supervises the research team including providing assignments and managing their results. The Director will create and implement plans that: accurately identify new prospective donors, update information on existing prospective donors, and estimate inclination as well as capacity to give to the university. Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements: Essential Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university. 4 years of development prospect research experience. Demonstrated ability to perform research on individuals at a high level, using a variety of resources (e.g. LexisNexis, WealthEngine, ResearchPoint, etc.). Expertise in Excel and experience utilizing databases (Blackbaud Raiser's Edge NXT, Ellucian Advance, etc.) to review donors, produce queries and reports, and update records. Ability to work independently and manage several projects simultaneously while exercising critical thinking skills. Knowledge of current trends in prospect management, prospect research, and fundraising campaigns. Excellent analytical, inquisitive, and communication skills, including strong written and verbal skills. Ability to appropriately handle confidential and sensitive information with the highest professional and ethical standards. Demonstrated experience managing staff and building effective teams. Demonstrated success in providing excellent customer service. Ability to perform prospect research core functions with a high level of skill. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position. Preferred Qualifications: Frontline fundraising experience. Experience in Higher Education environment.

Job Listing: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/873/fl/en-us/job/494701/494701-director-of-prospect-research-and-strategy
First Name: Human Resources
Last Name: Diversity & Inclusion
Phone: 657-278-2425
Email: [email protected]

 
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