Associate Director of Strategic Reporting and Analytics

Apr 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Stanford University

Associate Director of Strategic Reporting and Analytics

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Stanford Medicine, which comprises Stanford University Medical School - a premier research-intensive medical school - and Stanford Hospitals and Clinics - nationally recognized for quality patient care and leading-edge technology - seeks experienced candidates to join our team in Research and Strategic Reporting in Medical Center Development (MCD) as a Data Analyst. We are looking for someone in this key role to lead prospect and financial data analysis and management on the Strategic Reporting and Analytics team. In this role you will actively collaborate with Major and Principal Gift Officers, their managers, and teams as part of the program.
Note: Not all unique aspects of the job are covered by this job description
Under minimal supervision, perform the most complex technical work associated with a wide variety of analytical data and produce routine, single data sources' information requests. Oversee and manage the updating of prospect information in MCD database(s) and provide ongoing training to all staff to ensure understanding of new reports as they are created.
Stanford is committed to a donor-centric approach to development. Every member of the Office of Development staff plays a role in providing the university's donors with the service and attention that ensures an exceptionally positive and fulfilling philanthropic experience.
  • Work under consultative or self-initiated direction to assess and produce relevant, standard, or custom information (reports, charts, graphs and tables) from structured data sources by querying data repositories and generating the associated information. Distribute and disseminate reports to applicable executive and internal constituents.
  • Devise methods for identifying data patterns, trends in available information sources using a variety of qualitative and quantitative techniques. Determine and recommend additional data collection and reporting requirements.
  • Design and customize reports based upon data in the MCD database (Postgrads, PostPAM (SQL), CARD (Salesforce) and OBI Financials. Be an early adopter and advocate of CARD, become the area expert for MCD staff on the prospect tracking/management piece, be a resource and train MCD staff on its use.
  • Create non-routine databases and their related information summary; develop algorithms and perform statistical analyses appropriate to complex data and reporting requirements.
  • Serve as a resource for non-routine inquiries such as requests for statistics and/or customized reports..
  • Lead the effort for adhering to data entry and implementation guidelines in prospect tracking/management.
  • Collaborate with other partner team staffs to standardize and systematize routine reports, dashboards, and reporting metrics.
  • Present and introduce new reports and processes to various audiences (all staff meetings, leadership meetings, small group meetings and/or in 1:1s)
  • Play key role in managing and overseeing MCD Help Site
  • Play key role in high level data analysis for projecting MCD revenues..* - Other duties may also be assigned

    Education & Experience:
    Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience. Experience in a quantitative discipline such as economics, finance, statistics or engineering.
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • In-depth knowledge and experience using and applying analytical software, database management system software, database reporting software, database user interface and query software, and data mining software.
  • Expert ability to collect data using a variety of methods, such as data mining and hardcopy or electronic documentation study, to improve or expand databases.
  • Basic statistical ability.
  • Strong listening, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple activities in a deadline-oriented environment; highly organized, flexible and rigorous attention to detail.
  • Ability to use logic to calculate data; efficiently construct a database or scrutinize the form of a question.
  • Ability to work with data of varying levels of quality and validity.
  • Demonstrated ability to produce data in a clear and understandable manner meeting user requirements.
  • Ability to work effectively with multiple internal and external customers.
  • Ability to take a leadership role on projects and with users/clients.
    Certifications and Licenses:
  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
  • Frequently sit, sort, file paperwork or parts, grasp lightly, and use fine manipulation, lift, carry, push and pull objects that weigh 10 pounds or less.
  • Occasionally write by hand, twist, bend, stoop and squat.
  • Rarely stand, walk, reach or work above shoulders and use a telephone.* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
  • May work extended hours during peak business cycles.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide,
    Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Job: Information Analytics

    Location: Office of Development
    Schedule: Full-time
    Classification Level:

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    Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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