Associate Director, Prospect Research

Location
Stanford
Posted
Aug 02, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Stanford University

Associate Director, Prospect Research

Job Number:
75843

Associate Director, Prospect Research (Development Research Analyst 2)

Note: Not all unique aspects of the job are covered by this job description

JOB PURPOSE: The Research and Strategic Reporting team in Stanford Medical Center Development (MCD) seeks candidates for a senior prospect research position within the team. Stanford Medical Center Development is the fundraising office for Stanford Medicine, which comprises Stanford University Medical School and the broader Stanford Health Care system.

This position reports to the office's Director of Research and Strategic Reporting and works very closely with colleagues on the research team, within the MCD as a whole, the broader Stanford Office of Development, and external colleagues. This position will oversee the existing research analyst staff, direct the VIP briefing program, and aid the director in implementing research protocols, practices, and facilitating client services within MCD. The Associate Director is responsible for engaging in a full range of prospect research programs to support the Stanford Medicine. The position is a critical player in building and growing a sustainable donor pipeline.

CORE DUTIES*:
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.

  • Oversee and conduct a full range of prospect research programs to support fundraising at the Stanford University Medical Center. Direct the work queue of the research team and plan, coordinate, and manage departmental projects including: general prospect lists and qualification projects, electronic screening and data analysis, educational meetings for development staff.
  • Provide consultation and expertise to research staff and MCD client groups in identifying areas for analyses and in conducting complex qualitative and quantitative research. Pro-actively identify prospects for individual research investigation and prioritize large-scale prospecting pools through means such as data sorting, mining, and wealth screening. Prepare presentations, summarize findings and make recommendations to client and/or department.
  • Direct the staff's response in a time-sensitive manner to office-wide inquiries about prospects and prepare concise, formatted written reports to determine career background, financial assets, potential for philanthropic support, University affiliations, and areas of interest. Train and mentor research analysts in the creation of the above reports.
  • Assess, analyze and make recommendations for short and long-term strategy and growth of marketing, prospecting, engagement and outreach programs.
  • Develop reports from office databases (PostGrads, PostPAM) to coordinate the development effort and to provide accurate data and reporting on potential prospects and known donors.
  • May supervise, train, coach, and review the work of other staff, as needed.
* - Other duties may also be assigned

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Education & Experience:

Bachelor's degree and four years related experience, or a combination of education and relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work within a team environment and motivate others.
  • Excellent communication, analytic and critical thinking skills.
  • Demonstrated strong computer skills including advanced Excel skills.
  • Excellent track record of experience with on-line database and internet searches.
  • Ability to manage own workload and client relationship and needs. Certifications and Licenses:

    None
    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:
  • Frequently perform desk-based computer tasks; frequently sitting; frequently use a telephone.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, light/fine grasping, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds, writing by hand. * - 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.


    WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • May work extended hours during peak business cycles. WORK STANDARDS:
  • 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, http://adminguide.stanford.edu. 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: Development

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

    To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu

    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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