Assistant Director of Prospect Research

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Gettysburg College is seeking an experienced professional for a full-time position as the Assistant Director of Prospect Research. Gettysburg College, located in historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, is a residential undergraduate liberal arts college with enrollment of 2,600 students and over 28,000 alumni. The College is in the final year of a seven-year comprehensive $150 million Campaign, with more than $140 million raised to date. Gettysburg College is committed to fostering a climate of diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to create an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences. We encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity.

The Assistant Director of Prospect Research reports to the Assistant Vice President for Advancement Systems and Research as part of the Development, Alumni and Parent Relations division of Gettysburg College.  The Assistant Director is responsible for conducting the identification, qualification, and tracking of prospects for financial support and partners with development officers on prospect strategy and priorities. The Assistant Director analyzes data and prepares reports and briefing documents that assist colleagues within the division and, where appropriate, within the College at large, in support of the division’s mission.  This position is responsible for researching and identifying parent prospects and overseeing moves management and qualification of parent prospects by frontline fundraisers. This position prepares reports of a sensitive nature for the College President, trustees, and the Vice President of Development, Alumni and Parent Relations.  Occasional attendance and support of division events outside of normal work hours is expected.

An Associate's or Bachelor’s degree is required.  Preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated understanding of prospect research and prospect management processes and methodologies in a fundraising environment or related experience in fundraising, library/information sciences, or financial or legal research.

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Salary is competitive and is complemented by an excellent benefits package. For full consideration, application materials should be received by March 16, 2018

Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.




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Job No: 2499
Posted: 2/23/2018
Application Due: 3/16/2018
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