Alumni/Development Manager II
Internal Title: Director of Prospect Research Services
Posting Number: STA00333PO18
College/Division: University Advancement
Department: ADV Development Office
Advertised Salary Range: $48,622 - $60,000
Part/Full-time: Full Time
Job Search Category: Alumni Development
Advertised Job Summary: Under limited supervision, reporting to the Assistant Vice President (AVP) of Advancement Services, the Director of Prospect Research Services leads a comprehensive development research program working across departments, directs and administers the prospect research program for the Development and Alumni Relations division. Responsible for identifying and recommending the most promising major gift prospects for the University system through research, data analytics, and prospect identification. The Director supervises research analysts who provide support to the Development and Alumni Relations division and is an integral part of developing and updating research policies and procedures; identifying new ways to secure the latest biographical and financial information of current and potential major gift donors from public resources and assisting in the maintenance of this information in the constituent donor database. The Director personally handles research requests that are presidential, vice presidential and trustee related, special research requests, and other VIP research, as needed. The Director also oversees the distribution of research request to team members. Establishes standardized formats for research in varying degrees of depth to suit a variety of development purposes. Set standards of accuracy, completeness, timeliness and collaboration for all projects completed by team members. Serves as a member of the Advancement Services Management Team (ASMT).
Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions): Bachelor's degree and 3 years related experience in an area such as alumni development, fundraising, prospect research, or business development. Required to travel to a conference as part of the continual educational development and professional growth. Must have a valid driver's license.
EEO Statement: The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.