Miami, Florida
Apr 16, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.

The Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami has an exciting career opportunity for a Senior Donor Research Analyst. This position is responsible for producing background information on donors and prospects. Responsibilities for this position may include, but are not limited to, identifying individuals, corporations, and foundations with major gift potential; reporting findings in a timely manner; coordinating and prioritizing requests; and utilizing online databases, periodicals, and the Raiser's Edge System. Specifically, duties and responsibilities may include conducting data mining projects and proactively identifying, researching, and recommending current and potential major gift donors; communicating with the development officers to fulfill requests; managing the flow of requests; meeting with development officers to discuss strategy and to understand program needs; compiling briefing materials, full profiles, and analysis of prospects and donors using web-based resources and internal databases; monitoring newspapers, journals, and online sources to track and identify donors and prospects; staying abreast of general philanthropic trends; preparing new clippings for distribution among staff and for storage in prospect files; actively seeking out new prospect research trends, tools, and techniques and communicating such to other staff; and attending training and update the Raiser's Edge System with appropriate information.

The minimum qualifications for this position are as follows: Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Business, or a discipline in which information gathering, analysis, and synthesis are emphasized. At least three years of relevant work experience. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, analytical, and communication skills with a strong command of the English language. Possess a well-developed sense of curiosity, ingenuity, perseverance, and good judgment. Demonstrated ability to pay close attention to detail. Ability to be flexible. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to work successfully in an independent manner as well as professionally collaborate as a member of a team, managing multiple tasks, meeting deadlines, and analyzing financial information. Proficiency and experience using Microsoft computer applications. Any relevant education, certifications and/or work experience may be considered.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for. The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Veteran/Disability Employer. Come join us!

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University of Miami School of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.


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