Senior Prospect Research Analyst

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Senior Prospect Research Analyst Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 201905061664 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $60,100 - $118,300 Position Information The budgeted amount for the position is $60,100 - $70,000. Working under the direction of the Sr. Director of Annual Giving and Prospect Research and Development, the Senior Prospect Research Analyst (Analyst) is responsible for providing data-driven solutions to Prospect Management and Research programs. As part of the Prospect Research team, the Analyst will support the development of analytical strategies, tools, and ad-hoc reports to support prospect research programs such as centralized portfolio management, prospect identification, and assignment, portfolio analysis, portfolio penetration, proposal activity, etc. Provide on-going assessments of programs' effectiveness — coordinate routine and ad hoc analysis and reporting on University-wide prospect qualification, cultivation and solicitation activities. In collaboration with the Prospect Research team, plan, develop and implement custom predictive models to facilitate the identification of high-quality prospects to ensure portfolios have a sufficient number of prospects to meet goals and to develop an understanding of donor behavior. Please note: a cover letter is required. Applicants may be required to submit work samples as part of the selection process. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required Advanced Degree. Preferred
Experience Experience Requirement Minimum of 5 years of experience. Required 4 - 7 years of related experience. Required Experience in prospect research, development, library research, journalism, or related field. Preferred
Minimum Requirements Thorough knowledge of prospect research techniques, tools and data analysis.
Strong verbal and written communication skills to explain technical concepts and articulate reasoning behind analysis and recommendations. Active listening skills to understand varying opinions and receive feedback.
Thorough knowledge of confidentiality, regulatory and university policies governing research activities.
Thorough knowledge of confidentiality, regulatory and university policies governing researchactivities.
Strong computer skills using Excel, MS Word, and the Web.
Interpersonal skills to maintain professional relationships with peers, team members and management.
Proven ability to manage a project through to completion while performing a wide variety of tasks, adapting to changing priorities, deadlines and directions.
Strong technical skills to utilize and manipulate database, biographical, financial and other research systems and tools. Ability to extract information and generate reports from complex databases. Familiarity with research data interpretation such as SEC, Real Estate and Compensation documentation.
Strong skills to evaluate issues and identify solutions within defined procedures and policies. Proven ability to address problems and suggest solutions through critical thinking process.
Preferred Qualifications Knowledge of Raiser's Edge database.

Strong Knowledge of statistical packages, such as Tableau, R, SAS.

Knowledge of ethics statements by Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement(APRA), Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) and other appropriateassociations.

Additional Information In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.


  • UC Riverside was included in the (August 2018) edition of The Princeton Review's "The Best 382 Colleges."

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."

  • In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for achieving near parity across racial-ethnic, socio-economic, and gender boundaries.

  • UCR ranks among the Top 15 Public Research Universities in the nation, as identified by the 2017 Washington Monthly.

  • In 2017, two separate reports from the Education Trust celebrated UCR as a national leader for African American and Latino student success. UCR was one of just three schools to be named top-performing institutions in both reports and the only California campus recognized among 18 top-performing colleges and universities in the nation for high black student graduation rates.


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview
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Posted: 5/11/2019
Application Due: 7/10/2019
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