Database and Prospect Research Specialist

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Database and Prospect Research Specialist

Tracking Code: 1124-443

Position Title: Database and Prospect Research Specialist
Department: Resource Development
Reports To: Associate Vice President of Resource Development and the NMC Foundation
Anticipated Start Date: August 12, 2019

Starting Salary: $44,190

Excellent benefit package, including medical, dental, vacation, paid sick leave, and tuition benefit. For more details about benefits, go to and click on Salaries and Benefits, or request a copy from the Office of Human Resources.

This position provides technology support for an innovative team working to achieve ambitious goals for fundraising growth and alumni engagement. The position ensures staff has accurate information about alumni, donors, prospective donors, financial performance, and fundraising metrics in a timely and easily-accessible manner.


  • Associate's degree
  • Demonstrated competency with Excel and Access to manage, manipulate and analyze data
  • Minimum two years experience using data analysis and visualization tools (charting, dashboards, etc)


  • Experience with data management in a multi-user environment
  • Experience with prospect research
  • Experience working in a fundraising organization or environment
  • Working knowledge of Raiser's Edge or other donor management software

FOUNDATIONAL COMPETENCIES: Essential for all NMC employees

  • Ethical behavior and integrity
  • Commitment to quality service, responsible stewardship, continuous improvement
  • Agility/adaptability/tolerance for ambiguity
  • Accountability/personal responsibility
  • Commitment to lifelong learning
  • Create/Contribute to a culture of innovation and thoughtful risk-taking
  • Collaboration/Team work
  • Value all people

Supervises others in accordance with NMC's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding, recognizing employees; addressing performance problems or gaps.


This is a full-time, 40+ hour per week position.

Applications must be received by July 5, 2019. Late applications may be considered until position is filled. Applications must be submitted online at For assistance call 231-995-2612 or
1-800-748-0566 x52612 or email [email protected]

Non-Discrimination Policy Notice
Northwestern Michigan College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, height, weight, marital status or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities and admissions.

Michigan Law requires that a person with a disability or handicap requiring accommodation for employment must notify the employer in writing within 182 days after the need is known.

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Job Location Traverse City, Michigan, United States Salary 44,190.00 - 44,190.00 USD Special Instructions to Applicants Please attach resume, cover letter and transcripts to your online application at Official transcripts will be required of all finalists. Please mail to: Northwestern Michigan College Attention: Human Resources 1701 E Front Street Traverse City, MI 49686. or e-mail to: [email protected]

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Posted: 6/24/2019
Application Due: 8/7/2019
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