Advancement Operations Data Manager

Sarah Lawrence College

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Advancement Operations Data Manager

Job Description
The Advancement Operations Data Manager is responsible for maintaining the data integrity & hygiene of the Advancement office's Raiser's Edge database through data updates, imports, and direct record management.

This position works closely with the Senior Associate and Director of the Operations team in maintaining the database and other data collection and processing aspects of the department.

Essential Duties Summary
Position Responsibilities:

Record Management:

Manage record upkeep of the Advancement Raiser’s Edge database through a combination of direct data entry, importing files, and record updates using Raiser’s Edge/Blackbaud tools.

Attention to data integrity and record management through direct data entry and/or importing and globally updating.

Proactively use data tools to search and update lost, missing, and incomplete records on a scheduled basis.

Data Support:

Compile files from external sources using data manipulation tools to prepare for importing to Raiser’s Edge.

Department Collaboration:

Work closely with the Advancement Research Department to export/import Raiser’s Edge data to support research projects and analysis.

Work with other departments across campus to facilitate capturing new and missing information in support of Raiser’s Edge: importing and entering files and data sets.

Collaborate with the Advancement Department regarding best-practices to maintain data integrity of the Raiser’s Edge database with other department team members.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required (information systems or science preferred).

Experience with Raiser’s Edge, Raiser’s Edge NXT or similar Advancement database: queries, exports, record management, data entry, and importing.

Proficiency with MS Office.

Advanced proficiency with MS Excel, and data manipulation tools such as MS Access or MS Power BI.

Understand the use of macros, VB Excel, and IF/Else logic statements.

Ability to act with sensitivity and discretion while working with highly confidential information.

Preferred Qualifications

Requirements for Employment

Posting Number: S00248P
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Sarah Lawrence is a prestigious, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Founded in 1926 and consistently ranked among the leading liberal arts colleges in the country, Sarah Lawrence is known for its pioneering approach to education, rich history of impassioned intellectual and civic engagement, and vibrant, successful alumni. In close proximity to the unparalleled offerings of New York City, our historic campus is home to an inclusive, intellectually curious, and diverse community.

Talented, creative students choose Sarah Lawrence for the opportunity to take charge of their education. In close collaboration with our dedicated, distinguished faculty, students create a rigorous, personalized course of study, conduct independent research, and connect a wide array of disciplines. They graduate knowing how to apply the knowledge, skills, and critical thinking necessary for life after college.

Sarah Lawrence College occupies 44 wooded acres in Yonkers, NY, near the Village of Bronxville—just north of New York City. A 30-minute train ride from the Bronxville station takes students into Midtown Manhattan.

In addition to our round-table classrooms, Sarah Lawrence has outstanding theatres, art and performance studios, and music spaces; modern science labs; state-of-the-art graphic computing equipment; competitive sports facilities; a 60,000-square-foot visual arts center; and recently renovated dining facilities.

Our students are men and women who share an enthusiasm for intellectual rigor, academic risk taking, creativity in all disciplines, and original and interdisciplinary work. We are particularly committed to having our faculty, administration, and student body reflect the social, racial, and economic diversity that characterizes our society. The College’s 1,377 undergraduate students come from nearly every state and from 53 countries; 84 percent of undergrads live on campus.

At Sarah Lawrence, students spend more time one-on-one with award-winning faculty than do students at any other college in the country.

Working At Sarah Lawrence College

As a Sarah Lawrence employee, you will join a warm, challenging, and diverse community that offers both quality of life advantages and tangible, valuable employee benefits.

When you work at Sarah Lawrence, you:

  • Receive outstanding benefits, such as medical, dental, and vision plans that exceed the standard plans offered by many companies and institutions, and an exceptional retirement plan through TIAA-CREF.
  • Have unparalleled educational opportunities, such as tuition benefits on campus for employees, their spouses, and their children; discounted tuition to the College’s renowned nursery school; and tuition benefit programs for dependent children who attend other colleges.
  • Have continuous opportunities for advancement, as it is College policy to fill vacancies by promotion or transfer whenever possible.
  • Enjoy boundless cultural experiences, including readings, lectures, music, theater, film screenings, dance performances, art exhibitions, and a state-of-the-art library, free to employees. · Have free access to the 48,000-square-foot Campbell Sports Center, with a six-lane pool, modern weight/fitness training center, squash courts, gymnasium, indoor track, outdoor tennis courts, and fitness classes, open to employees seven days per week.
  • Have several on-campus options for meals, plus off-campus discounts at local restaurants and stores.
  • Work in a convenient location close to all major highways, easily accessed from the Metro-North Harlem line, and 35 minutes from mid-town Manhattan.
  • Enjoy free parking on campus, a 10% discount at the college bookstore.
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