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Dir, Prospect Mgmt & Adv Rsrch

Apply Now Job Number: 496813
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Categories: Development - Alumni, Donor, & Community Relations / Fundraising & Advancement

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We appreciate your support in making NSU the preeminent place to live, work, study and grow. Thank you for your interest in a career with Nova Southeastern University.

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Job Title: Dir, Prospect Mgmt & Adv Rsrch
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Job Category: Exempt
Hiring Range:  
Pay Basis: Annually  
Subject to Grant Funding?: No  
Essential Job Functions: 1. Manage the Prospect Management and Development Research program.

2. Manage the Prospect Action Tracking (MOVES Management) program.

3. Track and maintain records on the MOVES Management performance of all development officers who are responsible for a prospect portfolio. Report results monthly to the Assistant Vice President of Development and the Dean to whom each DOD reports.

4. Manage the comprehensive proactive and reactive prospect research function.

5. Manage the peer rating/screening program

6. Manage the University's prospect/donor peer rating/screening and evaluation program.

7. Manage the University's Prospect Clearinghouse program.

8. Manage process of prospect assignment.

9. Develop strategic donor identification and cultivation programs in conjunction with the Assistant Vice President of Development and decentralized Development Directors.

10. Provide support for prospect visits, including preparing visit briefings and informational packets and arranging tours.

11. Actively solicit the needs of university wide development officers, negotiating deadlines and access to prospects/donors as appropriate.

12. Maintain a prospect/donor information resource library, including hard copy, CD ROM and on line sources.

13. Develop and manage an annual budget and monitor budgetary expenses.

14. Work with Information Systems to anticipate and maintain the department's technology needs.

15. Maintain proficiency on applicable computer programs and online information systems; ensure that staff members achieve and maintain appropriate efficiencies.

16. Develop and expand upon policies, procedures and systems necessary for the identification, evaluation and tracking of major gift prospects and donors.
Marginal Job Functions: 1. Ensure that work areas are maintained in a neat and orderly fashion.

2. Other duties as assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: 1. Ability to maintain confidentiality and adhere to the highest ethical standards.

2. Ability to train, mentor, motivate and encourage staff and high-level volunteers.

3. Competency in relational and electronic database systems; preferably Banner.

4. Customer service orientation.

5. Excellent communication skills.

6. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a deadline oriented, fast paced environment.
Job Requirements:  
Required Certifications/Licensures:  
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
Major (if required):  
Required Experience: 1. Five (5) years experience utilizing electronic research and databases, library research, online databases, web-based applications, and peer research methodologies for the qualification of prospects.

2. Three (3) years of management and supervisory experience.

3. Experience working with and implementing action plans for the use of wealth screening data and experience in designing comprehensive reports.
Preferred Qualifications: 1. Masters Degree Preferred.

2. Previous experience in advancement services or prospect research at a higher education institution.
Is this a safety sensitive position? No  
Background Screening Required? Yes  
Pre-Employment Conditions:  
Sensitivity Disclaimer: Nova Southeastern University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.

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