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DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH ANALYST I
Job Title: DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH ANALYST I
Job Code: 1898
Job Level: 11
Revised Date: 07/01/2016
Job Family: JF 34
Perform a variety of duties involved in the collection, interpretation, analysis and documentation of data on prospective donors in support of development research and/or information gathering activities. Submit reports to University Leadership and Gift Officers across schools and units with strategic recommendations regarding cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of donors across Duke University.
Proactively collect, interpret, document and summarize descriptive, analytical and evaluative data on prospective and existing donors.
Procure data using various research methods to include electronic database searches, telephone and personal interviews, and on-site investigations.
Monitor news sources to track donors, prospects and fundraising opportunities.
Determine prospect capability, and assess prospect and donor interest in various programs across the university.
Foster strategic relationships with front-line fundraisers across the university. Advise development officers concerning requests for donor information and questions.
Identify new prospects and suggest approach strategies to be used by Development staff and Major Gift Officers in solicitations of gifts to Duke. Present information in a variety of written formats including reports, summaries and abstracts.
Maintain, update and query prospect relational database. Provide system generated reports for analysis and interpretation.
Prepare presidential briefings, bios and documentation.
Consult with development officers across the University and Medical Center to develop written strategies. Coordinate with the Research Coordinator for Principal Gifts on preparation and delivery guidelines.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.
Required Qualifications at this Level
Work requires the skills and knowledge normally acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree.
Work generally requires one year of experience in development research or a related field. Work experience in research methodology strongly preferred.
OR ANY OTHER EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE.
Knowledge of Microsoft suite products and internet search capability; Strong analytical skills; Strong interpersonal skills; Knowledge and familiarity with development, research and prospect management practices; Ability to handle multiple priorities with attention to detail and timeliness.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
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