The Prospect and Data Analyst in the law school's External Relations department provides exemplary prospect analysis, reporting, and data-management support for all law school field fundraising activities, as well as non-reunion volunteer management. Reporting to the Director of Development Operations, this individual provides forward-thinking and forward-looking data analysis to help prioritize prospect engagement, and works closely with External Relations and Office of Development Colleagues to bring email- and mail- solicitations to fruition. This individual is an expert partner for the entire External Relations team in all things data-and-analysis and mailing related.
Generating and manipulating data from the Stanford development databases (PostGrads and CARD), as well as other sources when appropriate, this individual will work closely with gift officers to identify and prioritize prospects for engagement and cultivation. This individual may support prospect management functions, and will have special attention focused on new and developing potential prospects. This individual may partner with ER leadership to manage distribution of portfolios. While not a field officer, this individual must be a peer-partner, anticipate field needs, and up-manage field staff colleagues toward institutional goals.
Fundraising understanding, either in the field or as a partner program, will be a significant foundation for this individual's work. This individual will help to develop strategies toward achieving development goals in terms of dollars, engagement, and participation, and will help to identify opportunities for deployment of the dean and gift officers.
This individual may collaborate with peers across the Office of Development, and may represent the SLS team in settings including the OOD-wide data managers cross-team collaborators group. . This role is a great opportunity for a thoughtful and creative problem-solver who thrives in a fast-paced environment.
Work under consultative or self-initiated direction to assess and produce relevant, standard, or custom information (reports, charts, graphs and tables) from structured data sources by querying data repositories and generating the associated information. Distribute and disseminate reports to applicable executive and internal constituencies including all field officers across the ER team.
Devise methods for identifying data patterns, trends in available information sources using a variety of qualitative and quantitative techniques. Determine and recommend additional data collection and reporting requirements.
Provide data oversight and project management for direct marketing, in partnership with client manager.
Design and customize reports and presentation-ready analyses and visualization based upon data particularly from PostGrads, CARD, OBI, and other sources using software tools including Excel and Tableau.
Create non-routine data sets and their related information summary; perform statistical analyses appropriate to complex data and reporting requirements.
Serve as a resource for non-routine data or prospect-based inquiries, tied to prospect identification or cultivation, or non-fundraising engagement.
Lead the implementation of data standards and common data elements for data collection.
Collaborate with other partner team staffs to standardize and systemize routine reports, dashboards, and reporting metrics.
May test prototype systems and participate in approval and release process for new systems and reports.
Other duties may also be assigned
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience. Preferred experience in prospect management and/or a quantitative discipline such as finance, statistics or engineering.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
In-depth knowledge and experience using and applying analytical software, database management system software, database reporting software, database user interface and query software, and data mining software.
Expert ability to collect data using a variety of methods, such as data mining and hardcopy or electronic documentation study, to improve or expand databases.
Basic statistical ability.
Strong listening, verbal, and written communication skills.
Ability to manage multiple activities in a deadline-oriented environment; highly organized, flexible and rigorous attention to detail.
Ability to use logic to calculate data; efficiently construct a database or scrutinize the form of a question.
Ability to work with data of varying levels of quality and validity.
Demonstrated ability to produce data in a clear and understandable manner meeting user requirements.
Ability to work effectively with multiple internal and external customers.
Ability to take a leadership role on projects and with users/clients.
Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
May work extended hours during peak business cycles.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Stanford Law School seeks to hire the best talent and to promote a safe and secure environment for all members of the university community and its property. To that end, new staff hires must successfully pass a background check prior to starting work at Stanford University.
Location: School of Law, Stanford, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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