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*This is an Exempt position. Employees in this position are paid a salary on a monthly basis and are not eligible to receive overtime pay.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Develops proactive prospect research methodologies for identifying biographical, financial, professional, philanthropic and capacity information on prospects for designated school/unit partners. Proactively identifies prospects via screens, alerts, database searches, and other routine activities; qualifies and refers highly rated screened prospects in a clear and actionable way. Prepares comprehensive research reports on individuals, corporations and foundations. Identifies new prospects for significant financial or volunteer support for the institution. Collects information on prospects, donors and leadership prospects. Organizes and analyzes information to identify philanthropic patterns, tendencies, and relationships among individuals, corporations, and foundations. Keeps abreast of and effectively utilizes resources at hand such as government documents, SEC filings, deeds and property tax assessment records, and legal documents such as wills and charitable trusts. Develops and generates reports that support planning and decision-making. Supports and participates in prospect management activities. Identifies prospects for cultivation, solicitation and leadership positions for major gifts and principal gifts. Serves as a liaison between the school/unit offices and the Research office. Tracks, prioritizes and monitors research projects. Performs related responsibilities as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor's degree and two years of experience in an office setting OR an equivalent combination of experience, education, and/or training. Experience in non-profit, development, or alumni relations is preferred.

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