University of Utah Job Description
Oversees all aspects of the development prospect research unit to provide information to fundraisers on individual, corporate and foundation major gift prospects.
Bachelor's Degree in English, Journalism, Library Science, or a related field, or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience); a minimum of two years of related professional experience; and demonstrated ability to extensively research prospects and create profile documents required. Supervisory experience; effective verbal and written communication skills; experience in managing database systems and resource libraries; and proficiency in analyzing and interpreting financial documents, planned gifts and stockholdings are also required.
Working knowledge of DIALOG, InvestNet, DataTimes, CDROMs, and the Internet strongly preferred.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
The incumbent has the authority to make hire/fire determinations, as well as make recommendations for salary adjustments. He/she also oversees the management of the prospect database, creates programs, oversees all training in the office and participates in developing research strategies.
Problems encountered by the incumbent include staying current and determining the most cost effective information resources to purchase in a rapidly growing industry where the technology is revolutionary; and prioritizing the myriad of necessary research tasks engaged in by all staff. Decisions that might change unit policy or the main objective are referred to the supervisor.
The incumbent supervises 2 nonexempt employees and 1 hourly employee.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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