Research Analyst

Location: Providence, RI (02940)
Company: Brown University
Salary: $100,000
Industry: IT
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: Today
Job Description
: Reporting to the Associate Director of Prospect Research, the Research Analyst will proactively and reactively collect, analyze, synthesize, interpret, and appropriately disseminate information about constituents in support of the division's fundraising and engagement priorities. Using a wide variety of resources, the Research Analyst prepares materials that evaluates a potential prospect's financial capacity and propensity to make philanthropic contributions to and serve in volunteer capacities for Brown University.

The Research Analyst will also complete special projects and other tasks related to research as assigned by the Associate Director. Additionally, the Research Analyst is responsible for conducting highly sensitive philanthropic due diligence research to review prospective donor's financial information, background, relationships and philanthropy to evaluate possibilities of reputational risk. The analyst works collaboratively with and as liaisons to major and principal gifts fundraisers to help meet overall fundraising goals, and to support the development of appropriate cultivation and solicitation strategies for building the donor pipeline.

Activities of the Research Analysts are primarily focused on the University's highest-level prospective donors capable of making major gifts of $100,000 and above. The Research Analyst will be detail-oriented, creative, inquisitive, persistent, and self-motivated in applying their research and analytical abilities in meaningful ways that support the strategic goals and objectives of Brown University to identify and engage prospective donors, to support academic excellence, and to promote philanthropy and volunteerism. Applicants should possess a high degree of professionalism, ethical sensitivity, confidentiality and discretion.

Strong writing skills, with an expeditious approach and ability to condense and clarify information in written form is desired. Candidates must demonstrate a willingness and ability to support a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. Requirements. Proven library, research and analytical techniques, emphasizing the ability to gather, evaluate and synthesize complex and data from various sources and present information in a clear and cohesive manner Must demonstrate superior writing skills, with an expeditious approach and the ability to condense and clarify information in written form High level of computer proficiency required.

Must have working knowledge of the Window environment (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access) as well as fluency with building Internet and web queries, manipulating and retrieving data from complex database sources, managing news alerts technologies, and using electronic subscription services Ability to work independently and proactively, yet function in a collaborative team environment, exhibiting self-reliance, dependability, trustworthiness, good listening skills, and an ability to form effective working partnerships with colleagues Demonstrated ability to meet challenging and changing deadlines High degree of professionalism, ethical sensitivity, confidentiality and discretion; proven ability to apply good judgment and responsible decision-making Candidate must demonstrate a willingness and ability to support a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. Education and Experience. Bachelor's degree required.

Equivalent combination of education and experience, with demonstrated competencies in marketing and/or financial analysis, library science, journalism, business communications and/or similar fields considered 2+ years of advancement research, development, fundraising, and/or market research experience. Preference given to candidates with understanding of and competency with the Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement (APRA) Basic and Advanced Skill Sets. Candidates please note: all offers of employment are contingent upon a completed criminal background check and education verification satisfactory to Brown.

Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter and resume with their application. In order to maintain 90% or greater universal vaccination rates on campus, all newly hired employees at Brown University must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work, unless they are approved for a medical or religious exemption. For more information, please visit the Healthy Brown site.

Recruiting Start Date: 2022-06-02-07:00 Job Posting Title: Research Analyst Department: Advancement Grade: Grade 9 Worker Type: Employee Worker Sub-Type: Regular Time Type: Full time Scheduled Weekly Hours: 37.5 Position Classification: Hybrid Eligible Submission Guidelines: Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions.

Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application. Vaccination Requirements: In order to maintain 90% or greater universal vaccination rates on campus, all newly hired employees at Brown University must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work, unless they are approved for a medical or religious exemption. All employees must also receive a COVID-19 booster within thirty (30) days of becoming eligible.

For more information, please visit the Healthy Brown site. Still Have Questions? If you have any questions you may contact employment@brown.edu. EEO Statement: Brown University is an E-Verify Employer.

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status

Web Reference : AJF/369943596-202
Posted Date : Wed, 28 Sep 2022

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