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Administrative Support Specialist (Prospect Researcher)

North Carolina Central University

North Carolina Central University

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Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Administrative Support Specialist (Prospect Researcher)

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Posting Details

Position Information
Position/Classification Title Administrative Support Specialist
Working Title Administrative Support Specialist (Prospect Researcher)
Competency Level Journey
Position Number 101914
Salary Grade Equivalent 61
FLSA Non-Exempt
Appointment Type Permanent - Full Time
FTE 1 = 40 hours/week, 12 months
If time limited, duration date
Department Hiring Range $31,200 - $47,130
EEO-1 Category Administrative Support Workers
SOC Code 43-6014 - Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
Position Overview
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
The Division of Institutional Advancement advances a culture of philanthropy through the engagement of alumni, faculty, staff, students, parents and friends (both individually and in the corporate community) in support of the Institution’s mission of preparing students to become global leaders and practitioners who transform communities. By using creative strategies to enhance the University’s image, the office promotes the overall mission of North Carolina Central University to its external publics in order to solicit and acquire philanthropic support.

Primary Purpose of Position
The Prospect Development Analyst identifies, develops, analyzes, and maintains confidential prospect research, wealth screenings and information on prospective and existing donors to facilitate solicitation of principal, major and annual gifts from individual, corporate and foundation donors by the University’s advancement team. The Analyst is responsible for identifying new and high-level prospects, as well as producing and preparing prospect research profiles, documents and briefings on individuals, corporations and foundations. The research and analysis performed by this role serve as the foundation for fundraising campaigns and directly contribute to the success of the Division of Institutional Advancement team and campaign.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Strong qualitative and quantitative analytical and research skills.
  • Advanced proficiency in conducting donor research, with experience in recognizing and assessing wealth indicators and giving capacity.
  • Knowledge and use of iWave, ResearchPoint, LexisNexis and other research tools.
  • Experiencing using and/or creating rubrics used to create scoring models.
  • Intermediate knowledge of donor types and understanding of fundraising processes and donor cycles.
  • Proficiency in locating relevant information in a variety of formats: including electronic, hard copy, telephone calls, conversations with staff and volunteers, then consolidating it in a well-organized report format.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with high-level stakeholders, both internal and externally.
  • Demonstrated adaptability and excellent planning and organizing skills, manage multiple simultaneous requests for information, and prioritize to meet deadlines.
  • Exceptional communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Capacity to maintain confidentiality due to sensitivity of donor information.
  • Strong collaboration skills with colleagues, faculty and staff and demonstrated ability to effectively adapt to diverse audiences.
  • Detail oriented and strong organizational skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite.
  • Ability to create reports and manipulate data within Excel.
  • Knowledge of prospect research ethics, including statements by APRA and CASE and other professional fundraising associations.
Minimum Education/Experience
High School Diploma or equivalency and one year of related office experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation
N/A
Equal Opportunity Employer
North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Work Hours 8am-5pm
Position required to work during periods of adverse weather or other emergencies No
Campus Security Authority Designated Position No
Key Responsibilities and Related Competencies
Required Competency Analysis and Decision Making
Duties
• Strong qualitative and quantitative analytical and research skills.

• Advanced proficiency in conducting donor research, with experience in recognizing and assessing wealth indicators and giving capacity.
Required Competency Technical Knowledge
Duties
Knowledge and use of iWave, ResearchPoint, LexisNexis and other research tools.
• Proficient in MS Office Suite.
• Experiencing using and/or creating rubrics used to create scoring models.
• Ability to create reports and manipulate data within Excel.
• Intermediate knowledge of donor types and understanding of fundraising processes and donor cycles.
Required Competency Information/Records Administration
Duties
Detail oriented and strong organizational skills.
• Proficiency in locating relevant information in a variety of formats: including electronic, hard copy, telephone calls, conversations with staff and volunteers, then consolidating it in a well-organized report format
Knowledge of prospect research ethics, including statements by APRA and CASE and other professional fundraising associations.
Required Competency Customer Service/Communication
Duties
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively with high-level stakeholders, both internal and externally.

• Demonstrated adaptability and excellent planning and organizing skills, manage multiple simultaneous requests for information, and prioritize to meet deadlines.

• Exceptional communication skills (verbal and written).

• Capacity to maintain confidentiality due to sensitivity of donor information.

• Strong collaboration skills with colleagues, faculty and staff and demonstrated ability to effectively adapt to diverse audiences
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number SPA01011P
Open Date 02/05/2024
Close Date 02/19/2024
Special Instructions to Applicants
For employment/re-employment, please treat this a pay plan conversion GN06 and salary grade equivalent 61.
This is re-advertisement. Previous applicants need not to reapply for consideration.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. DD-214 (for Veterans Only)

Supplemental Questions

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