Employer Name: Stanford University

Job Title: Assistant Director of Research
Job Summary: Reporting to the Senior Associate Director, Prospect Development, the Assistant Director, Research will provide direct support and information for fundraising efforts to development teams, and may involve communicating directly with clients, through research and analysis of the University's current and potential donors/funders. Prospect Development incorporates the Development Research, Prospect Management, and Analytics teams. Members of the department collaborate with colleagues at nearly all phases of the fundraising cycle, including the identification, qualification, prioritization, and evaluation of potential funding sources to help OOD achieve its goals. As information consultants, Prospect Development contributes data intelligence and analysis to development activities, in order to facilitate prospect relationships within the university.

Job Duties: Your responsibilities will include: Independently provide consultation and expertise to research team and clients in identifying areas for analyses. Conduct market, prospect and donor research, analyze and summarize qualitative and quantitative data, prepare detailed reports on individuals, corporations, and foundations identified as prospects, and recommend strategies to specific segments or departments. May prepare presentations to summarize findings. Provide support for the facilitation of shifting responsibilities and additional requirements of the Prospect Development team due to participation in the ADAPT, database conversion, process. Track prospect activity and provide historical records of prospect/donor relationship with the institution and other philanthropic organizations. Communicate and educate fundraisers and research team about trends in industry and philanthropy and in sources of wealth. Identify ways to improve the dissemination and storage of information. Other duties may also be assigned. 

Job Requirements: To be successful in this position, you will bring: Bachelor's degree and two years related experience or a combination of education and relevant experience. Ability to work within a team environment. Strong communication, analytic and critical thinking skills. Demonstrated strong computer skills including advanced Excel skills. Excellent track record of experience with on-line database and internet searches. Ability to manage own workload and client relationship and needs. 
Job Listing: https://careersearch.stanford.edu/jobs/assistant-director-research-4173
First Name: Shoshana
Last Name: Carter
Phone: 6507215965
Email: [email protected]

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