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Associate Director of Advancement Services - University Advancement

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Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time
Position Description

About the Position

CSUDH is on the rise! Founded in 1960, CSUDH boasts a rich history that is rooted in social justice and equity. Today, we are a welcoming community of learners and educators collaborating to change lives and communities for the better, aiming to become a model urban university. Situated in the heart of Los Angeles, our students are a true reflection of our community. With nearly 80% belonging to under-represented groups and nearly half the first in their family to attend college, CSUDH offers one of the most transformative educations in the country. In fact, a recent report ranked us #2 in the nation for economic mobility! We warmly welcome you to join our dynamic Development team that in the last two years has broken fundraising records and help us continue on the path to transform lives that transform America.

Under the general direction of the Director of Advancement Services, the Associate Director of Advancement Services will manage a team and will work collaboratively with the entire University Advancement division to help drive institutional fundraising and engagement goals and to position front-line colleagues (fundraisers, alumni officers, etc.) for success in relationships with donors, potential donors, volunteers, and other supporters. The position will work closely with the Director to facilitate fundraising, gift processing, constituent tracking, relationship management, fund management, and stewardship, provide the essential infrastructure of the Advancement Services enterprise. The Associate Director is a critical player in effectively managing and growing utilization of the CRM (Blackbaud Raiser's Edge NXT) as well as building integrations and automation of data process flows between CRM and other University Advancement and University enterprise systems.

Overview of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to lead and manage staff at a high level, direct projects and operations, inspire and train
  • Interpret and evaluate policies and procedures and analyze data
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and prioritize simultaneous requests
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well with others and optimize partnerships with software vendors and cross-campus partners such as the Office of Information Technology, Finance, Institutional Research, and the Registrar
  • Create custom reports using software tools such as Crystal Reports, SQL Developer, PL/SQL, and others for data retrieval, manipulation, and reports
  • Understand and knowledge of CASE Reporting Standards, FASB, IRS Regulations, and other governing policies and procedures relating to the processing of charitable gifts

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • 2-5 years of experience in Advancement Services or database management/administration in a university or non-profit organization environment
  • Experience in leading a team and employees’ supervision
  • Prior experience in Raiser's Edge, Raiser's Edge NXT, or other relational database software
  • Experience with data integration and secure data transfer across different systems

Preferred Qualifications

  • 4-7 years of experience in Advancement Services or database management/administration in a university or non-profit organization environment
  • Experience in establishing and maintaining complex business rules and data integrity
  • Experience working with SQL programming, fundraising CRM and its reporting options, and familiar with HTML
  • Experience working with data at the micro and macro levels with advanced analytical skills

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