Description

Compensation Type: Annual salary
Job Type:
Full Time

Pay Range: $40,000-$45,000
Organization's Mission: Westminster College is a private, independent college dedicated to student learning. We are a community of learners with a long and honored tradition of caring deeply about students and their education. We offer liberal arts and professional education in courses of study for undergraduate, selected graduate, and other innovative degree and non-degree programs. Students are challenged to experiment with ideas, raise questions, critically examine alternatives, and make informed decisions. We encourage students to accept responsibility for their learning, to discover and pursue their passions, and to promote more equitable and sustainable communities.

Our purposes are to prepare students to lead lives of learning, accomplishment, and service and to help them develop skills and attributes critical for success in a diverse and interdependent world. We promote distinctive approaches to engaged learning that emphasize theory and practice in our academic and co-curricular programs.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: Westminster College is dedicated to social justice, equity, and respect as fundamental components of our mission and core values. Informed by our college-wide learning goals, Westminster acknowledges and engages with the values, experiences, worldviews, and intersectional identities and characteristics of all members of our campus community. Furthermore, we strive for Inclusive Excellence by consistently interweaving diversity and inclusion into our curricula and co-curricular activities, programs, policies, practices, and external engagement. It is our goal to cultivate a respectful, equitable, and healthy campus community.

As part of this statement, we define diversity as individual differences, life experiences, group/social differences (e.g., race/ethnicity, class, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, nationality, and disability), historically underrepresented groups, and groups with cultural, political, religious/spiritual, or other affiliations.
Position Summary: The Prospect Development Researcher will provide proactive and reactive research on major gift donors and prospects to help build pipeline, advance and deepen relationships, and guide thoughtful gift solicitations. This role supports student success by managing donor prospects who directly supports the college and Westminster students.
Primary Responsibilities: RESEARCH:
Conduct in-depth research and analysis, both reactively and proactively, on individuals, corporate and foundation prospects, and donors and prepare reports for review. These reports include bios, briefs, comprehensive profiles, and wealth screening analysis and validation.

Actively support the identification and verification of new prospects discovered through Advancement database, public sources, database screening, specialized research technologies and databases, and other proactive resources to determine donor giving capacity, interest, and affinity.

Enhance the donor database with updated research information and indications of wealth.

PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT:
Provide metrics that help fundraisers efficiently manage their prospect portfolios and help facilitate the movement of donors and prospects through the prospect management pipeline.

Assists development officers in prospect strategy development and documentation and manage prospect assignments.

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION:
Promote an Inclusive Westminster through demonstration of the commitments included in the Westminster College Diversity Statement. Participate in developmental activities to increase understanding and awareness of issues related to diversity, equity and inclusion both individually and as related to my field of work, profession or discipline.
Desired Qualifications: -A Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of one year of comparable knowledge and relevant professional skills.
-Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products, advanced Excel skills and knowledge is a plus.
-Must be analytical, detailed, strategic thinker, collaborative, customer-oriented, and self-motivated.
-Excellent oral and written communication skills.
-Ability to handle multiple responsibilities and meet tight deadlines.
-Comfortable working independently as well as working closely in a group.
-Must be able to work some evenings and weekends.
Benefits / Why Work With Us: westminster College offers medical, dental, vision, time off, sick leave, life insurance, 403(b) contributions, and a great campus culture!
How to Apply: https://westminstercollege.peopleadmin.com/postings/1222
Location: Salt Lake City

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Contact: Human Resources
Email: hiring@westminstercollege.edu
Phone: 801-832-2572