The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

Development Researcher - Research Analyst

Hiring department University Development
Monthly salary $3,333+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 18-05-08-01-9214
Job Status Open
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin, TX (off-campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

None provided

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information

Purpose

To provide research support for private-sector fundraising programs campus-wide at The University of Texas at Austin.

Essential Functions

Research and assist in qualifying potential donors by producing comprehensive reports on individuals, corporations and foundations using online, internal and print sources. Collaborate with assigned development officers regularly to assist in prospect identification, qualification and strategy. Conduct independent research to identify new prospective donors. Contribute information to and assist in maintaining confidential donor database.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Bachelor's degree. A combination of one year of experience in development research or prospect research. One year of experience using online information resources. Demonstrated proficiency in data collection, verification, and analysis. Demonstrated ability to prioritize among a variety of tasks and simultaneously monitor and maintain multiple projects. Experience using a personal computer. Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and work as part of a team dedicated to responsive service. Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated attention to detail. Professional demeanor. Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information. Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in library or information science. Experience with Lexis-Nexis Universe for Development Professionals, Hoover's Online, and foundation research tools. Familiarity with the Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement Statement of Ethics and Prospect Research Skills Set.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity

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