Website Mount Royal University

Job Description:

The Manager provides daily oversight, and team support regarding Advancement’s information systems (database, prospect research, prospect management, etc.) and must accommodate the needs of numerous staff within University Advancement including Mount Royal University Foundation staff (fundraisers and support staff), members of the Alumni Relations team, members of the Marketing & Communications team, and senior leadership staff at the University, and must also interface effectively with partners in central IT.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership by exhibiting influence and expertise, thus affecting the results of the operating area
  • Maintain an active awareness of best practices of prospect research, prospect management, data governance, data quality and data management, specifically in the fundraising and Alumni Relations domains
  • Keep up to date on trends and innovation in information-related best practices, technology, and metrics in the educational fundraising sector
  • Establish and maintain key relationships with internal and external stakeholders. work with business and IT partners to remediate identified gaps using both manual and automated solutions
  • Manage day to day work assignment and collaborate with other teams within the University to address needs
  • Prepare and analyze ISDM team plans and reports
  • Encourage innovative solutions when appropriate to address information needs
  • Work with Advancement Services team regarding planning for all software upgrades, version planning and security structure
  • Management duties including but not limited to time sheet approval, performance management/review, etc.
  • Work with the Director, Advancement Services to create an effective work environment by developing a common vision, setting clear objectives, encouraging teamwork, recognizing outstanding performance, and maintaining open communications
  • Provide support to Director regarding review of requests to move forward with adoption of new strategies, processes, technology/tools
  • Oversee the development and execution of end-user training relating to information systems
  • Mentor team members as necessary, providing guidance, insights, and encouraging development of skills and abilities

Job Requirements:

  • University Bachelor Degree
  • Experience with prospect research and pipeline management
  • Experience working in fundraising in a post-secondary environment, and or large/complex related charity with large teams
  • 6 to 10 years of experience
  • Experience with change management and project management
  • Experience with database and records management best practices

Job Details:

Company:  Mount Royal University

Job Category: Education

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Niagara Falls, Ontario, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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