Company: University of Virginia
Date posted: July 27, 2018
Anticipated Hiring Range: $70-84,000
The Advancement Operations division of University Advancement is hiring a Data Consultant. We seek a highly-qualified professional who is a self-directed worker and learner, an innovative thinker, a creative and diligent problem-solver, and a collegial team player.
Data Consultants on the Advancement Business Intelligence team in Advancement Operations synthesize complex data; they develop strategic, actionable reports, dashboards and other tools to support the efforts of advancement managers & front line gift officers across Grounds, as well as other business units in University Advancement.
- using statistical software (e.g., R, SAS or SPSS)
- Cognos (Report Studio and Query Studio) a plus
- working with APIs
- working in a data warehouse environment
Preference will be given to the candidate with experience in advancement operations, business operations or fundraising analytics in a higher education setting.
The Data Consultant is innovative and proactive in reporting, analysis, and visualizations, and is responsible for the development of custom reports and dashboards; researching new and developing business intelligence (BI) technologies, tools and techniques; developing 'proof of concept' solutions to demonstrate benefits of new technologies and/or forecasting models.
Data Consultants drive the fundraising process by initiating strategy meetings with clients; providing consultation regarding fundraising and engagement data and analysis; facilitating communication between units and development officers. Data Consultants are effective communicators, not just with data, but also through verbal and written communication; they work with a broad range of people (technical & non-technical professionals of all levels). Data Consultants are adept and comfortable consulting with clients to gather project specifications, as well as sharing results or other findings to clients.
* This is a restricted position and continuation is dependent on funding *
To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0623680. Complete an application online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae/resume, and contact information for three references. The position will remain open until filled.
For questions about this position or the application process please contact Chris Cunningham at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Virginia values diversity in all of its complexity and richness. We are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.
Open until filled.
CV/Resume, Cover letter, 3 references