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dATA ANALYST

Date posted: November 29, 2020
Organization: Portland State University Foundation


At the PSU Foundation, we believe in the power of higher education to transform lives. We are a mission-driven organization focused on advancing Portland State University through relationships, community connections and philanthropy. As part of our team, you’ll join a group of passionate, committed and engaged individuals working to empower students, faculty and the communities we serve. Join us.

The Opportunity:

The PSU Foundation is currently searching for a creative, thoughtful and detail-oriented Data Analyst to join our team of highly talented individuals who work together to advance the mission of higher education. The Data Analyst will be responsible for gathering manipulating, analyzing, and maintaining the integrity of PSU Foundation’s databases and warehouses. A solid combination of technical, analytical, communication, customer service, and task and project management skills will be required in order to effectively handle the responsibilities of this position.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Four or more years of experience with SQL.
  • Demonstrated experience writing SQL queries and stored procedures.
  • Excellent requirements gathering, documentation, mapping, and analytical skills.
  • Excellent prioritization, time-management, and task tracking and completion skills.
  • Knowledge of and experience with the functions, capabilities and applications of data warehousing and business intelligence.
  • Technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques.
  • Excellent computer skills, and ability to learn and adapt quickly to new software.
  • Experience working with Constituent Relationship Management (preferably BBCRM) and Financial software (preferably Blackbaud Financial Edge) or similar large relational databases.

  Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience with Microsoft SSMS, SSIS, and SSRS.
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience working with ETL packaging, APIs, SDKs, Visual Studio and .NET 4.0 (or higher) framework.
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with reporting packages (Power Bi, Tableau), databases (SQL etc.), programming (XML, JavaScript, or ETL frameworks).
  • Knowledge and experience with statistical packages (e.g. SAS, R, Python).
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft SSMS, SSIS, and SSRS.
  • Experience in higher education or non-profit environment.
  • Knowledge of tax laws pertaining to charitable giving.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Azure and/or other cloud-based infrastructures.

Characteristics and Cultural Competencies:

  • Service-oriented partner skilled at building productive professional relationships
  • Results-oriented professional who can set, pursue and achieve goals; thrives in a fast-paced, growing organization.
  • Creative thinker with high degree of integrity and loyalty
  • Strong affinity for the mission of higher education
  • Creates an environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates differences
  • Functions and communicates effectively and respectfully within the context of varying beliefs, behaviors, orientations, identities and cultural backgrounds
  • Seeks opportunities to gain experience working and collaborating in diverse, multicultural and inclusive settings with a willingness to change for continual improvement
  • Is committed to these core values that guide our ethical, professional approach to our work: collaboration, integrity, transparency, empowerment, donor-centric

 Essential Duties:

  • Creates lists, queries, reports, and dashboards based on stakeholder requests using tools built into the CRM and Financial solutions, Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), and other application, query, and reporting tools.
  • Develops and supports data warehouses and creates/test interfaces that integrate with them and provide end-users the ability to query, filter, and extract information.
  • Creates ETL (extraction, transform, and load) processes to load, extract, and update data in the systems using Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS).
  • Works with key stakeholders to identify list and report requirements.
  • Performs analysis and creates data visualization in support of new or changing data structures.
  • Recommends report enhancements, data audits, and business practices to increase database accuracy and improve stakeholder experience.
  • Creates imports and exports to load data into and out of the CRM and Financial systems.
  • Works with vendors to create and implement APIs for Foundation applications.
  • Develops and maintains system and user documentation.
  • Acquires data from primary or secondary data sources and maintain databases/data systems.
  • Assists with system upgrades and patching including review and assessment of upgrade and patch release notes, test script planning and development, testing, and coordination of user testing.
  • Upholds PSU and PSUF brand standards

 

Other Essential Information:

  • Proposed Start Date: January 2020
  • Department: Data Management and IT Services
  • Work Days/Hours: Full-time, exempt
  • Benefits Eligible. For a full list of our awesome offered benefits, please visit: https://www.psuf.org/careers
  • Pay Range: $57,000 - $75,000

 

PSU Foundation an EEO employer. To learn more about the foundation, our strategic direction and our financial impacts, please visit: https://www.psuf.org/about-psu-foundation

Ready to apply? We are looking forward to hearing from you! Please visit: www.psuf.org/careers to apply.



development associate

Date posted: November 16, 2020
Organization: ACLU Oregon

Are you passionate about protecting the rights of all people? The ACLU of Oregon Development Department invites applications for its open Development Associate position.

The ACLU is the nation’s foremost defender of civil liberties and civil rights. Our role is to be a principled visionary – not just to respond to crisis but also to create openings for change, to imagine and build a future that is better than what came before. It is an exciting time at the ACLU: we are envisioning an approach to our work that centers BIPOC communities and voices, expanding our fundraising base, strengthening our legal and advocacy firepower, and amplifying public engagement with our work to fight threats to freedom head on – and win.

In addition to fulfilling our strong mission and high-profile work, we aspire to create and nurture an internal culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging and to dismantle white supremacy and replace it with equitable organizational structures. To this end, we are intentionally seeking to attract team members and leaders who are interested in shaping our future as an anti-racist and equity-focused organization.

 

The Development Associate provides proactive, responsive, and effective support to the Development Director, working to advance the fundraising and donor relations efforts of the development team. The position offers a professional face to the ACLU of Oregon’s fundraising operations, while exercising discretion and judgement in performing a variety of high-level tasks related to membership, major gifts, planned giving, events management, foundation relations, and donor relations. The position provides key strategic communications, project management, data management, and research functions as a part of the development team. The Associate will demonstrate a strong commitment to racial equity and actively participate in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) discussions and incorporate a DEI lens in all the work that they do.

The Development Associate will join a talented and highly motivated team, which includes attorneys, communications experts, legislative and policy advocates, and fundraisers. 

Major Duties

  • Assists in the implementation and the design of a successful donor relations program that targets all levels of giving
  • Solicit in-kind gifts and monetary gifts by establishing and managing a portfolio of 30 key donor relationships
  • Provides data functions, including creating donor accounts, entering monetary and non-monetary gifts, and reviewing donor accounts for accuracy
  • Responsible for review and control of gift acknowledgment, including preparing receipts, donor acknowledgements, thank you notes, pledge statements, and memorial acknowledgements
  • Manages gifts processing, including recording pledges and gifts in the individual donor accounts, and banking deposits as appropriate
  • Ensures that donors are acknowledged promptly and properly by facilitating the creation and the update, as necessary, of individual constituent records
  • Works with ACLU national staff and other affiliate staff to deliver or delivers exemplary customer services to supporters and donors requesting changes to donor records or seeking additional information about their relationship with the ACLU
  • Uses the database to track foundation and corporate grants, recording application materials, deadlines, payment schedules, and required reports
  • Assists in drafting reports for submission to grantors
  • Produces necessary reports, mailing lists, and donor lists as requested on an ad hoc basis
  • Manages a monthly process of gift reconciliation with the Operations and Fiscal Manager as well as managing the annual reconciliation process in collaboration with the Operations and Fiscal Manager and ACLU national staff
  • Tracks prospect and donor moves in the donor database.
  • Assists with scheduling donor meetings and briefings
  • Conducts prospect research and wealth screening on existing and prospective donors to build comprehensive briefings on donor background, preferences, and priorities in collaboration with other development staff
  • Drafts, edits, and distributes key print and digital donor communications, including, but not limited to direct mail, website pages, donor acknowledgements, annual reports, and e-blasts
  • Tracks and coordinates the collection of information and necessary documentation from individuals and businesses conducting charitable sales in support of the ACLU
  • Works with the Development Director, Membership Engagement Officer, and other key staff to track and coordinate the ACLU’s participation in speaking engagements, as a program sponsor, or as a provider of advocacy materials to supporters
  • Creates collateral including event invitations, fund reports as needed
  • Assists in event planning, logistics management, and donor relations management for key Development events, including Food For Thought, webinars, and Liberty Dinner, using appropriate electronic tools
  • Assists the Development Director in meeting facilitation by scheduling meetings, developing meeting agendas, and capturing meeting minutes
  • Analyzes past campaign results, including pertinent economic factors to help develop fundraising goals and metrics
  • Develop event agendas and run of shows for key organizational events in consultation with key staff
  • Trains and monitors volunteers supporting ACLU events as necessary
  • Participates in, creates, and sustains inclusive and engaging spaces for all people by demonstrating a commitment to racial equity, to dismantling white supremacy, and to operating with knowledge and understanding of how power is manifested in matters of race, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, ability, language, immigration status, national origin, and socioeconomic circumstances

Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required

  • Proven commitment to diversity and equity.
  • Requires a minimum of one years’ experience in nonprofit organizing, advocacy, and or community-based organizations in a fundraising or development capacity.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills as well as the ability to develop strong relationships with a variety of organizational stakeholders and when working with people with different backgrounds and life experiences.
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofing skills, along with excellent problem solving skills, with a consistent, solution-oriented approach.
  • Excellent judgement and ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality regarding campaign strategy, personnel issues, and other intellectual property.
  • Strong project management, time management, and organizational skills, including the ability to set priorities and the ability to improve on existing processes/systems.
  • Strong research, critical thinking, and analytic skills.
  • Demonstrates a keen attention to detail, a commitment to follow-through, and a high level of motivation while displaying readiness, optimism, and calm under pressure while working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Commitment to work collaboratively and respectfully toward resolving obstacles and conflicts.
  • Advanced level skills in Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Excel, and G suite.
  • Ability to do basic math, including addition, division, multiplication, and subtraction.
  • Ability to travel and work outside of the office on a limited basis.
  • Knowledge of the ACLU’s mission and the ability to stay abreast of current organizational priorities, including a wide range of civil liberties and civil rights issues.

Preferred Skills and Competencies:

  • Two years of non-profit development experience.
  • Experience working with a senior ranking member of a management team, managing multiple demands, and changing priorities.
  • Experience with publication and design software applications.
  • Two years of experience with donor databases or constituent relationship management systems, preferably Salesforce and Greater Giving.
  • Confident with technology and willing to learn how to use new databases and online tools. 

Reports to: Development Director.

Direct reports: none.

Full-time, exempt position.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Salary range is $40,000 to $50,000 depending on experience. Excellent benefits including paid vacation, nine (9) office holidays; medical, vision, and dental insurance for staff members, and 401(k) plan with employer contribution and match, transportation subsidy, and direct exposure to cutting-edge civil rights work.

TO APPLY

Apply online via our careers page at: www.aclu-or.org/en/about/careers

The position will remain open until filled, at which time the job announcement will be removed from our website.

ACLU of Oregon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status, record of arrest or conviction. We also encourage qualified people with justice system involvement to apply.

assistant director of development for the school of business

Date posted: November 4, 2020
Organization:Portland State University Foundation

At the PSU Foundation, we believe in the power of higher education to transform lives. We are a mission-driven organization focused on advancing Portland State University through relationships, community connections and philanthropy. As part of our team, you’ll join a group of passionate, committed and engaged individuals working to empower students, faculty and the communities we serve. Join us.

The Opportunity:

The PSU Foundation is currently searching for a creative, thoughtful and detail-oriented Assistant Director of Development for the School of Business (SB) to join our team of highly talented individuals who work together to advance the mission of higher education. The Assistant Director of Development, SB will have a primary focus on annual giving and pipeline fundraising; strategic development planning; corporate engagement; donor stewardship systems and processes; development communications; fund and information management; events; and other related administrative functions.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • A minimum of two years of relevant fundraising experience including proven success in securing gifts, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in writing successful proposals and stewardship reports for donors.
  • A strong track record in managing multiple tasks in a deadline-oriented environment.
  • Evidence of successful performance in a highly collaborative, team-oriented organization.
  • A willingness to travel and work evenings and weekends.
  • Experience using MS office applications, Google mail, Google Docs and fundraising software is a must.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Fundraising experience in higher education preferred, particularly a large, public institution, or comparably complex organization.
  • Familiarity with donor databases.
  • Knowledge of Portland’s donor community.
  • A deep appreciation for the mission of Portland State University

Characteristics and Cultural Competencies:

  • Ability to manage and assume primary responsibility for developing and implementing fundraising strategies.
  • Results-oriented leader who can set, pursue, and achieve goals; thrives in a fast-paced, growing organization.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and duties simultaneously, while paying careful attention to details and meeting deadlines.
  • Service-oriented and able to build productive professional relationships.
  • A high degree of integrity and loyalty.
  • Strong affinity for the mission of higher education.
  • Ability to set and achieve or exceed fundraising goals.
  • Excellent analytical, computer, and written communication skills.
  • Creates an environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates differences.
  • Functions and communicates effectively and respectfully within the context of varying beliefs, behaviors, orientations, identities, and cultural backgrounds.
  • Seeks opportunities to gain experience working and collaborating in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings with a willingness to change for continual improvement.
  • Is committed to these core values that guide our ethical, professional approach to our work: collaboration, integrity, transparency, empowerment, donor-centric.

 

Essential Duties:

  • Manages a portfolio of individual prospects through all phases of the development process including identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship; initiate, design, and execute strategies for assigned prospects based on capacity for support, existing relationships with PSU and alignment of with School of Business and university priorities.
  • Develops fundraising strategies to move donors up the giving pyramid, identify and cultivate new donors, and identify special, corporate, foundation, major and planned giving prospects.
  • Provides leadership on individualized donor stewardship for donors in a portfolio with giving of $5,000 or more.
  • Serves as primary School of Business liaison for the central Annual Giving team and Corporate/Foundation Relations team. Leads annual fund strategy for School of Business and drive all grant submissions below $10,000.
  • Serves as primary liaison for select faculty/staff fundraising partners and work, collaboratively, with the Senior Director and Associate Director to support additional faculty/staff partners in shared efforts to advance philanthropy for key initiatives.
  • Participates in annual and strategic development planning for the School of Business.
  • Assists with and maintains donor stewardship programs and collateral.

 

Other Essential Information:

  • Proposed Start Date: Before 12/31/2020
  • Department: School of Business
  • Work Days/Hours: Full-time/Exempt
  • Benefits Eligible. For a full list of our awesome offered benefits, please visit: https://www.psuf.org/careers
  • Pay Grade Level: 4 ($47,819 - $62,164)

 

PSU Foundation an EEO employer. To learn more about the foundation, our strategic direction and our financial impacts, please visit: https://www.psuf.org/about-psu-foundation

Ready to apply? We are looking forward to hearing from you! Please visit: www.psuf.org/careers to apply.

This position will close on Wednesday, November 25th