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Current Openings (Updated September 22, 2021)

University of Chicago (3 positions)

Database Manager and Systems Analyst at Culver Academies

Prospect Development and Research Analyst at Wheeler Mission

Research Analyst at Purdue for Life Foundation in Lafayette, Indiana

Development Associate at Public Agenda (remote)

Research Associate at United Way of Central Indiana 

Assistant Director of Donor Relations at Indiana Wesleyan University 

University of Chicago | Pulitzer Center

Analyst, Wealth Insights Team, University of Chicago

In partnership with their manager, ensure that the University’s senior leaders (president, chancellor, VP of development) are armed with the information necessary to have successful fundraising meetings/strategies. Prospect for the next generation of UChicago Trustees using lists published in the press, internal data, and other resources. Protect the University’s reputation by vetting high-level prospects for behaviors in conflict with UChicago values.

Apply here.

Senior Analyst, Wealth Insights Team, University of Chicago

Serve as the authority on UChicago's pool of $5M+ potential donors, in partnership with Alumni Relations & Development’s Principal Gifts Team. Develop the pool using timely information on prospects’ philanthropic interests and factors that may affect their wealth/liquidity. Grow the pool by prospecting for future $5M+ prospects – individuals poised to accumulate wealth, inherit, or launch the next “unicorn” start-up.

Apply here.

Senior Analyst, Major Gifts Pool Building, University of Chicago

Partner with fundraisers to translate knowledge of the work being done across campus into targeted, interest-based prospecting. Build the systems and processes necessary to ensure that UChicago has the prospect pools necessary to meet ambitious fundraising goals. Serve as Research lead for the development of the Arts & Humanities Pool.

Apply here.

Note: The two senior analyst positions share a job requisition code and application link.

Posted September 22, 2021

Database Manager and Systems Analyst at Culver Academies

Culver Academies seeks to hire an experienced Advancement - Database Manager and Systems Analyst. The Advancement Database Manager & Systems Analyst will partner with the Chief Advancement Officer and Advancement Leadership in support of the Advancement Department's goals and mission. This position oversees all constituent management systems used by the Advancement Department, including data structure, data retrieval, report customization and analysis, policies and procedures, security, and data entry quality control.

The Advancement Database Manager & Systems Analyst plays a key role in supporting advancement directors responsible for alumni relations and events; stewardship; annual fund, major gifts, planned gifts, campaign fundraising; publications; online and direct mail outreach. In addition, this position supports systems, processes, and data management associated with the recruitment and enrollment of students within the Admissions department at Culver.

The Advancement Database Manager & Systems Analyst assists with processing contributions, acknowledgments, payments, and purchase orders and reconciling all contributions and expenses with the Business Office.

In addition to regular duties, the Database Manager & Systems Analyst is expected to participate in various clubs and activities, coach athletic teams, perform student supervisory and chaperone duties, and engage in other duties assigned by the proper authorities.

For more information or to apply click here

Posted September 20, 2021

Wheeler Mission Ministries | Home | Homeless Shelters in Indianapolis

Prospect Development and Research Analyst at Wheeler Mission

The Prospect Development and Research Analyst (PDRA) conduct research and prepare briefing materials with the emphasis on existing WM donors and verifying assets, interest, professional and philanthropic history, nonprofit affiliations, personal and business connections. Assign fundraiser to prospects based on giving level, relationship, propensity/capacity ratings, and other factors. Lead prospect management functions with goal of optimizing portfolios.

For more information or to apply click here

Posted September 20, 2021

Purdue for Life Foundation

Research Analyst at Purdue for Life Foundation

Essential Functions

§ Utilize public information to gather, interpret, and organize relevant indicators of prospect quality; identify and rate new prospects in order to grow the prospect pipeline and ensure the best prospects are actively qualified and managed by fundraising professionals.

§ Prepare thoughtful, concise and relevant research and summaries on individual, corporate and foundation prospects in support of senior leadership and fundraising professionals to further Purdue’s fundraising priorities.

§ Partner with fundraising professionals in evaluating prospects based on estimated wealth and assets, giving capacities, engagement, as well as other factors, in order to create cultivation and solicitation strategies.

§ Serve as a resource to fundraising professionals and their staff in the use of research materials, on-line databases, prospect development functions of Salesforce Ascend, and other related tools.

§ Collaborate with Chief Development Officers and other fundraising professionals to use actionable data in support of donor/prospect strategy.

Additional Responsibilities

§ Ensure the University Development Office’s records (on-line alumni/development database and documents) contain accurate and complete information.

§ Consult with and advise the Information Services staff and other development offices or departments, as needed, during key system updates and electronic screening implementation.

§ Participate in other appropriate projects, as determined and assigned by the Assistant Vice President or Associate Director.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

· Significant aptitude with research methods and strong computer skills are required; experience with relational databases preferred.

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills and a clear, concise writing style.

· Effective interpersonal skills and good organizational skills are required.

· Must have knowledge of how to search commercial on-line databases, internet websites, and other more traditional resource materials.

· Must be self-motivated, self-directed, and highly-organized individual who works well under deadlines.

· A sense of curiosity and enthusiasm about learning and commitment to professional growth.

· Regular and reliable attendance are requirements of this position.


· Bachelor’s degree in Library Science, Journalism, Liberal Arts, Business, or a related field required.

· Two years related experience in nonprofit, education or related organization required or equivalent combination of experience and training; development and fundraising experience, preferably in an academic environment.

· Similar experience acceptable in business (e.g., corporate intelligence, legal research, marketing, journalism, or libraries).

If you are interested in applying, please click here to begin the process: application deadline is Friday, October 8, 2021. A criminal conviction check and negative controlled substance test are required for employment in this position. Purdue Research Foundation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. PRF views, evaluates, and treats all persons in all Foundation-related activities solely as individuals on the basis of their own personal abilities, qualifications, and other relevant characteristics. All qualified applicants for employment will receive consideration without regard to race, religion, color, gender, national origin or ancestry, genetic information, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or status as a veteran.

Posted September 16, 2021 

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Development Associate at Public Agenda (remote)

The Development Associate is an essential part of a small team which reports to the Development Director. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, organized, creative, and possesses a professional work ethic and an enthusiasm for problem-solving.

We seek candidates with a relevant Bachelor's degree and at least three years of experience in non-profit fundraising, grant-writing, donor relations or development as well as an eagerness to learn and grow.

This position is full-time and currently remote, candidates should be available to work during Eastern Standard Time business hours.

For more information or to apply click here

Posted September 2, 2021

United Way of Central Indiana

Research Associate at United Way of Central Indiana

This research associate position assist with research and analytical projects conducted by the Strategic Information (SI) Department in support of the organization's goals and objectives. This position will support and engage across two key initiatives at UWCI, Accreditation and the Efforts to Outcomes data initiative. Act as a liaison between the Strategic Information Department, internal partners (fundraising, marketing, and community impact) and external partners (including United Way's accredited partner agencies). Assist the continued implementation and ongoing enhancement of our Efforts to Outcomes (ETO) community data collection and performance management system, which is used across United Way of Central Indiana and its growing network of partner agencies Support Strategic Information data collection.

For more information or to apply click here

Posted September 1, 2021

Assistant Director of Donor Relations at Indiana Wesleyan University 

Under the guidance of the Executive Director of Advancement Operations, the Assistant Director of Donor Relations (ADDR) is responsible for supporting the implementation, maintenance and oversight of IWU’s donor relations and stewardship efforts and managing the scholarship creation process. The ADDR is responsible for reporting to donors the impact of their gifts through fund reports, scholarship programs and other written donor information. The ADDR oversees the Church Matching Scholarship program in partnership with the Financial Aid office. This position is located on the Marion, IN campus.

For more information or to apply, click here

Posted August 25, 2021

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