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Current Openings (Updated February 7, 2018)

Prospect Development Analyst - Philanthropy at IU Health Foundation

Advancement Researcher - Butler University

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Prospect Development Analyst - Philanthropy at IU Health Foundation

Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

Position Overview
Demonstrates passion and commitment to enhance health and well-being while inspiring generosity across the state of Indiana. Assist the Prospect Development Manager in building and maintaining a comprehensive donor-centric prospect development and management program for IU Health Foundation. Utilize analytic and assessment methods, industry-specific software, and the Raiser's Edge to effectively manage development officer portfolios and prospect pipelines. Work with large volumes of data to effectively match prospects with gift development teams and to identify opportunities for improved fundraising performance with both existing prospect portfolios and potential donor segments. Manage the prospect assignment process and monitor development activity for continuity and compliance with the policies and guidelines related to prospect development. Participate in the administration and configuration of the prospect management components of the Raiser's Edge database, providing audits as needed to ensure the quality of prospect, rating, action, and proposal data. Seek to improve the organization by incorporating best practices, new efficiencies, and new knowledge or trends within the profession. Partners internally with key stakeholders to create meaningful, strategic relationships to further the mission of the IU Health Foundation.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required. 
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience required.
  • Working knowledge of fundraising software , i.e. Raiser's Edge.
  • Proficiency in MS office required (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
  • Experience with matrix organization and complex work environment preferred.
To apply visit:

Posted February 7, 2018

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Advancement Researcher - Butler University

Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

Position Overview

The Advancement Researcher conducts research in support of Butler Administration and University Advancement.  In addition, this position identifies and qualifies prospects for the purpose of major gift solicitation, and sometimes higher level annual fund solicitation, for all fundraising initiatives throughout the University.  S/he must have the ability to maintain strict confidentiality regarding constituent information and be able to work independently and as part of a team.   

Position requires a well-developed customer-service orientation and attention to detail, and the ability to handle multiple deadlines at one time.  Proficiency in accurately identifying, analyzing, interpreting, and evaluating information on university constituents and prospects, coupled with demonstrated ability in written and verbal communication, are essential.  S/he should have knowledge of the APRA International Research Fundamentals Skills Set and ability to apply previous experiences to the job.  

S/he should have significant aptitude and experience with computers and relational databases.  A successful candidate will have demonstrated experience with a variety of research resources and tools including, but not limited to, electronic wealth-screening and data acquisition services, news databases, and business directories.  S/he will have the ability to assess quality of resources and make recommendations that are most appropriate for specific information needs. 


  • Prepare thoughtful, concise, and relevant research on individual, corporate, and foundation prospects in a professional format.  Utilize sources of public information to gather, interpret, organize, and analyze meaningful background in support of individual, corporate, and foundation profiles.
  • Work with assigned development/engagement officers to grow and develop a portfolio of major gift prospects in support of University fundraising priorities.
  • Continually screen newspapers and periodicals for financial and background information about donors and prospects.  Work with other staff to ensure timely updates to the central database when appropriate.
  • Actively look for opportunities to support the identification of prospects with capacity to give at the major gift level and in support of overall department projects and goals.
  • Support document management and Imaging through forward scanning, and / or adjusted methods for getting documents gathered in the research process into OnBase. 


  • An undergraduate degree is required.
  • Candidates with at least one year of successful prospect research experience, corporate and foundation research, and experience in college/university advancement will receive the highest consideration. 
  • Significant aptitude with research methods and experience with computers and relational databases are required. 
  • Experience with Advance or other relationship database a plus. 
  • Excellent written communication skills and a clear, concise writing style are key skills to this position. 
  • A sense of curiosity and enthusiasm about learning and commitment to professional growth will serve the candidate and University well. 

To apply:

 Please submit a completed Butler University Employment Application form, available at, as well as a resume and cover letter via email to Abby Relue, Director of Prospect Development, at

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