Posting Summary: The Office of Advancement in the School of Engineering seeks a Data Analyst for Reporting and Gift Administration to oversee the report development, data analysis, and gift administration. The Data Analyst reports to the Director of Annual Giving and Strategic Initiatives and supports our growing, highly-integrated, and collaborative advancement team pursuing ambitious fundraising goals leading into the University's multi-billion-dollar Third Century Campaign. The incumbent plays a critical role in this endeavor by coordinating the data analysis for successful fundraising strategies and coordinating with the Central Advancement Business Intelligence group on reporting and data visualization. The Data Analyst for Reporting and Gift Administration is responsible for ensuring proper gift designations, reporting of endowed and current use funds, working with internal entities to accurately establish new funds, maintaining donor records, and performing other broad-based administrative support responsibilities as needed.
A Bachelor's degree is required, as are three years of professional experience in academic, business, or development activities and operations. The Data Analyst must have a proven ability to research and analyze financial information, demonstrate skill and ability in report development and programming, and the ability to convey concepts clearly using appropriate data reporting and visualization techniques. An advanced knowledge of data modeling and ranking tools is required, as is the ability to manage detailed and accurate reports. A focus on client needs, and the ability to work both independently and with a team is essential. High degrees of written and oral communication, personal initiative, time management, attention to detail, problem solving, accountability for product and outcome, and the ability to meet deadlines, are all essential components to the role. Microsoft Office Suite, proficiency in Excel, SQL, and strong technical skills are required. Candidates with Ellucian Advance will be given preference.
* This is a restricted position, continuation is dependent on funding and satisfactory performance*
To apply visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search for posting #0623932. Complete a Staff Application online, attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references. The posting will remain open until filled.
Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Ashley Cochran, Academic Recruiter at firstname.lastname@example.org
With one of the highest graduation rates of minority undergraduate students and one of the highest percentages of women engineering students among public universities, the University of Virginia is fundamentally committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. UVA is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We welcome nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities. We also welcome others who would bring additional dimensions of diversity to the university's research and teaching mission. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree or Equivalent Experience Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's Degree
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: At least three years of relevant experience in support of academic, business, or development activities and operations
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Proven ability to research and analyze financial information.
Demonstrate skill and ability in report development and programming.
Ability to convey concepts clearly using appropriate data reporting and visualization techniques.
Advanced knowledge of data modeling and ranking tools.
Proven ability to manage detailed and accurate reports
Ability to focus on client needs, to work both independently and with a team
Demonstrate high degrees of written and oral communication, personal initiative, time management, attention to detail, problem solving, accountability for product and outcome, and the ability to meet deadlines.
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Office Suite
Proficiency in Excel, SQL, and strong technical skills
Preferred Computer Applications: Ellucian Advance
Internal Number: 353_85364
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.