Under the direction of the Vice President of Development and Senior Philanthropic Advisor, the Database and Analytics Manager (Database Manager) is responsible for leading the effort to benchmark current information management practices against industry best practices, evolving The Community Foundation's current information systems and processes to higher levels of efficiency and maturity. The Database Manager is responsible for the administration of The Community Foundation's database: Foundation Information Management System (FIMS). The Database Manager will also be responsible for leading the preparations for and the implementation of database conversion.
Serve as The Community Foundation’s primary database administrator.
Manage overall system configuration, workflows, data imports/exports, upgrades, and global updates, as well as integrations to the FIMS database.
Manage new fund opening, closing, and monitoring of activity and balances. Monitors all aspects of fund administration, such as fee codes, asset allocations, and fund advisor updates. Coordinates with staff to ensure administrative accuracy.
Streamline data management and system. Audit funds for accuracy and compliance quarterly. Manage pledge administration.
Manage the administration of the donor portal, DonorCentral NXT, and coordinate with the donor services team to ensure positive donor experience.
Develop and implement tools for data integrity and accurate evaluation and assessment.
Coordinate with the finance and community investment teams on financial data reporting, analysis, data mining, business intelligence, dashboards, and processes and procedures –including budget and revenue projection scenarios and investment reporting.
Coordinate cross-team collaboration between donor services, community investment, and finance on system-related processes, including gift entry, posting, and acknowledgments.
Coordinate with the director, employee engagement on data management considerations for staff training, creating a shared understanding of system processes, and standard operating procedures.
Liaise with financial advisors of separately managed accounts, including fund opening, quarterly reporting, and administration.
Supports the community investment team’s administration of Gift Online.
Serve as project manager for conversion to a new database: including data preparation and transfer, field mapping, conversion timeline, training, and implementation.
Monitor field for cutting-edge technology that will enable The Community Foundation to effectively and efficiently manage its data.
DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Seven to ten years’ experience and advanced knowledge in data management, database administration, and data architecture required.
Minimum of a bachelor's degree from accredited college or university. Degree in data management, statistics, analytics, or computer science desirable. Technical training or credentials (e.g., Certified Data Management Professional) in database architecture, business intelligence, and financial services are highly preferred.
Expert proficiency with business application software (Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, etc.). Knowledge of SQL a plus.
Understanding of fundamental accounting and finance principles and experience working with complex financial data. Ability to communicate complex information.
Understanding of the donor development cycle and donor stewardship best practices.
Able to analyze and synthesize complex data and information needs to support strategic decision making, communication, and constituent relationship management efforts.
Must possess a high ethical standard, integrity, and professional responsibility.
Ability to multitask multiple volumes of work and meet critical deadlines.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including customer service.
Experience in training staff.
Demonstrated ability to quickly build rapport with colleagues across functional areas.
Innovative and proactive problem solver
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits package, including company-paid health, vision, dental, and life insurance for employee; Flexible spending accounts; Retirement plan with employer match; Eleven paid holidays; Flexible work schedule.
The Greater Washington Community Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
About Greater Washington Community Foundation
Since 1973, the Greater Washington Community Foundation has been a champion of thriving communities and a catalyst for change through local philanthropic engagement, effective community investment, and civic leadership. We work with donors and partners to enhance the quality of life in the District of Columbia, Montgomery County, Northern Virginia, and Prince George's County. Through our grantmaking and community impact initiatives, The Community Foundation works to Build Thriving Communities by accelerating effective solutions to Address Poverty, Deepen Culture and Human Connection, and Prepare for the Future of Work. As the region's largest local funder, The Community Foundation has invested more than $1.2 billion to build more equitable, just, and enriching communities where all residents can live, work and thrive.