• The Chronicle of Philanthropy
  • $77,920.00 -127,920.00/year*
  • Troy , NY
  • Scientific Research
  • Full-Time
  • 196 Town Office Rd


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For nearly 200 years, Rensselaer has been defining the
scientific and technological advances of our world. Rensselaer
serves over 7,600 undergraduate and graduate students from 49
states and 63 countries. Guided by the Rensselaer Plan 2024,
Rensselaer seeks to transform the delivery of pedagogical
innovations, and to be a transformative agent in the 21st century
and beyond.
The Prospect Research Analyst in the Office of Development
Research provides prospect research, strategy, and support to Major
and Principal Gift Officers, and other Division of Institute
Advancement leaders. The incumbent creates concise, accurate, and
timely research documents by finding and interpreting biographical
data, wealth indicators, news, and philanthropic history relative
to Rensselaer's current and prospective donors in support of
Rensselaer's fund raising program. The position requires the
ability to collaborate on projects, as well excellent
organizational and communication skills. approach to research and
excellent organizational and communication skills.
Candidates will have a bachelor's degree and two (2) years of
experience in a business, higher education, or marketing
environment with practical experience in database segmentation and
marketing, analysis, forecasting, and modeling. Experience must
include work with a relational database such as Advance C/S, Wealth
Engine, Lexis/Nexis, or other similar application. Experience in
higher education development setting is preferred.
Candidates must have the demonstrated ability to prepare
concise, accurate, and well-written documents based on
self-generated research and analysis, and have an understanding of
the fund-raising process and moves management. Demonstrated
proficiency with Microsoft Office suite is required, as is a
working knowledge of computer-based database processes for
managing, tracking and reporting data. Candidates must be able to
successfully collaborate with senior management and advancement
officers, and be able to work with a high degree of accuracy and
confidentiality
To apply, and for additional information, please visit

and use the apply for the job link. You will be required to
complete an online application, and to upload a current resume and
cover letter.
We welcome candidates who will bring diverse cultural, ethnic,
national and international perspectives to Rensselaer's work and
campus communities.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity, Race/Gender/Veterans/Disability Employer. The Chronicle of Philanthropy.Category: Marketing & Biz Dev, Keywords: Institutional Advancement Specialist

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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