Bachelors degree in Business or related field. Two years experience in development research or related field. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Performs in-depth library and electronic research and works with confidential and publicly accessible information to conduct biographical research on individuals that are prospects for significant financial support, influence or volunteer leadership.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Analyzes, interprets, and summarizes financial disclosure documents for purposes of wealth assessment. Designs and retrieves a variety of reports on donor and prospect management regarding cultivation, solicitation and stewardship activities and results. Supports prospect management and tracking by working with staff and volunteers in prospect review and providing continually updated prospect identification lists. Researches, evaluates, writes and edits information into confidential biographies and updates biographies on major gift prospects. Maintains paper and electronic files and records for major gift donors and prospects. Establishes and maintains standards of quality, accuracy, and timeliness. Performs other related duties as assigned.
For more than 130 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The Measure of a Life is its Service", echoes across SHSU's six colleges and beyond its Texas campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. Named for Sam Houston, Texas' greatest hero, SHSU continually strives to honor it...s historical roots through academic excellence that includes exceptional teaching from faculty members who care as much about their students' success as they do about furthering the knowledge of their fields. While embracing its legacy, SHSU also strives to meet the needs of contemporary students, both traditional and online. With over 20 bachelor's and graduate degrees available entirely online, and more in development each semester, SHSU Online is quickly becoming one of the best online universities in Texas.