Reporting to the Vice President of Institutional Advancement, the Manager of Advancement Services plays a pivotal role in supporting the Office of Institutional Advancement (IA) through database management, gift processing, constituent tracking, prospect research, and financial reporting of all advancement activities.
- Develop and implement systems for data integrity, data entry, gift processing, prospect research, and relationship management using Blackbaud's Raiser's Edge, iModules, Omatic and IWave.
- Document best practices and enforce protocol for data entry to ensure accuracy and security.
- Train staff and volunteers on database use as needed.
- Create, update and maintain constituent records in Raiser’s Edge and across all database systems.
- Track movement in database of all prospects through the donor cycle (identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, stewardship).
- Conduct research and prepare comprehensive biographical profiles on donors and prospects in support of solicitation and board/volunteer recruitment efforts.
- Manage and produce all gift agreements, acknowledgements, quarterly pledge reminders and stewardship reports, ensuring that best practices and procedures are followed.
- Implement daily gift entry and acknowledgements, ensuring that they are timely, accurate and reconciled with the Finance Office.
- Prepare Institutional Advancement reports, including: fundraising updates, proposals, and scholarship reports.
- Generate prospect/solicitation/mailing lists for all IA team members as needed.
Required Skills, Experience and Education
- A minimum of 3 years of experience required, including knowledge of and experience in records management, gift processing and data integrity.
- Bachelor's degree required.
- Experience with Raiser's Edge required, including query, export and report building.
- Experience with IWAVE or comparable wealth screening software required.
- Must demonstrate initiative and a high level of attention to detail.
- Must be able to work effectively across multiple departments and at all levels of the College.
- Work on nights and weekends may be required for specific events, including reunion weekend and other advancement activities.
Manhattanville offers an excellent benefits package, including:
- Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
- There are monthly employee contributions to these plans (amounts vary depending upon which option is chosen)
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Health Savings Account (with election of the high deductible health plan)
- Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Long-Term Disability
- This is fully paid for by the college. Supplemental Life Insurance is also available with an additional cost
- Employer paid confidential Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- Paid Time Off (PTO): FT Administrators accrue 22 vacation days, 3 personal days, and 22 sick days per year (sick days can accumulate to a maximum of 132 paid days or 6 months).
- Generous Paid Time Off (PTO), including vacation, personal days and sick time
- 403(b) Plan through TIAA-CREF
- College contributes 3.5% of your salary when you contribute 2.5%.
- US Alliance Financial Credit Union Membership (optional)
- Paid Family Leave
- Tuition Remission (for classes at Manhattanville)
- Tuition Exchange Program (with other colleges/universities)
- Commuter Transit Benefit