Job ID: 2019-10290 Type: Full-Time # of Openings: 1 Category: Alumni Relations and Development Princeton University
Princeton University Office of Advancement seeks a Data Integrity Analyst to provide coordinated oversight and project management for Alumni and Donor Records projects and initiatives related to alumni and donor data collection, integrity, maintenance and process improvements, as well as governance over alumni, donor, corporate, foundation and other constituent records in the Advancement database. Reporting to the Director of Alumni and Donor Records, the Data Integrity Analyst collaborates with and is liaison between the Office of Advancement and University departments leading efforts to ensure confidentiality, timeliness and quality of data collection.
Alumni and Donor Records centrally manages constituent and contribution data collection, recording, and quality assurance functions for the Office of Advancement, and provides support that is in alignment with Advancement's goals and priorities.
Data Integrity and Quality Control
Monitors reconciliation, integrity, and performs proactive reviews of administrative systems interfaces (e.g. University Financials, Campus Community, constituent and contribution audit scripts, data reconciliations.)
Leads production and quality controls of the annual reporting for the University internal and external auditors and serves as primary contact.
Manages production, review and quality control of the quarterly reports to the Office of the Provost, Office of Finance & Treasury, and Office of the General Counsel.
Partners with ADR Management team and Advancement Operations staff in strategies and goals to leverage technology for continual data quality enhancements, process improvements and automations.
Provides support and strategy to the Office of Advancement for gift and pledge business processes (e.g. annual reviews, collection, write-off's, unallocated funds.)
Project Management and Processes
In partnership with Advancement colleagues, leads efforts with subject matter experts in the identification of constituent and contribution data gaps and areas for process improvement with a focus on high priority areas for collection, cleansing, maintenance, and sourcing options (e.g. outreach, process mapping, standardization of data across systems.)
Coordinates with stakeholders, develops methodology, and makes recommendations to proactively collect and enhance Advancement data (e.g. business users feedback, peer benchmarking, best practices, vendor review, market place trend tracking, data prediction.)
Evaluates data between systems and across technology for process efficiencies (e.g. workflows, data imports, system integrations.)
Special projects as needed.
Ensures constituent and contribution related systems are in compliance with government, University and Office of Advancement policies, procedures, confidentiality and reporting requirements (e.g. IRS, SEC, USPS, Council for Aid to Education (CAE), GDPR.)
Manages and adheres to data governance principles and standards in partnership with departments, data users, information services and reporting for consistent data definitions, permissions and accessibility (e.g. Ivy+, regulatory, market place trends, mailings, and surveys.)
Coordinates development, annual review, maintenance, training, promotion and communication of data access, confidentiality and security guidelines and policies.
Ensures data-related business requirements are clearly defined, communicated and understood as part of data project prioritization and planning.
Analyzes data, identifies risk areas, and recommends solutions.
Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 5-7 years related work experience. Prior experience in a fundraising environment preferable.
Strong research, data interpretation and analytical skills.
Strong project management and organizational skills.
Excellent problem-solving, critical thinking and strategic planning skills, balancing strategic alignment with technology roadmap and emerging industry trends with practical delivery.
Experience using CRM and/or transactional database, visualization and reporting tools to interpret, perform inquiries, verify and report activity.
Familiarity with or ability to quickly learn IRS, SEC, USPS, CAE, GDPR guidelines and reporting requirements.
Strong relationship management skills with proven ability to navigate and communicate at various levels within the organization and outside the University community, negotiate with partners, mobilize and motivate teams, and set direction and approach.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, using tact and diplomacy when interacting with all University constituencies.
Results-oriented, self-directed and responsible for own work with commitment to deadlines.
Proven track record of delivering a very high level of customer service in a team environment.
Accuracy, close attention to detail, change-friendly attitude, and strong work ethic.
Commitment to maintain discretion and strict compliance to data access and confidentiality policies and procedures.
Demonstrated experience as a proficient user of the Microsoft Office applications (e.g. Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.)
Knowledge of and commitment to philanthropy, fundraising practices, the values and mission of Princeton and higher education, and the goals and guiding principles of the Office of Advancement and Advancement Operations preferred.
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