Associate Director, Prospect Research

Posted on 08/08/2023

Pomona College

Claremont, CA

POSITION SUMMARY: The Associate Director leads, manages, and performs in-depth research and analysis on prospects. They conceptualize and develops proactive prospecting methodologies to support fundraising objectives for the College. The Associate Director is a relationship builder, working in partnership with fundraisers throughout the gift cycle, providing strategic recommendations, research, procedural and other support as appropriate.  The Associate Director serves as the day-to-day research lead and supervises a growing team of research professionals. As team leader, they are responsible for ensuring efficient, proactive, and precise information output by the research team.

QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Licenses/Certificates: Bachelor’s degree, Master’s preferred. Equivalent combination of education and experience is acceptable.  A valid driver’s license is required or equivalent means of reliable transportation to off-site meetings and events.  Experience: A minimum of 4 years of advancement experience or related field at an academic institution is preferred.

REQUIRED HOURS: The regular hours for this full-time position are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday.  Weekend and evening work may be required.  Regular hours may vary due to needs of the College or division.  Hybrid schedule is available.

ANNUAL SALARY: The annual salary for this role is between $85,000 and $91,500 with a competitive benefits package.  The specific factors that the College will consider when offering a salary to an individual will include, but not be limited to education, training, relevant prior experience, and performance in prior roles.

Please provide both a cover letter and resume for consideration.

POMONA COLLEGE REWARDS:  Pomona College offers a wide variety of benefits and perks including health, dental, and vision plan options; paid time off; flexible spending accounts; retirement benefits; tuition assistance; fitness and wellness programs; rideshare incentives; and so much more! 

ABOUT POMONA COLLEGE:  Located near Los Angeles, California, Pomona College is widely regarded as one of the nation’s premier liberal arts colleges. Established in 1887, Pomona College is known for small classes, a challenging curriculum, close relationships between students and faculty, and a range of student research and leadership opportunities. Pomona is a member of The Claremont Colleges.

Pomona College prides itself in being an open, competitive, and equal opportunity employer.

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