Marymount School recognizes the strategic role of development, fundraising, and data in advancing the School's educational objectives and in enabling a strong financial and operational foundation, and seeks a Development Database Manager.
The Raiser’s Edge Database Manager plays an instrumental role in Marymount’s Development department. Reporting to the Associate Director of Development, the Raiser’s Edge Database Manager oversees the day-to-day and long-term operations of all aspects of the Raiser’s Edge database and assures its quality, consistency, and accuracy. The position is responsible for entry and processing of all contributions to the School from receipt through acknowledgement; for maintaining and improving the overall integrity of the Raiser’s Edge database and its integration with other databases in use at the School; for managing reporting and reconciliation both within the Development Office and with the Business Office; for report writing and analysis in response to fundraising needs; and for ensuring that the Development office adheres to school-wide policies and procedures on data collection, retention and management.
Maintain an accurate Raiser’s Edge database for the School, and for all Raiser’s Edge functions, including data entry, gift processing, lists, statistical reports and analysis;
Enter, record, and process contributions to the School from receipt through acknowledgement;
Maintain all individual and organizational records, input and update biographical, geographical, professional, financial, and other information;
Collaborate with members of the Campaign, Annual Fund and Events teams to maintain accurate and timely targeting, solicitation, gift entry, and acknowledgement processes;
Create weekly, monthly and quarterly reports for Development and Business Offices;
Suggest new and creative ways to help fundraisers maximize the use of data with the goal of deepening the understanding of donor behavior and drive increased giving;
Collaborate with members of Development and Business Office to manage reconciliation of Development financial records with Business Office records;
Collaborate with Admissions, Academic, Business, and Communications offices to ensure database information is entered and integrated in a timely manner and remains up to date;
Produce and maintain lists for all mailings and communications;
Respond to auditor queries with regard to annual audit;
Develop and maintain a dynamic list of policies, procedures, and regulations for the Raiser’s Edge database and its use;
Train and oversee other Development team members in proper use of database;
Ensure compliance with the School’s policies and procedures around data;
Maintain strict confidentiality in regards to all data that he/she comes in contact with during the course of his/her functions;
Assist with Development Office tasks and events as needed.
Please e-mail a resume with a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org and with “Development Database Manager” in the subject line.
Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent education and experience) with minimum two (2) years Raiser’s Edge experience, including knowledge of and experience with Crystal Reports, building queries, and database management;
Skills and competencies :
Advanced skills in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
Articulate, highly organized, strong attention to detail, someone who takes pride in managing a well-ordered and effective database;
Ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines;
Excellent organizational and communications skills (both written and verbal), interpersonal skills, and mathematical skills;
Self-starter with a demonstrated flexibility and initiative, as well as the ability to work independently, combined with the skills for thriving in a team environment to achieve goals;
High professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information with complete discretion;
Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail and prioritization to meet deadlines;
Willingness to work evenings and weekends as needed in support of Development initiatives and events.
About Marymount School of New York
Marymount School is an independent, Catholic day school that seeks to educate young women who continue to question, risk, and grow—young women who care, serve, and lead—young women prepared to challenge, shape, and change the world.
Marymount is a college preparatory school for girls, committed to the development of the lifelong skills of critical thinking and problem solving. The dynamic and inquiry-based academic program promotes in each student a respect for her own unique abilities and a commitment to responsible living in a changing world. Marymount welcomes diversity and draws upon it to foster cultural sensitivity, religious understanding, and a global perspective. The School is housed in three campuses on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. For additional information on the School, please visit www.marymountnyc.org
Marymount seeks educators who are committed to learning and teaching in a collaborative, student-centered environment. In addition to being innovative instructors in their respective classrooms, faculty are expected to be active participants in the School community. Teachers serve as mentors, advisors, or supervisors to students in a variety of school activi...ties and contribute to the life of the School through chapel services, staff meetings, parent events, etc. Teachers also have the opportunity to serve as coaches for after school sports or moderators of extracurricular activities.
An Apple Distinguished School, Marymount has a 1:1+ program (iPads in the N-V and MacBook Airs in VI-XII), and all teachers are expected to be comfortable using educational technology daily. With the School's modified block schedule in each of its four divisions (instructional periods of 50-80 minutes in the Lower and Lower Middle Schools and 60 or 75 minutes in the Upper Middle and Upper Schools), teachers are expected to have a range of appropriate instructional practices in their repertoire and be equipped to differentiate instruction to reach a range of learning styles.