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Development Specialist

Open to until filled. Review of resumes will begin on 5/05/14.

JOB ID #: 10520

ISSUE DATE: 04/07/2014

CLOSING DATE: 07/22/2014


Contributes to organizing and administering College fundraising activities. 

Manages research of potential funding sponsors

Tracks and analyzes giving trends; prepares financial and ad-hoc reports

Conducts data quality audits

Oversees preparation of fundraising communication materials

Writes grant proposals

Recommends, implements and evaluates fundraising strategies

May supervise office operations and/or department budget

Performs related duties as assigned.

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) is the largest community college in the CUNY system, with more than 24,000 attending classes seven days a week. BMCC offers more academic opportunities than any other public institution in the city. Courses in over 60 subjects lead students to two-year professional-technical degree, provide continuing education opportunities or prepare them to pursue a four-year bachelor's degree at some of the most prestigious senior colleges in the U.S.

The main campus is located in the heart of downtown NYC, where students actively participate in the artistic communities of Tribeca and SoHo, the dynamic downtown financial district, and the center of New York City government at City Hall.

The Development Specialist reports to the VP for Development or his/her designee. In addition to general duties, the Development Specialist will be responsible to:

Process all charitable gifts and coordinate prompt and accurate acknowledgements to donors.

Maintain integrity of Raiser's Edge (RE) database, developing protocols, including quality audits, registrar uploads, and annual NCOA.

Monitor RE Net Community Spark (coordinating online gift processing and E-communications).

Generate weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports (including statistical, financial, and analytical) as directed.

Create mailing lists, queries, and other data extractions as requested by Development staff.

Reconcile with BMCC Finance Department and CUNY Research Foundation Office.

Assist with prospect and donor research.


Bachelor's Degree and four years' related experience required.
Extensive knowledge of and experience with Raiser's Edge Database or related systems.elated systems.

SALARY: $42,873 - $74,133

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