Posted On: 2019-04-10
Closing On: 2019-05-15
Location: Toronto
Employment Type: Full-Time

Job Description

York University is known for championing new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence. Our 53,000 students receive the education they need to create big ideas that make an impact on the world. Meaningful and sometimes unexpected careers result from cross-discipline programming, innovative course design and diverse experiential learning opportunities. York students and graduates push limits, achieve goals and find solutions to the world’s most pressing social challenges, empowered by a strong community that opens minds. York U is an internationally recognized research university – our 11 faculties and 24 research centres have partnerships with 200+ leading universities worldwide.

In this role you will develop and implement strategies to support the University’s alumni engagement, prospect research, prospect tracking, and data analysis programs. You will be specifically responsible for presenting data integral to the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of alumni, corporations, foundations, and friends; setting strategic direction; conducting proactive prospect research; initiating and managing data analytic projects related to internal and external data sources, with a special focus on modelling projects identifying trends and prospects supporting the University's strategic planning initiatives. You will lead a team of prospect researchers to successfully deliver this value added information and analysis that support the fundraising and campaign efforts. You will manage special projects, including supporting governance recruitment initiatives as well as slate development for University awards.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will bring the following:

A University degree, in business, commerce, library science, information management. Master’s in library sciences would be an asset. You will also bring a minimum of 7 years of professional experience in analytical, research, or information specialist role preferably in a higher education setting. In addition, you will bring experience in managing a staff of prospect researchers in support of fundraising and alumni relations activities. You will bring a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a leading role managing a team in a fundraising context as well as management experience, preferably in a unionized environment.

For full position details and to apply to this exciting opportunity visit and refer to posting CPM-11809.

We offer comprehensive benefits and access to superb educational and recreational facilities. For more information on what York has to offer U please visit:

York University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University's employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.  York University is committed to employment equity and diversity and a positive and supportive environment.

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