POSITION: Development Data Lead
LOCATION: Great Hearts AZ Home Office
ORG CODE: Great Hearts America
REPORTS TO: Development Systems Administrator
EEO Classification: Professionals
FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt, Full-time ($19.00/Hour)
Great Hearts Academies is a nonprofit charter management organization (CMO) that operates classical preparatory K-12 public charter schools. Our academies cultivate the minds and hearts of students through the pursuit of truth, goodness, and beauty.
We currently serve over 15,000 students in 29 schools through Arizona and Texas and are dedicated to serving new communities with our liberal arts model of public education and restoring excellence to American public education. We proudly prepare students for success at the best colleges and universities in the nation, but see our larger purpose as producing great-hearted graduates that are prepared to be intellectual, moral, and engaged citizens.
Great Hearts Academies’ primary goal is to graduate thoughtful leaders of character who will contribute to a more philosophical, humane, and just society. As our national network grows, we will offer this opportunity to more families and educate more great-hearted graduates, serving as a catalyst for reforming public education. Additional information can be found at http://www.greatheartsamerica.org/.
Lead a growing new team within Great Hearts. Working Supervision of small team of Development Data Specialists responsible for constituent and gift entry into Raiser’s Edge and other payment platforms (Centralized Development Operations), donation acknowledgement and data hygiene and maintenance. This position will include assisting lead Matching Gift/Employee Give Coordinator when needed and will conduct light troubleshooting of data issues when they arise. The Development Data Lead plays a key role in the successful operation of an evolving Development Department of Centralized Development Operations. The Development Data Lead is responsible for accurately and efficiently maintaining the integrity of and managing all aspects of the Great Hearts Development database as directed by the Development Systems Administrator as it relates to development operations policies and procedures. This role should see data as an information tool to help the team achieve success. The right candidate will be creative and innovatively provide solutions to guide the Development team to new heights acting as a member of the data architecture efforts. The Development Data Lead must be customer service focused, resourceful and can thrive in a fast-paced environment with superior attention to detail. This position requires an organized, proactive, and energetic individual who will work effectively with donors, corporations, and internal stakeholders.
Team Lead Responsibilities
Supervises the Development Data Specialists team – 2 team members to launch, designed to maximum capacity of team of 7.
Qualifications, Competencies & Strengths
Education and/or Experience: Three to five years of relational database experience within a fundraising environment. Raiser’s Edge experience 2+ years. Bachelor’s degree required. Knowledge of Blackbaud products, Raiser's Edge & Direct Marketing, preferred. Proficient in Microsoft Suites (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Certification: Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge fundamentals certification preferred.
Language skills: Strong spoken and written communication skills. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Reasoning ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Ability to take decisive action.
Type of fingerprint clearance: Must possess or obtain valid Arizona Department of Public Safety IVP level fingerprint clearance card.
Physical functions: Requires but is not limited to standing, sitting, repetitious hand and body movements, bending, squatting, and reaching. May be required to move or position equipment up to 15 pounds approximately.
Travel required: Occasional errands as it pertains to the coordination of the Major Gifts team needs.
This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, it does not exclude or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.
Great Hearts Academies is an Equal Opportunity Employer.