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HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut Associate Analyst, Development in New Haven, Connecticut

Employer Name: Yale University

  1. Works closely with subject matter experts and client groups for projects or programs of a medium to large size to consult, conduct analysis, and identify business objectives and solutions. 2. Identifies core customer business issues and provides solution recommendations to address them. Develops necessary tools and workshops to successfully identify issues and evaluate recommendations. 3. Gathers, receives and interprets data, analyses, and reports. Develops reporting modules, ad-hoc reports, and related reporting tools. Conducts research, data gathering, data analysis, modeling, projecting and scenario analyses, with the aid of planning technology and databases. Develops and harnesses the data that is available to identify existing business issues and key drivers and develops solutions and initiatives. 4. Evaluates data gathered from multiple sources in order to support the issues, conclusions and recommendations. 5. Analyzes data with standard methods, interprets the results, and provides written summary and reporting of analysis. 6. Develops and validates queries for the successful extraction of appropriate data. 7. Develops and maintain documentations and libraries on key processes. 8. Ensures accuracy to maintain the high quality and integrity of information, data and databases. 9. Contributes to the development of unit and/or University plans and strategies. Researches, gathers data and provides recommendations. 10. Collaborates with key stakeholders and subject matter experts to establish the vision, analyze costs and benefits and support implementation. Ensures strategic and tactical plans are carried out. 11. Communicates effectively the perspective of business opportunities, needs, and risks. 12. May perform other duties as assigned. Preferred Education: Familiarity with university and/or development programs, processes, and practices. Knowledge of external higher education surveys and data mining tools. Experience in higher education advancement services. Experience with Blackbaud CRM or other fundraising and relationship management systems. Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Familiarity with university and/or development programs, processes, and practices. Knowledge of external higher education surveys and data mining tools. Experience in higher education advancement services. Experience with Blackbaud CRM or other fundraising and relationship management systems. Required Skill/ability 5: Expert-level, demonstrated experience in developing reports and complex queries for financial reconciliation, prospect engagement, extracting data for mail and email fundraising programs, and reporting metrics and ROI for fundraising initiatives. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of information. Posting Position Title: Business Analyst Required Skill/ability 3: Expertise in tracking and summarizing large quantities of data from database systems. Excellent project management and organizational abilities, strong attention to detail, strong interpersonal skills, and well-developed written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work independently or as part of a team, and to handle multiple complex projects simultaneously. Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day) University Job Title: Associate Analyst, Development Required Skill/ability 1: Experience supporting business intelligence efforts through creating effective data visualizations/dashboards, including charts, filters and calculations utilizing PowerBI or similar data visualization product. Advanced proficiency in Excel and PowerBI (or similar tools) and a strong knowledge of other Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook). Required Skill/ability 4: Must be able to work in a team-based environment and have the ability to communicate with technical and non-technical staff, volunteers, donors and faculty. Commitment to an inclusive workplace. Ability to engage with diverse audiences (age, gender, nationality, race/ethnicity, profession, sexual orientation, etc.). Required Skill/ability 2: Exceptional reporting and analytical skills, including experience interpreting complex data sets and effectively and concisely summarizing results for senior staff including senior leadership. Excellent presentation and organizational skills. Ability to set and meet aggressive deadlines and be responsive to planned and ad-hoc requests. Bachelor's Degree in a related field and four years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
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