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Date: Tue, 20 Dec 2005 10:39:58 -0400
From: Ilga Leja <[log in to unmask]>
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Subject: Research Officer Position at NSCAD University

VACANCY NOTICE:

RESEARCH OFFICER

NSCAD UNIVERSITY



Reporting to Director of Donor Relations, the Research Officer will
support the university's development activities by providing and
managing information on prospective donors and sponsors.



Responsibilities:

*       Research and prepare briefings on potential donors and sponsors.
*       Manage donor profile information and donor database (Raiser's
Edge).
*       Prepare customized proposals based on the NSCAD University's
case for support.
*       Collate feedback from staff and volunteers.
*       Assist in implementation of gift processing, donor stewardship
and recognition.
*       Keep abreast of recent trends in fundraising and prospect
research.
*       Develop and maintain strong relationships with NSCAD University
staff.



Qualifications/Education:

*       Undergraduate or post-graduate degree in Information Studies,
Library Science or equivalent.
*       Experience in prospect research preferred, ideally in higher
education.
*       Clear understanding of the role of prospect research.
*       Demonstrated ability to conduct research in a variety of
formats.
*       Demonstrated ability to prepare concise briefings from complex
information.
*       Knowledge of standard information sources and library research
skills.
*       Ability to interpret financial information, technical documents,
journals, annual reports, real property files, and legal documents.
*       Strong computer skills including: web based researching,
information management applications, MS Office, Raiser's Edge, and
Crystal Reports.
*       Demonstrated ability in handling information with a high degree
of integrity and discretion
*       Ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines in high
pressure situations.
*       Highly developed creative, analytical and interpersonal skills.
*       Superior written and verbal communication skills.
*       Advanced project management and organizational skills.



Applications may be submitted to:

Director of Human Resources

NSCAD University

5163 Duke Street

Halifax, NS   B3J 3J6

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Deadline for Applications:  January 11, 2006






Ilga Leja

Director of Library Services

NSCAD University

5163 Duke Street

Halifax, NS

Canada B3J 3J6



Tel. (902) 494-8181

Fax (902) 425-1978

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