Fund Information Analyst

Massachusetts, United States
06 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
06 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

FUND INFORMATION ANALYST, Office of the Recording Secretary, to provide leadership, oversight, and quality assurance for the accurate acceptance and recording of major gifts (above $100k in value) to the Institute as part of the director of gift administration and recording secretary’s team. Will ensure proper documentation for endowment funds and clarity of use; and work across the directorate’s three functional areas--gift accounting, gift operations, and funds information--to ensure all aspects of institutional information are captured and formally recorded in accordance with donor intent.  

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Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  at least five years’ professional experience in gift administration, accounting, financial analysis, governance of charitable funds, and/or nonprofit operations; bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in business administration or related field; two years’ experience working with databases and/or data processing; familiarity with SQL or other programming languages; at least one year of experience delivering customer service; advanced-level knowledge of Excel and strong comfort level using MS Word and Outlook; ability to think strategically, work with multiple resources to problem solve, track multiple deadlines, and follow-through; meticulous attention to detail; strong organizational and verbal and written communication skills; ability to form partnerships with a variety of constituencies and act as a resource for guiding them through a complex administrative/financial landscape; discretion with confidential information; initiative; and flexibility/adaptability in an emerging and changing environment.  Familiarity with Ellucian CRM Advance or similar fund-raising database; experience with BrioQuery, database querying, and data manipulation tools; experience developing policies and procedures in a legal or fund-raising context; experience with project management; and professional experience in a higher education or nonprofit environment are preferred.  Job #16729-P


MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.