Director of Advancement Services

  • Elon University
  • Elon, NC
  • Jan 20, 2021
Full time Other

Job Description

The Director of Advancement Services is responsible overseeing all gift records, data management, reporting and analytics functions for the University Advancement division. This includes ensuring the integrity of the database and the general in-house operations, policies, and procedures, list productions, financial and constituency reporting, and Campaign reporting. Additionally, the director is the primary liaison with the Information Technology office regarding the use of Advancement tools. Bachelor’s degree required with 5 years’ experience in data management and/or the University Advancement field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience. The successful candidate will have experience with the Raiser’s Edge NXT highly desirable, as extensive use is required. Experience working with Microsoft Power BI and Crystal Reports or other similar business intelligence tools. Knowledge of and experience using Microsoft Office software, specifically Word and Excel. Knowledge and experience working with large data sets and segmentation. Ability to communicate well with others, both in person and on the telephone. Ability to supervise a variety of related positions and to manage project schedules. The position will remain open until filled. Apply at University is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants. 


Elon University has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered liberal arts university that values strong relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon's 6,700 students prepare to become the ethical leaders the world needs, putting their knowledge into action on campus, in the community and around the globe. Elon is known for academic excellence across the curriculum, and for experiential learning programs in study abroad, undergraduate research, leadership, interfaith dialogue, civic engagement and community service. Elon is ranked the nation's #1 master's-level university for study abroad and is a top-producer of Fulbright Student Scholars and Peace Corps volunteers. U.S. News & World Report recognizes Elon more than any other university in the nation for academic programs that "Focus on Student Success." More than 425 full-time faculty members teach in six academic units: Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Communications; the School of Education; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Law. Elon's four-year graduation rate of 78 percent ranks in the top 10 percent of U.S. private universities. The student-faculty ratio is 12-1, and the average class size is 20. The university's 636-acre residential campus in the Town of Elon, N.C., is consistently recognized as one of the nation's finest environments for learning. The Elon Phoenix NCAA Division I athletic program is a member of the Colonial Athletic Association.

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