Brown University — Associate Director, Stewardship Reporting

Job Description:

The Associate Director of Stewardship Reporting manages the program dedicated to standard stewardship reporting; implements and executes the coordinated collection of stewardship content from departments and centers across campus, with the support of leadership; and oversees the performance and production of the Stewardship Reporting team. The team manages and executes a program dedicated to providing standardized reporting functions at scale, using a blend of technology, design/creative skills and business process management. The Associate Director utilizes their data acumen and technological sophistication to ensure the accurate creation and delivery of standardized reporting in a scalable and sustainable fashion. These functions are the core of Brown’s efforts to document, celebrate, and communicate the impact of giving to Brown.

The Associate Director works closely with key stakeholders in various departments across the University to collect, curate, and maintain stewardship reporting data and processes and to provide donors with accurate and timely impact information. The Associate Director gathers feedback from partners; delivers best practices, templates, consistency, and streamlined processes; and convenes regular network meetings in support of all partners’ efforts to effectively steward Brown’s donors.

Reporting to the Director of Stewardship, the Associate Director provides regular updates on project and production statuses, documents and maintains all production processes, and promotes a culture of continuous improvement through regular review of practices in light of organizational and strategic needs.

Brown University is committed to advancing diversity, inclusion and equity. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply. Brown University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a related field such as higher education, non-profit, fundraising, or project management.
  • Minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience.

Required Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to identify business and partner needs; translate to solutions and technical specifications
  • Project management, including defining project scopes, requirements, roles and responsibilities, etc
  • Strong analytical skills and demonstrated ability to interpret data and use it to drive marketing and/or business decisions
  • Experience with Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) systems is essential and competency/comfort learning and using new technologies
  • Proficient data integrity skills and ability to utilize data to improve/automate processes
  • Proficient knowledge of the MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with database query tools strongly preferred.

Job Competencies

  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion as well as an understanding of the contributions a diverse workforce brings to the workplace.
  • Highly proficient in data handling, management and querying skills.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Attention to detail, especially data inaccuracies.
  • Ability to work independently while managing complex processes and delivering high-quality products
  • Detail-oriented and analytical, but also able to see the “big picture.” Must possess growth mindset and leadership ability

​Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter and resume with their application. All offers of employment are contingent upon a completed criminal background check and education verification satisfactory to Brown.

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Job Posting Title:
Associate Director, Stewardship Reporting


Grade 11

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Hybrid Eligible

Submission Guidelines:
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

Vaccination Requirements:
In order to maintain 90% or greater universal vaccination rates on campus, all newly hired employees at Brown University must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work, unless they are approved for a medical or religious exemption. All employees must also receive a COVID-19 booster within thirty (30) days of becoming eligible. For more information, please visit the Healthy Brown site.

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