Reporting Analyst

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organization:Portland State University
position summary:

The Reporting Analyst is responsible for enabling data-driven fundraising by producing mailing lists and analytical reports on an ad hoc basis in a timely manner, as well as creating on-demand reports to enable client self-service. This is a client service-oriented position that generates reports in support of Portland State’s fundraising and constituent relations efforts. This position is a member of the Advancement Services team, and reports to the Systems Manager. The primary clients of Advancement Services are University Development, constituent development officers, and Alumni Relations.

Responsibilities Include: • Produce segmented mailing lists, Telefund data files and other lists in a timely manner as requested by university staff. • Produce analytical reports, including campaign reports, to support data-driven fundraising by Portland State staff. • Create on-demand reports to support rapid analysis and decision-making by staff. • Conduct data loads to make bulk updates to the constituent database. • Suggest report enhancements; data audits; business practices; and coding and field use improvements to increase reporting accuracy and efficiency. • Develop reporting processes and policies that align with and support Portland State’s fundraising processes, including a comprehensive reference and training manual that is specific to Portland State. • Train and advise staff regarding report request and interpretation best practices. • Maintain strong relationships with the Office of Admissions, Registration, and Records; Human Resources; and other campus departments to coordinate efficient and timely data loads. • Safeguard the confidentiality of constituent records, adhering to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement (APRA) Code of Ethics. • Other projects as assigned.

Complete position description and application details available at under the heading of “Faculty and Administrative Openings.”

To apply, send cover letter, resume, and 3 references by email to [email protected] (please put “Reporting Analyst” in subject line) or by mail to:

Search Committee (Reporting Analyst), Office of University Development, Portland State University, P.O. Box 751 - DEV, Portland, OR 97207-0751

Salary / Pay Rate:The starting annual salary rate for this position will be between $40,000 and $50,000, dependent upon qualifications and experience, with an excellent benefits package including fully paid healthcare; a generous retirement and vacation package; and reduced tuition rates for employee, spouse or one dependant at any of the Oregon University System universities.
Required Skills and Abilities:• Two or more years of experience with SQL. • Two or more years of experience working with relational databases. • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of products. • Strong analytical abilities, organizational skills and ability to prioritize projects. • Accurate and attentive to details. • Flexible and self-directed. • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team with diverse individuals. • Must be able to successfully complete a background check.
Qualifications:• Experience in a fundraising office and/or higher education administration. • Experience with Agilon’s ONE database. • Bachelor’s degree. • Deep appreciation for the mission of Portland State University.
Education Required:College degree
Other:Equal Opportunity Employer
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