Prospect Research Specialist
(Research Officer I)
Alumni and Development
At the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), we are the shapers. The makers. The originals, driven by a passion for excellence and impact. We offer action-based learning, solution-focused research and enterprising collaborations with partners from around the world. We are a global leader in applied education, an Alberta Top Employer and a destination workplace for people empowered to make a difference in the lives of students. Now is an exciting time to join this one-of-a-kind place…SAIT.
SAIT’s Alumni and Development department is a first-class team of fundraisers, communicators, event planners and relationship-builders. Last year, the team helped plan and execute SAIT’s centennial program – the biggest celebration in SAIT’s history, produced the award-winning LINK magazine and raising more than $12 million dollars in support of SAIT’s students. We continually seek to raise the bar, improve our practices and showcase creativity. We are committed to delivering an innovative, informative and pride-producing stakeholder relations program, with a keen focus on our more than 228,000 alumni.
Reporting to the Research Services Coordinator, the Prospect Research Specialist is responsible for utilizing research resources to maximize the Institution's fundraising goals and support a greater engagement of the existing development team in cultivation and solicitation activities. You have excellent research and organizational skills, are an effective writer, and are persistent and imaginative in devising new ways to secure and analyze information of critical importance to the fundraising activities. Additionally, you are highly organized and will hold the highest standards of confidentiality, quality and accuracy.
Prospect Identification and Qualification
Data Analysis and Report Writing
Why Work at SAIT:
Enjoy a stimulating work environment, a beautiful campus overlooking downtown Calgary and a great benefits package including: comprehensive health and dental coverage, a defined benefit pension plan, professional development programs, generous paid time off, free access to our Wellness Centre, transit subsidies and more.
Closing Date & Time: Open until a suitable candidate is found. However, we will begin selecting candidates for interviews November 29, 2017.
If you have any questions about the role please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Please do not apply to this email address; all applications should be made through our online system.
SAIT’s vision is to be a global leader in applied education