Marymount Manhattan

Staff Positions

  • Major Gifts Officer

    Reporting to the Director of Development, the Major Gifts Officer will identify, cultivate, solicit and steward a portfolio of major donor prospects for significant contributions in support of the College’s annual fundraising goals.

     

    CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Manage a portfolio of a minimum of 100-125 major donors and prospects from all constituencies: trustees, alumni, parents, faculty, administration, and friends of the College to be tracked in existing database
    • Move prospects in an appropriate and timely fashion from identification and cultivation toward solicitation and closure.
    • Maintain stewardship contacts with annual donors to ensure donor retention, renewals and upgrades.
    • Maintain an active schedule of 15-20 visits per month and 15-20 phone calls daily.
    • Work collaboratively with planned giving, annual giving, alumni relations and advancement events, directors, staff, and volunteers to secure the maximum gift potential from all assigned prospects.
    • Other duties as assigned
    • Identify potential donors for the Vice President for Institutional Advancement, make initial contact as appropriate and prepare briefing materials.
    • Solicit support from prospects for the College’s yearly fundraising efforts, including but not limited to The Carson Challenge, The Annual Scholarship Fundraising Dinner, any capital campaign initiatives and other priorities as directed.

     

    Education Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree required.

     

    Other Requirements:

    • Minimum of three to five years’ experience in soliciting major gifts, experience in higher education preferred.
    • Results driven and demonstrated success and effectiveness in soliciting, closing, and stewarding major campaign and annual gifts.
    • Experience in capital campaigns preferred.
    • Strong organizational skills; ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Ability to work independently, strong focus on prospect outreach and external meetings with prospective donors, manage projects specific to major gift fundraising, and maintains a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality.
    • Ability to travel and work nights and weekends when necessary for events and meetings.
    • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills and engaging interpersonal skills.
    • Experience with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) and experience with development database programs; Raiser’s Edge a plus.

     

    How to Apply:

    Please send resume and cover letter to:

    Marymount Manhattan College

    221 East 71st Street

    New York, NY 10021

    HR@mmm.edu

  • Research Associate/Data Specialist

    As an integral team member, this position supports the activities of the Office of Institutional Research and Planning through the development and management of college databases and through the external and internal reporting of institutional data.

     

    CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Develop and manage databases that support Institutional Research
      • Keep archival data on student enrollment, retention and other key variables
    • Plan, coordinate, and follow through to completion the process involved in the preparation and filing of state, federal, external and internal reports including
      • IPEDS, HEDS and other government reports
      • The College Board, US News and World Report and other external surveys
      • Internal college requests for data
    • Retrieve, validate and report data from Colleague/Datatel college database
      • Write queries to extract data  from the College’s database  system
      • Record, verify and report data with a very high degree of accuracy
    • Integrate information from the college’s information systems
      • Produce and maintain eFactbook  and dashboards of key college data
      • Compile data and convert into logical and manageable format for consumption by a broader audience
    • Handle multiple  tasks; prioritize, and meet deadlines
    • Other duties as assigned

    Education Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in related field such as social sciences, mathematics/statistics, higher education or information technology/computer science

    Other Requirements:

    • Two years of experience in higher education administration preferred
    • Knowledge of relational databases and various report writing tools
      • Experience using SQL or related reporting software to query databases and extract data
      • Working knowledge of Unidata query tools; experience with Ellucian colleague a plus
    • High proficiency with Microsoft Office products, especially Excel
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively and efficiently work with large volumes of complex data
      • Understanding of data entry flow/recording problems impacting data reality
      • Understanding of the data as well as the reported data fields
    • Strong organizational skills including attention to detail, accuracy, multi-tasking,      prioritizing and meeting deadlines
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills
    • Congenial; able to work well as part of a team
    • Knowledge of institutional research processes and experiences within higher education a plus
    • A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered

     

     

    How To Apply:

      Please send resume and cover letter to:

      Human Resources

      Marymount Manhattan College

      221 East 71 Street

      New York, New York 10021

    hr@mmm.edu

     

  • Advancement Services Specialist

    Provides database support for fundraising programs, campaigns, and events of MMC’s Office of Institutional Advancement (IA).

     

    CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Maintain and manage Raiser’s Edge database and NetCommunity for IA, including identifying and correcting database problem areas such as address updates, missing or incomplete data, incorrect values, and duplicate records.
    • Process pledges, gifts, and acknowledgements
    • Improve and implement new database features.
    • Create professional quality fundraising and donor reports.
    • Generate reports, queries, and lists related to fundraising and stewardship, including mailing lists for publications and events.
    • Research constituents in database as well as other prospective donors to identify, qualify, and rate prospects to provide the necessary information to cultivate and      solicit major and planned gift prospects.
    • Train IA staff regarding appropriate use of Raiser’s Edge.
    • Facilitate internal communication of donor information.
    • Act as liaison for IA department, IT, and Business Office.
    • Duties as assigned to maintain and upgrade the Raiser’s Edge platform.
    • Serves as point person with our Raiser’s Edge account executive.

    Education Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree

    Other Requirements:

    • Experience with Raiser’s Edge database a must (including queries and imports)
    • 1-3 years fundraising/development experience – preferably in higher education
    • Experience with Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, Outlook)
    • Familiarity with Crystal Reporting a plus
    • Written and oral communication skills
    • Comfort in word processing, spreadsheet and data entry
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Strong organizational ability and attention to detail
    • Ability to prioritize
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Comfort working in an often fast-paced and deadline-based environment

     

    How To Apply:

    Please send resume and cover letter to: 

    Human Resources 

    Marymount Manhattan College 

    221 East 71 Street 

    New York, New York 10021

    hr@mmm.edu

  • Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) Counselor/Coordinator

    The Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) Counselor/Coordinator, under the supervision of the HEOP Director, provides academic and financial counseling to students of the program and oversees the daily operations of HEOP services offered by the college.

    CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Track student progress towards successful completion of degree in collaboration with other academic offices
    • Meet with students regularly to ensure that students are actively engaged in their      educational progress
    • Recruitment of HEOP eligible candidates
    • Assist in interviewing and selecting students for the HEOP program
    • Advise and assist students in creating semester schedules in accordance with degree requirements
    • Assist in the collection of data and preparation of budgets, proposals and reports
    • Help the Director to plan, coordinate and implement the Pre-Freshmen Summer Program
    • Understand and promote the goals and objectives of the HEOP programs throughout the MMC community and the metropolitan area
    • Supervise work study student assistants
    • Perform other duties as  assigned by the Director

     

    Education Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree in a related field such as counseling or higher education preferred.

     

    Other Requirements:

    • Minimum of two years related experience preferably in higher education, preferably in a field related to advising and/or counseling
    • Candidate must be flexible as position does require occasional evening and/or weekend hours and will also require travel throughout New York City
    • Ability to work collaboratively with faculty and administrators to support students’      success
    • Demonstrated commitment to increasing equity in and access to educational opportunities for diverse student body
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Fluency in Spanish preferred

     

    How to Apply:

    Please send resume and cover letter to:

    Marymount Manhattan College

    221 East 71st Street

    New York, NY 10021

    HR@mmm.edu