Prospect Research Director - (Req4954)

Prospect Research Director - (Req4954)


Central Piedmont Community College
1201 Elizabeth Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28235
Phone: 704-330-2722

Job Location

Central Piedmont Community College - (Central Campus)




State Benefits

Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, August 9, 2022
Closes: Monday, October 10, 2022

Target Start Date

Monday, September 19, 2022

Expected Work Hours

40 Hours

Reports to

Department Head

Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Educational Administration, Statistical Analysis, Planning, or other related field; 4 to 6 years of related experience; active membership in a professional research organization such as APRA.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution
Experience in a higher educational institution

Position Description

General Function

This position is charged with conducting prospect research and preparing reports to further college efforts to secure private philanthropic support and to prepare college leadership to engage with prospective donors of the college. The position oversees the use of web-based research tools and associated databases.


Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

1. Conducts dedicated prospect research and prepares reports related to college donors and        potential donors.

2. Conducts proactive research to identify new sources of private philanthropic support for the        college.

3. Conducts prospect research and prepares reports at the request of college leadership.

4. Conducts activities to identify, connect, and engage college alumni.

5. Prepares detailed briefing information related to guests at college functions.

6. Assists as requested with data management within Raiser’s Edge database.

7. Assists with college and foundation events to host donors.

8. Performs other duties as assigned by the Vice President.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Characteristics

Exceptionally strong research, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills   

Demonstrated creativity, flexibility, and comfort in working with diverse populations

Knowledge of research tools and applications

Well-developed writing skills

Ability to work with diverse internal and external populations 

Strict adherence to confidentiality standards

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