Grand Rapids Community College Database Coordinator in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Date: January 8, 2019Title: Database Coordinator Position Number: 943Schedule: 40 hours / 52 weeks, 8-5 M-F but will require flexibilityCompensation: Meet and Confer, Level 13 $48,431Reports to: Associate Director of College AdvancementPosting Closing date: January 22, 2019 SUMMARY This position is responsible for processing gifts and payments, donor acknowledgements, varied financial reports, and updating and maintaining the database used by the Foundation Office. This position has significant responsibilities in the areas of data and gift entry to ensure that all cash gifts, stock donations, and pledges are accurately recorded in the database and reconciled with the Financial Services Department. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONSulliCoordinate all duties relative to processing, recording, and acknowledging gifts and payments:/liliData entry for gifts and pledges./liliProduce tax receipts and acknowledgements./liliMaintains the accuracy and integrity of donor information./liliDocuments and updates database policies and procedures on an ongoing basis./liliWork with Financial Services staff to ensure reconciliation of gifts and pledges/li/ululliCoordinate communication between the Foundation, and Financial Services, including the following responsibilities:/liliAnalyze financial data and research donations and other variables to balance financial transactions, make adjusting entries, etc., and recommend courses of action as appropriate./liliMake identified corrections within foundation operations in coordination with Financial Services staff./liliAnnually work with the auditors for the audit of the Foundation in coordination with Financial Services staff./li/ululliManage the donor-related data needs of College Advancement:/liliInitiates and manages projects to improve utilization of the database./liliGenerates reports and queries to support fundraising efforts and analyze the effectiveness of appeals./li/ul ulliLead the College Advancements functional support and provide technical expertise and leadership for Raiser’s Edge and other donor/customer relationship management software packages.ulliTrain and provides technical support to staff to help them be independent Raiser’s