Job Location:
Boca Raton

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Position Summary:

With over 30,000 students from all 50 states and over 180 countries, 21 intercollegiate teams, 180 plus degree programs, and an administration that thrives on discovery and excellence, FAU is pushing the boundaries of higher education. Florida Atlantic’s faculty and staff are trailblazers and innovators with a passion for finding creative solutions while advancing science, art, and technology in all disciplines. Our work environment is a hub of cultures from across the nation and the world, making FAU a place where collaboration flourishes.

Florida Atlantic University is seeking a Assistant Director of Prospect Management, Boca Raton, FL.

Summary of responsibilities include:

  • Managing processes, and assessing and analyzing portfolio management data.
  • Coordinating between teams and gift officers to ensure that donor-centric strategy is being built into and is reflected in assignments, and to facilitate smooth transitions between those handling donor relationships.
  • Overseeing the Prospect Assignment process, including evaluating prospects and making assignment recommendations.
  • Improving existing processes as well as identifying and implementing new systems to streamline workflows.
  • Ensuring Prospect Management process comprehension, compliance, and data consistency across the division.
  • Developing process guides for a variety of audiences with a variety of competencies
  • Analyzing metrics data.
  • Active involvement with professional organizations such as APRA and AASP to keep current with best practices, ethics, and fundraising industry trends.
  • Collaborating with stakeholders from across Development to ensure alignment of Prospect Management Processes within the wider context of all business rules related to use of the database and the Development team’s approach to standardized goals and metrics.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate area of specialization and two years of appropriate experience; or a bachelor’s degree accredited institution in an appropriate area of specialization and four years of appropriate experience required.

Proficiency with Microsoft Office including Outlook, Excel, and Word required.

Strong analytical, organizational, and communication skills.

Exceptional attention to detail.

Excellent problem-solving skills, initiative and resourcefulness.

Strong interpersonal skills.

Ability to work in a team environment with multiple clients and stakeholders, both internal and external.

Ability to work independently and manage large projects.

Strong skills with relational databases.

Ability and willingness to learn new systems and software.

Ability to work under pressure in a dynamic and constantly evolving environment.

Ability to synthesize large amounts of data into a clear and concise format.

Experience with Workday and Raiser’s Edge preferred.

Previous experience in non-profit environment, especially at a college or university level preferred.



College or Department:

Institutional Advancement


Boca Raton

Work Days and Hours:

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Application Deadline:


Special Instructions to Applicant:

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711

Final candidate will be required to have official, sealed transcripts and original NACES evaluation, if applicable, sent from their educational institution to Human Resources prior to the start of employment.

Successful completion of a background check, which may include a motor vehicle check, credit check, fingerprinting or additional screening, is required for the selected candidate prior to the start date.

A resume and a cover letter are required for this position. Make sure to attach these required documents in the Attachments section of the application. Any missing required documents may result in disqualification.