[APRA-NW] Research Associate Opening in Tacoma, Wash.

Cecilia Hogan - chogan chogan at ups.edu
Thu Mar 23 11:24:33 PST 2006

Hello APRA-NW Members,

I am delighted to announce a new research associate position at the
University of Puget Sound. Here is a partial description, with the link
to the full description included.


Office of University Relations Research

Reports to and works closely with the director of University Relations
Research to identify and track potential funding sources for the
university. Analyzes and synthesizes financial data. Computes
philanthropic capacity ratings, consolidates data gathered, and reports
relevant biographical and financial information about potential donors,
making recommendations regarding cultivation, solicitation and
stewardship. Produces bibliographic profiles of individuals,
corporations, and foundations. Responds to research requests. Monitors
the integrity of the prospect management system by designing and
implementing processes to measure and standardize procedures; provides
systems training to others. Supervises, trains, and directs student
staff members.

Qualifications include a bachelor's degree, and at least two years of
work experience in prospect research. Must be able to communicate
effectively, orally and in writing, with a broad range of internal and
external constituents.

Please review the full job description and qualifications outline at

The University of Puget Sound is an independent, predominantly
residential, liberal arts college with approximately 2500 undergraduates
and 150 graduate students enrolled in three masters programs. The
university, as a community of learning, maintains a strong commitment to
teaching excellence, scholarly engagement, and fruitful student-faculty
interaction. Puget Sound seeks to develop in its students capacities
for critical analysis, aesthetic appreciation, sound judgment, and apt
expression that will sustain a lifetime of intellectual curiosity,
active inquiry, and reasoned independence. A Puget Sound education,
both academic and co-curricular, encourages a rich knowledge of self and
others, an appreciation of commonality and difference, the full, open,
and civil discussion of ideas, thoughtful moral discourse, and the
integration of learning, preparing the university's graduates to meet
the highest tests of democratic citizenship. Such an education seeks to
liberate each person's fullest intellectual and human potential to
assist in the unfolding of creative and useful lives. Puget Sound's Web
site may be found at www.ups.edu.

Salary commiserate with experience; generous benefits package including
medical insurance, dental insurance, education benefits, and
non-contributory retirement plan.

Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient number
of qualified candidates have been identified. Interested individuals
are encouraged to submit application materials postmarked no later than
April 13, 2006 to ensure consideration. To apply, submit letter of
interest, resume and names of three references to:

Research Associate Search - 722

University of Puget Sound

1500 North Warner #1007

Tacoma, WA 98416-1007

>From campus,


Cecilia Hogan
Director, University Relations Research
University of Puget Sound
1500 North Warner St. #1087
Tacoma, WA 98416 USA

chogan at ups.edu

www.ups.edu <http://www.ups.edu/>

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