Fundraising Analyst at The Ohio State University

Fundraising Analyst at The Ohio State University

Job Type
Posting Date
October 11, 2018
Location of Position

Columbus, OH

Company Summary

For 144 years, The Ohio State University's campus in Columbus has been the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation. It's where friendships are forged. It's where rivalries and revelry are born.

The university's main campus is one of America's largest and most comprehensive. As Ohio's best and one of the nation's top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Fundraising Analyst provides reporting services and data analysis for the Wexner Medical Center Development & Alumni Affairs team; S/he will design and build reports to support the Advancement team; extract, analyze and present results from the University's advancement system (TAS) as requested; and will also assist in the creation of standing reports designed to improve the department's ability to operate.

Reporting to the Director, Wexner Medical Center Advancement Services, this position will identify reporting priorities, resolve problems and develop proper protocols related to the reporting function within TAS and our development team; handle special projects as appropriate; and execute all reporting requests from the Wexner Medical Center, Office of Strategic Planning and reports pertaining to AAMC and NACCDO.

A proven strategic and analytical thinker, the Fundraising Analyst will need to operate with a high degree of independence, decision-making capabilities, judgment, consistency and relationship building.  They must be able to handle and prioritize multiple projects at once, interpret computer science language, be proficient with and knowledgeable of data analysis methodology, and utilize MS Office while demonstrating excellent customer service and strong communication skills when working with end users.

All members of Advancement are part of creating an inclusive culture that inspires and exceptionally diverse and talented team and are measured on their adherence to the following core competencies: Leadership, Continuous Improvement, teamwork and Collaboration, and Communication/Interpersonal Effectiveness.

Position Requirements


  • 85% – Designs and executes reports for the department including but not limited to fundraising and prospect activity, campaign attainment, endowments, scholarships, top donors, historical trends, and chairs & professorships.
  • 10% – Identify reporting priorities, resolve problems, develop protocols and provide training related to reporting topics.
  • 5% – Special projects as assigned
Required Experience


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems or Management Information Systems or equivalent education/experience; 2  years’ experience using Microsoft T-SQL and gathering report requirements; Experience with enterprise reporting tools


Experience using SQL Server Reporting Services

In accordance with the Disaster Preparedness and University State of Emergency Policy 6.17 this position has been designated as a standby position

Also, please visit to learn more about the Ohio State University Office of Advancement.

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The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.