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Prospect Research Analyst (Remote)

Florida State University Foundation
Florida, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Dec 3, 2022

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Job ID: 53030

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Location: Tallahassee, FL

Regular/Temporary: Regular



FSU Foundation


Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be accessed at:


The Prospect Research Analyst identifies broad prospect pools and provides research on individuals, corporations, and foundations.

Conducts In-depth Analysis

As part of the research team, identify qualified, suspects/prospects pools for Strategy Partners’ use with Colleges/Units.

Conducts In-depth Research

Develop concise and relevant prospect profiles, providing in-depth biographical data, financial/net worth analysis, indicators of possible philanthropic interest and eventual intent of potential donors. Conduct pre-qualifications.

Data Management

Participate in prospect research data-entry and reporting. Protect confidential information. Other duties as required.


Bachelor’s degree and two years of experience; or a high school diploma/equivalent and experience equal to six years. (Note: post-high school education can substitute for experience at the equivalent rate.)

Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.

Proficiency in the Microsoft Office products suite (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word), or equivalent software.

Must be a self-starter, comfortable working independently.

Effective oral and written communication skills.

Ability to prioritize, organize and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously and accurately in a detail-oriented environment.

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and successfully manage competing deadlines.  

Ability to handle confidential, sensitive information with the highest degree of professionalism.

Skilled in utilizing the internet for research purposes.

*Applicants must upload a cover letter & resume with their online application. *


Knowledge of fundraising practices.

Minimum of one year of research experience.

Excellent interpersonal skills.

Strong focus on customer service and proactive problem resolution.

Other Information

The position has been designated as eligible for remote work based on the current position/job functions.

University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there’s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow’s news!

Learn more about our university and campuses.

Pay Plan

This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.

Soft Money Funded Position

This is a soft money funded position, with renewal based on available funds and the needs of the University.

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FSU offers a robust Total Rewards package. Visit our website to learn more about our Compensation, Benefits, Wellness, Recognition, and Employee Development programs.

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Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Open until filled

This position is being advertised as open until filled.

The hiring committee will review applications as received.

Tobacco Free Campus

Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.

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