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Database Manager

Company: Flagler College
Date Posted: January 22, 2018

Purpose:  To provide the support of the Department of Advancement Services by overseeing the management of the Raiser’s Edge database.


Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for maintaining all advancement databases.
  • Develop policies and procedures for data entry into all advancement databases that ensure necessary consistency and accuracy.
  • Handle list requests related to emails, mailings, and anything else relevant or necessary to the operations of the Office of Institutional Advancement.
  • Coordinate with employees requesting lists to recommend additional data relevant to their needs.
  • Maintain current information in the database by updating addresses, names, telephone numbers, etc.
  • Create and maintain exports and queries that display raw data in a quick, clear manner to employees.
  • Maintain and improve import processes that reduce manual data entry.
  • Assist with general analysis of data as it relates to fundraising and donor recognition.
  • Execute regular database clean-up activities.
  • Conduct regular audits of the information in the database.
  • Maintain accurate lists of current students, alumni, and parents.
  • Quickly and accurately process all received manual data entry updates.
  • Regularly perform address research related to lost alumni and return mail.
  • Assign data entry projects to student workers and review their work.
  • Evaluate and recommend upgrades, fixes, plug-ins, etc., then coordinate with vendors on obtaining information and software licenses.
  • Keep up with news and trends in database technology and development methodology.
  • Develop and apply procedures to safeguard data security.
  • Develop standards and policies for data entry, and ensure compliance.
  • Assist Director of Advancement Services and Manager of Gift Administration as necessary to perform the operations of the Department of Advancement Services.
  • Assist with annual alumni and donor events as needed.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with team members, internal customers, and external vendors.


Additional Responsibilities:

  • Perform other duties as may be required by the Director of Advancement Services and the Vice President of Institutional Advancement.



  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of two years’ experience with database related work.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, specifically Word and Excel.
  • Proficiency in data-entry processes, and familiarity with computer hardware and software programs used in database management.
  • Demonstrable attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple tasks and deadlines, and work cooperatively with staff and constituents.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with technical and non-technical personnel.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and to exhibit good judgment in making independent decisions concurrent with College policy.
  • Ability to sit at a desk and maintain focus on tasks for extended periods of time.


Preference Given to Candidates with:

  • Proficiency in Blackbaud software, specifically Raiser’s Edge.
  • Knowledge of donor relations and nonprofit operations.
  • Knowledge of office management methods and procedures.


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