Research Associate

  • 1500 State Rd 46, Bloomington, IN 47408, USA
  • Full-time
  • Department: Development-Bloomington

Company Description

About the IU Foundation 

Founded in 1936, the Indiana University Foundation maximizes private support for Indiana University by fostering lifelong relationships with key stakeholders, providing advancement leadership, and fundraising services for campuses and units across the university. Today, the IU Foundation oversees one of the largest public university endowments in the country, with a market value in excess of $3 billion. IU is consistently ranked among the top four of Big Ten universities in annual voluntary support.

Job Description

Indiana University Foundation invites philanthropic- minded, collaborative applicants for the Development Research Associate position.   

The Development Research Associates partner with development units and officers throughout the Indiana University system by identifying and tracking the accomplishments and life events of alumni and donors, as well as their interest and ability to provide support to Indiana University. The successful Development Research Associate will enjoy heads- down research, but will also be a strong collaborator, working with development officers and prospect management to fulfill development goals through meetings, CRM communications, and email.

This is an exciting time to join the Prospect Management and Research team at the IU Foundation. With the Bicentennial Campaign ending in 2020, there has never been a more important time to apply innovative research skills to identify prospects for our next campaign!



Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in library science or a related field

4 years of professional work experience, or a combination of master’s degree and two years of related professional experience

Preferred Qualifications

CRM experience, particularly within Blackbaud or similar software

Familiarity with the Reeher platform

Varying levels of experience will be considered

Additional Information

This position will be posted until the role is filled. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. Apply Now! 

We are sensitive to how the COVID- 19 pandemic is impacting work and personal lives, and will offer the upmost flexibility throughout the interview process. As the IU Foundation and much of Indiana University is currently observing a remote environment, interviews will be conducted via Zoom for the safety and well-being of all involved.

The IU Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against candidates on the basis of race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or veteran status. Women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, and members of other minority or marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply.