Advancement Systems Analyst



The Advancement Systems Analyst is a primary administrator for the Advancement office systems, which houses all alumni, donor, constituent and contribution records for the University. Reporting to the AVP for Advancement, responsibilities include directing and/or designing functions, technology and data that supports Advancement Office’s operational business, best practices, initiatives, programs and special projects.  This a full time, benefits-eligible position; remote work will be considered. Generous benefits include health, retirement, considerable time off and tuition assistance.



  • Database Management; in collaboration with the AVP for Advancement, acts as a primary administrator and decision maker in the database structure and functionality; leads implementation of new structures, policies or procedures; facilitates necessary changes to current structures, policies and procedures; responsible for data security, governance and oversight for Advancement; implements University partnerships for data sharing and consistency which includes building and maintaining multi-system data bridges
  • Specialized Data; builds advanced and complex data requests for Advancement unit or external partners utilizing a strong understanding of SQL, relational data architecture and ability to surface key business needs and insights for end users; defines and develops office standards for query elements to create consistent reporting and evaluation of data
  • Specialized Functions; researches, recommends, plans and implements new projects as approved by the AVP for Advancement; directs the new CRM project initiatives to meet the demands of a changing environment of philanthropy and the upcoming campaign
  • Project Management and Data Integrity; in collaboration with the AVP for Advancement, assigns and/or leads all projects related to the Advancement CRM



  • Associate’s degree in related field or a combination of education, experience and accomplishment
  • Minimum of five years related experience; running a CRM and using/writing SQL, CSS or JavaScript


Application Information:

Please download the application at  Feel free to include a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and the position is open until filled.  


Illinois Wesleyan University
Human Resources, Holmes 209
1312 N. Park Street
Bloomington, IL  61701
Fax:  309-556-1710 (please use cover sheet)


Illinois Wesleyan University does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must reside and be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire; maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.

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