The Data Analyst provides support to the Development Research team and its clients within the Division of Development & the Jimmy Fund by gathering, manipulating, analyzing, and presenting data to help identify, segment, and evaluate prospects and donors. S/he will also provide support for tracking and evaluating metrics related to Research activities, as well as using data and technology to streamline Research efforts.
Embody Dana-Farber’s Core Values: Impact; Excellence; Compassion & Respect; and Discovery every day. Add value to the Dana-Farber community by seeking opportunities to collaborate across the Institute. Foster an ethical, positive, results-oriented culture founded on open communication.
Responsible for assisting the entire Division with reaching financial goals.
Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reports to the Senior Associate Director, Prospect Identification & Analytics, Development Research.
MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree or comparable experience required. Minimum of 2-3 years of experience with data analysis in a fundraising, market research or other business environment preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
The Data Analyst must have problem solving, attention to detail, analytical ability, and proficiency with data analysis software. Familiarity with statistical software such as SPSS, SAS, R and/or Python preferred.
A collaborative attitude, good listening, and strong presentation skills are also essential.
Office in typical office setting. Some evening or weekend work may be required. Some use of personal vehicle for business purposes may be required.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
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