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Job Req ID:  11053

Development Data Specialist



 Working Title:     Development Data Specialist       

 Classified Title:   Development Data Specialist     

 Reports to:          Assistant Director of Medical Development Services & Analytics


Job Summary:

This position reports to the Assistant Director of Medical Development Services and Analytics (MDSA) and is primarily responsible for preparation and maintenance of metrics and tools that quantify the operations of the Fund for Johns Hopkins Medicine (FJHM). The Specialist utilizes an understanding of relational databases, database query tools, and data analysis techniques to report on all aspects of development operations, and enhance any aspect of development management. The Specialist directly supports the work of the Assistant director in extracting, compiling, and formatting data from multiple sources, and preparing relevant analysis and visualizations.


70% FJHM Reporting Administration

Accurately and efficiently retrieve data from the central Development and Alumni Relations (DAR) fundraising database (ALADIN) through direct querying and using the JasperSoft Business Intelligence reporting platform.

Prepare monthly, fiscal year, campaign and ad hoc fundraising progress and workplan report products for FJHM and its 31 distinct development offices.

Maintain data sources associated with analytics dashboards on the Tableau platform.

Help plan and disseminate any pertinent data sets or visualizations for FJHM leadership, staff members, faculty, donors, and volunteers

Provide support to the Assistant Director on a wide range of analytics and reporting projects, including data and relevant analytics for meetings, projects, reports, and proposals.


15% Partner Hospital and Annual Giving Support

Accurately and efficiently retrieve data from Raiser’s Edge systems of the JHM Partner Hospital foundations.

Provide support to Partner foundation counterparts in producing reports and analysis, and assist with any projects related to Partner data.

Assist in compiling data and metrics related to collaborative annual giving initiatives of the Partner foundation programs and FJHM Office of Medical Annual Giving.

Assist with the planning, logistics, and execution of the FJHM/Partner Hospital Data Working group meetings.


15% Medical Development Services Support

Coordinate DAR Service Desk tickets assigned to MDSA and assist with data management and quality activities of MDSA and DAR

Administrate the scheduling and delivery of grateful patient report products

Serve as a backup for the daily inpatient guest roster reporting process

Other duties as assigned



High School Diploma/GED required, BA/BS preferred. Three years related experience required. Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Successful candidate will have 3 years’ experience, or a combination of education and experience, in business or operational analysis. Candidate should be proficient in providing high-level data analysis, administrative oversight, and coordination, and demonstrate a proficiency in queries and reports. Preferred candidate will have experience in data management and a working knowledge of fundraising information systems and development revenue cycle preferred.

JHU Equivalency Formula:  30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience.  Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis.  For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.



Works well under pressure and meets deadlines

Ability to synthesize, analyze, critique

Excellent organizational skills

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Advanced analytical ability to identify data requirements and prepare and analyze complex reports


Demonstrated ability to address/resolve difficult multi-faceted problems

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

Ability to develop and maintain sound professional relationships among superiors, subordinates and peers

Ability to learn new software programs and databases

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.


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During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.


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