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Job Req ID:  57136

Senior Data Analyst

The Office of Annual Giving (OAG) team at Johns Hopkins University seeks a Senior Data Analyst who is naturally curious, innovative, and energized by problem-solving.


The Senior Data Analyst reports to the Director of Strategic & Divisional Priorities, and is responsible for data management and reporting for the central OAG at Johns Hopkins.


The Sr. Data Analyst will exhibit excellent quantitative and analytical capabilities, strong understanding of new and emerging fundraising and quantitative modeling techniques and technologies, have a background in database and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software and project management, and the ability to convert complex data into engaging, informative management reports. 


The Office of Annual Giving is a growing team that currently consists of 8 colleagues who provide annual giving services to the nine schools of the university, various departments of Johns Hopkins Medicine, and several centers and institutes, totaling over 25 partners. These annual giving services include developing comprehensive and integrated solicitation strategies that are optimal for each development unit and are data-driven. Like all offices and units in Development and Alumni Relations (DAR), OAG is committed to a donor-directed philanthropy philosophy. 


Specific Responsibilities: 

  • Using the institutions’ donor database, ALADIN, and other data software including but not limited to: Tableau and Reeher, establish annual metrics, reports, and dashboards for the development units, including the Homewood Undergraduate Program.
  • Use descriptive and inferential statistics to analyze program results and donor behavior and make recommendations to OAG leadership.
  • Create and update annual giving dashboards for development offices, providing details on revenue, donors, appeal response rate, ROI, and spatial trends. Train development office staff on how to use the dashboards, gaining feedback on improvements.
  • Provide strategic analysis of revenue and donor acquisition to assist with the creation and/or usage of annual giving predictive models, dashboards, and trend analysis for development units.
  • Provide strategic guidance on maximizing revenue for the flagship undergraduate annual fund, The Hopkins Fund, to optimize the level of undergraduate participation necessary for the University to elevate its US News and World Report (USNWR) ranking.
  • Working closely with OAG colleagues, provide development units on: annual giving strategies focused on data-driven approaches, domestic and international regulations regarding mass solicitations, and giving day/reunion best practices.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Strategic & Divisional Priorities. 



Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred. At least five years of progressive experience in data analytics and data operations.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Comfortable working in a complex, multi-divisional, fast-moving, results-oriented environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to influence and drive consensus.
    Demonstrated success in project management while overseeing multiple priorities.
  • Ability to establish priorities, set objectives, and achieve goals.
  • Ability to organize and interpret complex data sets and utilize analytic techniques and platforms.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence and drive consensus.
  • Ability to identify multi-variables needed to optimize engagement and predictive indices.
  • Extensive experience in working strategically with data quality vendors.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including presentation capabilities. Experience presetting data to leadership team for decision-making purposes.
    Strong desire to succeed and excellent work ethic.
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel, including experience with Power Query, Advanced Charting, VBA & Macros, Pivot Tables & Reporting, Simulations, and more.
  • Strong statistical acumen and curiosity, bolstered by an advanced knowledge of R/R Studio and/or Python.
  • Knowledge of SQL and Power BI.
  • Experience in using data visualization tools (i.e. Tableau or similar).
  • Experience with an analytics tool such as Salesforce Einstein or Qlik Sense.


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.

Classified Title: Sr. Data Analyst 
Working Title: Senior Data Analyst 
Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PC 
Starting Salary Range:
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus 
Department name: 10001634-Annual Giving 
Personnel area: University Administration


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


If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.


The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work.  Your recruiter will advise accordingly.


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