The Chesapeake Bay Foundation seeks a Temporary Database Specialist to be based at its’ Philip Merrill Environmental Center headquarters located in Annapolis, MD. This is a temporary assignment to begin in April and go through the Fall of 2016. This is a part-time position and hours will be varied & flexible depending on projects and tasks.
THE CHESAPEAKE BAY FOUNDATION
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is the largest regional non-profit conservation organization working solely to save the Bay. Established in 1967, CBF has a staff of approximately 185 employees working in offices in Annapolis Maryland; Richmond and VA Beach, Virginia; Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; and Washington, D.C., and in 15 field education program locations. Our staff and volunteer corps work throughout the region educating students and adults, advocating for clean water polices, restoring waterways, and litigating when necessary.
CBF's headquarters office in Annapolis, MD is the Philip Merrill Environmental Center, the world’s first U.S. Green Build Council’s LEED platinum building. In 2014, CBF opened The Brock Environmental Center in Virginia Beach, VA. The Brock Center is one of the most energy efficient, environmentally smart buildings in the world.
CBF has an annual budget of approximately $21 million and is supported by more than 200,000 members and e-subscribers. For more information on CBF please visit www.cbf.org.
CONTEXT OF THE POSITION
CBF’s Information Technology (IT) Team, part of the Administration Department, is charged with furthering the mission of the organization by supporting staff’s software, hardware, and data solution needs. Healthy data is crucial to the organization’s ability to recruit, engage, and communicate with CBF supporters. Reporting to ITs Manager of Data Services, will assist in providing timely, accurate, and comprehensive data input and output for CBF staff from CBF’s databases.
Essential functions include:
- Input and manage a high volume of data from CBF’s volunteer programs, events, and public outreach efforts.
- Track event attendance and volunteer activities then record timesheet values in The Raiser’s Edge database.
- Maintain flow of information between The Raiser’s Edge (RE), Salsa (digital advocacy platform), and BlackBaud NetCommunity (BBNC)
- Manage and ensure accuracy of constituent communications preferences.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
The successful candidate will have 1-2 years’ experience in database management. Commitment to maintaining database integrity and accuracy is crucial, as well as experience problem solving in a collegial environment. Must have a proficiency in communicating data to a breadth of audiences. Moreover, the ideal candidate will also have the ability to juggle competing priorities and be a detail-oriented team player.
To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and salary history and requirements no later than April 29, 2016 to:
Chesapeake Bay Foundation
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.