Constituent Relations and Database Manager

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At Northcentral University (NCU), we strongly believe that our University is only as good as our team of staff, faculty, and students around the world united by a commitment to excellence, innovation, diversity, and accountability.

 We celebrate personal and professional growth and desire to see our team members fully realize and reach their potential. When you join the Northcentral team, you will enjoy a challenging, positive, and fun work environment that promotes productivity, achievement, and fulfillment.

 If you are passionate about making a difference and are ready to be challenged and inspired in your daily work as part of a growing, success-oriented company, then we want to hear from you!

 What We Are Looking For

NCU is currently seeking a dynamic individual to become part of our Communications and Advancement team as the Remote Constituent Relations and Database Manager. 

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for the overall administration and support for the Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) system, specifically Salsa CRM and Salsa Engage.
  • Assist with data entry and comprehensive information management for all constituents.
  • Enter constituent data for all individuals and organizations, including address updates, constituent demographics, and relationship links.
  • Maintain database constituent codes. Audit data hygiene reports for Office of the President and Office of the Provost, making data updates as required.
  • Interact with constituents, including donors, alumni, corporate/academic partnerships, planned giving, and other university stakeholders regarding data maintenance activities.
  • Prepare materials for meetings, including interfacing with other teams on deliverables, including prospect research and constituent profiles.
  • Assist with meeting preparation and scheduling relating to nurturing donor, alumni, and academic partnership relations.
  • Attend meetings, taking notes, and following up as needed.
  • Support constituent communications, including presentations, board materials, and website updates, and serve as the first line of communication for constituents, responding to inquiries via phone and email.
  • Support events (including virtual) for individual and corporate donors/partners and for third-party fundraising activities as needed.
  • Attends regular meetings with support staff and various team members to review upcoming issues, items, and training.
  • Track marketing benefits, such as promotion in the employee newsletter, offered to academic partners.
  • Track contracts and report on agreed-upon terms, renewals, commitments, and expiration dates.
  • Other related duties as assigned.
  • Reasonable and consistent attendance to fulfill requirements of the position

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Experience, technical development skills of Salsa CRM and Salsa Engage.
  • Proven customer service orientation combined with the ability to work well with others.
  • Creativity, initiative, excitement about the possibilities of the CRM.
  • Strong spreadsheet skills.
  • Excellent business analysis and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work with people of varying technical skills.
  • Previous experience in an end-user technical support role.
  • Quick, analytical thinker.
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex concepts.
  • Any background with CSS, HTML, or query-writing would be helpful.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite
Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in communication, journalism, public relations, marketing, public affairs, or related field. Master’s preferred.
  • Minimum of (5) years relevant experience in a higher education setting in administration, marketing, communications, public relations, fundraising, community relations, or other related fields.
  • Experience in higher education preferred
  • Experience in consumer marketing strategies a plus (digital, email, social)
  • Experience working in a technology-driven enterprise preferred
  • All skills, abilities, and education will be considered for minimum qualifications

Working Conditions

This position operates in a remote, home office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, printers, and phones.

  • Good working environment with the absence of disagreeable conditions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Regular and reliable attendance is required.


NCU will not sponsor applicants for work visas.

Who We Are

Northcentral University (NCU) is a private, nonprofit, online University and a proud affiliate of the National University System with its headquarters in California. We are a graduate university and a global leader in providing access to regionally-accredited higher education.

NCU offers doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s degrees in business, education, and psychology, as well as doctoral and master’s degrees in technology, health sciences and marriage and family therapy. Our collective goal at Northcentral University is to improve the human condition through the provision of high-quality online degree programs.

NCU was founded in 1996 to provide working professionals around the world with access to a richly- engaging, professionally-relevant, and academically-rigorous educational programs. Today, we continue to serve that mission. Many students at NCU are first-generation graduate students seeking to contribute to their communities through their pursuit of academic growth, research, and practice.

Though we support faculty and student research, NCU is a teaching university. Our faculty dedicate themselves to serving students through a pedagogical model of Teaching through Engagement (TTE). The goal is for all NCU students, faculty and team members to be actively engaged within the University community. Engagement is more than just grading and giving feedback, it is an active relationship between faculty and student, a give and take of ideas and information.

NCU offers a one-to-one learning model, where one student is paired with one professor in each course, creating a more personalized, individual experience for students. These experiences are enhanced by professors’ real-world, practical experience. All NCU faculty hold doctoral degrees.

At NCU, we are widening access to education and reducing educational divides. We are proud of the educational opportunities that we provide, and we recognize that providing this kind of access to all students takes work and collaborative effort. We value diversity of people, thoughts, and ideas. Our global reach affords us the opportunity to teach and learn the significance of diversity – and the power it brings to our endeavors.

Take advantage of this exciting opportunity to join a growing team of passionate individuals.

Apply today!


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