Data Analyst (INTERNAL ONLY)

To advance the purpose of InterVarsity, this position will serve in the analysis of institutional data through data mining and modeling to improve philanthropic productivity as well as the fundraising, marketing, and engagement programs. It is also responsible to translate business objectives into analytics solutions and to summarize and translate key findings and solutions to key InterVarsity stake holders and leadership. Using data mining, modeling and analysis, (in conjunction with a comprehensive understanding of development processes), the analyst works to create statistically based solutions and offer important insights into the giving patterns among our various constituents and our program objectives.

  • Be a maturing disciple of Jesus Christ: growing in love for God, God's Word, God's people of every ethnicity and culture, and God's purposes in the world
  • Analyze suspect pools for development as well as target audiences for engagement and marketing in order to maximize organizational results
  • Deliver statistical trend analysis, including performance, forecasting and projection reports on large sets of constituent data from a wide variety of sources and provide data entry and clean-up efforts as needed
  • Present analytical findings to various stakeholders, advising on how to use results to inform business strategy
  • Collaborate with other teams to understand data needs and priorities, identify opportunities for analytics services, and operationalize analytics tools into reports
  • Raise a minimum of 10% financial support annually


  • Annually affirm InterVarsity’s Statement of Faith
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Masters or PHD preferred; a quantitative research-based discipline (statistics, mathematics, economics, quantitative social science) is strongly preferred.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in a quantitative or analytics role; experience using data sets to build predictive models
  • Strong understanding of fundraising principles and models
  • Ability to take charge of tasks and work independently without close supervision
  • Proficient with analytics, querying, and visualization tools such as SPSS, SQL, Tableau
  • Ability to hold matters in confidence and to handle confidential information with integrity

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA is both an equal opportunity employer and a faith-based religious organization. We conduct hiring without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, parental status, membership in any labor organization, political ideology, or disability of an otherwise qualified individual. The status of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA as an equal opportunity employer does not prevent the organization from hiring staff based on their religious beliefs so that all staff share the same religious commitment.

Pursuant to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 702 (42 U.S.C. 2000e 1(a)) InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA has the right to, and does, hire only candidates who agree with InterVarsity’s Statement of Agreement: Purpose and Doctrinal Basis.