Database Administrator

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Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest, a 16,000+ acre protected forest in Kentucky, about 25 miles south of Louisville, is seeking a detail-oriented Advancement Database Administrator to assist the Advancement team in identifying, cultivating, soliciting, stewarding, and communicating with donors and members.

Bernheim is home to a 600-acre arboretum, designated as Kentucky’s official arboretum. The natural landscape features 40+ miles of hiking trails and extensive natural areas managed for conservation purposes. Its woodlands, prairies, and wetlands make up the largest privately-owned forest in the Eastern United States dedicated to education and conservation. Bernheim is a privately owned not-for-profit, relying on donations and memberships, whose mission is to connect people with nature. Annually, over 350,000 people experience Bernheim through visits, educational programs, field trips, and Bernheim festivals.

This key position is responsible for managing Bernheim’s donor database (Blackbaud Altru) and works closely with the Advancement team to ensure accuracy and timeliness in gift processing and acknowledgments, using best practices of data integrity while proactively finding ways to streamline administrative processes in Bernheim’s Advancement Department. The successful candidate will serve as a support resource for Bernheim staff using the Altru database, and providing training as needed.

This is a full-time position and reports directly to the Director of Advancement.

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Salary range: $40,000 – $45,000. Competitive benefits package includes health/vision/dental insurance, retirement 403b match benefit, and paid sick, holiday and vacation leave. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Melissa Raley, Director of Advancement.

Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


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