This position will lead the development of a comprehensive stewardship and growth program for the PSU Athletics Annual Fund and its donors, as well as lead the the planning and execution of all donor and fan engagement events. The foremost mission of this role is to drive revenue for the Viking Athletic Fund, increase the annual fund donor base, and elevate engagement with PSU Athletics and its philanthropic supporters.
A Bachelor’s degree and at least one year of experience in project management, event planning/coordination, stewardship, fundraising or a related field. A great understanding of fundraising fundamentals including the cultivation process and ability to apply them to achieve our strategic vision for the department. Knowledge of/desire to build a career in the athletics, sports and/or entertainment industry. Experience in working with relational databases and solid computer skills. The ability to manage several tasks or projects simultaneously, strong organizational and interpersonal skills, a demonstrated commitment to customer service, and a track record in building quality relationships. The capacity to achieve superior results working independently and as a member of a creative team in high-pressure situations. Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills.
A Master’s degree and at least two years of experience in project management, event planning/coordination, stewardship, fundraising or a related field. Experience working in a NCAA Division I Athletic Department. Evidence of strong communication skills, including the ability to clearly convey thoughts, ideas and plans to PSU Coaches, Administrators, Donors, and others.
As part of the Oregon University System, Portland State University's vision is to enhance recognition of the value of higher education by continually strengthening the metropolitan environment and utilizing that strength for its own growth toward standards of excellence in accessible high quality research, teaching and outreach programs. As a microcosm of the global society, the metropolitan envir...onment becomes a laboratory for Portland State in this vision. It is the vision of a university that will set the standard for institutions located in an urban setting.