The University of South Florida is Seeking an experienced and talented individual for a position as the Associate Director of Athletics, Director of Major Gifts. Reporting directly to the Deputy Director of Athletics, the Associate Director of Athletics, Director of Major Gifts is responsible for managing the major gifts program for the Bulls Club in the Intercollegiate Athletics Department at the University of South Florida. This position works closely with the senior leadership of the Intercollegiate Athletics Department in order to identify prospective donors, solicit donations from individuals, corporations, and foundations. This position will develop and carry a portfolio of donors with the capacity to make gifts of $100,000 and greater. Within the Bulls Club, this position will lead the major gifts program, and as such will be expected to implement strategies, set and meet goals, as well as close major gifts. This position will require the applicant to travel and meet potential prospects on a personal basis.
This position requires a Bachelor's degree and 5 years of experience related to development or other appropriate professional experience.
Five years or more of directly related experience in development and fundraising preferably in intercollegiate athletics in a university setting but other not-for-profit institutes may be acceptable.
HOW TO APPLY
Submit an online application, resume and cover letter through the Careers@USF posting located at http://www.usf.edu/employment. Job posting ID is #13863. Must apply online to be considered. Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. This is a full-time salaried position with a benefit package that includes health, life, dental and vision insurance as well as retirement options. A level 2 criminal history background check is required.
The University of South Florida is a high-impact, global research university located in beautiful Tampa Bay on Florida’s spectacular west coast. It is one of the largest public universities in the nation, and among the top 50 universities, public or private, for federal research expenditures. The university is one of only four Florida public universities classified by the Carnegie Foundation for... the Advancement of Teaching in the top tier of research universities, a distinction attained by only 2.3 percent of all universities.
At the heart of USF is a vibrant, diverse and engaged student body. More than 47,000 students are enrolled in the USF System, a system of three separately accredited institutions – USF Tampa, USF St. Petersburg and USF Sarasota-Manatee – with an annual budget of $1.5 billion and an annual economic impact of $3.7 billion. The university’s main Tampa campus is home to USF Health, including the College of Medicine, Nursing, Public Health and Pharmacy.
With over 230 degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate, specialty and doctoral levels, including the doctor of medicine, there’s something for everyone at USF. The university offers a dynamic learning environment that inspires innovation, creativity and collaboration and is focused on student success. More than 2,000 distinguished scholars, researchers and expert teachers, nearly all holding PhDs or the highest degrees in their fields, make up the USF faculty – including the 2012 U.S. Professor of the Year.
USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference, with 19 men’s and women’s varsity teams competing at the NCAA Division I Level. New facilities for practice and competition, along with a completely renovated USF Sun Dome, put the university’s athletic facilities on par with virtually every top program in the country. For more information about USF please visit: http://www.usf.edu or http://www.gousfbulls.com
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With more than 16,000 employees in the USF System, the University of South Florida is one of the largest employers in the Tampa Bay region. At USF you will find opportunities to excel in a rich academic environment that fosters the development and advancement of our employees. We believe in creating a talented, engaged and driven workforce through on-going development and career opportunities. We also offer a first class benefits package that includes medical, dental and life insurance plans, retirement plan options, tuition program, generous leave programs, etc.