REQUIRED AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
- Demonstrated experience in managing successful programs and staff in the areas of philanthropic communications, stewardship, and/or special events.
- Working knowledge of fundraising, donor and public relations principles, concepts, procedures and techniques, including identification, cultivation, and knowledge of solicitation strategies.
- Knowledge of the NJCAA, including its vision, mission, goals, objectives, achievements and infrastructure.
- Knowledge of management concepts, principles, and applicable policies.
- Leadership/management skills, including skills to lead, direct, mentor, evaluate and motivate staff.
- Good written, oral and interpersonal communication skills and political acumen to establish and maintain good working relationships within all organizational levels and outside constituencies.
- Skills to meet predetermined goals and objectives
- Project management, critical thinking, problem-solving and analytical skills.
- Skills to analyze, evaluate and improve programs/services.
- Master's degree required.
- Ten years of related experience in intercollegiate athletics, high education athletic administration or equivalent.
The successful candidate will be the following:
- Personally committed to advancing the NJCAA’s values, mission, goals and programs, with an understanding of the range of issues and their implications.
- A dedicated leader and representative who can translate vision into action; someone who is passionate about networking and representing the organization to critical constituencies including NJCAA members, public, and media.
- Able to conceptualize, express ideas and anticipate and act on events which may create opportunities for the NJCAA.
- An individual who is creative, strategic, resourceful and politically astute; someone who understands the value of creating partnerships with other organizations as a way of accomplishing the NJCAA’s goals.
- An energetic person who can handle and prioritize multiple activities and responsibilities; a self-starter and finisher.
- A team player who inspires collaboration and functions decisively; flexible and well-organized.
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
Salary based on experience. Excellent benefits include paid vacation, medical and dental insurance, retirement plan, life and long-term disability insurance, and generous paid holidays.
Moderate travel required along with availability to work flexible work schedule including occasional nights and weekends.
Send a cover letter, resume, three professional references and a short, two-page business writing sample to:
Marci Henry, First Vice President for Women’s Sports
National Junior College Athletic Association
100 College Ave
Sterling, CO 80751
or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put “Executive Director” in the subject line.
Applications must be received by November 4, 2016