St. Bonaventure University has an immediate opening for an Assistant Athletic Director for Advancement. This is a full-time, 12-month exempt appointment that reports directly to the Associate Athletics Director for External Relations and indirectly to the Vice President for University Advancement.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be responsible for all fundraising within the Department in support of operational funds and capital projects. Working within the outline of the University’s and Athletic Department’s Strategic Plans and strategic initiatives, the individual will develop a comprehensive plan to achieve annual goals as well as solicit major gifts. The Assistant AD will be assigned a list of 100+ major gift prospects to cultivate and manage.
Candidates must demonstrate understanding, compliance and commitment to all NCAA, Atlantic 10 Conference and institutional rules and must collaborate with the University Advancement Office on all initiatives.
Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
How to Apply:
Email a cover letter, resume and contact information for five references, to:
Re: Assistant Athletic Director for Advancement Search
To learn more about the University please visit our website at www.sbu.edu
St. Bonaventure University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, staff and student body, and strongly encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community. In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with St. Bonaventure University requires successful completion of a background screening. Unless otherwise provided by law, a criminal record will not automatically disqualify an individual from employment.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred. Proven track record of fundraising preferably at the collegiate level is required. Candidates must possess strong leadership, organizational and interpersonal skills as well as relevant computer skills. A valid DMV license is required.
About St. Bonaventure University
America’s first Franciscan University, St. Bonaventure University was founded in 1858 and occupies an attractive 500 acre residential campus in western New York’s Southern Tier, 70 miles south of Buffalo and 90 miles east of Erie, Pa. The University currently enrolls 1,960 undergraduates and 500 graduate students in its Schools of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, Journalism and Mass Communication, and Franciscan Studies. The Schools of Business and Education enjoy AACSB and NCATE accreditation, respectively. US News & World Report ranks SBU in the top tier of northern universities and 7th on its regional list of Best College Values. St. Bonaventure is a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference (NCAA Division I).St. Bonaventure University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.