ABOUT THIS POSITION: K-State Athletics is seeking qualified applicants for an ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT, which is a full-time, salaried, benefits-eligible position.
We are looking for someone who is self-motivated, energetic, passionate about college athletics, enjoys meeting people and maintaining positive donor relationships, and solicit donations to support the Ahearn Fund and K-State Athletics.
An example of job responsibilities includes but is not limited to the following:
•Manage large portfolio of major gift and annual fund prospects with the expectation to make 200 personal visits annually.
•Identify, manage, cultivate and solicit new and current prospects for gifts for the Ahearn Fund and K-State Athletics. Frequent travel within the state of Kansas and bordering states to cultivate and solicit gifts.
This position holds expectations of compliance with all NCAA, Big 12 Conference, Kansas State University and K-State Athletics, Inc. rules and regulations.
WE SUPPORT DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION: Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks individuals whose commitments and contributions will advance the University’s dedication to the Principles of Community.
•Medical, dental and vision health plans
•Earned leave plan – vacation and sick
•Term life insurance
•Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
•Long term disability insurance
•Paid KSU designated holidays
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.
Minimum Requirements: • Bachelor’s Degree • One year of college athletics fundraising experience • Strong interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal • Ability to promote and demonstrate respect, collaboration and friendly customer service in all working relationships and situations • Must be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays as required • Must be able to travel as required • Must have a valid driver’s license at all times
Preferred Qualifications: • Two years of college athletics fundraising experience • Experience working with and managing a portfolio of donors • Experience fundraising in NCAA Div I athletics Other Requirements: • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
Other Requirements: Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.
HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must complete the online application and submit/upload the following documents:
Cover letter indicating your qualifications for the position
Resume that includes three professional references and their contact information (name, title, phone number and email address)
SCREENING OF APPLICATIONS BEGINS: Immediately
BACKGROUND SCREENING STATEMENT: In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee. If the position is in the development, business or ticket office, the background screen will include a credit check.
Internal Number: W0044819
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