Executive, Executive - Associate Athletics Director
4 Year Degree
Under the joint direction of the Vice President for Institutional Advancement, Associate Vice President of Development, and the Director of Athletics, the Senior Associate Athletics Director for Development is responsible for the management of all advancement activities for the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Provides strategic oversight to the following advancement programs: Annual Fund, Major gifts, Leadership gifts, Alumni Relations, the Owl Club, and Priority and Premium Seating programs. Manages and directs fundraising activities including identifying, cultivating and soliciting annual and major gifts and assist in the development of publications that will communicate to prospective donors pertaining to the need to support Intercollegiate Athletics. Serves as the lead advancement officer for the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and fills an important leadership role by sitting on both the Director of Athletics’ Senior Staff and the VP for Institutional Advancement’s Executive Team. Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree and at least eight years of related fundraising experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
Required Skills and Abilities: •Knowledge and compliance with rules, regulations, and policies of University, NCAA, and athletic conferences of which Temple is a member. •Proactive education/follow-up to ensure that donors also know and comply with same rules, regulations and policies •Must have an exceptional ability to interact on a one-on-one basis with donors and prospects at this level. •Excellent written and verbal communication skills. •Ability to prioritize, set and accomplish objectives, while handling a schedule which will include extensive out of office periods.
Preferred: •Master’s degree. •Experience at NCAA Division 1A level.
Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and. employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.