The Director of the Golden Hurricane Club will be responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors involved in annual membership activities for The University of Tulsa Department of Athletics. These responsibilities will be carried out in accordance with NCAA, American Athletic Conference and University rules and regulations.
Directly manages the annual fund program that supports the Department of Athletics
Designs, executes and administers the annual membership drive, including the establishment of goals, campaign timelines, and appropriate stewardship of all donors to the Golden Hurricane Club
Primary liaison for inquiries by donors regarding donations, gift processing, etc.
Develops and accurately communicates Golden Hurricane Club messaging, including responding to all inquiries in a timely manner
Maintains weekly visit schedule consisting of current and prospective donors to athletics
Cultivates, solicits and stewards annual gifts up to $25k from alumni, friends, corporations, and foundations
Responsible for accurate and timely delivery of membership benefits, including receipting of annual gifts to the Golden Hurricane Club
Manage donor parking and tailgate programs for football, as well as donor parking for men’s basketball
Assists with the design of compelling donor recognition/involvement programs
Directly assists in all special events that are specific to athletics as directed by the Associate AD for Development as well as select University events
Files timely and accurate contact reports on donor calls to ensure information sharing
Works closely with the development staff to manage departmental operating budget
Attends home athletic contests or events as assigned
Travels to away athletic contests or events as needed
Represents the University at conference meetings when required
Performs other duties as assigned/needed
Bachelor’s degree; minimum of 3 years of related work experience; excellent written and oral communication skills; stellar organizational skills with keen attention to detail; strong sense of team; experience with consensus building; effective interpersonal skills; flexibility and punctuality in managing multiple tasks; knowledge of Microsoft Office suite; and the ability to professionally represent The University of Tulsa; must be able to work flexible hours, including some evening and weekends.
Master’s degree; 3 or more years of experience in intercollegiate athletics fundraising (annual fund preferred); experience managing parking; knowledge of Paciolan; and previous experience organizing volunteers.
The University of Tulsa seeks to recruit and retain talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Tulsa is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply. The University does not discriminate on the basis of personal status or group characteristic including, but not limited to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, ancestry, or marital status.
Please submit a cover letter, résumé, and contact information for three references to: The University of Tulsa, Office of Human Resources, 800 S. Tucker Drive, Tulsa, OK 74104 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to (918) 631-3543. The review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
The University of Tulsa is an Equal Opportunity Employer Disabled/ Veteran.
About The University of Tulsa
The University of Tulsa is a private, independent, doctoral-degree-granting institution whose mission reflects the core values of excellence in scholarship, dedication to free inquiry, integrity of character, and commitment to humanity. The University of Tulsa is an NCAA Division I - Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) university and member of the American Athletic Conference in all sports. The University seeks to provide student-athletes with the opportunity to compete at the highest level while making progress toward completion of a meaningful degree within an environment consistent with high academic standards, a commitment to equity and diversity, sportsmanship, personal growth and development, and ethical conduct. University website: www.utulsa.edu.