Under the direction of the Associate Athletic Director of Development, the Assistant Athletic Director of Development will oversee the day-to-day operations of Aggies Unlimited annual giving, special events, stewardship, premium seating, parking and suites while also serving on the External Leadership Team for USU Athletics. The Assistant Athletic Director of Development will promote revenue generation and encourage philanthropic engagement to support the student-athlete experience.
This position will serve in a leadership role by managing the Assistant Director of Development and interns.
A bachelor's degree is required with an advanced degree preferred.
Strong interpersonal and communications skills, including excellent writing and editing skills.
Persistence and resourcefulness in developing and executing solicitation strategies and closing gifts/sales.
Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information.
Highly developed organizational skills, including the ability to work under pressure to handle multiple prospects and requests, and meet competing deadlines.
Ability to foster positive interpersonal relationships and professional image with external and internal constituencies by adhering to customer service standards. Commitment to following NCAA rules.
Three to five years of successful experience in college athletics fundraising or recruiting. Record of success in establishing positive relationships with boosters, alumni, students, faculty, and staff.
Ability to work productively with the university and community.
Internal Number: 2020-2324
About Utah State University
Since its founding in 1888, Utah State University has evolved from a small, agricultural college to one that is nationally and internationally recognized for its intellectual and technological leadership in land, water, space and life enhancement. As Utah’s land-grant and space-grant institution, the university has 850 faculty who provide education for more than 23,000 undergraduate and graduate students, including 10,000 in its continuing education sites located throughout the state of Utah.
Located in the city of Logan in northern Utah’s Cache Valley, Utah State is 80 miles northeast of Salt Lake City. The surrounding area, including ski resorts, lakes, rivers and mountains, makes Utah State one of the finest recreational environments in the nation. Beyond Logan Canyon and just another four hours north is Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park.
The mission of Utah State University is to be one of the nation’s premier student-centered land-grant and space-grant universities by fostering the principle that academics come first, by cultivating diversity of thought and culture, and by serving the public through learning, discovery and engagement.