Executive, Executive - Associate Athletics Director
4 Year Degree
This position reports to the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and will serve on the executive staff of Army West Point Athletics Association. This executive position is responsible for seeking major gifts and managing a front-line fundraising team of 13 people responsible for annual and sport-specific fundraising efforts as well as revenue generation through events and the administration of membership benefits. The Sr. Associate AD will also serve as a member of the West Point Association of Graduates Major Gifts team in order to maximize leverage and coordination of the Academy’s donor community. The incumbent also works closely and collaboratively with other members of the development team as well as with key volunteer alumni leaders and natural partners who are engaged strategically in the cultivation and solicitation effort.
Strong organizational and analytical abilities and excellent verbal and written communication skills are required. The incumbent must be goal-oriented and enjoy a competitive, but collegial, environment. The incumbent must be willing and able to travel extensively for meeting with his or her prospects and donors (40%-50% of time) and to be available for occasional weekend duty as required. Comfort with the use of CRM software that tracks fundraising activities, as well as the technology that supports it, is a must. The incumbent should possess thorough knowledge of fund raising or have relevant and transferable skills in a related field. Knowledge of capital giving programs and planned giving vehicles is desired.
A Bachelor’s Degree is required, with advance degrees preferred. Three to five years of experience in fund raising is strongly preferred. We offer excellent benefits and a pleasant working environment. Salary commensurate with skills and experience. Please submit cover letter, resume and letters of reference. To apply please go to www.westpointaog.org then click on “Employment” on the bottom left-hand side of the page.
About Army West Point Athletic Association
The United States Military Academy (USMA) is renowned as the world's preeminent leadership development institution in the world. The Army West Point Athletic Association, Inc. is a New York non-profit corporation organized to manage and support the thirty (30) intercollegiate athletic programs at the Academy. The organization’s mission is to provide an extraordinary NCAA Division I athletic experience that develops leaders of character committed to the values of Duty, Honor, Country.