Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program) As Wisconsin’s only public urban research university, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) has established an international reputation for excellence in research, community engagement, teaching, and entrepreneurship.
Designated an R1 research institution, UWM educates more than 26,000 students and is an engine for innovation in southeastern Wisconsin. The university has a dual research and access mission aimed at serving the diverse need s of Wisconsin’s largest metropolitan area by furthering opportunities at all levels for students who may be financially or educationally disadvantaged. UWM is committed to the full inclusion of LGBTQ+ campus constituents. In 2018, Campus Pride Index named UWM as one of the Best of the Best Top 30 LGBTQ-friendly post secondary institutions in the United States.
UWM staff and faculty share the motivation to learn and excel. We value unique perspectives and possess the talent and desire to nurture ideas that make a global impact. The comforts and connections of a major metropolitan city meet the resources and expertise of a world-class research institution at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Job Summary The role of the Assistant Athletic Director for Development is to support all Athletics fundraising efforts including, but not limited to, donor stewardship and cultivation and annual fund solicitation.
As a member of the Director of Athletics Senior Administrative Team, this position will be responsible for providing the strategic direction for the department annual fund and related events. This individual will work closely with the Associate Athletic Director of Development to develop a multi-year fundraising plan that addresses major gift and annual fund goals each year.
Minimum Qualifications Qualified candidates must have:
At least two (2) years’ experience in the area of Athletic Development
Preferred Qualifications Preference for candidates who have:
Experience with annual giving
Experience with donor cultivation and stewardship
Familiarity with NCAA rules, specifically related to donor relations
Demonstrated ability to manage fundraising events
Demonstrated ability to manage several tasks with a high level of organization
Application Instructions Interested applicants are required to apply online and provide:
Cover letter addressing your education/experience as they apply to all minimum and preferred qualifications
A document listing the names and contact information for three professional references
UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidate’s application materials whether he/she/they meet any of the qualifications, he/she/they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications.
All application materials will be further evaluated as evidence of excellent written communication skills. Candidate selected for hire will be required to submit official college transcripts.
Application Notes For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.
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Title and Total Compensation Project
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