Pay Range: $54,683 annually or higher depending on education and experience
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Position Summary: The associate director for development for the Department of Athletics is responsible for engaging alumni and friends and building meaningful relationships that lead to investment in department priorities, mainly the Vandal Scholarship Fund (VSF). He/she manages a small portfolio of potential donors, but their primary focus is on annual giving efforts for the VSF. He/she is a key member of the unit fundraising team and works collaboratively to achieve fundraising goals for the Department of Athletics.
2-4 years full-time professional experience in fundraising or related areas
Knowledge of principles and techniques of development fundraising, inclusive of annual giving
Demonstrated excellent writing and communication skills
Possess and demonstrate interpersonal relationship skills such that one can work independently and in a multi-layered team environment while fostering positive relationships, teamwork and cooperation so that the organization can be successful in meeting its goals
Effective organizational and marketing skills
Familiarity with database computer systems and applications
Experience, education or working knowledge of collegiate athletics and/or higher education
Experience with volunteer boards and committees
Strong knowledge of development activities, preferably in higher education
Higher education advancement experience
Full time experience working in support of a major fundraising effort
Proven record of success in fundraising for an athletic department or sports team
Familiarity with social media platforms in relation to professional communications
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Willingness to travel and work odd hours and weekends
Required Licensures, Certifications or other
Posting Number: SP003472P
Posting Date: 07/14/2022
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: This position may be eligible for remote work depending on the needs of the University.
To be considered your “Letter of Qualification” must address each of the required qualifications. Additionally, please provide information in support of your application regarding the preferred qualifications as relevant.
For 1st consideration, please apply by August 1st, 2022.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.