Under the direction of the Sr. AD for Advancement, the Associate AD for Major Gifts identifies, qualifies, cultivates, asks, and stewards donors/prospects for major gifts ($25,000+) as well as annual gifts ($5,000+). Additionally, the Associate AD for Major Gifts will actively visit alumni and friends of San José State University to secure funding for prioritized projects and growth of the Athletics annual fund program. This includes building a robust prospect pool, prioritizing new prospects for giving to Athletics capital projects, annual giving or other prioritized projects as established by the Director of Athletics.
The Associate AD for Major Gifts will lead the Athletics Development team in establishing an effective estate-giving program, major gifts society, endowment program, and the associated stewardship processes to build an effective major gifts program for San Jose State Athletics and One Spartan Nation.
Required: Bachelor's Degree & Two years in athletics development or revenue generation. Preferred: Master's Degree & Five years in athletics development or revenue generation.
San José State Athletics is an integral part of the University and exists to promote the common good through athletic competition by providing equitable opportunities for men and women to compete at the NCAA Division I level. The athletics program strives to create a diverse and inclusive environment emphasizing academics, compliance, student-athlete welfare, fair play sportsmanship and Spartan Pride. https://sjsuspartans.com/
Located in the heart of Silicon Valley — one of the most innovative and diverse regions in the world — San José State University is the founding campus of the 23-campus California State University (CSU) system and the first public university in the West. The 2020 #1 Most Transformative University in the nation according to Money Magazine, San José State is an essential partner in the economic, cultural, and social development of Silicon Valley, the Bay Area, and California. SJSU is a top-200 school nationally in research funding and second highest in research productivity in the CSU system. Cutting-edge research, combined with world-class scholarship, student-centered learning opportunities, and experiential and interdisciplinary programs, allows SJSU to ...provide transformative opportunities that advance the public good locally and globally.
San José State enrolls more than 36,000 students — many are historically underserved, and around 45% are first-generation and 38% are Pell-recipients. SJSU is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander (AANAPISI) Serving Institution. The university’s commitment to social justice extends from its vibrant, inclusive campus to an international network of over 275,000 alumni. As such, San José State is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students, and community can benefit from different and divergent cultural and identity perspectives.