Director of Special Events & Varsity Club, Athletics - #603315

Flagstaff, Arizona
Commensurate with experience.
Aug 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Director of Special Events & Varsity Club, Athletics - #603315

Northern Arizona University’s Athletics Department is seeking a Director of Special Events & Varsity Club. Duties include planning, coordinate and direct all aspects of athletic department special events to include annual Wine & Dine in the Pines, Golf Tournaments, Coaches’ Caravans, Hall of Fame, Homecoming, Reunions, Tip-Off Luncheon, receptions and other events as directed;  Manage Lumberjack Athletic Association volunteer & student event support;  Develop new ideas for events to increase revenue and fan, community and alumni engagement; Manage and direct all essential Varsity Club responsibilities and activities; Prepare Varsity Club communications through direct mail, mass e-mails, website and social networking sites; Assist with regional chapter development;  Facilitate the management of the Varsity Club database; Incorporate recent student-athlete graduates into the database annually; Continually research for missing contact information of former Varsity Club members;  Assist with coordination of annual Varsity Club letterwinner awards;  Assist with cultivation and stewardship of Lumberjack Athletic Association membership;  Ensure compliance with all NCAA, Big Sky, and departmental rules; Provide superior customer service and be a positive representative of NAU and NAU Athletics;. This position reports to the Senior Associate Athletics Director of External Relations & Development; Additional responsibilities as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, two years of full-time professional experience in fundraising and/or special events.

Annual Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Application Deadline: August 30, 2017 at 11:59 pm.   

Please see for full job descriptions and details on how to apply online!  NAU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.