Assistant Director Functional Title: Associate Athletics Director-Development & External Services
Posting Details Position Number: 111567 Title: Assistant Director Functional Title: Associate Athletics Director-Development & External Services Category Status: 33-Exempt Regular Applicant Search Category: Staff University Authorized FTE: 1.000 Unit: PRES-ICA-External Relations Campus/College Information: Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world. Position Summary/Purpose of Position: Under the direct supervision of the Deputy Athletics Director-External Relations, the Associate Athletics Director – Development & External Services will serve as the lead annual fund fundraiser, will oversee operations of the Terrapin Club Scholarship Fund and will lead a staff of five. The Associate Athletics Director – Development & External Services is responsible for leading the annual fundraising activities including Terrapin Club Scholarship Fund annual solicitations, marketing, communications, membership acquisition, gift renewals, events and the stewardship of annual fund donors; provide leadership and management of Terrapin Club Scholarship Fund (TCSF) annual fund staff focused on annual giving donor engagement; management of robust portfolio of high-end annual gift prospects-including outreach and solicitation; ticket and benefit related giving initiatives; Annual Fund Campaign Leadership; primary liaison with TCSF Advisory Board; football and basketball donation seating; donor retention and new engagement strategies; implement and manage donor/customer experience program; direct oversight of Ticket Operations, Sales and Service Units; collaborate with other external unit heads to integrate CRM structure focused on data integrity and systematic communication between CRM tools, sales leads, athletic ticketing system (Paciolan) and University gift system (Advance). Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. A minimum of 5 years of experience in athletic development is required. Demonstrated success in running an annual fund and/or capital giving campaign is required. Budgetary and full-time staff oversight experience is required. Preferences: A minimum of 5 years of experience in athletic development at an NCAA FBS level athletic program. Demonstrated success in running an annual fund at an NCAA FBS level athletic program. Additional Certifications: Additional Information: Posting Number: E0004563 Posting Date: 04/18/2014 Closing Date: Open Until Filled Yes Best Consideration Date 04/25/2014 Diversity Statement: The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, political affiliation, and gender identity or expression. Minorities, Women, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.