The Associate Director of Athletic Development is a member of a team of development and advancement professionals within a dynamic and growing athletics program. Under the direct leadership of the Executive Director of the Seahawk Club, the Associate Director will manage a portfolio of assigned prospects with a gift level concentration of $2,500 to $250,000; nurture relations with prospects; track progress through the Advancement management system; advance proposals for major gifts prospects; and develop and deliver on effective reporting strategies.
Three years of professional fundraising experience in a higher education athletics environment.
Preferred formal education, professional skills and work experience:
Experience in a Division I university environment.
Experience in sales, marketing or communications.
Master’s degree in sport administration or related field.
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