Assistant Director, Development
Aug. 22, 2012
POSITION TITLE: Assistant Director, Development
DEPARTMENT: Intercollegiate Athletics
CATEGORY: Full-time, Exempt (100133)
RESPONSIBILITIES: Under direction of the Assistant Athletic Director for Development, essential duties of the position include but are not limited to: managing a portfolio of 200-250 Annual Fund Donors. The Assistant Director of Development must ensure that timely steps are taken toward the cultivation and solicitation of Annual Fund gifts from these prospects while engaging them in athletics as well as the university as a whole. He/she will develop and implement prospect-specific strategies to identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit, steward and recognize Annual Fund prospects through personal visits, communication, event participation, and volunteer activities. He/she must conduct approximately 250 personal visits each year and must set proposal goals and dollar goals reflective of strategic activity and maturity of prospect pipeline. The Assistant/Associate Director of Development will also oversee elements of the Annual Giving program including the Volunteer fundraising program, special initiatives, and the Business Membership Program.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a related field and three years' successful professional development and/or fundraising related experience, preferably in higher education; OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved. Evidence of effective written and verbal communication skills, as well as interpersonal skills. Experience in: accomplishments and goal setting; athletic fundraising; working in an a collegiate athletic environment; NCAA rules and regulations. High energy level and the ability to work athletics events during nights and weekends are required.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience
APPLICATION: Submit applications electronically at jobs.umd.edu . Search for Position Number 100133. For best consideration applications should include: (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) names and addresses of at least three references. More information on Maryland Athletics can be found at www.umterps.com.
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, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.