Associate Athletics Director, Development Operations
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 21003259
Reporting to the Senior Associate Athletics Director for Development/AVP for Development, the Associate Athletics Director (AAD) for Development Oversees all aspects of athletics programmatic annual fund (Owl Club) including sport specific and unrestricted annual campaigns. The ADD oversees all internal facing development operations functions including but not limited to, communications, stewardship, special events, data, special interest constituents and reporting. Partners with IA to ensure development operations functions are being run efficiently and collaboratively. The position oversees all athletics special events outside of the major gift event engagement portfolio. Including but not limited to – game day suite hosting (home events), online auction, golf outings, revenue generating events, etc.
The Associate Athletics Director will be responsible for developing all marketing and promotional materials for the Owl Club and any other athletic campaigns. The incumbent will also be responsible for managing, evaluating, and hiring Owl Club personnel, develop, and execute direct mail strategies to increase members, coordinating all team specific fundraising programs.
Required Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree required. Seven or more years in athletic fund raising or equivalent experience. Proven experience in developing and executing collegiate athletic annual fundraising programs. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Required Skills & Abilities:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to compose, edit, and proofread correspondence and other documents.
Demonstrated initiative and creativity; demonstrated ability to collaborate across divisions.
Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.