Texas State University invites applications for the position of Assistant Athletic Director for Major Gifts (Major Gift Officer) for the Athletic Department. This position reports to the Executive Senior Associate Athletics Director – Development / Administration.
The Assistant Athletic Director for Major Gifts is responsible for strategically planning and implementing major and annual giving fundraising efforts by identifying, cultivating, and soliciting alumni and other key constituents. This position will assist in major athletic fundraising campaigns, suite and club seat solicitation, special projects and higher level annual fund gifts. The Assistant Athletic Director for Major Gifts will work in partnership with the University Advancement Division on gift strategy, proposal development, prospect/donor visitation and related follow-up. Other responsibilities include: monitor and analyze annual fund metrics, plan and implement efforts to improve donor communication and awareness of involvement opportunities, attend athletic contests or luncheons, travel to attend university and statewide community functions to help create good will to help promote the university and department of athletics and perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Senior Associate Athletic Director.
Skill in Microsoft Office suite, particularly Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
Skill in establishing rapport with internal and external constituents
Demonstrated effective communication skills
Knowledge of donor and fundraising reporting
Prior experience in development, marketing, public relations or sales
Texas State University is an emerging research institution located in the burgeoning Austin-San Antonio corridor and in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. It is the largest of seven institutions in the Texas State University System and one of the 30 largest public universities in the country, with over 38,000 students and approximately 4,000 faculty and staff. Texas State is located in San Marcos, a growing community of over 60,000 people located about half way between Austin and San Antonio.”
Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of a criminal history background check.
Texas State University will not discriminate against any person (or exclude any person from participating in or receiving the benefits of any of its activities or programs) on any basis prohibited by law, including race, color, age, national origin, religion, sex or disability, or on the basis of sexual orientation.
Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.
Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.