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Assistant Athletic Director of Development

Company: NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association)
Location: New Haven
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Assistant Athletic Director of Development Details Posted: 29-Aug-22Location: New Haven, ConnecticutType: Full-timeSector: Collegiate Sports Internal Number: 3400540

Assistant Athletic Director of Development

University Job Title: Coordinator 4, Development
Bargaining Unit: None - Not included in the union (Yale Union Group)
Time Type: Full time
Duration Type: Regular
Compensation Grade: Administration & Operations
Wage Ranges: Click here to see our Wage Ranges
Work Location: Central Campus
Worksite Address: 20 Tower Parkway
New Haven, CT 06511
Work Week: Flexible or Non-Standard (for anything other than Standard)
Searchable Job Family: Athletics
Total # of Hours to be Works: 37.5

Position Focus:
The Assistant Athletic Director of Development for Yale Athletics will report to the Associate Athletic Director of Development and is responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of gift prospects for the department of athletics. This position will assist in the annual and leadership gift side of the department. Develops and implements an effective plan in raising annual funds to meet/exceed annual revenue targets for all Yale Athletic Associations, along with a robust stewardship program. The Assistant Athletic Director will manage the communication and organizational efforts of select associations, while overseeing and assisting with monthly, quarterly and annual events in order to engage Yale student-athlete alumni. Ability to travel for meetings and special events, some nights and weekends required.

Essential Duties:
1. Composes a wide variety of written materials including detailed individual prospect briefings, acknowledgements, stewardship letters and gift proposals, plus alumni and donor communications for alumni, press releases, alumni updates, etc. 2. Promotes increased alumni/ae participation and involvement, through active engagement with class, class secretaries and support of the Alumni Board, as appropriate. a. Develops strategies, participation and revenue goals for Annual Fund; assists in the implementation of annual fund strategies, coordinates with the Central Development Office, and the school class. b. Works with current students to promote future giving through programs such as class gifts, SIG's, phonathon, etc. c. Assists in the development and implementation of alumni events, including annual reunion and regional events. 3. Supports management in a range of capacities as needed, including prospect strategy design and implementation, report generation and manipulation of information systems. 4. Coordinates publicity and outreach efforts on behalf of the office. 5. Provides research on individuals and/or corporations and foundation using office files, databases, and Internet search engines and resources. 6. Provides pre-award support for corporation and foundation proposals, including budget preparation, and completing pre-proposal administrative forms and correspondence for business office review and approval. 7. Creates summaries of the prospect pool with respect to giving, status, affiliation, and other focus points as needed. 8. Manages interaction between the school Development Office and University Research department to optimize top prospect development interests. 9. Interacts with alums and major gifts donors to provide cultivation and stewardship as appropriate. 10. Coordinates events including reunion, Leadership Council, Alumni donor receptions, etc. 11. May perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:
Bachelors Degree in a related field and four years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Skill/Ability 1:

Entrepreneurial approach to fundraising, with a keen appreciation for the specific challenges of working with prospects who may lack a direct affiliation and/or involvement with Yale Athletics. Knowledge of and proficiency in annual fundraising strategies and techniques. Proven success with individual fundraising.

Required Skill/Ability 2:

Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to relate to donors, volunteers, and colleagues as well as University leadership and students. Professionalism, maturity, good judgment, and ability to foster and work well in a team environment. High level of integrity and ability to exercise confidentiality and discretion.

Required Skill/Ability 3:

Ability to prioritize and balance multiple tasks and projects with excellent attention to detail. Knowledge of and proficiency in Microsoft Office and ability to learn Yale University databases.

Required Skill/Ability 4:

Highly motivated and energetic. Ability to work independently and self motivate.

Required Skill/Ability 5:

Strong quantitative skills. Ability to analyze data and implement into solicitation strategies.

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:

Drug Screen: No
Health Screening: No

Background Check Requirements:

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement:
Thank you for your interest in employment at Yale University. Please also note that the university has a COVID-19 vaccination and booster requirement for all students, staff & faculty which is described in the COVID-19 Vaccine Program. As you search our open positions, you will see that all postings list their on-site addresses which gives more detail on the on-campus work location of the role.

Posting Disclaimer:
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.

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