Provides strategic planning, leadership and direction to create and implement a development plan and achieve financial goals for all aspects of athletics advancement. Position is responsible for setting goals and objectives as well as execution of all athletic fundraising campaigns to include annual, capital projects, planned giving, major gifts, scholarships, endowments and special events. Position will be expected to attend and support athletic programming, have a constant presence at community and campus events, requiring evening and weekend work.
Radford University is an EO/AA employer committed to diversity. Women, minorities and veterans are encouraged to apply. This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified protected veterans, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans.
Advanced degree in related field or equivalent education and experience plus comprehensive supervisory experience. Exceptional written, oral and public speaking skills and the ability to effectively relate to diverse audiences. Proven track record of exceeding established goals and demonstrated experience in fundraising and the process of acquiring philanthropic support for athletics. Proficiency in the use of technology including personal computer and the ability to interpret and analyze financial data.
Preferred experience in athletics advancement in higher education setting.
Additional Salary Information: commensurate with experience
Radford University is a comprehensive public university of nearly 10,000 students that has received national recognition for many of its undergraduate and graduate academic programs, as well as its sustainability initiatives. Well known for its strong faculty/student bonds, innovative use of technology in the learning environment and vibrant student life on a beautiful 204-acre American classical ...campus, Radford University offers students many opportunities to get involved and succeed in and out of the classroom.The university offers 67 degree programs in 38 disciplines and two certificates at the undergraduate level; 22 master's programs in 17 disciplines and three doctoral programs at the graduate level; 10 post-baccalaureate certificates and one post-master's certificate.A Division I member of the NCAA and Big South Athletic Conference, Radford University competes in 16 men’s and women’s varsity athletics. With over 250 clubs and organizations, RU offers many opportunities for student engagement, leadership development and community service.