Elon University is seeking an Assistant Director of Athletics Development. The Assistant Director of Athletics Development will report to the Assistant Athletic Director for Development and will serve as a major gifts officer on behalf of the Department of Athletics and University of Advancement for Elon University. The position will manage a portfolio consisting of annual and major gift donors and prospects. The primary responsibilities include identifying new prospects, cultivating current/prospective donors, soliciting major gifts, and stewarding current/new donors. This person shall maintain a full development travel schedule.
BS/BA required; masters preferred with three to five years related experience.
Elon University is widely recognized as a leader in engaged learning with a student-centered mission, a commitment to excellent teaching and a spirit of innovation. The academic program is distinguished by a strong liberal arts and sciences foundation that develops graduates who have a deep sense of their roles as global citizens. Elon enrolls nearly 5,800 undergraduates and 700 graduate students ...from 49 states and 47 other countries. More than 400 full-time faculty members teach in six academic units: Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Communications; the School of Education; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Law, which is located in downtown Greensboro, N.C. U.S. News & World Report ranks Elon #1 among Southern master's-level universities and recognizes Elon more often than any university in the nation for programs that "Focus on Student Success." Elon is ranked the nation's #1 master's-level university for study abroad, is named one of the nation's "best value" private universities by Kiplinger's, and earns top rankings from Princeton Review, Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes and the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Elon is a top-producer of Fulbright Student Scholars, Peace Corps volunteers and Teach for America educators. The university's 620-acre residential campus in the Town of Elon, N.C., is consistently recognized as one of the nation's most beautiful collegiate environments. Elon's NCAA Division I athletic program is a member of the Colonial Athletic Association.