Associate Athletics Director/Director of Athletics Development
August 28, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
The Associate Athletics Director/Director of Athletics Development reports to the Vice President for Alumni Relations, this position works closely with the Senior Vice President for Development, Director of Athletics, Executive Director of Annual Giving, head coaches and other Athletics staff. He/she is responsible for planning and advancing athletics fundraising programs and priorities and securing gifts to advance the Campaign for Boston University and meet Campaign goals for Athletics.
This position will identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward leadership gifts for the benefit of BU Athletics, and provide oversight and management of three full-time Athletics Development staff members. In addition this position will develop solicitation strategies, coordinate the involvement of other administrators, coaches, alumni and volunteers, and facilitate the development outreach with athletics prospects.
More than eight years of relevant or related experience is required. Proven ability to solicit and close six and seven figure gifts. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills and demonstrated ability to build relationships in a highly collaborative environment is a must, as is the ability to manage up in working directly with managers; engaging laterally by building relationships of trust and mutual value added with colleagues across campus; and managing down to ensure the support and cooperation of staff both within and outside of Development. Must include cover letter in order to be considered.
Internal Number: 6186/F1818
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