The UCONN Athletics Development Coordinator is responsible for coordinating of day to day functions for development department and serving as a member of the Husky Athletic Fund. This position is instrumental in managing the administrative components of the Athletics Development office and assisting in the annual giving elements of Athletics Development.
Provides exceptional customer service to all incoming inquiries, including and not limited to the athletics point system, ticket requests and event arrangements.
Assist in management of the Athletics database (Paciolan) which includes, but is not limited to running fundraising reports, compiling lists of donors/lapsed donors, processing donations and, data integrity checks and supporting the team in other database-related measures. Assist in gift entry and reconciliation between UConn Foundation database (Felix) and Paciolan. Manage the priority point and ranking.
Maintains and tracks departmental budget
Coordinates external development communication with athletics marketing and Foundation communications, to include direct mail, email, and social media.
Collaborate with the annual fund team on solicitation strategies and other engagement opportunities.
Manage campus visits, meetings, and tours with prospects, donors and others.
Compiles and distributes meeting agendas and other relevant materials for weekly staff meetings.
Collaborate with Advancement Services, Finance, Marketing & Communications, General Counsel’s office and other Foundation or University units to organize and coordinate special projects.
Submits new donor prospect biographical information (i.e., changes, corrections, revisions) to Foundation databases.
Participate in planning donor related events and stewardship activities: including pre-event planning, registration, and post-event wrap up.
Provide support for home football, men’s, and women’s basketball donor hospitality areas. This will require the ability to work outside of normal business hours, but with advance notice.
Delegates and coordinates student support tasks and scheduling.
Other duties as assigned.
Understanding of athletics programs preferred.
Well-organized self-starter who can manage time effectively and who possesses excellent written and oral communication skills.
Ability to perform multiple tasks, to track details, and to set priorities in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to engender trust and confidence of donors and prospective donors and to maintain confidentiality of donor information.
Able to exercise independent judgment with regard to work responsibilities.
Proficient with MS Office including Outlook, Word and Excel.
Design experience preferred, to include photoshop and InDesign
Ability to be congenial, professional, and effective in handling situations with donors, Foundation staff, University staff and visitors.
Integrity in dealing with confidential information.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree required.
Minimum one-year (1) experience in athletics development or related experience.
Experience and/or knowledge of Paciolan preferred.
Proven ability to exercise independent judgment and prioritize workload.
Demonstrated ability to work in multiple system environments.
Internal Number: 512948-676066
About UCONN Foundation
The University of Connecticut Foundation, Inc. is a tax-exempt corporation that operates exclusively to promote the educational, scientific, cultural, and recreational objectives of the University of Connecticut. As the primary fundraising vehicle for the University, the Foundation's mission is to solicit, receive and administer gifts and financial resources from private sources to support UConn's pursuit of excellence in teaching, research and public service. Private gifts support students, faculty, research and programs at all of UConn's 14 schools and colleges in addition to its world-class research centers and model athletics program.
The Foundation’s mission statement is: Strengthening UConn One Relationship at a Time.
The UConn Foundation offers a competitive salary and generous benefits. Visit our site for more information,
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