Texas Tech University offers more than 100 undergraduate, over 100 masters and 50 doctoral degree programs, and is in the midst of the most exciting time in the school’s history. As the university embarks on becoming the state’s next national research university, the opportunities for students could not be greater. Even with an enrollment approaching 38,500, the University prides itself on retaining the feel of a smaller institution where students boast of one-on-one interaction with top faculty. The University strives to foster an environment that celebrates student accomplishment above all else. Texas Tech is large enough to provide the best in facilities and academics, but small enough to focus on each student individually, with a commitment to enhancing the cultural and economic development of the community, state, nation and world. Texas Tech students come from almost every county in Texas, all 50 states and more than 100 foreign countries.
Texas Tech University Athletics:
Texas Tech University participates in the NCAA Division I and is a founding member of the Big 12 Conference. The Athletics program proudly promotes its mission, “To Educate, Serve and Grow Fearless Champions,” by supporting more than 415 student athletes in 17 different sports.
Mission Statement: To Educate, Serve and Grow Fearless Champions Guiding Principles
Each day our focus is on our student athletes’ experience. • Do the Right Thing • Win Every Day • Success is Built on Quality Relationships • Respect the Past & Invent the Future
Texas Tech Athletics, located in Lubbock, Texas, is looking for a talented and motivated person to join our Red Raider Club staff as an Associate Director of Development for Major Gifts.
Performs the administrative duties of planning, organizing, directing, and coordinating special development efforts. Responsibilities may include: cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individual, foundation, and corporate support for the TTU/System; adherence to the prospect management system; and plans, coordinates and evaluates development goals. Responsible for fiscal management of development goals. Work is performed under general supervision with broad latitude for initiative.
Manage a portfolio of major giving/Victory Circle prospects focusing on building relationships by making face-to-face visits with donors and prospects monthly, presenting proposals, and soliciting major gifts.
Enter contact reports after each visit to ensure donor records are kept up to date.
Meet goals for visits, asks, and gifts secured as established each year.
Identify and cultivate donors close to Victory Circle Level. Generate new Victory Circle members.
Engage in effective interpersonal relationships; work cooperatively with the Texas Tech Institutional Advancement team and Athletics staff as appropriate.
Create awareness for all athletic department giving opportunities, including the importance of the annual fund and The Campaign for Fearless Champions.
Work closely with Institutional Advancement, manage scholarship endowment portfolio including endowment solicitations, endowment compliance review, and stewardship strategy for all endowment donors.
Comply with all NCAA, Big 12 and Texas Tech University rules, regulations and policies.
Bachelor's degree plus three (3) years development or sales experience; OR a combination of education and/or related experience to equal seven (7) years.
Master’s degree in Business, Sports Administration or related field.
Previous Experience in Division I Athletics.
Development and an understanding of NCAA rules.
Proficient in ticketing/donor tracking software, database management and possess a high-level understanding of technology.
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written skills, must be an active listener, possess good time management skills, service oriented, able to receive feedback and negotiate difficult situations with the use of critical thinking and social perceptiveness.
If you should need assistance with the application process, please contact Texas Tech University, Human Resources, Talent Acquisition office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 806.742.3851.
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.
Internal Number: 18573
About Texas Tech University
Texas Tech University prides itself on being a major comprehensive research university and academically, the most diverse. As a public research university, Texas Tech advances knowledge through innovative and creative teaching, research, and scholarship. The university is dedicated to student success by preparing learners to be ethical leaders for a diverse and globally competitive workforce. The university is committed to enhancing the cultural and economic development of the state, nation, and world. The University and the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center share a 1,800 acre campus in Lubbock. Approximately 243,839 people live in the metropolitan area. At a 3,200 foot altitude, summers are warm and breezy, winters are mild. The sun shines approximately 260 days per year. Spanish renaissance architecture, with red tile roofs and buff brick, is the hallmark of the well-landscaped campus. The University has eleven colleges, a Graduate School, and a School of Law. The Health Sciences Center has Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health, as well as a separate institution, TTU HSC El Paso. Student enrollment is approximately 38,500.
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