Elon University is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as Director of Athletics Development. Reporting to the Associate Athletics Director of Development, the Director of Athletics Development is responsible for building relationships with alumni and friends of Elon University that will enhance future athletic development at Elon. The individual in this position will successfully work with the University Advancement office and staff in furtherance of institutional fundraising goals and campaigns. The Director of Athletics Development will manage a portfolio consisting of annual and major gift donors and prospects. The primary responsibilities of this position include identifying, cultivating and stewarding donors, soliciting annual gifts with an emphasis on leadership-level annual giving, and soliciting major gifts for the scholarship fund and priority projects. Additionally, the individual in this position will provide leadership in key fundraising events including the annual “Night of the Phoenix,” “Elon Day,” and other giving opportunities on behalf of the athletics department; will serve as a liaison between Athletics Development and the Phoenix Club Advisory Board; and will serve as a liaison to additional athletics units and external affinity groups as assigned. The Director of Athletics Development will be expected to document all donor and prospect moves in a regular and timely fashion while maintaining a consistent schedule of donor meetings and communications. A demonstrated commitment to NCAA rules compliance and adherence to NCAA regulations is required. The position will remain open until filled. Apply at https://elon.peopleadmin.com/postings/7911. Elon University is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.
BA/BS required with three to five years related experience.
Internal Number: 20121977
About Elon University
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 Gui...de 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.