Duties and Responsibilities: The Assistant Athletic Director (Development) will oversee the annual private giving to restricted funds in Intercollegiate Athletics and the annual campaign to support athletic scholarships. This will include, but not be limited to? conceive, development and manage all aspects of the Annual Fund programs including direct mailings, telemarketing campaigns and in-person solicitations, work with Departmental and SIU Foundation to identify, cultivate and solicit donor prospects, conceive and develop and implement fund raising campaigns. This position will also assist in the identification and cultivation of potential gift prospects and speaking engagements throughout the region and serve as a resource while working with and through the Associate Director for Development.
This position does require attendance at outdoor sporting events (at times in inclement weather) and will require significant public speaking, customer service, leadership training, issue resolution and fund raising. Many events will take place outside of normal office hours, and include weekends and evenings as well as overnight travel.
Application Deadline: Applications must be completed by close of business (4:30 p.m.) by 5/25/18 or until filled.
Application Procedure: Visit jobs.siu.edu "Administrative/Professional Job Postings" to create an account.
SIUC is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged.
Bachelor's Degree and 3 years of experience required in the athletic development, athletic administration or closely related field. Master's Degree may be substituted for 2 years of required experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience with annual fund, including direct mail, telemarketing campaigns and working with volunteer groups.
Internal Number: ATH-7971
About Southern Illinois University
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, located in scenic Southern Illinois, approximately 100 miles southeast of St. Louis and 350 miles south of Chicago, is a comprehensive university with more than 20,000 students. SIUC offers 18 varsity sports—nine for men and nine for women—at the NCAA Division I level. The football program is a member of the Missouri Valley Football Conference, while all other sports are members of the Missouri Valley Conference. SIUC is committed to the academic excellence of its student-athletes.