Position Summary: Monmouth University is seeking applications for a Development Assistant in the Athletics department.
The candidate will be expected to assist in the growth of revenue streams primarily through external relations, work evenings and weekends to assist in the management of athletic events, and travel to select away contests to support off-site development events and ticket distribution. This is a full time entry level position that is paid hourly.
Required Degree, License or Certifications: Valid Automobile Driver's License in your state of principal residence
Required Skills or Software: Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, Must be able to treat confidential and sensitive information appropriately, Must have an understanding of the University's concern for academics as well as athletic excellence, Intermediate knowledge of MS Word 2013, Intermediate knowledge of MS Excel 2013
Required Years of Experience:
Other Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or obtain by date of employment. Experience within intercollegiate athletics.
Ability to work nights and weekends, and travel when needed.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in sports management, business, or public relations. Attention to detail, interpersonal and writing skills. Intermediate knowledge of ProVenue, Adobe Photoshop, and Raiser’s Edge. Knowledge of Division I Intercollegiate Athletics NCAA rules. Ability to work in a fast-paced, creative, and collaborative team environment.
Located along New Jersey’s northern coastline, Monmouth University is a top-tier private, liberal arts institution that is home to innovative academic programs, expert faculty, and nationally ranked Division I athletics. Comprehensive in scope, the University enrolls approximately 6,300 students in more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including two doctoral programs.
Small classes geared toward individual attention, and immersive learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom, define the student experience at Monmouth. The University’s welcoming learning environment empowers students to become active participants in their education, while fully preparing them for life after graduation. Monmouth’s faculty, experts in their respective disciplines and industries, foster student growth by involving undergraduates and graduates in their research and scholarship.
Just one hour from New York City, and close to Philadelphia, Monmouth University sits at the heart of a vibrant culture that is rich in history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. The University’s 168-acre coastal campus has been named one of the most beautiful in the world, and blends the classic beauty of National Historic Landmarks with state-of-the-art facilities. Recent updates include a $47 million renovation to the Science Building and construction of a $16 million stadium, which serves as home for more than half of the University’s student-athletes. A host of unique cultural experiences are available just outside the University’s gates—from Asbury Park’s legendary music scene and growing LGBT community, to Red Bank’s theater and dining hub, to Long Branch’s redeveloped waterfront with recreational and upscale shopping offerings.
Founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College, the institution became Monmouth College in 1956 and received its university charter in 1995. Today, Monmouth University is listed in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges,” The Princeton Review’s “The Best 382 Colleges,” and Money magazine’s “Best Colleges for Your Money.”