Assistant Director of Development - Major Gifts

North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Feb 10, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Title Assistant Director of Development - Major Gifts Position Number 093881 Department Yosef Club - 555010 Description of University

Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university in related fields such as business administration, public relations, marketing, or communications
  • One to three years of professional development and/or fundraising experience
License/Certification Required Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The position is responsible for assisting in the planning and execution of events and operations for donors on Football and Basketball game days (i.e. Yosef Club Members, club seat patrons, suite guests, etc.).

Additional duties and responsibilities include:

  • Support the Director of Annual Giving for Athletics in the growth and development of relationships within regional chapter areas to increase fundraising efforts for the annual fund and major gifts.
  • Assist with database management of major gift prospects and annual fund (Yosef Club) donors.
  • Support the Senior Associate AD for Development in documenting all contact and stewardship reports for University Advancement and other associated responsibilities.
  • Support the Director of Annual Giving in Donor/Operation/Football parking assignments for the Athletic Department on game days. In addition, the position will assist in the collaborative efforts and projects between the Athletic Ticket office and other areas of the Athletic Department.
  • Assists in planning and attends most special events which may occur in the evenings or on weekends that promote the Athletic Department and fundraising efforts.
  • Work closely with the Alumni Affairs staff, the Appalachian State University Foundation, Inc. and University Advancement.
Suggested Salary Range Commensurate with experience. Physical Demands of Position Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach required documents:
Cover Letter
List a minimum of 3 professional references in the application form or attach a List of References with contact information

AA/EEO Statement

Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian

We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.

We understand that the successful implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the entire university community, including alumni and official university governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports an influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work collectively to achieve a just experience for all.

We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions, and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equity opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness, justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university community.

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