Assistant Director of Annual Giving for Athletics

North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 29, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Title Assistant Director of Annual Giving for Athletics Position Number 084781 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 and one to three years of professional development and/or fundraising experience.
Related fields in public relations, marketing, or communications are also acceptable.

License/Certification Required Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The primary focus of the Assistant Director of Annual Giving for Athletics will be to assist with a donor-centric annual fundraising operation that consists of direct mail, ticket and parking coordination, marketing, direct face to face solicitations and stewardship/benefit allocation.

  • Solicitation of constituents and benefit fulfillment to active donors and prospects
  • Successfully reach and grow financial and membership goals on annual basis, report to Assistant Athletic Director
  • Game day responsibilities and coordination
  • Donor management reports
  • Manage a portfolio of annual donors
  • Athletic Development strategic planning support
  • Cultivate leadership annual giving donors/prospects and solicit their support
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 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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