Assistant Director for Athletics Development

Position Title Assistant Director for Athletics Development Position Number 089411 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.

Successful candidates must demonstrate the following:

  • Excellent organizational skills, written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to be proactive with self-motivation to start and complete tasks on deadline;
  • High levels of accuracy and ability to manage multiple tasks successfully;
  • Capability to develop and maintain effective relationships by listening, understanding, and responding to client/customer needs;
  • High levels of professionalism and confidentiality; and
  • Ability to respond to challenges and problem solve.
License/Certification Required Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Assistant Director for Athletics Development 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.). This position is also responsible for supporting the athletic development staff members in the growth and development of the Mountaineers Athletic Fund.

Suggested Salary Range Commensurate with experience. Physical Demands of Position Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach required documents:
Cover Letter and Resume

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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