Assistant/Associate Athletics Director for Development
CA 94556-1541, CA
Vice Pres, Advancement
7/9/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20
miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based
in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint
Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse
backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle
Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman
Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the
As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers
undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and
professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence,
innovation, and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant
heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An
outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry,
integrative learning, and student interaction bring these
traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to
the educational benefits of diversity.
Note: The position will be
hired either at the Assistant Director or the Associate Director
level depending on the experience of the candidate
Reporting to the Senior Associate Athletics Director for
Advancement, the Assistant/Associate Athletics Director for
Development is responsible for executing all events benefiting the
unrestricted and restricted annual athletic goals set forth by the
Vice President of Advancement and Vice President of Intercollegiate
Athletics. This includes sponsorship, volunteer, campus partner and
prospect identification and cultivation to increase revenue for
annual Athletic priorities. Meeting the expectations for continual
expansion of Athletic Development programming and revenue goals is
essential to this position's success.
1. Lead the planning and execution for all athletic development
event fundraisers benefiting the Gael Athletic Fund. Responsible
for meeting fund-raising and attendance goals for all events in
partnership with the Associate Director of Athletics for
Development and Senior Associate Director of Athletics for
Advancement. Lead sponsorship outreach, identification and
partnership on solicitations. Also, responsible for post event
follow up and communication to donors, volunteers and sponsors.
Other tasks include marketing, logistics, volunteer coordination,
bookkeeping, auction item fulfillment, campus partner communication
and briefings, both pre and post event.
2. Coordinate all athletic development event fundraisers benefiting
the team fund and endowment priorities, including Tip Off Dinner,
Meet the Gaels, Meet the Players, Bases Loaded Brunch, XC Texas
Hold'em and additional events as assigned. Responsible for meeting
fund-raising and attendance goals for all events in partnership
with the Associate Director of Athletics for Development and Senior
Associate Director of Athletics for Advancement. Also, responsible
for post event follow up and communication to donors, volunteers
and sponsors. Other tasks include marketing, logistics, volunteer
coordination, book keeping, auction item fulfillment, campus
partner communication and briefings, both pre and post event.
3. Develop and coordinate campus partner (coach) relationships and
volunteer committees, as assigned, to benefit athletic fundraising
& event goals. Includes the management of various coach and
volunteer relationships to increase philanthropic and sponsorship
opportunities. Work with Annual Giving team and coaches to program
4. Identify alumni, parents, and friends that are potential
prospects and sponsors for future assignment to GO team and
solicitation, based on involvement in Athletic Development events.
Growth in major donor identification and sponsorship opportunities
will be coordinated through conversation with the Senior Director
of Development and Prospect Management.
5. Responsible for assisting in stewardship activities, including
reporting on impact of participation, planning and executing small
gatherings, and other programming as identified.
6. Manage Athletic Development student workers and interns.
7. Other Duties as Assigned
Assist with other
Development assignments as requested.
Experience and Qualifications
Five or more years of
successful budgetary, marketing or related administrative
experience in a higher education setting is highly desired.
One year of related
experience. Associate Director:
Three years of
directly related experience at an assistant director or program
marketing and strategic planning skills; data management and
analysis; detail-orientation; collaborative communication and
decision making skills.
Licenses & Certifications
Commitment to the aims
and ideals of the College. Some evening and weekend work.
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Include a cover letter that specifically addresses how you meet the
qualifications and are prepared to support the mission of
The name and contact information for three (3) professional
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support inclusive excellence and are committed to creating a safe
and welcoming community for all.
College policy prohibits discrimination based on race, color,
religion, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, sexual
orientation, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental
disability, gender stereotyping, and gender identity, taking a
protected leave (e.g. family medical or pregnancy leave), or on any
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