Associate Athletic Director for External Operations

Employer
New Mexico Highlands University
Location
New Mexico, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
May 13, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Development & Advancement, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Position Associate Athletic Director for External Operations Full Time/Part Time Full Time Job Type Regular Position Summary
Under direction of the VP, Student and Donor Engagement and Director of Athletics, identifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards gift and sponsorship donors; develops fundraising strategies; supports budget, projects, goals, and strategic planning; coordinates NMHU Athletics sponsorship benefits to include: advertisements in various media forms (programs, radio ads, video streaming commercials, web site ads, event signage, and public address announcements), sponsor event recognition, athletic event season passes, and other benefits associated with sponsorship of NMHU Athletics. Duties and Responsibilities
• Identify, cultivate, and solicit financial sponsorship and gift support by developing and maintaining relationships with corporations, foundations, individuals, including alumni, faculty, staff, local and regional businesses, athletics booster organizations, and other key personnel; • Responsible for a portfolio of major sponsorship and gift donors as assigned by VP, SDE and in coordination with other Foundation efforts, that will be evaluated on an ongoing basis; • Achieve revenue and activity goals as set annually; • Organize donor hospitality for game day events and fundraising activities. • Coordinate special events such as but not limited to; sport reunions, golf tournaments, banquets, etc. • Participate in developing campaign materials, case statements, and brochures; • Report as necessary to the NMHU Foundation Board of Directors, and attend Board and Committee meetings for the NMHU Foundation as directed by the VP, SDE ; • Develop competency in donor database and financial systems used by NMHU and the NMHU Foundation; • Support as needed non-athletics Foundation events, such as Homecoming, Commencement, etc.; • Build working relationships and serve as development liaison to coaches, university departments, and other key personnel to achieve successful fundraising; • Nurture a culture of sponsorship support for NMHU Athletics; • Assist in generating revenue through the sale of game and season tickets; • Participate in professional development organizations, committees, boards, and meetings; • Travel locally and to assigned out of town regions; • May supervise staff; • Maintain regular attendance; • Perform related duties as assigned. Minimum Job Requirements
• Education: A Bachelor’s degree in any field: • Experience: Two (2) years of successful experience in fundraising, or a similar field Preferred Qualifications
Master’s degree in any field; track record of successful annual fund or sponsorship solicitation for athletics or educational programs; campaign experience; Raiser’s Edge or Financial Edge proficiency. Special Conditions for Eligibility
• Must possess and maintain a valid NM driver’s license. Selection of an out of state candidate will require possession of a valid New Mexico Driver’s license within sixty (60) days of employment; • Must be willing to work evenings, weekends and odd hours; • Must be willing to travel. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Ability to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills; • Ability to develop and maintain close personal relationships; • Ability to demonstrate strong oral and written communication and organizational skills; • Knowledge of development/fundraising concepts and appropriate solicitation techniques; • Ability to interact with diplomacy and tact amid influential clients and diverse groups; • Ability to solicit annual and major gifts; • Ability to adapt and respond to various situations; • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality; • Ability to travel strategically and obtain results; • Ability to perform to a high standard in achieving revenue and activity goals. Physical Demands
• Standing………………………………………………………………………Frequently • Walking………………………………………………………………………Frequently • Bending………………………………………………………………………Frequently • Squatting……………………………………………………………………..Frequently • Climbing …………………………………………………………………….Frequently • Kneeling …………………………………………………………………….Frequently • Lifting up to 50 pounds………………………………………………….Frequently Working Environment
• Work is normally performed in an indoor/outdoor setting. Pay Rate $56,077 - $65,477 Work Location/Campus Center Las Vegas, NM Campus EEO Statement
New Mexico Highlands University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. We are committed to the University values of diversity, accessibility, excellence, and responsiveness. For disabled access or services call 505-454-3242 or email hr@nmhu.edu Visit the link below for more information regarding affirmative action and equal opportunity: Equal Employment Opportunity is THE LAW
Posting Number AS483P Open Date 05/13/2021 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant
A complete online application must include: 1) Letter of interest/cover letter that highlights relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities; 2) Resume; 3) Names, telephone numbers and email address of three (3) professional references in the online application; 4) copies of unofficial transcripts. Candidates who are invited for on-campus interviews will be required to submit official transcripts. References will be contacted in conjunction with on-campus interview. Upload required materials with online application. For disabled access or services, call (505) 454-3242 or contact Human Resources at hr@nmhu.edu NMHU IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Quick Link https://nmhu.peopleadmin.com/postings/6563 Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/ Letter of Interest
  3. Unofficial Transcripts Conferring Required Degree
  4. List of Three Professional References with Name, Address and E-Mail
Optional Documents
  1. Letter(s) of Recommendation


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