The University of Missouri Athletics Department is currently
accepting applications for an Assistant Athletic Director -
Development. The Assistant AD for the Annual Fund will be
responsible for managing a team of individuals who will be tasked
with management and leadership of the day-to-day operations of a
SEC development organization.
Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:
Assisting in strategic leadership of the Tiger Scholarship Fund,
including growth strategies for the annual fund.
Oversight of the processing of all gifts received in support of
Mizzou Athletics, including making sure they were acknowledged and
receipted correctly and in a timely fashion.
Working with the university foundation, sending reminders for
annual gifts, major gift commitments, premium seat commitments and
working with the ticket office on season ticket sales to coordinate
sales, relocation, and renewal efforts.
Administering the donor season parking pass program for football
and basketball including sales and gameday operations.
Oversight of the Gift-in-Kind program including car and flight
Managing a staff of interns and student workers to professionally
answer and respond to all donor inquiries via phone, e-mail or
chats as well as supervising the Gift Processing Assistant and
Director of Donor Relations.
Setting strategy for donor communications, including letter and
Managing a portfolio of prospects and donors; developing and
maintaining relationships with these individuals to secure gifts in
support of Athletics priorities.
Metrics for Success will include:
Meeting deadlines for distribution of Annual Fund
Monthly donation reminders for capital and endowment gifts.
Producing annual report to donors in conjunction with athletics
department communications staff
Working with the university development staff to produce annual
endowed scholarship reports.
Weekly reporting to leadership including cash reports, fundraiser
activity and capital project processes.
Ensuring that all inbound communication is handled professionally
90% or higher rating on customer satisfaction surveys
Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm; Nights, Weekends, and Travel as
A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and
experience and at least 4 years of experience from which comparable
knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary
Prior experience in leading and building an engaged, high
performing team that meets outlined goals as well as achieves
superior results. Must be able to work in a team environment as
well as independently. Must be flexible in a fast-paced setting and
able to work under deadline pressure. Must provide the highest
level of customer service to external and internal clients,
partners and customers; must also have the ability to develop and
lead a customer service-minded team that is measurable.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability
to present information concisely and effectively. Must be
professional, organized, creative and efficient. Some travel, as
well as evening and weekend work, will be required
Anticipated Hiring Range
Salary is commensurate with education and experience
Salary Range: $56,864 - $104,897
GGS Grade: 11
University Title: ADVANCEMENT DIRECTOR I
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This position is eligible for University benefits. The University
offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental
and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee
discounts. For additional information on University benefits,
please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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