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Sr. Associate Athletics Director/Deputy Director of Athletics - External Affairs

Appalachian State University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 28, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Development & Advancement, Alumni Affairs, Student Affairs, Athletics, Executive, Executive Directors, Other Executive
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Title Sr. Associate Athletics Director/Deputy Director of Athletics - External Affairs Position Number 062931 Department Athletics Office - 120000 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 required
  • Seven or more years of development experience, with at least two years of major gift experience.
  • Sound knowledge of laws, practices and philosophy of charitable giving
  • Demonstrated track record of financial development and/or sales productivity in a complex work environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a campus culture that includes a diverse array of personalities, and cohesively manage conflicting expectations
  • Available to manage 50% travel, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, when needed
License/Certification Required Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities include:
  • Oversee and direct the external units within the Department of Athletics, including Athletics Development, Ticket Operations, and Marketing & Fan Engagement.
  • Represent the Director of Athletics at various on-campus and off-campus meetings and events.
  • Organizational line administrator for Associate Athletics Director for Development positions
  • Establish annual operating budgets for external units and develop performance goals and objectives.
  • Plan and implement annual fund raising initiatives.
  • Plan and implement fundraising campaigns.
  • Liaison between the University Athletics Department and the App State Foundation, Inc. to promote the general welfare, growth and development of the Athletics Program.
  • Commitment to and compliance with the University's and Department of Athletics policies and procedures as well as the Sun Belt Conference and NCAA constitutions, bylaws, legislation and regulations.
  • Serve as a member of the Athletics Department Executive Team.
  • Represent the Director of Athletics at various on-campus and off-campus meetings and events.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.
Suggested Salary Range Commensurate with experience Physical Demands of Position
Typical office environment. Special Instructions to Applicants
Please attach required documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • 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.

Director of Human Resources/ EEO Officer
Office of Human Resources
330 University Hall Dr.
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-3187

Director of Title IX Compliance/Title IX Coordinator
Office of Title IX Compliance
123 I.G. Greer Hall
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-2144

ADA /504 Coordinator & Office of Disability Resources Director
Office of Disability Resources
224 Joyce Lawrence Lane/Suite 112 Anne Belk Hall
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-3056

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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