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The University of Alabama Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is soliciting applications from qualified individuals for the position of Sr. Associate Athletic Director, Development.
The Sr. Associate Athletic Director, Development will be responsible for all aspects of the Intercollegiate Athletics’ fund raising activities including the coordination of all annual, major and planned gifts, capital campaigns corporate and foundation giving, and stewardship with a goal of maximizing donations to the department. This position will be responsible for the administration of the Athletics Development staff including operations, budget, and planning and implementation of policies.
As a member of the Executive Staff Leadership Team, the Sr. Associate Athletics Director, Development will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the development staff to maximize contributions from all sources. This position will work closely with the Athletic Director, Executive Team and Campus Leadership, to develop plans, set goals, monitor activities, and prepare action plans along with regular progress reports and overall evaluations of all fundraising activities. The incumbent shall analyze existing fundraising strategies and create innovative and new methods to promote and enhance philanthropic support for intercollegiate athletics from donors/prospects locally, regionally, and nationally. This position will report directly to the Athletic Director and will manage all Development Officers within the Intercollegiate Athletics Department.
Visit UA’s employment website at jobs.ua.edu for more information and to apply. The University of Alabama is an equal-opportunity employer (EOE), including an EOE of protected vets and individuals with disabilities.
Candidates must possess the following:
A minimum of a Bachelor's degree and 8 years of experience; OR a Master's degree in a related field and at least 6 years of experience.
Proven success in major gifts, capital campaigns and annual fund. Exhibited success in establishing and meeting fundraising goals. Knowledge of NCAA Rules and Regulations regarding compliance issues.
Excellent computer skills including ability to use software to track moves in management and to learn new systems as needed. Demonstrated public relations and interpersonal skills. Excellent planning and organizational skills. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Ability to speak in public addressing large groups.
Be willing and able to work extended hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed. Able and willing to travel as required. Valid U.S. driver’s license. Must be at least 21 years of age at time of hire and have an acceptable motor vehicle report as determined by the insurance carrier.
Master's degree and development experience in the collegiate environment, and demonstrated advancement to positions of increasing responsibility is preferred.