THERE HAS NEVER BEEN A BETTER TIME TO BE AN AZTEC!
Join a nationally recognized and high performing Athletics Development team as we work together to create opportunities and support the next generation of leaders in the classroom, in competition, and in the community.
SDSU Athletics is looking for experienced development professionals to join us during this transformational time as we build a 35,000 capacity state-of-the-art stadium and San Diego's new hub for world class sports and entertainment! The successful candidates will be self-starters, with a passion for developing meaningful relationships and proven success generating philanthropic support.
Assistant Athletic Director - Philanthropy: Make a profound impact through major gifts fundraising. Manage a pool of 100 or more significant prospects and work to develop a meaningful relationship with SDSU Athletics. Key philanthropic priorities include Aztec Stadium, athletics facilities naming campaigns, and the Coryell Legacy Society (planned gifts and endowments).
Bachelor's degree. 3 years of experience in successful fundraising and/or sales. Fundraising software experience (TicketMaster, Salesforce, Paciolan and/ or Ellucian). Demonstrated fundraising experience raising major gifts of $50K and above. Experience managing a large pool of 100 major gift prospects. Fundraising experience in a large, complex university. Demonstrated experience in upgrading donors. Experience with comprehensive and/or capital campaigns. Experience in college athletic fundraising and/or sales. Ability to work evenings and weekends.
Assistant Athletic Director - Aztec Club: Oversee planning, development, coordination, and implementation of all activities for the Aztec Club. The Aztec Club is made up of over 5,000 passionate supporters who support student-athlete excellence and the overall growth and success of Aztec Athletics. The Aztec Club is SDSU Athletics annual fund made up of unrestricted annual gifts, along with seat related donations from a variety of revenue generating sport programs.
Bachelor's degree. 2 years of experience in development, fundraising, sales, or marketing. Experience with leading or supervising employees and teams. Ability to work evenings and weekends. Experience in college athletics fundraising, sales, or marketing. Experience with fundraising software (TicketMaster, Paciolan, Advanced).
Assistant Director - Aztec Club: Reporting to the Assistant AD, Aztec Club, this critical position will work alongside the Aztec Club team and manage day-to-day operations of a robust and highly active 5,000+ member annual fund.
Bachelor’s degree in related field. Minimum of one year of development or sales experience in a collegiate or professional sports setting. Fundraising software experience (Ticketmaster or Advance). Experience in collegiate Division I athletic fundraising. Two or more years of development or sales experience in a collegiate or professional sports setting. Lead or supervisory experience. Must be able to work evenings and weekends.
About San Diego State University
San Diego State University is the oldest higher education institution in San Diego.
Since its founding in 1897, the university has grown to become a leading public research university. Each year, SDSU provides more than 35,000 students with the opportunity to participate in an academic curriculum distinguished by direct contact with faculty and an international emphasis that prepares them for a global future.
The Department of Athletics, utilizing the services of over 150 employees, is responsible for the intercollegiate athletics program at San Diego State University. Currently, there are 19 sport programs, approximately 550 student-athletes, and 17 offices in the department. The offices include the following: The Aztec Club, Administration, Athletic Medicine, Business Office, Compliance, Corporate Sales, Development, Equipment, Event Management/Facilities and Operations, Human Resources, Information Technology, Marketing, Media Relations, Strength and Conditioning, Student-Athlete Academic Support Services, Ticket Office, and Video.