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University of Texas at El Paso
  • Position Number: 2788372
  • Location: El Paso, TX
  • Position Type: Athletics/Coaching

Assistant Athletic Director - Major Gifts

Job ID: 6131
Location: El Paso, TX
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: $RegTemp

FLSA Status

Posting End Date
Open until filled

$60,000 Annually

Hours per Week
40 hours weekly

Hiring Department

Required Application Materials
A resume, letter of Interest, and a list of 3 professional references is required in order to apply.

Please combine all documents together in a single PDF file.

Purpose of Position
Directs, coordinates, and implements major gift initiatives and caries a portfolio for The University of Texas at El Paso's (UTEP) Department of Athletics.

Essential Functions
Planning, implementing, and directing major gift initiatives including, but not limited to, the El Dorado and Scholarship Society, capital campaigns, and planned/estate gifts.

Identify, cultivate, solicit and steward prospective donors to UTEP Athletics. Carry a portfolio of an agreed upon number of donors while making an assigned number of personal visits and work towards defined goals of proposals submitted and dollars raised.

Foster positive, long-lasting relationships through individual contact and tactical touch points with donors that generate five figure multi-year gifts to support UTEP Athletics.

Work together with athletic senior staff, coaches, student-athletes, and other relevant personnel to support the departmental fundraising needs.

Collaborate across campus with the Office of Institutional Advancement to strategize, enhance relationships and create greater fundraising outcomes on major gifts prospects.

Attendance at athletic contests and donor events, including work on nights and weekends

Knowledge of all Microsoft Office software and able to learn and use institutional software systems to include The Raiser's Edge and Archtics Ticketing software.

Complies with all State and University policies.

Other duties may be assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's objectives, policies and applicable laws. Applicant will oversee one full time professional.

Required Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bachelor's Degree

Expert working knowledge of all aspects of fundraising, donor relations, and public relations concepts, principles, procedures, and techniques for a Division I Athletic Department. Thorough knowledge of the NCAA rules, guidelines, and principles as they influence university fundraising. Four years minimum experience working in collegiate athletics or fundraising in higher education. Ability to use a relational donor database system.

Preferred Qualifications
Master's Degree in an applicable area

Working Conditions
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; stoop, kneel and crouch. The employee is frequently required to use hands to feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to lift and move up to 25 pounds.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment ranges from moderate to very loud

EO/AA Statement
The University of Texas at El Paso is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or sexual orientation and gender in employment or the provision of services in accordance with state and federal law. Discrimination on the basis of sex includes an employee's or prospective employee's right to be free from sexual harassment under Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972.

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