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Assistant Athletic Director (Development)

Southern Illinois University

  • Location: Carbondale, IL
  • Post Date: 5/13/2018
  • Job Type: FULL TIME


Assistant Athletic Director (Development)
Intercollegiate Athletics
SIU Carbondale

Position Summary: SIU Carbondale is a member of the Missouri Valley conference, the Men's Swimming Team is a member of the Mid-American Conference, while all other sports are members of the Missouri Valley Conference. SIU Carbondale is committed to the academic success of its student-athletes.

Duties and Responsibilities: The Assistant Athletic Director (Development) will oversee the annual private giving to restricted funds in Intercollegiate Athletics and the annual campaign to support athletic scholarships. This will include, but not be limited to; conceive, development and manage all aspects of the Annual Fund programs including direct mailings, telemarketing campaigns and in-person solicitations, work with Departmental and SIU Foundation to identify, cultivate and solicit donor prospects, conceive and develop and implement fund raising campaigns. This position will also assist in the identification and cultivation of potential gift prospects and speaking engagements throughout the region and serve as a resource while working with and through the Associate Director for Development. This position does require attendance at outdoor sporting events (at times in inclement weather) and will require significant public speaking, customer service, leadership training, issue resolution and fund raising. Many events will take place outside of normal office hours, and include weekends and evenings as well as overnight travel.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree and 3 years of experience required in the athletic development, athletic administration or closely related field. Master's Degree may be substituted for 2 years of required experience.

This is a security-sensitive position. Before any employment offer is made, the University will conduct a pre-employment background investigation, which includes a criminal background check.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with annual fund, including direct mail, telemarketing campaigns and working with volunteer groups.

Application Deadline: Applications must be completed through jobs.siu.edu by May 25, 2018, or until filled.

Application Procedure: Visit jobs.siu.edu "Administrative/Professional Job Postings" to create an account and apply.

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of 
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed 
and encouraged and will receive consideration.

Southern Illinois University