Texas State University - Staff Assistant Athletic Director for Major Gifts in San Marcos, Texas

Posting Number2017059

Posting/Functional TitleAssistant Athletic Director for Major Gifts

University Pay Plan TitleCoord, Annual Giving

LocationSan Marcos


Recruitment TypeOpen to All

Job TypeFull-Time

Monthly Salarycommensurate with experience

Job CategoryExempt

Required Qualifications

Skill in Microsoft Office suite, particularly Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint

Skill in establishing rapport with internal and external constituents

Demonstrated effective communication skills

Ability to work evenings and weekends

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree with additional consideration to an applicant who possesses a master’s degree

Knowledge of donor and fundraising reporting

Previous experience in development, marketing, public relations or sales

Previous experience in collegiate or professional athletics environment

Job Description

Texas State University invites applications for the position of Assistant Athletic Director for Major Gifts (Coord, Annual Giving) for the Athletic Department. This position reports to the Associate Athletic Director for Development.

Job Duties

The Assistant Athletic Director for Major Gifts is responsible for strategically planning and implementing major and annual giving fundraising efforts by identifying, cultivating, and soliciting alumni and other key constituents. This position will assist in major athletic fundraising campaigns, suite and club seat solicitation, special projects and higher level annual fund gifts. The Assistant Athletic Director for Major Gifts will work in partnership with the University Advancement Division on gift strategy, proposal development, prospect/donor visitation and related follow-up. Other responsibilities include: monitor and analyze annual fund metrics, plan and implement efforts to improve donor communication and awareness of involvement opportunities, attend athletic contests or luncheons, travel throughout the state to attend university and statewide community functions to help create good will to help promote the university and department of athletics and perform other duties as assigned by the Associate Athletic Director.

Additional Information to Applicants

Job Open Date10/10/2016

Job Close Date

Job Close Date (Posting closes at midnight)

Open Until FilledYes

Normal Work DaysSunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Normal Work Hours Start8:00AM

Normal Work Hours End5:00PM, evenings as required


Legal and Required Notices

Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is anEOE.

Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

Applicant Document

Required Documents

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter

Optional Documents

  • Letter of Recommendation #1

  • Letter of Recommendation #2

  • Letter of Recommendation #3

  • List of References