ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF DONOR ENGAGEMENT
|Req #: ||144355 |
|Department: ||INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS DEPARTMENT |
|Job Location: || Seattle Campus |
|Job Location Detail: ||Graves Hall |
|Posting Date: ||04/24/2017 |
|Closing Info: || Open Until Filled |
|Salary: ||Salary is commensurate with education and experience. |
| The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. |
The Intercollegiate Athletics Department has an outstanding opportunity for an Assistant Director of Donor Engagement. This position reports to the Associate Athletic Director of Advancement, Husky Athletics. The Assistant Director of Donor Engagement is responsible for the development, tracking and execution of a comprehensive stewardship program for Intercollegiate Athletics' (ICA) Advancement Team, the Tyee Club office. Work in close collaboration with the Senior Associate Athletic Director and Associate Athletic Director for Advancement, development officers, coaches and others, to ensure appropriate donor-focused activities take place according to jointly-developed strategic plans.
The Assistant Director of Donor Engagement will independently provide management and project coordination for the Tyee Club office's overall stewardship program for donors of all giving levels.
Provide professional production management and execution of high-level community, cultivation and stewardship events. This includes all supporting event logistics including budget, timeline, vendor selection and management and event follow up. These events could include but are not limited to- the Annual Dinner Series (6 dinners), The Game Changer Reception, Tyee Club Champion Circle Dinner, Endowment Dinner, Forever Washington Brunch, Dawg Dealer Reception, Regional Donor Receptions, as well as other annual stewardship events.
Develop and implement the Tyee Club's Annual Giving Stewardship Program that consistently promotes interaction with and recognition of donors as well as other major donors to ICA. This will include identifying a systematic plan to create new annual giving levels to Husky Athletics, as well as implementing new approaches such as events, processes and policies to acknowledge these newly identified giving levels. Support the Tyee Club Champions Circle (lifetime giving of $1 million+) engagement efforts as well as the Annual Fund Team's stewardship efforts with respects to annual fund and team support. This includes developing meaningful donor recognition events, as well as donor recognition on the web, in publications and within Husky Athletics' facilities.
For Husky home football games, the Assistant Director will oversee the hospitality experience in the Don James Center. This includes hiring local catering companies and working closely to ensure this high level donor has an enjoyable game day experience.
Supervise interns and temporary hourly employees. Undertake and manage ICA related special projects as needed. Other duties as assigned.
Compliance with the rules and regulations of the University, the NCAA, the Pac-12 Conference, the State of Washington and any other governing body is of paramount importance to the University. The overall responsibility of this position is for the successful operation of the program in full compliance with all such rules and regulations. As a condition of employment, the Employee shall be required to participate in rules education programs offered by the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics.
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| Bachelor's degree in Communications, Marketing or related field and a minimum of three years of experience in project management, event planning, stewardship, fundraising or a related field. Solid computer skills, including proficiency working with relational databases and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and InDesign) for the generation of correspondence, special reports, spreadsheets, name tags and forms. |
Demonstrated flexibility and initiative to handle a variety of tasks and a wide range of people (donors, volunteers, student-athletes and coaches). The capacity to achieve superior results working independently and as a member of a creative team in high-pressure situations. Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated creativity, top organizational ability and a strict attention to detail. Ability to work a flexible schedule for events scheduled on evenings and weekends. Equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute for stated requirements.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except where there are legal requirements such as license/certification/registration.
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| Application Process: |
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Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check.