The University of Wyoming announces the opening for an Assistant/Associate AD, Development in Intercollegiate Athletics. This is a benefited full-time 12 month position. Final determination of title will be dependent upon the successful applicant’s demonstrated knowledge, skills, and experience in relation to the requirements for the position.
The successful candidate will report to the Senior Associate Athletic Director for Development & Revenue Enhancement and will be responsible for the following:
-Day to day management and operation of the Cowboy Joe Club -Oversight and coordination of the annual fund -Consistent communication and coordination with the University of Wyoming Foundation in regard to donor cultivation, solicitation, & stewardship -Assist in future major capital campaign(s) -Manage a portfolio of 100+ donors -Coordinate and assist with special event fundraising activities within the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics (auctions, golf tournaments, outreach activities and special projects). -Management and sales of premium seating (football, men’s & women’s basketball, wrestling, & volleyball) -Oversight of priority point implementation for priority seating and parking for football, basketball, & post-season events -Active participation and involvement in Cowboy Joe Club board of directors’ meetings -Assist with donor travel -Ability and flexibility to travel (extensively)
Applicants must have a minimum of 3 years of progressive development and/or sales experience
Excellent interpersonal, relationship-building, oral & written communication skills
Demonstrated strong organizational skills which include the ability to prioritize projects and duties; assign responsibilities; multi-task; meet deadlines; and deliver results
Demonstrated ability to cultivate, solicit, & steward donors at various giving levels.
Ability to effectively interact with a variety of diverse individuals, groups and organizations
At least 3 years of intercollegiate athletics experience
Major gift fundraising experience of $25k+
Understanding of NCAA rules and regulations, specifically regarding student-athletes and donor interaction
Internal Number: 19000251
About University of Wyoming
The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. The state of Wyoming continues to invest in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach. The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and the community provides the advantages of a major university.
Located in a high mountain valley near the Colorado border, Laramie offers both outstanding recreational opportunities and close proximity to Colorado’s Front Range, a bustling group of metropolitan cities including Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins. This beautiful mountain landscape offers outdoor enjoyment in all seasons, with over 300 days of sunshine annually. For more information about the region, please visit http://visitlaramie.org/The University of Wyoming located in Laramie and nestled on Wyoming's high plains between the Laramie and Snowy Mountain ranges is one of the most unique institutions of higher education in America.