The Baylor Bears department of the Athletics Bear Foundation is seeking a Assistant Athletics Director of Development that will support the Athletic department and Baylor's Mission. The Bear Foundation is the primary fundraising organization for Baylor Athletics and supports 500 plus student-athletes across all 19 intercollegiate sports. Our mission is to provide scholarship funds for Baylor's student-athletes and to support and promote the interest and welfare of Baylor Athletics.
A Bachelor's degree, five years relevant work experience, and an active Christian faith are required. Proven ability to cultivate, develop and steward donor relationships. The person selected for this position must be self-starter who works efficiently and has excellent customer service and communication skills. The ability to interact comfortably in business and social settings with donors, prospects, and university officials is required.
A Master's degree, prior experience with annual fund campaigns, experience with online giving management, and working knowledge of Paciolan and/or Blackbaud CRM are preferred. Evidence of ability to plan and execute a fundraising project from conception to completion and experience with alumni/donor database applications are also highly desired. A combination of education and experience will be considered lieu of the degree requirement.
*All applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
What You Will Do
Oversees all Excellence Funds (sport specific giving) for Baylor Athletics
Identifies, cultivates, and solicits prospective donors
Communicates strategy both internally and externally
Collaborates with coaching staffs on program needs
Manages fundraising events and benefit fulfillment
Oversees the donation process, logistics, and stewardship for the courtesy car program
Manages a portfolio of donors and prospects, focusing on new member growth for the Baylor Bear Foundation
Manages the creation and content for written communications including proposals, collateral, and stewardship reports
Assist on game days with donor relations and customer service needs
Responsible for maintaining data integrity for all sources of information
Prioritize and complete ongoing tasks following established departmental guidelines and policies
Maintain thorough knowledge of and adhere to all applicable University, conference and NCAA rules and regulations
Other duties as assigned
What You Can Expect
As part of the Baylor family, eligible employees receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, generous time off, tuition remission, and outstanding automatic retirement contributions. Baylor has a comprehensive benefits plan that supports you and your family's wellbeing and allows you to be a part of the life of a vibrant and active college campus. To learn more, go to Baylor Benefits & Advantages.