K-State Athletics is seeking qualified applicants for an ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT, which is a full-time, salaried, benefits-eligible position. An example of job duties includes but are not limited to:
•Manage large portfolio of major gift and annual fund prospects with the expectation to make 200+ personal visits annually.
•Identify, manage, cultivate, and solicit new and current prospects for major gifts and annual leadership gifts for the Ahearn Fund and K-State Athletics.
•Frequent travel within the state of Kansas, bordering states, and potential national travel to cultivate and solicit gifts.
•Work home and some away K-State Athletics sporting events and donor events
WHY JOIN US: K-State Athletics, Inc. is a proud member of the Big 12 Conference. We are looking for someone who wants to become a member of our staff to help advance our Development Office through hard work, knowledge, and dedication. Our mission is to foster a culture in which our student-athletes have every opportunity to reach their maximum potential academically, athletically, mentally and socially while operating an organization that is anchored by a genuine commitment to K-State, our supporters and each other.
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For more information on Manhattan, KS and the University, please visit http://www.k-state.edu/hcs/jobs/
Kansas State University has been named a 2022 Top Employer by DiversityJobs.com for a third consecutive year.
The 2021 annual survey by Forbes magazine, “America’s Best Employers by State List,” finds Kansas State University rates among the Top 3 employers in the state and is the best university employer in Kansas.
WE SUPPORT DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION: Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion. The University actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.
•Excellent medical, dental and vision health plans
•Retirement plan (No Vesting Period!)
•Generous earned leave plan – vacation and sick
•Parental leave plan
•Term life insurance
•Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
•Long term disability insurance
•Paid KSU designated holidays
K-State Athletics Local Agency Employee Benefits Information: https://www.kstatesports.com/sports/2020/3/6/athletics-human-resources.aspx?path=resources
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Bachelor's degree at time of application
Two years of college athletics major gift fundraising experience, sales experience, or comparable experience within a college athletics department
Strong interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal
Ability to promote and demonstrate respect, collaboration and friendly customer service in all working relationships and situations
Three years of college athletics major gift fundraising experience, or comparable experience within a college athletics department
Experience working with and managing a portfolio of donors
Experience fundraising in NCAA Division I athletics
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
Must be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays as required
Must be able to travel as required
Must have a valid driver's license at all times
This position holds expectations of compliance with all NCAA, Big 12 Conference, Kansas State University and K-State Athletics, Inc. rules and regulations.
How to Apply:
To be considered for the position, please complete the online application and submit/upload the following documents:
Cover letter indicating your qualifications for the position
Resume with three professional references that includes contact information (name, title, phone number and email address)
Screening of Applications Begins: Immediately and continues until position is filled
Background Screening Statement: In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee. If position is in development, business office or ticket office, the background screen will include a credit check.
About K-STATE ATHLETICS, INC. / KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY
Our mission is to foster a culture in which our student-athletes have every opportunity to reach their maximum potential academically, athletically, mentally and socially while operating an organization that is anchored by a genuine commitment to K-State, our supporters and each other.
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