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Assistant Director, Revenue Enhancement

Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, 30144
Development and Fundraising

Job ID: 273398

About Us

Are you ready to join a community leading in innovative teaching and learning? Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. With our growing enrollment and global reach, we are enjoying increased prominence among Georgia's colleges. We offer more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees to over 43,000 students. Our entrepreneurial spirit, high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Our university's vibrant culture, career opportunities, mission and values and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. We are part of the University System of Georgia.  Kennesaw State will exemplify the power and promise of a student-centered, research-driven university. Our institutional values are student-inspired, promise-fulfilling, true to ourselves, elevational, open and impact-generating. In addition, we support the University System of Georgia core values of accountability, excellence, integrity and respect.  We are searching for talented people to join Kennesaw State University. Come to KSU and find your passion.   


Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. 

Job Summary

Responsible for the oversight of the day-to-day operations of The Owls Fund, focusing on donor services, events, stewardship, and strategic communication as it relates to the annual fund campaign. Coordinates and executes all donor hospitality and fundraising events. Designs, implements, structures, and evaluates Owls Fund programs and best practices in collaboration with department leaders and staff. Identifies, cultivates, and solicits donors and prospective donors giving up to $5000.


1. Responsible for the planning and execution of all donor events, (i.e., Hall of Fame, alumni weekends, away game tailgates, and all aspects of the Annual Dot Martin Scholarship Golf Classic)
2. Plans, coordinates, and executes all donor hospitality, including but not limited to basketball, baseball and football premium seating
3. Coordinates all aspects of premium seating relationships (i.e., invoicing, renewals, ticketing questions, catering, and special requests)
4. Coordinates assigned special Owl Fund initiatives (Giving Tuesday, National Women and Girls in Sports Day, Roundup program, etc.)
5. Manages the annual calendar of Owl Fund events
6. Responsible for customer service as primary contact for premium seat ticket holders
7. Maintains financial and budget data including records of expenditures for all The Owls Fund and other related expenditures
8. Performs data analysis and reporting as the department liaison to the business office
9. Responsible for the creation and distribution of all communications for The Owls Fund, (i.e., acknowledgment letters, newsletters, new member packets, postcards, and brochures)
10. Solicits gifts and cultivates relationships with donors giving up to the $5000 level
11. Responsible for the handling and processing of outbound sales calls and inbound calls for all ticketing sports within KSU Athletics
12. Coordinates with athletic department sports and areas with the execution of sport and/or area specific fundraising events (sports alumni gatherings, sports fundraisers, etc.).
13. Oversees and coordinates assigned student staff, interns, and/or volunteers

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in post-secondary education, business or related field or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience.

Other Required Qualifications
Current, valid and unrestricted driver's license

Required Experience
Two (2) year of experience in a development office, donor relations, fundraising, or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Educational Qualifications
An advanced degree from an accredited institution of higher education in a related field

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines

Knowledge of NCAA regulations as they pertain to donors and fundraising
Experience and knowledge of event planning and execution
Familiarity with Paciolan, Paciolan CRM, or other donor management system i.e., Raiser's Edge
Familiarity with Adobe Creative suite is a plus

Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills
Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e., Microsoft Office suite)
Strong attention to detail and follow up skills
Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

USG Core Values

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy and can be found on-line at

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at

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