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Assistant Director, Athletic Development and External Affairs

Texas A&M International University
Job Location:
Laredo, Texas
Athletics and Coaching
Assistant Director, Athletic Development and External Affairs

Job Title
Assistant Director, Athletic Development and External Affairs

Texas A&M International University

Athletics Department

Proposed Minimum Salary
$5,084.34 monthly

Job Location
Laredo, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

Job Summary

The Assistant Director, Athletic Development and External Affairs, under general direction reporting to the Director of Athletics, assists Development Officers and Institutional Advancement in securing philanthropic support for athletics. Participates in fundraising activities pertaining to the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individual major donors and prospects with an emphasis in Athletics. Effectively utilizes communications and relationship building strategies for meeting the various athletics fundraising needs of the institution.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Collaborates with coaches and staff to identify priority fundraising needs to be presented to Director of Athletics for approval.
  • Under direction from Director of Athletics and AVP-Finance and Administration, incumbent must be able to develop and format templates to cover specific events, sponsorships, and fan club/booster/supporter organizations, ensuring compliance with TAMUS, TAMIU, NCAA, and Lone Star Conference rules for such agreements and organizations.
  • Serves as a liaison in coordination with the Director of Athletics, with the Dustdevil Club, Dustdevil Club Advisory Board, Dustdevil Club committees, and with other programs that encourage athletic event participation.
  • Assists with developing a comprehensive athletic public relations and fundraising program.
  • Identifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards major gift prospects in collaboration with Development Director/Officer(s) and senior advancement team.
  • Position requires frequent development of contracts, memoranda, and agreements related to athletic developments efforts to support the department.
  • Aggressively pursues major gifts fundraising and ensures appropriate recognition.
  • Builds, maintains, and strengthens positive relationships with individuals within and external to the University community.
  • Manage all available media advertising for radio, print and TV advertising Oversees athletic publications, promotional, and media materials as related to fundraising.
  • Manages Digital marketing budget
  • Develops athletic activities that will enhance the overall development of the department.
  • Plans, develops, implements, and evaluates effective special events including but not limited to, summer camps, sports clinics, and the athletics banquet.
This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.

Additional Responsibilities
  • Plan, create, and implement marketing, brand management and licensing strategies.
Minimum Requirements
  • Education - Bachelor's degree in applicable field.
  • Experience - Six years of related experience.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of:
  • Word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.
  • NCAA bylaws and Conference regulations.
Ability to:
  • Multitask and work cooperatively with others.
  • Strong public speaking, interpersonal, and computer skills including web page manipulation.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Interact effectively and professionally with the internal/external community and media.
  • Strong long-term planning skills.
  • Work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.
Licensing / Professional Certification - None

Physical Requirements - None.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Supervision of Others

This position generally supervises employees.

Other Requirements
  • Evening and weekend work will be required.
  • Travel.
First review of applications will be September 3, 2021

Salary: $61,012.08 (annual)

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT: During the application process you have only one opportunity to enter the requested information, upload documents and Submit the application. You will not be able to make changes or add additional documents once you "Submit" the application materials. The software does not allow you to "Save" your application and return to complete the process at a later time. The page "My Experience" has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload files. Be sure to include:
  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • At least 3 references and their full contact information, and
  • Unofficial transcripts (if applicable)
Applications received by Texas A&M International University must have all job application data entered. Failure to provide all job application data could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. "See resume" is not an acceptable entry in the job application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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