Senior Director of Development, Intercollegiate Athletics
University of Nevada, Las Vegas - UNLV
February 22, 2018
Las Vegas, Nevada
Full-time - Experienced
Operations, Operations - Development
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Senior Director of Development, Intercollegiate Athletics, [R0107851]
PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY
UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on line at: http://www.unlv.edu
COMMITMENT to DIVERSITY
The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.
ROLE of the POSITION
Reporting to the Senior Associate Athletic Director for External Affairs, the Senior Director of Development will play a vital part in a comprehensive resource development program in support of UNLV Rebel Athletics. The successful candidate will be a proven advancement professional with a record of success identifying, developing, stewarding and expanding philanthropic and / or revenue based relationships in an athletics-based, higher education setting.
This position will be a leadership role in a growing major-gifts division within the Rebel Athletic Fund (RAF). In addition to major-gift level fundraising, the position will support external engagement efforts with the Rebel Athletics Annual Fund, will advance efforts to increase ticket-based revenue, and will work extensively across the community of Las Vegas to expand the support base for Rebel Athletics.
The Senior Director of Development will serve on the Rebel Athletic Fund leadership team advancing the pursuit of national preeminence for Rebel Athletics.
This position requires a Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited college or university and a minimum three (3) years related professional experience. In addition, successful candidate will possess a record of success securing major-gift level philanthropy in a higher education and/or athletics environment; familiarity with annual-level (annual fund) philanthropy; experience with alumni-engagement, corporate engagement, corporate fundraising, revenue generation and sponsorship; and ability to shape, write, deliver and close major-gift philanthropic proposals.
Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.
Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.
Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin immediately and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior earliest. Materials should be addressed to Sr. Associate AD John Gladchuk, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online (https://www.unlv.edu/jobs) as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.