University of Arkansas at Monticello Athletic Department Assistant Athletic Director for External Affairs
The University of Arkansas at Monticello (www.uamont.edu) is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Athletic Director of External Affairs. This is a full-time, non-tenure appointment.
This position serves as Assistant Athletic Director and implements programs/initiatives for UAM athletics and may serve as administrative contact in the Athletic Director’s absence. Develops and implements a fund-raising program that meets established revenue objectives, which includes promoting the corporate sales and advertising program and coordinating fund-raising events and projects. Assist with oversight and management of game day events and/or promotions. Responsibilities: The Assistant Athletic Director for External Affairs reports directly to the Director of Athletics and the duties and responsibilities will be as follows: •Develops fund-raising strategies and action plans for UAM Athletics corporate sponsorship program; •Organizes and manages fundraising events in collaboration with UAM Advancement Office and the UAM Sports Association; •Produces monthly and annual revenue reports on all key performance indicators specified by the Athletic Director; •Develops all game day promotions, advertising, and fund-raising publications; •Work with Assistant AD for Game Operations and Facilities to ensure and promote game day atmosphere and efficient operation of events and/or promotions; •Monitors athletic facilities and appropriately respond to facility issues in a timely manner; •Works with the athletic director to develop and implement donor cultivation and stewardship events as needed; •Conforms to the highest standards of professional conduct regarding compliance with department and institutional policies and procedures and adherence to the rules and regulations of athletic governance organizations of which the institution is a member; •Contributes to the maintenance of good working relationships with all staff, student-athletes, and external constituents through (a) a positive and constructive approach to all tasks, (b) respect for the competencies of others, and (c) appropriate conflict resolution behavior; •Understands and supports the work of Academic Affairs in supporting student success initiatives and performance based funding model; and •Other duties as assigned
Qualifications: Baccalaureate degree is required; master’s degree is preferred. 1-3 years of fundraising experience in collegiate athletics or higher education is preferred. The ability to work, communicate, and develop rapport with students, faculty, administration, alumni, community groups, and media required.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience including excellent fringe benefits.
Application Process: Send a letter of application as well as a completed Employment Application (http://uam-web2.uamont.edu/pdfs/FinAdmin/EmploymentApplication.pdf), complete résumé, and names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of at least three professional references (off-list references may be checked) to: Padraic McMeel, Director of Athletics, P.O. Box 3499, Monticello, AR 71656 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Review of applicant data will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. UAM is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer.
About University of Arkansas at Monticello
UAM, one of the eleven campuses of the University of Arkansas System, is located in southeastern Arkansas in the beautiful timberlands, rich in outdoor recreation activities, and approximately 100 miles south of Little Rock. UAM is a comprehensive, residential, and commuter undergraduate institution also offering selected master’s degree programs.