Coordinator, Athletics Development and Donor Relations
June 27, 2018
Full-time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
UCF Athletics at the University of Central Florida, an NCAA Division I institution and American Athletic Conference (The American) member, is seeking applications for the position of Coordinator, Athletics Development and Donor Relations.
Under the direction of the Associate A.D., Development Executive Director of the Golden Knights Club, the selected candidate assists in the day-to-day management of the Athletics Development department within UCF, Conference, and NCAA rules and regulations. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: actively engage in a high volume of donor retention, season ticket / premium seating renewals and customer service communications / development activities (via in-coming / outgoing phone calls, e-mail and in-person presentations), maximizing transactional gifts in conjunction with ticket revenue; develop and implement progressive communications and programming towards the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of gifts towards the achievement of annual fund goals / objectives; research and daily oversight of creative solutions towards donor engagement / stewardship advancing relationships with current / prospective donors, to include strategic events / programming / communication pieces; and actively serve as an advocate of UCF at Athletics, GKC and community events, to include game day, evenings, weekends and holidays as required.
Minimum qualifications: Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization; or a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two (2) years of appropriate experience. Prefer demonstrated customer service experience with both internal and external constituencies, preferably in an athletics environment. Strong attention to detail, CRM / Archtics experience and communication (written/verbal) skills also preferred. As a staff member of UCF Athletics, the selected candidate will be a person of integrity and character who shares a commitment for knowing and complying with NCAA, Conference, and institutional rules as they apply to the UCF Athletics program.
Cover letter, resume, and three professional references will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply, please visit our website at http://ucfathletics.hirecentric.com/jobs/.
Note: the person selected for this position will be employed by UCF Athletics, which is a Direct Support Organization (DSO) of the University of Central Florida.
About UCF Athletics
The University of Central Florida is a metropolitan public research university located in Orlando. UCF is a member institution of the State University System of Florida, and is currently one of the largest universities in the country. UCF Athletics sponsors 16 intercollegiate sports programs at the NCAA Division I level and competes as a member of American Athletic Conference (The American).
UCF Athletics is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity, and fosters an environment that is welcoming, inclusive, and supportive for all members of our community. We are committed to developing a culture of leadership through our employees and student-athletes, embracing the backgrounds, life experiences, and perspectives that each individual brings to UCF Athletics in Our Quest for Excellence. Qualified women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. To learn more about UCF and Athletics, please visit our websites at www.ucf.edu and www.ucfknights.com.