Job Opportunity with Marian University AthleticsPosition Description:
Marian University is a Catholic applied liberal arts community that welcomes diverse spiritual traditions. Sponsored by the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes, Marian University engages students in the education of the whole person. We embrace justice and compassion and transform lives for professional service and leadership in the global community.
Marian University invites applications for the full-time position of Advancement Officer for Athletics. This role is responsible for generating revenue through fundraising and philanthropic donations from alumni, parents, friends, and benefactors to support the Marian University Athletic Department. The Advancement Officer for Athletics works closely with Advancement Office and Athletic Department personnel to identify potential major gift prospects, produce timely and effective solicitations, implement engaging and inspirational fundraising events, and effectively communicate the need for Athletic Department funding to Marian University’s internal and external.
The qualified candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree and two to four years of fundraising experience. Major gift experience preferred. Exemplary written and oral communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to organize and prioritize work to meet stringent deadlines. Willingness to travel on occasion and work nights and weekends when required. Willingness to support the Mission and Core Values of the University. Willingness to support the Mission and Core Values of the University.
After completion of the online application please submit the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Application deadline is January 8, 2015.