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Appointed Professionals Job Description

This position description was prepared based on feedback from incumbents and supervisors, or from Career Track postings. Human Resources will continue to enhance and refine descriptions as more information becomes available.

UA Title Code: T13620
UA Job Title: Assistant Athletic Director, Development
Job Group: External Affairs & Communications Professionals
Job Category: Development/Fundraising Professional
Pay Grade:
FLSA: Exempt

Purpose of Classification:

Secure, steward, and cultivate major gifts for Intercollegiate Collegiate Athletics. Identify, qualify, cultivate, and solicit major gift and annual giving prospects.

Example of Duties:

  • Assists in planning, coordinating, and implementing solicitations and benefits for Arizona Athletics
  • Produces position reports
  • Conducts research on previous and potential donors
  • Participates in planning and creating Wildcat Club materials and events
  • Identifies, qualifies, cultivates, and solicits major gift prospects
  • Researches major gift prospects as needed, using departmental and University databases along with other resources
  • Assists with all annual giving efforts and appeals
  • Stewards and serves donors as needed

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree with 5 to 8 years of directly comparable experience; OR master's degree with 3 to 5 years of directly comparable experience

Revised: 09/29/2014