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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: T20525
UA Job Title: Assistant Athletic Director, Major Gifts
Job Group: External Affairs & Communications Professionals
Job Category: Development/Fundraising Professional
Pay Grade:
FLSA: Exempt

Purpose of Classification:

Identifies, cultivates, and solicits major gifts to support the mission of the University of Arizona Athletics Department.

Example of Duties:

  • Manages a portfolio of selected donor accounts
  • Builds relationships with donors
  • Solicits capital campaign, endowment, and planned gifts
  • Assists with all annual giving efforts
  • Stewards and serves donors
  • Conducts research on current and potential donors
  • Oversees programs in the Development Office

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