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Director, Athletics Development

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

First date of consideration July 24, 2017. Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire.

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Director, Athletics Development
Work Location Springfield Campus
Department Athletics Development
Pay Grade 42
Proposed Salary Salary is commensurate with education and experience
Position only available to current, regular, full-time Missouri State University employees? No, Position is available to all applicants.
Appointment Type Full Time Regular
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt
General Function

The Director of Athletics Development oversees the day-to-day operations of The Bears Fund and assists in the development and implementation of plans to increase the revenues generated by the intercollegiate athletics program through fundraising, donations, ticket sales, and underwriting of specific events and/or sports seasons. The Director of Athletics Development assists with events related to the promotion of athletics and the development and implementation of fundraising activities for intercollegiate athletics.

Description of Primary Duties

The Director of Athletics Development oversees the day-to-day operations of The Bears Fund and assists in the development and implementation of plans to increase the revenues generated by the intercollegiate athletics program through fundraising, donations, ticket sales, and underwriting of specific events and/or sports seasons. The Director of Athletics Development assists with events related to the promotion of athletics and the development and implementation of fundraising activities for intercollegiate athletics.

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications

Education: A Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in Marketing, Public Relations, Journalism, Communications or a related area.

Experience: At least one year of experience in a responsible position in sales, promotions, public relations, communications or a related field is required. Experience in any of these fields at the college/university level is preferred.

Skills: Demonstrated verbal and written communications skills and organizational skills are required. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required. Computer literacy, particularly in word processing and using databases, is preferred.

Effort: This position involved in assisting with events and marketing and occasionally moves and/or transports media equipment and boxes of promotional materials or event equipment.

Other: The scope of the job frequently requires travel and evening and/or weekend activities, meetings, events, seminars and workshops.

Additional Qualifications
Link to Job Description http://www.missouristate.edu/human/jobdescriptions/334238.htm
Open Date 06/30/2017
Close Date (If Close Date is blank then the posting is considered open until filled)
Special Instructions to Applicants

First date of consideration July 24, 2017. Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire.

EO/AA and Diversity Statement

Non Discrimination Statement
Missouri State University is a community of people with respect for diversity. The University emphasizes the dignity and equality common to all persons and adheres to a strict nondiscrimination policy regarding the treatment of individual faculty, staff, and students. In accord with federal law and applicable Missouri statutes, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin (including ancestry, or any other subcategory of national origin recognized by applicable law), religion, sex (including marital status, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other subcategory of sex recognized by applicable law), age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law in employment or in any program or activity offered or sponsored by the University. Sex discrimination encompasses sexual harassment, which includes sexual violence, and is strictly prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.

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The University maintains a grievance procedure incorporating due process available to any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against. Missouri State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employer. Inquiries concerning the complaint/grievance procedure related to sex discrimination, including sexual harassment and sexual assault, should be addressed to the Title IX Coordinator, Carrington Hall 205, 901 S. National Ave., Springfield, Missouri 65897, JillPatterson@missouristate.edu, 417-836-8506, or to the Office for Civil Rights. All other inquiries concerning the grievance procedure, Affirmative Action Plan, or compliance with federal and state laws and guidelines should be addressed to the Equal Opportunity Officer, Office for Institutional Equity and Compliance, Park Central Office Building, Suite 111, Springfield, Missouri 65897, equity@missouristate.edu, 417-836-4252, or to the Office for Civil Rights. (Res. Board Policies No. 70-11; Bd. Min. 10-28-11.)

Background Check Statement

Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense.

Posting Detail

Posting Number 20170128FTS
Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/34522

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this vacancy?
    • Missouri State University Website
    • Web Postings
    • Print Publications
    • Diversity website posting
    • INSIGHT into Diversity
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • (HERC) Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • Job Board (CareerBuilder.com, Monster, etc.)
    • Other Professional Conferences or Meetings
    • Personal Contacts / Networking
    • Newspapers
    • Other
  2. * Please specify the recruitment source where you located this posting.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Are you a current full-time regular Missouri State University employee?
    • Yes, I am a current full-time faculty/staff University employee.
    • No, I am not currently employed by the University.
    • No, I am a current per course faculty member.
    • No, I am a current part-time staff University employee.
    • No, I am a current University graduate assistant or teaching assistant.
    • No, I am a current student University employee.
  4. * How many years of experience do you have in marketing, development activities, event planning, and/or sales?
    • None
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 to 3 years
    • 3 to 5 years
    • 5 to 10 years
    • More than 10 years

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts - 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation-1 (Non-confidential)
  5. Letter of Recommendation-2 (Non-confidential)
  6. Letter of Recommendation-3 (Non-confidential)
Optional Documents
  1. Other Documents -1
  2. Unofficial Transcripts -2
  3. Unofficial Transcripts -3