Senior Associate Director of Athletics for Development
Naval Academy Athletic Association (NAAA) is accepting applications for the position of Senior Associate Director of Athletics for Development. This highly motivated and accomplished professional will work to expand and implement athletic fundraising strategies and work closely as an athletic department liaison to our Foundation.
The Senior Associate Director of Athletics for Development will focus on developing new constituencies of support for the athletic programs and facilities at the Naval Academy. This includes support and capital needs of the Naval Academy Athletic Association for 33 varsity sports and all components of the physical mission. The Naval Academy is currently engaged in a capital campaign in which the intercollegiate athletic program is a major area of focus.
Responsibilities will include but not limited to the development of strategies for the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of prospective major gift donors, in coordination with the Athletic Director to ensure prospect engagement plans, solicitation strategies, and stewardship protocols are in compliances with all NCAA, Academy, and USNA Foundation rules and regulations.
Qualified candidates for the position must possess a bachelor's degree or higher; significant experience in athletic fundraising is preferred, business development and marketing experience, and documented development success in a college or university environment is required. The successful candidate must possess excellent written, computer related, and oral communication skills and must have been engaged in a leadership role with external relations, fundraising, and development activity for a minimum of five years. Collateral duties may include the oversight and athletic administration of some number of varsity sports.
Interested candidates should send over cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Karlene Durisko, NAAA 566 Brownson Rd, Annapolis, MD 21402. Facsimiles are acceptable and will be received at 410-293-8951. All information submitted will be treated as confidential.
The NAAA is an EEO/AA employer.