March 13, 2024

Director Of Panther Fund/Assistant Athletic Director- Panther Fund – University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Job Posting

Director Of Panther Fund/Assistant Athletic Director- Panther Fund

University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

Position Number: 02189575

Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

Job Summary

The role of the Director of the Panther Fund/Assistant Athletic Director for the Panther Fund is to support all Athletics fundraising efforts, including, but not limited to: Donor stewardship and cultivation; Event planning; Data management; Gift processing; and Annual fund solicitation. This individual will work closely with the Associate Athletic Director of Development to develop a multi-year fundraising plan that addresses major gift and annual fund goals each year. This position will be responsible for providing the strategic direction for the department annual fund and related events.

The incumbent shall know, recognize, and comply with the laws, policies, rules and regulations governing University and its employees, and the rules of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (“NCAA”) and the applicable Conference, as now constituted or as they may be amended during the Term of this agreement. The employee shall take all reasonable steps to ensure that all assistant coaches, and any other employees for whom Employee is administratively responsible, comply with aforesaid policies, rules, and regulations.

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree
• At least two (2) years work experience in a college athletics department

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s degree
• At least one (1) year experience in collegiate athletics fundraising
• Experience launching an Annual Fund campaign
• Experience working with season ticket-associated donations
• Familiarity with NCAA rules, specifically those related to donor relations
• Demonstrated ability to manage events
• Demonstrated ability to manage several tasks with astute organization

Application Instructions

Interested applicants are required to apply online and provide a cover letter addressing your education/experience as they apply to all minimum and preferred qualifications, a resume, and a document listing the names and contact information for three professional references. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications.

In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidate’s application materials whether he/she/they meet any of the qualifications, he/she/they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications.

All application materials will be further evaluated as evidence of excellent written communication skills. Candidate(s) selected for hire will be required to submit official college transcripts.

Application Notes

For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

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AA/EO Statement

UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Confidentiality of Applicant Materials

UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin’s Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin’s Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of “final candidates” and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC and Reference Check Policy

Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your references will be required to answer questions regarding any past findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.

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Employment Authorization

In compliance with federal law, all persons at the time of their start date will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

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