Assistant Director, Alumni Fundraising

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Work type: Staff Full-time
Department: Athletics
Location: Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, NY, NY
Categories: Athletics/Coaching

Position Summary: The assistant athletic director serves as a key member of the athletics administrative team. Along with the primary responsibilities of fundraising and recruiting, he/she will be involved in strategic planning and departmental policy making.
Position Responsibilities:  •To increase the number of quality student-athletes at Yeshiva University through recruiting at the High School and international levels
•Help develop athletic programs at YU feeder schools and in Israel to improve the pool of recruits
•Re-engage athletic alumni to help generate revenue and excitement

Alumni and Institutional Advancement Liaison
•Work closely with the Alumni Office and Office of Institutional Advancement
•Create and maintain athletic alumni-specific programming
•Establish alumni games for several female and male sports
•Engage local alumni
•Engage athletic alumni when teams travel to remote areas
•Identify and cultivate potential donors

Recruiting Coordinator
•Work with Admissions Office
•Maintain list of recruits and ensure coaches and admissions officers are in contact with them
•Follow progress of potential recruits through the admissions process to make sure they turn in all requirements for admission
•Manage athletics recruiting budget and help coaches plan recruiting trips
•Train coaches on the intricacies and recruiting tactics for YU
•Travel to areas identified with Admissions to recruit for all teams
•Work with Israel Office
•Build relationships with Yeshiva High School Athletic Directors
•Make and maintain lists on HS sports, AD's, coaches, etc.
Experience & Education Background: •Bachelor's degree
•Prior experience with recruiting and fundraising preferred, but not required
Salary Range: $60,000- $60,000
About Us:

Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.

We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.

The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.


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