Director of Annual Giving, Athletics

Bemidji , MN
Apr 17, 2018
Job Type
Full Time
Responsibilities: The Bemidji State University Alumni & Foundation seeks a Director of Annual Giving for Athletics who is responsible for the planning and implementation of a comprehensive annual fund program for athletics, including the coordination of Beaver Pride membership, activities and events, priority seating for hockey, and coordinating the Alumni B Club, alumni athlete committees and annual campaigns for each sport. The Director will work with university staff, the athletic director and coaches, volunteers, students, board members, community members, businesses, and alumni donors in such a manner to enhance current and future fund-raising. They will also represent the university to individuals and groups both on and off campus.

Qualifications for AF - Athletics: A Bachelor's Degree is required. One to three years of full-time experience in direct or related fields. The successful candidate must be able to develop and manage a budget for fundraising, promotions and events. Interest in and knowledge of intercollegiate athletics is critical. Strong written and verbal communications skills are required, as wells as leadership and strong interpersonal relationship skills. They must have the ability to work effectively as an energetic team member of the development staff and must be a highly motivated self-starter with enthusiasm and strong organizational skills. Regional travel may be required to meet development goals. A valid driver's license is required at time of hire. All applicants must be able to accept employment in the United States at the time of an offer of employment.

For a complete position description, please email the
BSU Alumni & Foundation at

Application information: Applicants should send a letter of application, including current occupation and salary; expected salary in a new position; resume; and the names, addresses, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references.

Bemidji State University
Alumni & Foundation
Attn: Personnel Committee
1500 Birchmont Drive NE #17
Bemidji, MN 56601-2699
(218) 755-2762