Assistant Director, Spokane Operations - Washington State University in Spokane Washington

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Washington State University

Spokane, Washington

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Assistant Director, Spokane Operations is a key member of the WSU Cougar Athletic Fund staff, sharing responsibilities for the advancement of the CAF’s development goals, as well as assisting in athletics marketing and ticket sales efforts in the Spokane and Coeur D’Alene areas. This position will be based in Spokane, physically housed at the University’s WSU Connections location.

The position will serve as the departmental liaison to assigned booster groups, establish strong corporate relationships, provide stewardship to current athletic donors, lead efforts in discovery visits in assigned regions, provide leadership of regional engagement events (to include attendance and sponsorship sales goals) and aid in season, single game and group ticket sales.

Required Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of experience, which includes six (6) months of full-time experience in marketing, gift solicitation or public contact work with evidence of ability to work collaboratively, communicate effectively orally and in writing and organize and execute assignments. A Master’s degree in a relevant field may be substituted for up to one (1) year of the required experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Advanced Degree in related field.

Fund-raising experience in the University/Higher Education environment.

Fund-raising, sponsorship sales, marketing, ticketing or related work experience within intercollegiate athletics.

Work experience that demonstrates excellent written communication skills.

Work experience that demonstrates strong interpersonal skills.

Work experience that demonstrates strong computer capabilities and familiarity with spreadsheets and database systems (Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, alumni/donor applications, E-mail).

Work experience that demonstrates the ability to work autonomously and to establish priorities and follow-up in a timely manner.

Monthly Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

Keyword Phrases

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  • Athletic Department & Coaching
  • Development and Fund Raising
  • Event Coordination
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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