Athletics Development Assistant job vacancy in Southern Methodist University, (Dallas, TX 75205)

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Company Name :
Southern Methodist University
Company Location :
Dallas, TX 75205
Job Position :
Athletics Development Assistant
Job Category :
Jobs in Texas

Job Description :
Athletics Development Assistant



Hourly Rate:
$20.64 an hour
About SMU
SMU’s more than 12,000 diverse, high-achieving students come from all 50 states and 80 countries to take advantage of the University’s small classes, hands-on research opportunities, leadership development, community service, international study and innovative programs. The University offers a strong foundation in the humanities and sciences and undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs through eight schools.
Now in its second century of achievement, SMU is increasingly recognized for the ways it supports students, faculty and alumni as they become ethical leaders in their professions and communities. Now in its second century of achievement, SMU is increasingly recognized for the ways it supports students, faculty and alumni as they become ethical leaders in their professions and communities. The University’s entrepreneurial spirit lives in people from every academic discipline who see opportunities to create something new in the world – and work hard to bring their innovations to life. SMU’s relationship with Dallas – the dynamic center of one of the nation’s fastest-growing regions – offers unique learning, research, social and career opportunities that provide a launch pad for our students, faculty and alumni to make a global impact. On the most beautiful college campus in the country, SMU Mustangs are energized by unbridled opportunities – from teaching, learning and research to creativity, performance and athletic endeavor.
About the Department:
Development and External Affairs (DEA) supports SMU by securing funding for University priorities; by promoting meaningful involvement in the life and work of the University; by heightening international, national, state and local awareness of SMU; and by supporting the enrollment of a diverse and able student body.
DEA comprises the offices of Office of the Vice President, Annual Giving and Alumni Relations, Development Services, Program Services and Donor Relations, Marketing and Communications, Principal and Major Gifts, and School and Project Development.
SMU continues to leverage the benefits from the largest fund-raising campaign in its history to achieve dramatic increases in academic quality and impact.
About the Position:
The Athletics Development Assistant reports to the department head of Athletics Development.
This position is instrumental in managing the administrative components of the Athletics Development office and assisting in the annual giving elements of the Athletics Development and External Affairs team.
Essential Functions:

Mustang Club office administration: Manage the Mustang Club phones and e-mail accounts. Provide quality control to ensure that all donors inquiries are answered and resolved in a timely manner. Greet visitors upon arrival. Scheduling weekly team meetings and quarterly committee meetings, and providing agendas and fundraising reports for these meetings. Ordering office supplies. This position will also assist development officers with scheduling donor visits, booking travel, submitting expense reports via Concur and working with external vendors
Assist with the Athletics database (Paciolan) which includes, but is not limited to: running fundraising reports, compiling lists of donors/lapsed donors, processing donations and season ticket purchases, data integrity checks and supporting the team in other database-related measures. Assist with gift entry and reconciliation between Paciolan and Blackbaud databases.
Responsible for generating and distributing gift acknowledgments and thank you cards.
Support SMU Athletics Development’s team event operations including home football and men’s basketball games and other donor events throughout the year.
Other duties as assigned.
Position requires regular evening or weekend work for athletic events


Education and Experience:
A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Bachelor’s preferred.
A minimum of two years of work experience is required, preferably providing administrative support. Experience in Athletics development or a non-profit desired.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Candidate must demonstrate strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate broadly across the University and develop and maintain effective relationships with a wide range of constituencies. Must also demonstrate strong written communication skills. A strong customer service orientation is essential. Candidate must possess strong organizational, planning and time-management skills with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks. A strong focus on attention to detail is essential. Candidate must possess strong problem-solving skills with the ability to be resourceful, proactive and seek assistance as needed. Must also demonstrate the ability to work independently and collaboratively with others. Candidate must demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite. Experience with Paciolan/PAC Funds preferred. Experience with Blackbaud BBEC desired.
Physical and Environmental Demands:

Bend, stand, kneel
Sit for long periods of time
Reach above shoulders
Carry/lift 25 lbs.
Walk for long distances

Deadline to Apply:
December 9, 2022
EEO Statement:
SMU will not discriminate in any program or activity on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity and expression. The Executive Director for Access and Equity/Title IX Coordinator is designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies and may be reached at the Perkins Administration Building, Room 204, 6425 Boaz Lane, Dallas, TX 75205, 214-768-3601,
SMU offers staff a broad, competitive array of health and related benefits. In addition to traditional benefits such as health, dental, and vision plans, SMU offers a wide range of wellness programs to help attract, support, and retain our employees whose work continues to make SMU an outstanding education and research institution.
SMU is committed to providing an array of retirement programs that benefit and protect you and your family throughout your working years at SMU and, if you meet SMU’s retirement eligibility criteria, during your retirement years after you leave SMU.
The value of learning at SMU isn’t just about preparing our students for the future. Employees have access to a wide variety of professional and personal development opportunities, including tuition benefits.

Primary Location
: USA-TX-Dallas

: Development

: DEA – Development/Alumni

: Regular

: Staff

Employee Status
: Individual Contributor

Job Type
: Full-time

Job Level
: Day Job

: No

Job Posting
: Nov 16, 2022, 4:02:18 PM

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