VCU Athletics *Development* Grad Asst. 2021-22

first_imgPosting Details Is any portion of this position grant-funded?No Position NumberN/A Optional & Required DocumentsRequired DocumentsCover Letter/Letter of ApplicationResumeOptional DocumentsOther Document CampusMonroe Park Campus Organizational Overview Anticipated Hiring RangeScholarship amounts for grad asst positions vary Resource CriticalYes Preferred:• Knowledge of and prior work experience in intercollegiateathletics;• Strong customer service skills, highly organized, anddetail-oriented; and• Exceptional verbal and written communication. Working TitleVCU Athletics *Development* Grad Asst. 2021-22 Recruitment PoolAll Applicants Job Code/TitleGA – Graduate Assistant Required Qualifications Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). DepartmentAthletics Office Sensitive PositionNo There are two (2) open positions within Development.This graduate assistant position for 2021-22 will be open untilfilled, and review of applications will begin immediately.For questions regarding this graduate assistant position, pleasecontact Danny O’Brien at [email protected] questions regarding VCU Center for Sport Leadershipapplications, please contact Dr. Carrie LeCrom [email protected] Hours/WeekMax 29 hrs Open Until FilledNo Quick Link Remove from posting on or before06/01/2021 All candidates must apply for this graduate assistant position viathe VCU eJobs system at A cover letter and resumemust be included as part of this application process.We ask that graduate students limit their applications to three (3)graduate assistant positions of interest.Applicants must be admitted to a VCU graduate program to beeligible for this position.For information about applying to VCU’s Center for SportLeadership, see .An applicant who is admitted to VCU’s Center for Sport Leadership (CSL ) may receive funding from both CSL and the VCU AthleticsDepartment if they are the selected finalist. Additional Information VCU Athletics is seeking graduate assistants to assist in the dailyoperations of the Development area during the 2021-22 academicyear.Specifically, the Ram Athletic Fund Graduate Assistant will servean important role as a liaison between the VCU Athletic Departmentand its 3,600 donor, $3.5 million annual fundraising operation.This position will assist with fulfillment of donor benefits,coordination of RAF events, provide tremendous customer service andrepresent VCU Athletics at numerous external functions, homeathletic contests, donor trips, and University functions.SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE :• Identification of prospects for high-level annual and majorgifts, serving as a “front door” to the RAF office, and assistingMajor Gift Officers and Senior Administration with donoridentification;• Providing integral support with the coordination of donorbenefits, VCU donor database management, parking reallocation,gift/seating renewals, gift processing, game-day operations,special events, booster activities, promotions and other duties asassigned for a $3.5 million annual fund, 3,600 donoroperation;• Managing RAF email account and main RAF phone line;• Planning, implementing, and overseeing student-athlete“Thank-A-Thon,” reaching over 3,600 donors, and creating a fun,competitive environment for student-athletes to participate andspread the mission of VCU Athletics;• Working in a team environment, collaborating on projects withticket office, sports information department, marketing, coachesand all other areas of the VCU athletics department to provideoutstanding fan experience to all VCU patrons;• Attending all meetings as able and complete assignments in atimely, efficient, and professional manner; and• All other duties as assigned by Athletics Developmentstaff. At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity,service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. Apremier, urban, public research university nationally recognized asone of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place towork. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supportedand your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leavepackage, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and anopportunity to do mission-driven work. Special Instructions to Applicants Job Open Date12/01/2020 * Please list the VCU graduate program to which you haveapplied, including the date you submitted your application.(Open Ended Question)* Please list any other graduate internships for which you haveor will apply. **Reminder: the limit is three VCU Athleticsinternship applications.**(Open Ended Question) Normal work hoursvaries Job CategoryAccounting/ Management/ Professional QUALIFICATIONS :Required:• Admittance into a VCU graduate program; and• Professionalism at all times, including numerous daily phonecalls and frequent personal interaction with donors; and• Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diversefaculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as agraduate assistant at VCU . Description of the Job Preferred Qualifications Position TypeStudent Normal work daysvaries Does this position provide patient or clinical services to theVCU Health System?No Does this position require a pre-placement medicalassessment?Nolast_img read more