Utah State University

Athletics Development Events Coordinator

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 1 month ago(4/30/2022 6:45 PM)
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Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
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Vice President-Athletics
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits


Reporting to the Assistant Athletic Director for Development, the Athletics Events Coordinator (Program Coordinator I) is responsible for overseeing the planning and execution of the Athletics Department events.  Events include physical or virtual events with the purpose of supporting the mission, vision and priorities of USU Aggie Athletics.  The Coordinator will oversee all aspects of event planning including event purpose, strategic design of event and outcomes, logistics for pre and post event, and assuring all levels of the event experience are successful.


  • Working closely with the Assistant Athletic Director for Development, strategize, plan, oversee, and execute event activities including Aggie Auction, Big Blue Golf Classic, Hall of Fame, Coaches luncheons and special donor events using innovative approaches to foster event engagement and success.
    • Processes include:
      • Strategize the event purpose and outcomes desired
      • Assure events are high-quality, appropriate for purpose, innovative, and engaging
      • Evaluate event ROI
    • Responsible for achieving annual fund goals established by the Vice President/Director of Athletics for all Aggies Unlimited Events.
    • Organize engagement events (Road Shows), including working with vendors locally and on-site and responsible for contracts details. In some instances, travel may be required to handle the logistics on-site.
    • Work closely with internal groups to provide support and/or coordination of donor events.
  • Oversee software, currently Gestures, for events, annual gifts and reconciliation of funds received.
  • Collaborate with the Development Team on the renewal process for the annual fund.
    • Develop strategies for cultivating and soliciting annual fund donor prospects with a focus on current season ticket holders
  • Oversee the Athletic Development intern program. Will be responsible to hire, train and coordinate. Recruit and train volunteers for events


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Persistence and resourcefulness in outreach efforts to external stakeholders.
  • Commitment to following NCAA rules.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working within an intercollegiate athletics department.
  • Understanding of intercollegiate athletics fundraising structure and programming, member/donor levels, priority points and cultivation and stewardship activities.
  • Record of success in establishing positive relationships with boosters, alumni, students, faculty and staff; ability to work productively with the university and the community.  
  • Paciolan and/or Millennium database management experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information.
  • Knowledge of research and information gathering methods and procedures.
  • Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.
  • Ability to coordinate and organize meetings and/or special events.
  • Skilled in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
  • Skilled in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Skilled at records maintenance.
  • Ability to lead and train staff and/or students.
  • Ability to interact with students, faculty and/or staff in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of communication principles, media, and marketing techniques.
  • Ability to gather and analyze statistical data and generate reports.
  • Ability to exercise a high level of creativity, decision making, problem solving, and discretion as work is varied and may be undefined.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
  2. Cover letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits


Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.


USU’s statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employees 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master’s and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah, a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu.


USU Land Acknowledgment

Please visit our website to learn about Utah State’s land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


*updated 04/18/2022


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