Reporting to a senior director of development – team lead, the director of development – athletics will plan, organize, and manage the development of complex major gift support for athletic fundraising priorities. Specific responsibilities include the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of major donor prospects capable of gifts at the $100K to $4.9M level. The director of development – athletics will work directly with the director of athletics, key prospects, and volunteers, preparing solicitation, cultivation, and stewardship strategies. This position will be responsible for developing and executing the fundraising strategy for a specific athletic campaign priority or in conjunction with the director of athletics.