Job No: 497122 Work Type: Staff Full-time Department: Athletics Location: Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, NY, NY Categories: Athletics/Coaching
The assistant athletic director serves as a key member of the athletics administrative team. Along with the primary responsibilities of fundraising and recruiting, he/she will be involved in strategic planning and departmental policy making.
To increase the number of quality student-athletes at Yeshiva University through recruiting at the High School and international levels
Help develop athletic programs at YU feeder schools and in Israel to improve the pool of recruits
Re-engage athletic alumni to help generate revenue and excitement
Alumni and Institutional Advancement Liaison
Work closely with the Alumni Office and Office of Institutional Advancement
Create and maintain athletic alumni-specific programming
Establish alumni games for several female and male sports
Engage local alumni
Engage athletic alumni when teams travel to remote areas
Identify and cultivate potential donors
Work with Admissions Office
Maintain list of recruits and ensure coaches and admissions officers are in contact with them
Follow progress of potential recruits through the admissions process to make sure they turn in all requirements for admission
Manage athletics recruiting budget and help coaches plan recruiting trips
Train coaches on the intricacies and recruiting tactics for YU
Travel to areas identified with Admissions to recruit for all teams
Work with Israel Office
Build relationships with Yeshiva High School Athletic Directors
Make and maintain lists on HS sports, AD's, coaches, etc.
Experience & Education Background:
Prior experience with recruiting and fundraising preferred, but not required
Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.
We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.
The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University's retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
Yeshiva University has been transforming lives for more than a century. Nowhere but here can students have a personal, small college experience while benefitting from the academic rigor of a top ranked research university. Since its inception YU has been dedicated to melding the ancient traditions of Jewish law and life with the heritage of Western civilization, and each year we celebrate as future leaders make YU their home. Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.