Assistant Director of Development

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
02 – H – Exempt
Work Unit:
Division of Development And Alumni Relations
Intercollegiate Athletics
Full/Part Time:


Reporting to the Assistant Athletic Director for the Annual Fund, the Assistant Director of Development will serve as a member of the Nittany Lion Club external fundraising unit and will be responsible for the following essential duties: Responsible for assisting in the development and execution of comprehensive annual fund solicitation strategies, including personal solicitations, cultivation and stewardship of donors. Serve as a positive member of the PSU community by participating in university and community activities. Assist in marketing, event planning, programming, development and strategic planning for the Varsity ā€œSā€ Club, the former letterwinners program within the Nittany Lion Club. Support all donor related annual giving membership benefit fulfillment, most notably parking-related benefits. Assist in coordinating Nittany Lion Club marketing, publications, social media and online content. Coordinate and develop strategies for increased Student Nittany Lion Club participation. Support all capital campaigns, planned giving activities and premium seating projects. Provide excellent service to external constituents who support our student-athletes. Maintain a culture of rules compliance and institutional control within the Intercollegiate Athletics. Contribute to the overall success of the PSU Athletics department and the Nittany Lion Club by willingly performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Assistant Athletic Director for the Annual Fund. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Prefer individuals who have completed the CASE Summer Internship or are candidates for the CASE North American Fundraising Residency Program. This job requires that you operate a motor vehicle as a part of your job duties. A valid driver's license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to standard background checks. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088