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Development Graduate Assistant position – TCU Frog Club

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About this Job

The Development Graduate Assistant supports the overall goals of TCU Frog Club, the principal fundraising arm of TCU Athletics.
Through a variety of tasks and learning opportunities, the graduate assistant will play a significant role in aspects of fundraising initiatives, donor stewardship, Frog Club event management, and the growth of the Frog Club brand. This role will provide a graduate student with the tools to succeed in a full-time role in college athletics development following the completion of their graduate assistantship. Texas Christian University is located in Fort Worth, Texas.

Applicant must have a Bachelor’ degree with 1+ year experience in intercollegiate athletics or transferrable field and be accepted and enrolled in a TCU 1-or-2-year graduate program. Tuition, school fee and a stipend will be covered for 2 years. Please note, the tuition and school fee are paid through a financial aid process by the host department; Frog Club and the annual stipend of $19,000 is paid directly to the graduate student on a biweekly schedule for their work done in Frog Club. Graduate student will need to anticipate the need to pay out-of-pocket expenses such as books, housing, parking and any additional fees needed to complete the graduate program.

Duties and Essential Job Functions:

• Support and assist in TCU Frog Club office operations and tasks, consisting of taking phone calls, gathering research, pulling and requesting reports in support of fundraising efforts and donor management.
• Actively participates in the management of Student Frog Club, sport specific fundraising, and annual fund initiatives.
• Key responsibilities related to prospect management of current and prospective donors.
• Assist in Frog Club and Block T Association strategic social media and communication execution.
• Develop and enhance opportunities for collaboration with other areas of athletics department and university advancement.
• Provides innovative ideas to increase brand recognition, membership numbers, and overall giving.
• Represents TCU Athletics and Frog Club at organization sponsored engagements.
• Assist with stewardship fulfillment, from the major gift level to weekly gift acknowledgement process.
• Serve as a liaison to the ticket office for matters of club seat sales, season renewals, etc.
• Coordinate game day parking operations for football, men’s and women’s basketball, and baseball
• Support Horned Frog Hospitality efforts, from staff management to game day club supervision
• Performs other related duties as assigned in supporting efforts of the TCU Frog Club.

Preferred Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:

• Proficient in the use Microsoft Office Suite products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
• Excellent interpersonal skills and team player.
• Detail-oriented.
• Innovative, forward thinking, and self-starter.
• Willingness to make cold calls if necessary.
• Demonstrated outgoing and affable personality.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, where multitasking and the ability to work independently is needed.
• Genuine interest in intercollegiate athletics development.

Physical Requirements (With or Without Accommodations):

• Visual acuity to read information from computer screens, forms and other printed materials and information.
• Able to speak (enunciate) clearly in conversation and general communication.
• Hearing ability for verbal communication/conversation/responses via telephone, telephone systems, and face-to-face interactions.
• Manual dexterity for typing, writing, standing and reaching, flexibility, body movement for bending, crouching, walking, kneeling and prolonged sitting.
• Lifting and moving objects and equipment up to 10 lbs.
• Knowledge of basic research techniques.
• Ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing. Work Environment:
• Work is indoors and sedentary and is subject to schedule changes and/or variable work hours.
• There are no harmful environmental conditions present for this job.
• The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate.

About TCU and University Advancement:

Texas Christian University is driven by the enthusiasm of those who study and work here and the generous financial support of those who believe in the mission of higher education and the role TCU plays in that mission. This steadfast passion has afforded us the ability to push boundaries to reach new heights and stay on the leading edge. University Advancement is responsible for establishing and strengthening relationships with TCU stakeholders and maximizing philanthropic support for the University.

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