WPAOG Job Opportunities
Assistant Director, Army A Club
|Location:||West Point, NY - Herbert Hall|
|# of Openings:||2|
The United States Military Academy (USMA) is renowned as the world's preeminent leadership development institution in the world. Located on the banks of the Hudson River in West Point, NY, it is approximately one hour from New York City. The mission of USMA is "to educate, train, and inspire the Corps of Cadets so that each graduate is a commissioned leader of character committed to the values of Duty, Honor, Country and prepared for a career of professional excellence and service to the Nation as an officer in the United States Army." This position will be housed within The West Point Association of Graduates (WPAOG) and is partnered with the Army West Point Athletic Association, Inc. (AWPAA), which is a non-profit corporation organized to manage and support the 30 intercollegiate athletic programs at the Academy. The mission of the West Point Association of Graduates (WPAOG) is to “Serve West Point and the Long Gray Line”. WPAOG is both the alumni association and foundation for the United States Military Academy (USMA) at West Point. The vision is to ensure the Long Gray Line remains the most highly connected alumni body in the world. USMA is renowned as the world's preeminent leadership development institution. The student body, or Corps of Cadets, numbers 4,400, and each year approximately 1,000 cadets graduate and are commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army.
In partnership with the Army West Point Athletic Association, Inc. (AWPAA), The West Point Association of Graduates (WPAOG) is seeking an Assistant Director, Army A Club to serve as a member of the team that focuses on securing annual gifts in support of Intercollegiate Athletics. This position reports directly to the Assistant Athletic Director, Army A Club. The Assistant Director will manage a list of 400+ donor/prospects and actively identify, cultivate, and solicit gifts for the Army A Club, with a focus on increasing the levels of current Army A Club members and acquiring new members through research, referrals and in-bound and out-bound phone calls and emails. The successful candidate will assist with the administration of benefits to Army A Club members to include: fulfillment of ticket and parking privileges; monitoring donor upgrades. In addition, he/she will oversee targeted fundraising initiatives designed to grow membership within the Army A Club.
A Bachelor’s Degree is required. Additionally, the incumbent must have excellent relationship building, interpersonal, verbal, and written communications skills. Must be available for travel (5%-10% of working time). A Master’s Degree and 1-2 years of experience working in intercollegiate athletics, specifically within development/fundraising, sales or customer service is preferred. We offer excellent benefits and a pleasant working environment. Salary commensurate with skills and experience. Please submit cover letter, resume and letters of reference. Additionally, the incumbent must live within commuting distance of West Point.
West Point Association of Graduates is an Equal Opportunity Employer
View our website at: www.westpointaog.org
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