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Trinity University

Assistant Vice President for University Advancement

Trinity University

Trinity University is one of the nationís top private universities offering Bachelorsí and Mastersí degrees in more than 40 liberal arts and professional programs.  Noted for its superior academic quality, outstanding faculty, and exceptional academic and residential resources, Trinity offers 37 majors and 13 interdisciplinary minors.  In addition to strength in the liberal arts and sciences, these majors include professional programs in communication, education, business administration, engineering science, and computer science. 

Trinityís 2,500 undergraduate students come from 48 states and 46 countries.  Trinity University is committed to the intellectual, civic, and professional preparation of its students and to remaining meaningful in the lives of over 23,000 alumni.  Located in historic, culturally rich San Antonio, Trinity offers the most relevant education option for talented students today.  This is a critical time for the University, and particularly the Advancement Division, as Trinity is in the final stages of a $200 million comprehensive capital campaign. 


The Assistant Vice President for University Advancement coordinated the fundraising strategies for Trinity Universityís leadership prospects.  He or she works closely with all Advancement Divisions including Alumni Relations, Development, Major Gifts and Planned Giving.  In addition, the Assistant Vice President directs the Corporate and Foundation giving program and coordinates the departmental strategic planning process.



         A Bachelors degree, Masterís degree preferred.

         A minimum of seven years of fundraising field work which includes responsibilities for building relationships with individuals, foundations and corporations; preference given to candidates with experience in a comparable University environment.

         Excellent written and oral communication skills.

         Willingness to travel regularly on behalf of Trinity University.

Qualifications and Characteristics

         Energy, enthusiasm and self-confidence in building relationships for Trinity University.

         Ability to participate in a collaborative environment and facilitate relationships with all areas of the University community.

         Demonstrated ability to take initiative in planning, organizing, and effectively presenting ideas and concepts.

         Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and problem solve quickly.

         Record of timeliness and attention to deadlines.

         Ability to work independently and on a team.


The compensation for this position will be based upon the successful candidateís education, skills, experience and potential for contribution toward the success of the mission of Trinity University.


Resumes, cover letters and references will be accepted until 5:00 PM on April 24, 2009.

We fully respect the need for confidentiality of information supplied by interested parties and assure them that their backgrounds and interests will not be discussed with anyone, including the leadership of Trinity University, without prior consent, nor will reference contacts be made until mutual interest has been established.

To apply for this position, please email your resume, letter of interest and a list of three references.  Please indicate the name of the position for which are applying in the subject line of your email. 

Mollie Butler

Bacon Lee & Associates

P. O. Box 15018

San Antonio, TX  78212







Coordinator of Intramural and Club Sports

Department of Athletics


Trinity University Coordinator of Intramural and Club Sports - full-time, 10-month contract staff appointment, beginning August 1, 2009, duties include complete responsibility for a comprehensive intramural and club sport program.  The position requires some work on weekends, nights, and holidays.  Compensation will be entry level with benefits.    Qualifications include baccalaureate degree (masterís preferred) and a background in intramural sports management.  Letter of application, resume, and two names of references are required.  Deadline for applications:  Until filled. Please forward application materials to Jacob Tingle, Trinity University, One Trinity Place, San Antonio, TX 78212-7200.  Trinity University is an EEO employer.




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Defensive Assistant for Football

2009-2010 Academic Year


Defensive Assistant Coach of Football (Preferably Secondary).  The position is a full-time, nine month contract staff appointment beginning August 1, 2009.  Duties include planning and implementing all activities for the defensive team for practice and games, recruiting, second assignment in the Dept. of Athletics, and teaching an activity class for the Dept.of P.E.  Compensation will be approximately $18,000 and includes full benefits.  The position reports to Head Coach of Football.  Qualifications include baccalaureate degree and 3 years of college coaching experience in the sport of football.  Letter of application, resume and three names of references are required for consideration.  Deadline for applications:  April 15th.   Please forward application materials by fax, email or mail to Steve Mohr, Chair of Search Committee for Assistant Coach of Football, Trinity University, One Trinity Place, San Antonio, TX 78212-7200. (Fax 210.999.8292 and email No Phone calls please.  Trinity Universityís is an EEO employer.   




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Assistant Women Soccer Coach

2009-2010 Academic Year


Assistant Womenís Soccer Coach. The position is a full-time, ten-month contract staff appointment.  As assigned by the Head Coach, responsibilities will include coaching and recruiting for women soccer, a second assignment within the Athletic Department and teaching an activity course in the PE Department.  The position will require work on weekends, nights, and holidays.  The position reports to the Head Coach.  Qualifications include baccalaureate degree and a background in coaching of soccer on the intercollegiate level, high school or club level.   Letter of application, resume, and two names of references are required for consideration.  Deadline for applications:  Until filled. Please forward application materials to Lance Key, Head Womenís Soccer Coach, Trinity University, One Trinity Place #54, San Antonio, TX 78212-7200 or e-mail to  Trinity University is an EEO employer.




Postdoctoral Fellow in Environmental Humanities

Trinity Universityís program in Environmental Studies seeks applications for a two-year postdoctoral position in environmental humanities with a focus in any of the following: ecocriticism, nature writing, environmental approaches to the study of visual culture, green architecture, and/or environmental art. Teaching responsibilities are limited to three courses per year and will include interdisciplinary courses of the Fellowís design and choice. A Ph.D. is required.

This fellowship is funded by a grant to the Associated Colleges of the South from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Salary is competitive.

Please submit letter of application, curriculum vita, three confidential letters of recommendation, 15-page writing sample, and transcripts to Prof. Heather Sullivan, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Trinity University, One Trinity Place, San Antonio, TX 78212. Review of applications will begin 16 March 2009. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply; Trinity University is an Equal-Opportunity Employer.












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