San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.
Initial review of applications will begin on June 1, 2018. To receive full consideration, apply by May 31, 2018. The position will remain open until filled.
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This position is in the Management Personnel Plan (Administrator II) and earns management benefits including medical, dental, vision, $100,000 life insurance plan, and the CalPERS pension plan. For more information on benefits included for this position, please see the benefits summary.
This is a full-time, benefits eligible, at will position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. but may vary based on operational needs.
Under the direction of the Director of Athletics, the Senior Associate Athletic Director of Development will support and enhance the mission of the San Diego State University Athletic Department. The incumbent will establish, develop, and implement goals and be responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors/prospects for major gifts. Will work collaboratively with University Relations and Development and will participate in the prospect clearance process as defined by University Advancement policy. Will conduct all business in accordance with department, university, conference, and NCAA regulations.
The incumbent serves as the Aztec Club director. Responsible for overall planning, implementation, and day to day operations of the Aztec Club. The mission of the Aztec Club is to promote the athletics program at SDSU; solicit private contributions as a means to accomplish these purposes; and sponsor or host activities designed to enhance the athletic department while providing alumni, donors, and fans a vehicle to remain loyal to SDSU Athletics. The position oversees the Aztec Club staff, policies, and procedures in accordance with the department, university, conference and NCAA regulations. Act as primary liaison and caretaker of the Aztec Club, its mission, officers, board of directors, and various committees on behalf of the department. Secure annual and major gifts by researching, identifying, cultivating, and soliciting alumni and friends of the university.
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Compensation and Benefits
Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.
San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.
Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of ten years of professional management experience.
At least five years management experience in NCAA Division I intercollegiate athletics.
Extensive supervisory experience.
At least five years collegiate athletic Development experience.
Valid California driver's license within 10 days of hire.
Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills
Six or more years of collegiate athletic Development experience.
Six or more years of management experience in NCAA Division I intercollegiate athletics.
Five years of experience in fundraising at the executive level.
Five years experience in cultivation of major gifts.
Five years experience with intricacies of planned giving.
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All management and executive employees shall be required to provide a written statement to the appropriate administrator of any and all outside employment. Employees shall also provide a written statement of outside employment if a written request by an administrator is made.
The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
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SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.
Additional Salary Information: Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.
Since it was founded in 1897, San Diego State University has grown to offer bachelor's degrees in 91 areas, master's degrees in 78 areas and doctorates in 22 areas. SDSU's approximately 35,000 students participate in an academic curriculum distinguished by direct contact with faculty and an increasing international emphasis that prepares them for a global future. SDSU's annual economic impact to the state of California is $6.5 billion, according to an impact report done by the California State University in 2010.Of SDSU's 280,000-plus alumni, approximately 60 percent live in San Diego. They comprise more than half the region's engineers, teachers, entrepreneurs and the local workforce for a host of other industries.San Diego State University is a community diverse in race, ethnicity, language, culture, social class, national origin, religious and political belief, age, ability, gender, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation. As a university committed to learning in all its forms, San Diego State University recognizes the need to attract and retain a critical mass of diverse persons who will advance its goals and ideals.