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Assoc. Athletics Director for External Affairs

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Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Sacramento
Categories: MPP, Athletics, At-Will, Full Time

Working Title

Associate Athletic Director for External Affairs

Classification Title 

Administrator II

Posting Details 

Priority Application Date (Posting will remain open until filled): October 15, 2021

Hiring Preference
Not Applicable

Position Summary

The Associate Athletic Director for External Affairs (AADEA) will serve of the Athletics Department’s senior management team. The AADEA will provide strategic leadership, planning and oversight of athletic revenue generation, marketing, community relations and sponsorships in an effort to increase brand awareness, and affinity for Hornet Athletics. Within this scope, the AADEA will establish relationships and build rapport to generate revenue to support scholarships, discretionary operational expenses and special capital projects. The AADEA will also provide assigned sport supervision.

FLSA: Exempt

CSU Classification Salary Range: $ 4,583.00 - $ 13,750.00 per month 

Hiring Range: $ 4,583.00 - $ 13,750.00 per month 

Salary Grade/Range:  1

Recruitment TypeRegular

Time BaseFull-Time

Pay Plan 12 months 

Work Hours: Monday - Friday 8am- 5pm with the need to work outside of these to meet operational needs. 

Department Information 

With a current student population of approximately 30,000, Sacramento State, the capital University, is one of the larger campuses in the 23-campus California State University system, the largest system of higher education in the nation. The Athletic Department at Sacramento State supports 21 NCAA division 1 athletic teams and includes over 450 student athletes competing in the Big Sky, Big West, and the Western Athletic Conference. For more information about Hornet Athletics visit: https://hornetsports.com/landing/index.

Required Qualifications 

Education:

  1.  Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education.

Experience:

  1. 3 or more years of progressive administrative experience at the NCAA Division I level, or similar experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  1. Demonstrated ability to lead others.
  2. Ability to coordinate work assignments and evaluate results.
  3. Strong written/verbal communication with a high level of interpersonal skills and, ability to display sound judgement while operating in a flexible and professional manner. Establish positive relationships with boosters, alumni, students, faculty and staff.
  4. Ability to present and convey ideas and information to individuals and groups of varying levels including students, professionals, management, etc.
  5. Self-motivated with strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and multi-task while exercising a high level of creativity and initiative
  6. Ability to promote the athletic program effectively and contribute to the mission, goals, and objectives of the program/department.
  7. Ability to work weekends, evenings and travel.
  8. Ability to establish positive relationships with students, student-athletes, faculty, staff, the campus community, and the community at large.
  9. Proficient with software systems such as Microsoft, CMS, Google applications (gmail and calendar) and Outlook.
  10. Proficiency in spelling, grammar, punctuation and proofreading.
  11. Ability to develop and implement marketing strategies.
  12. Ability to develop, implement and monitor short and long term revenue generation strategies.
  13. Ability to promote the athletic program effectively.
  14. Skills in fundraising, communication, supervision, management and organization necessary.
  15. A high level of creativity, strong initiative and self-motivation.

Preferred Qualifications 

  1. Master's degree.
  2. 5 or more years’ experience in administration at the NCAA Division I level.
  3. Experience in overseeing sport programs.

Conditions of Employment 

  • Ability to pass a background check.
  • Ability to travel to away games to provide sports supervision.
  • Must be willing to work weekends and evenings.  

Documents Needed to Apply

Resume, cover letter.

About Sac State

Sacramento State is located in the heart of California’s capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the “Farm-to-Fork Capital,” is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State’s 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: “As California’s capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement.” As the regional hub of higher education, Sac State is dedicated to student successdiversity, equity and inclusioncommunity engagementphilanthropy, and campus safety.  

As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued.  Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning.  

To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the Why Sac State? page. 

Background Check Disclaimer  

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

Equal Employment Opportunity  
California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States. 

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit https://www.csus.edu/administration-business-affairs/internal/your-hr/benefits/disability-parental-leave.html#reasonable-accommodations-interactive-process . 

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit https://www.csus.edu/compliance/hr-compliance/mandatory-dhr-training.html . 

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification: 

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at https://www.csus.edu/clery . 
The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.

COVID-19 Vaccine Certification Information:

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to hr-empservices@csus.edu

Eligibility Verification  
Selected candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency (i.e. H-1-B Visa). 

Note to Applicants:

Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview unless required by collective bargaining agreement.

 

 

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