Senior Associate Athletic Director, Facilities, Events, & Capital Projects (533558)

San Diego State University
November 19, 2023
San Diego, CA
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Position Summary

Under the direction of the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, the Senior Associate Athletics Director for Facilities, Events, & Capital Projects will support and enhance the mission of the San Diego State University Athletic Department.

The incumbent serves as the supervisor of the following areas: facilities, event management, championships, camps, capital projects, and venue management.

For each area listed above, the incumbent will establish, develop, and implement goals and objectives. The incumbent is responsible for supervising the overall planning, implementation, and day to day operations of each area. This position oversees all staffing, as well as development of and adherence to policies and procedures in each area. This person shall act as primary liaison and caretaker of the areas outlined above; as such, incumbent will supervise the management and evaluation of staff members assigned to each area and overall performance of each area. The incumbent will conduct all business in accordance with department, University, conference, and NCAA regulations.

The incumbent will demonstrate an active and engaged commitment to: efficient stewardship of University resources (operational, financial, and human), in a manner consistent with University objectives. The incumbent is responsible for compliance to NCAA regulations. The incumbent is responsible for a commitment to working to build and sustain an equitable and inclusive work environment where diversity of thought and experience is celebrated and valued.

This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, at-will position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is 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.

The individual hired into this role will work on campus at SDSU in San Diego.

Department Summary

The Department of Athletics, utilizing the services of over 150 employees, is responsible for the intercollegiate athletics program at San Diego State University. Currently, there are 18 sport programs, approximately 500 student-athletes, and 17 offices in the department. The offices include the following: The Aztec Club, Administration, Athletic Medicine, Business Office, Compliance, Corporate Sales, Development, Equipment, Event Management/Facilities and Operations, Human Resources, Information Technology, Marketing, Media Relations, Strength and Conditioning, Student-Athlete Academic Support Services, Ticket Office, and Video.

For more information regarding the Athletics department, click here .

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 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

Key Qualifications

  • Proven ability to lead and manage people.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to plan and execute plans.
  • Master's degree is preferred.

University employees that have direct job responsibilities involving intercollegiate athletics are expected to have knowledge and understanding of NCAA, conference and University rules, policies and procedures governing intercollegiate athletics. Additionally, he or she is required to notify the appropriate personnel of any knowledge of, or should have known of any violation or suspected violation of NCAA, conference, or University regulations.

Licenses and Certifications Required

Valid California driver's license within 10 days of hire.

Compensation and Benefits

San Diego State University will offer a competitive salary based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. San Diego State University also offers a rich benefits package that includes:

  • Extensive Leave benefits: 15 paid holidays, 24 vacation days, and 12 sick days per year;
  • Retirement security through a CalPERS defined benefit pension (with CalPERS and UC Retirement Plan reciprocity) and retiree healthcare benefits;
  • An array of health, dental, and vision coverage at no-cost or low-cost to the employee; and
  • California State University system fee reduction program (fee waiver) for the employee or their qualified dependent

Anticipated hiring range: $105,000 - $120,000 per year

Diversity and Community at SDSU

At SDSU, our diversity gives us power and benefits every single member of our community.

Through our commitment to equity and inclusion, we encourage all members of our community to purposefully learn from one another through open and respectful dialogue and responsible engagement. For more information, click here .

Principles of Community

At San Diego State University, we are a community of diverse individuals who have and represent many perspectives, beliefs and identities. This diversity lends our community strength, and we commit to creating and sustaining an inclusive and intellectually vibrant environment that benefits all members of our university.

SDSU's Principles of Community is an aspirational statement that is intended to evolve over time. The statement reflects the ideals we are encouraged to uphold in our interactions with one another.

Supplemental Information

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on December 1, 2023. To receive full consideration, apply by November 30, 2023. The position will remain open until filled.

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.

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. SDSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current SDSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here .

SDSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers all qualified candidates for employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered military and veteran status, or any other protected characteristic or status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who request an accommodation by contacting Rachael Stalmann at
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

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