Associate Athletics Director - Human Resources

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Job Title: Associate Athletics Director - Human Resources
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 25050
Job Code: 3312 Administrator II
Department: Athletics Internal Operations
CompensationClassification: Administrator - II
Anticipated Hiring Salary: Commensurate with experience
FLSA status: Exempt

San José State University offers employees a comprehensive benefits package typically worth 30-35% of your base salary. For more information on programs available, please visit
About the PositionUnder the general direction of the Senior Associate Athletics Director for Finance and Administration, the Associate Athletic Director for Human Resources serves as the principal staff officer of the department to develop, implement, and manage the department's human resources area. This position provides timely, necessary, and accurate information for decision making on Human Resource matters. The incumbent works with the Athletic Director, Deputy Athletic Director and Senior Staff, and serves as the appropriate administrator for administrative staff in the department. Responsibilities include the day-to-day management of the Human Resources operations and staff personnel functions for the department. Incumbent has broadly delegated authority for administrative functions, and for collaboratively working with members of the University Personnel group personnel practices and guidelines.

This is a position in the CSU - Management Personnel Plan (MPP), and serves at the pleasure of the President. This position will require adherence to University compliance training such as: Conflict of Interest and Ethics, AB 1825 Sexual Harassment Prevention, Information Security, and Injury and Illness Prevention Program. The person hired for this position may be required to complete an outside employment disclosure statement in accordance with Title V of the California Code of Regulations.
Required Qualifications-Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent work experience
-Three years of progressively responsible full-time work experience in Human Resources or related/ equivalent work
Preferred Qualifications-Master's degree
-Work experience in a NCAA Division I athletic environment
-Three to five years of progressively responsible full-time work experience in Human Resources or related/equivalent work
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities-Thorough knowledge and demonstrated experience in human resources functions and procedures.
-Demonstrated excellent communication, interpersonal and responsive skills to establish and maintain professional and cooperative working relationships with administrators, faculty, staff, and students.
-Ability to exercise initiative, flexibility, good judgement and discretion.
-Ability to assimilate from oral or written sources, a broad knowledge of CSU and agency policies and procedures and apply them consistently.
-Must have the ability to read, analyze, and interpret common technical concepts, and reports.
-Ability to maintain confidentiality and appropriately handle sensitive communications with employees and external agencies.
-Strong analytical, problem solving and writing skills with experience using word processing, spreadsheet, database management, layout and editing programs with ability and desire to learn new programs.
-Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions.
-Knowledge of and demonstrated experience in budgetary procedures, and appropriate software programs.
-Ability to quickly learn and apply People Soft HR and Financial systems.
-Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions and to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
-Ability to work nights, weekends, and after hours when needed.
Application ProceduresComplete the SJSU Online Employment Application and attach the following documents:
-Letter of Interest
-List of References

All applicants must apply within the specified application period: July 8, 2019 through July 22, 2019. This position is open until filled; however, applications received after screening has begun will be considered at the discretion of the university.
Additional InformationSatisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. SJSU will issue a contingent offer of employment to the selected candidate, 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 CSU employee who was offered the position on a contingent basis.

The standard background check includes: criminal check, employment and education verification. Depending on the position, a motor vehicle and/or credit check may be required. All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate Background. Some positions may also require fingerprinting. SJSU will pay all costs associated with this procedure. Evidence of required degree(s) or certification(s) will be required at time of hire.


All San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Equal Employment StatementSan José State University (SJSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, race, religion or lack thereof, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, or protected veteran status consistent with applicable federal and state laws. This policy applies to all SJSU students, faculty and staff programs and activities. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and certain other federal and state laws, prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex in all education programs and activities operated by the university (both on and off campus).

Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
Contact InformationUniversity Personnel
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Posted: 7/16/2019
Application Due: 9/14/2019
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