Job no: 501239
Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: San Diego
Categories: MPP, At-Will, Fundraising & Alumni Relations, Full Time
There has never been a more exciting time to be an Aztec! We are looking for an experienced development professional to join us during this transformational time while we build the 35,000 capacity state-of-the-art stadium and San Diego's future center for world-class sports and entertainment! The successful candidate will be a self-starter, with a passion for developing relationships with donors, and have a robust understanding of an athletics annual fund. Join a nationally recognized and award-winning Athletics Development team as we work together to create opportunities and support the next generation of leaders in the classroom, in competition, and in the community.
Under the direction of the Assistant Athletic Director of the Aztec Club, the Assistant Director of the Aztec Club will support and enhance the mission of the San Diego State University Athletic Department and the Aztec Club to promote the total athletic 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 Assistant Director of the Aztec Club is responsible for the implementation and day-to-day operations of the Aztec Club. This position, in conjunction with the Assistant Athletic Director of the Aztec Club, will oversee Aztec Club volunteers and student employees, and policies and procedures in accordance with the department, the university, conference, and NCAA regulations.
University Relations and Development (URAD) shares the university’s commitment to becoming one of the nation’s leading public universities. Working with alumni, parents, donors, and the community, the units of University Relations and Development work together to broaden the resources available to the university to enhance academic quality and enrich the local and world community.
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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.
- Bachelor's degree
- Two years of experience in development, community relations, public relations, sales, or marketing
- Ability to work evenings and weekends
Licenses and Certifications Required
A valid California driver’s license is required
- Advanced degree in related field
- Experience in collegiate Division I athletics fundraising and/or sales
- Experience with fundraising software (TicketMaster, Paciolan, Advanced)
- Leadership or supervisory experience
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: 14 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
Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on June 28, 2021. To receive full consideration, apply by June 27, 2021.
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 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.
SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.
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.
Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Casie Martinez at [email protected] or 619/273-3343.
Advertised: Jun 11, 2021 (9:00 AM) Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close: Open until filled