Assistant Director, Aztec Club

San Diego State University
San Diego
Closing date
Oct 21, 2021

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Job Details

Job no: 501239
Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: San Diego
Categories: MPP, At-Will, Fundraising & Alumni Relations, Full Time

Position Summary

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.

For more information regarding University Relations and Development click here.

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.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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

Supplemental Information

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


Since it was founded in 1897, San Diego State University has grown to offer bachelor's degrees in 89 areas, master's degrees in 78 areas and doctorates in 21 areas. SDSU's approximately 32,000 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.

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Research: Since 2000, SDSU faculty and staff have attracted more than $1.7 billion in grants and contracts for research and programs ranging from cardiovascular disease to marine biology.

Diversity: SDSU ranks No. 19 in the nation for racial diversity and among the top universities for economic diversity. SDSU was ranked No. 11 in the nation and No. 4 in California for bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics by Hispanic Outlook for Higher Education

International Study: SDSU offers 350 international education programs in 50 countries. Nearly 12,000 students have studied abroad in the past 12 years.

Community Service: SDSU is a recognized leader in innovative efforts to improve urban K-12 education. The City Heights Educational Collaborative and Compact for Success both positively impact the academic achievement of elementary, middle and high school students in the local area.

Sustainability: Sustainability is an every-day part of the university culture at San Diego State University. Students, faculty and staff all participate in a myriad of ways, from festivals, to research to academic programs. In spring 2014, SDSU opens its first LEED Platinum Certified building — the 206,000 square-foot Aztec Student Union.

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