Job no: 533546
Work type: Staff
Location: San Diego
Categories: Confidential, Administrative, Temporary, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)
The Executive Assistant to the Director of Athletics reports directly to the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and will provide executive level support and management for the coordination of the Athletic Director’s Office. The Executive Assistant to the Director of Athletics serves on the Athletic Director’s Senior Leadership Team and acts as a liaison between Athletic Director and student-athletes, staff members, and various external stakeholders.
As the Executive Assistant to the Director of Athletics, this position will interact with all levels of the campus, other universities throughout the country, executives and administrators of companies and organizations outside the university, state and local political leadership, non-profits, professional athletes, alumni, donors, prospective students, job seekers, and members of the community. The position works in cooperation with the Office of the President, the Office of the Vice President of Business Affairs, the Office of the Vice President of Student Affairs, the Office of the Vice President of University Relations and Development, Associated Students, and other officials and staff of the university and third-party partners.
This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, temporary position anticipated to end on December 31, 2024, with the possibility of reappointment. This position is designated as 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
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 19 sport programs, approximately 550 student-athletes, and 17 offices in the department. The offices include the following: The Aztec Club/Development, Administration, Athletic Medicine, Business Office, Compliance, External Corporate Sales, 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
Entry to this classification requires a fully functional knowledge of and skill in standard office procedures and practices, as well as an ability to understand and operate in a variety of organizational structures.
Additionally, incumbents are expected to have a thorough knowledge of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation and be able to clearly communicate orally and in writing.
Some positions may require a knowledge of business mathematics beyond basic arithmetic. The ability to use and quickly learn new office support technology systems and software packages is also a prerequisite.
These qualifications would normally be obtained through a high school program, technical/ vocational program, or their equivalents combined with several years of related office work experience.
- Effective verbal and written communication skills
- Experience working with highly confidential and time-sensitive information and projects in a thorough and goal-oriented manner in self-directed and team environments
- Bachelor's degree is preferred
- Experience working in an athletic department in an administrative support capacity
- Demonstrated knowledge of university, policies and procedures
- Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
- Experience in maintaining and scheduling calendars
- Experience in coordinating travel arrangements, reimbursements, and purchase orders
- Valid California driver’s license or the ability to obtain one within 10 days of hire
Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $5,416 per month.
Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department’s fiscal resources.
San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.
CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,391 - $7,945 per month.
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.
Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on December 18 , 2023. To receive full consideration, apply by December 17, 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 Pang Thao at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Advertised: Dec 04, 2023 (9:00 AM) Pacific Standard Time
Applications close: Open until filled