Assistant Athletics Director, Marketing & Communication
Classification: Administrator I-Range A
Sub-Division: VP Student Affairs
Salary Range: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications
Appointment Type: At Will
Time Base: Full-Time
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm; occasional evenings and weekends as needed
California State University, Fullerton is searching for a Assistant Athletics Director, Marketing & Communication (Administrator I-Range A) with a positive attitude, an active, energetic mind, and a leadership style that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.
Reporting to the Senior Associate Athletics Director, the Assistant Athletics Director, Marketing and Communication is responsible for providing leadership for the marketing and communications areas in the Athletics Department. Devises and executes plans geared towards increasing visibility and brand, both internally and externally, for the Athletics Department and the university as a whole. Develops departmental policies and procedures, establishes goals and objectives, and manages budgets for all areas of supervision. Responsible for administration of NCAA Championship events (i.e., NCAA Baseball, Softball, Soccer, Big West Championships, etc.). Charged with supervising various levels of personnel within the areas of Ticket Sales, Fan Experience, Digital Media, Athletics Communications, and with the added potential of oversight and supervision of at least one sport. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Essential Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, communications from an accredited university or related field required with at least four years of full-time professional experience working in strategic communications, media relations, marketing communications, digital/social media or related field and preferably in an athletics environment. Possess a strong ability to organize, plan, develop and execute in order to meet department goals and objectives. Proficiency with Mac Desktop Publishing, preferably In Design, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Dream Weaver. Knowledge/usage of multiple office machines. Excellent customer service, oral and written communications skills are a must. Must possess the ability to lead the work of others. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, multi-task, strong attention to detail, and meet specific goals and timelines. Ability to work in a diverse team environment that includes alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff, and community volunteers.
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.
Special Working Conditions: Employee must maintain working knowledge of compliance with relevant NCAA and conference rules, and report any concerns or violations noted
The scope of responsibilities for this position includes the making or participating in the making of decisions that may have a material financial benefit on the incumbent. Therefore, you will be required to file an initial Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interests within thirty (30) days from date of hire and on an annual basis; and complete the CSU sponsored ethics on-line training within thirty (30) days of appointment, and at least once during each consecutive period of two calendar years following the appointment. California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process. Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.
Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.
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. California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).
California State University, Fullerton is a comprehensive, regional university serving a diverse student population of over 40,000, including international students representing 78 nations. Located on a 241-acre campus in Orange County, it is a technologically robust and culturally vibrant area. Many of our employees enjoy the close proximity to the beaches and mountains for surfing, hiking and mountain biking. The University offers 55 undergraduate and 56 graduate degree programs, including a doctorate in education and a doctorate in nursing practice, in a rich diverse environment. Diverse Issues in Higher Education (August 2016) ranks the campus as 6th in the nation in terms of baccalaureate degrees awarded to minority students, and Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education (August 2016) ranks CSU Fullerton number one in California and fourth in the nation among top colleges and universities awarding degrees to Hispanics. The University is proud to be designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution.
California State University, Fullerton is a major regional university in a vital, flourishing area that includes Orange County, metropolitan Los Angeles and the expanding Inland Empire. The beautiful, 236-acre campus is set in Fullerton in north Orange County, about 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles and about 21 miles from nearby beaches. Cal State Fullerton has more than 37,000 students and appr...oximately 1,800 full and part-time faculty members. The University offers 107 degree programs in eight colleges. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, CSUF is fourth in the nation for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to minority students and first in California for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics.The University is one of the 23 campuses in the California State University System. Since the campus opened, CSUF has awarded degrees to more than 215,000 graduates. Many are leaders in business, government, education, and the arts.