The successful candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of five years progressive leadership experience in intercollegiate athletics administration, ideally at the NCAA Division I level, a commitment to academic achievement of student athletes, and an ability to lead both men's and women's programs. This experience should include demonstrated success with internal and external fundraising initiatives, supervising human resources, and developing and managing operating budgets and plans while utilizing the necessary technology for effective completion of these tasks. The ideal candidate will also have had experience working with personnel in the Big Sky Conference or a comparable conference, and with engaging with faculty and academic advisors. The new Director will possess strong leadership and promotional skills, along with the ability to build effective community, alumni, and campus support within ethnically diverse Northern California. The Director must possess analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills and a thorough knowledge and understanding of the principles, practices, and procedures of program development and management. The new Director will possess advanced knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations, ideally with expertise in NCAA compliance and reporting. The ability to work creatively and independently, along with the ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, and the ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships will be important in the selection of the new Director. A valid driver’s license is also required.
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. 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, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://csus.edu/hr/conflict_of_interest.html/. This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)
Application and Nomination
Priority review of applications will begin February 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, candidates must submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references.All application materials and any requests for reasonable accommodation should be sent to:
Jeff Schemmel, Esq.
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