CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. Our values include respect for all people, building partnerships with the community, and encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN strives to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. CSUN is especially interested in candidates who make contributions to equity and inclusion in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the university community.
The Position of Director of Intercollegiate Athletics:
California State University, Northridge is seeking an experienced, dynamic and energetic individual as its Director of Intercollegiate Athletics. The position is responsible for planning, directing and coordinating a competitive and respected Division I intercollegiate sports program that supports a balanced, high-quality educational and athletic experience for student-athletes. The Director of Intercollegiate Athletics is responsible for administering the program within the framework of appropriate national, regional, state, conference and university policies. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development, maintenance and promotion of the university's Intercollegiate Athletics program within an environment of uncompromising integrity and excellence. The Director of Intercollegiate Athletics is responsible for establishing and maintaining a positive media presence and cultivating and expanding external relationships with alumni, potential donors and sponsors, and the community. Working with University Advancement, the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics maintains primary responsibility for Athletics fundraising initiatives and activities. Provides leadership for and is responsible for the conduct, academic success, compliance, and evaluation of the Intercollegiate Athletics program. Recruits and evaluates coaches, development staff, and other support personnel. Working under the direction of the Vice President for Administration & Finance and CFO, the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics is responsible for Intercollegiate Athletic department operations, including general administration, budget management, procurement and contracts, personnel management, event management, and management and maintenance of athletic facilities.
Salary is commensurate with knowledge, skills, and experience. The university offers excellent fringe benefits.
This position is a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission. This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. 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. Additionally, 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.
Effective Date of Appointment: This position is available immediately.
How to Apply: Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application utilizing http://bit.ly/HRCSUN link and must attach a cover letter that addresses the qualifications above and a current resume, including names of three professional references. Note – internal candidates should apply through the portal by accessing the View Job Openings/Apply link on the Human Resources/Employee pagelet. If you have any questions, please contact Glenn Sugiyama, and/or Pat Richter of DHR International c/o Tom Snyder DHR Senior Associate email@example.com
Review of applications begins April 27, 2018. Priority will be given to applicants who submit their application prior to April 27, 2018, however, the position will remain open until filled. For more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit the following link: http://www.csun.edu/careers/
Equal Employment Opportunity: CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services.
Demonstrated administrative experience, preferably in senior athletics administration at the Division I level. Bachelor's degree required, post-graduate degree preferred. Demonstrated ability to effectively develop and administer successful athletic programs that excel both competitively and academically. Demonstrated ability to adhere to NCAA and other relevant compliance regulations. Demonstrated ability in development, fundraising and external relations with the ability to easily develop rapport and establish networks of leadership level benefactors. Demonstrated ability as a leader able to promote the university, Athletic Program and all facets of student-athlete welfare with a commitment to gender equity. Superior verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to recruit and supervise coaches and administrative staff. Ability to recruit, motivate and retain student-athletes is required. Demonstrated commitment to academic excellence, diversity and integrity is required
About California State University Northridge
One of the largest universities in the country, California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is an urban, comprehensive university that delivers award-winning undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 40,000 students annually and counts more than 330,000 alumni who elevate Southern California and beyond. Since its founding in 1958, CSUN has made a significant and long-term economic impact on California, generating nearly $1.9 billion in economic impact and more than 11,700 jobs each year. The Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation recognized CSUN as its 2015 Eddy Award winner for its positive economic impact. Serving more students on Pell Grants than any other institution in California, CSUN is also a social elevator and one of the most diverse universities in the country. CSUN ranks 13th in awarding bachelor’s degrees to underrepresented minority students and seventh in bachelor’s degrees to Latino students, serves the 13th largest Jewish student population, and enrolls the largest number of students who are Deaf and hard-of-hearing of any U.S. state university. The journal Nature recently named CSUN a Rising Star for scientific research, and the National Science Foun...dation ranks CSUN in the top five nationally among similar institutions for graduates who go on to earn doctorates in the sciences. CSUN’s Athletics Program is comprised of 19 NCAA Division I teams with over 350 student-athletes competing in the Big West Conference. CSUN is where individuals rise. And through them, so does Greater Los Angeles and beyond.