Assistant Athletic Director for Student Success (MB2019-EE2598)

  • Monterey Bay
  • Seaside, California
  • Mar 17, 2020
Full Time Education and Training Parks and Recreation

Job Description

Assistant Athletic Director for Student Success
(Administrator I)


Apply Today! Open until filled. Application Screening Begins: Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Powered by an inspiring Vision Statement, California State University, Monterey Bay (WWW.CSUMB.EDU) is a comprehensive, mid-sized four-year university whose staff and faculty help transform student lives by emphasizing project-based learning, requiring service learning, and promoting multicultural and global perspectives on and beyond the campus community. CSUMB is both an MSI and HSI and has a vibrant, diverse student body of nearly 7000 students and growing. Our faculty and staff, many of whom live in campus housing, appreciate living and working about one mile from the shores of the beautiful Monterey Bay. As one of the 23 campuses in the California State University (CSU) system, we offer excellent benefits, including housing, and competitive salaries for our faculty and staff. During our 25th Silver Anniversary Celebration in 2019-20, we will complete two major building projects: the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and the Student Union. By 2030, CSUMB's sustainability initiative is to be carbon neutral.


Under the general supervision of the Director of Athletics, the Assistant Athletic Director for Student Success will serve as a member of the Department of Athletics senior leadership team and be responsible for administration of all aspects relating to a positive and beneficial intercollegiate athletics experience for student-athletes. Responsibilities include coordinating student-athlete services focused on academic advising, health & wellness, and career development as well as monitoring and maintaining compliance in regards to Title IX and gender equity. This position may be appointed to serve as the Senior Woman Administrator.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:

1. Serve as member of Department of Athletics senior leadership team: Assists in the direction, management and monitoring of the Department of Athletics.
2. Serve as primary sport administrator for assigned sports.
3. Serve as the primary liaison between Athletics and the Center for Advising, Career and Student Success, Student Health & Wellness Services, Office of Inclusive Excellence and Office of Title IX/DHR.
4. Serve as Title IX Deputy for the Department of Athletics: Monitoring, supervising and maintaining compliance in regards to Title IX and Gender Equity. The incumbent will work closely with student-athletes, coaches and staff along with the University's Title IX/DHR office to ensure training, education and effective communication of the University's Title IX and Gender Equity rules and regulations.
5. Works collaboratively with faculty and department advisors to ensure that student-athletes understand degree requirements for the major as well as general education requirements and NCAA DII progress toward degree requirements. Also works with staff from Admissions, Retention, EOPS, and Registrar to support new and continuing students.
6. Providing oversight and leadership to the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), departmental community service projects, and the NCAA DII Make-A-Wish campaign.
7. Advises Athletic Director on all student-athlete experience issues.
8. Serve on California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Executive Council: Attends conference meetings, NCAA conventions, and serve on committees.
9. Maintain department student-athlete handbook.
10. Assists with game management.

Other Functions:
1. Participates in university task forces and special projects as required.
2. Performs other job-related duties and special projects as assigned.


Thorough knowledge and understanding of NCAA rules. Ability to interpret and apply federal, state, and university policies and regulations pertaining to the Athletics Department. Working knowledge of a student information system, such as Banner and PeopleSoft. Strong problem solving and conflict resolution skills. General knowledge of personal computer software for business functions; especially spreadsheet, database, word processing applications and email.

Ability to: effectively manage and deliver student-oriented services on a campus with a diverse student body and staff using modern management and administrative techniques related to the development and implementation of appropriate methods of work planning, scheduling and coordination; assist with the planning, organization, and direction of others in the formation of program and policy within the operation; gather and analyze data; reason logically, draw valid conclusions and make appropriate recommendations; participate in and contribute to group meetings, conferences, and interviews; present clear and concise information orally and in written reports; train and evaluate the productivity and performance of other employees; analyze situations and take corrective action; communicate in a professional and effective manner-in both written and oral forms; and establish and maintain effective working relationships that promote professionalism and mutual respect in a multicultural and diverse academic community.


Equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university AND three years' experience in intercollegiate athletics; which has included training and supervising the work of others.


Strong communication, management, and leadership skills. Proficient in the use of personal computers including work processing, spreadsheets and database software. Demonstrated ability to address the essential functions associated with this position including the knowledge and abilities identified above.


A master's degree and a minimum of two years working in NCAA intercollegiate athletics administration. Strong communication, management, and leadership skills. Proficient in the use of personal computers including word processing, spreadsheets, and database software. Demonstrated ability to address the essential functions associated with this position including the knowledge and abilities identified above.

Demonstrated understanding of the CSUMB Vision Statement and the Core Values of applied, active, and project-based learning activities; interdisciplinarity; multicultural and global perspectives; technological sophistication; service learning; ethical reflection and practice; and collaboration. Experience working with a diverse and multicultural population and performing community services.


• All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check (including a criminal records check).
• 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.
• This position will have a duty to report to the Campus Title IX Officer information pertaining to victims of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, dating/domestic violence, and stalking as required by CSU Executive Order 1095.
• This position is designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA) and will be required to participate in annual training and to immediately forward to the Clery Director all reports of crimes brought to their attention pursuant to the Clery Act and California State Education Code, Chapter 15.5, of the Donahue Higher Education Act, Section 67380.
• This position is required to comply with confidentiality requirements outlined in the Department of Education's Family Educational Rights and Privacy and California's Educational Code Chapter 13 regarding sensitive student issues.
• This position has been designated as a sensitive position with responsibility for the care, safety and security of people (including children and minors), animals and CSU property; responsibility or access/possession of building master or sub-master keys for building access; and access to and responsibility for detailed personally identifiable Level 1 confidential information about students, faculty, staff or alumni that is protected, personal or sensitive as defined in the CSU Information Security Data Classification Standards
• Must possess and maintain a valid license to drive in the State of California, pass the Defensive Training Class, and be insurable under the University's liability coverage.
• May require occasional evenings and/or weekend work.


Office environment with standard equipment and tasks. Position requires working at a computer and desk for extended periods of time.


Commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a management level position with an attractive benefits package, which includes: a vacation accrual rate of 16 hours per month; an excellent choice of medical, dental and vision insurance; long term disability coverage; life insurance; educational incentives; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS); and 14 paid holidays a year. For further information, please visit: Management Personnel Plan. The University Corporation at CSU Monterey Bay also provides access to affordable campus housing, Employee Housing.


For full consideration, applicants must complete the required online application prior to the priority screen date found at Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University. Materials submitted become the property of CSUMB and will not be returned.

CSUMB is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions.

Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting University Personnel at (831) 582-3389. For computer/online access you may visit the Tanimura and Antle Family Memorial Library (map). All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S.


CSUMB hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States and is an E-Verify employer. In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal State University, Monterey Bay Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at:

CSUMB is a smoke and tobacco-free campus.


CSUMB is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

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