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California State University, Fullerton
  • Position Number: 2549425
  • Location: Fullerton, CA
  • Position Type: Development and Fund Raising


505524 - Associate Director of Development for Athletics


Classificaiton: Administrator I-Range A
Department: Development
Sub-Division: College and Program Development
Salary Range: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications
Appointment Type: At Will
Time Base: Full-Time
Work Schedule: Monday Friday, 8:00 AM 5:00 PM

About CSUF:
Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 39,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to Californias revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, CSUF Garden Grove Center, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.


Job Summary:
It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University's mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.

About the Position:

College and Program Development generates financial support for California State University, Fullerton, benefiting each of the eight colleges, Student Affairs, Titan Athletics, Fullerton Arboretum, and the Pollak Library. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as Associate Director of Development for Athletics. The ideal candidate in this role should have 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.

Under the direction of the Senior Director of Development for Athletics, the Associate Director of Development participates in fundraising activities that are consistent with the priorities of the Vice President for University Advancement, as well as the Athletics Director. Responsibilities include the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of major gift prospects and donors including corporate and foundation leaders, supporters, alumni, parents, faculty, and emeriti. Responsible for individual and corporate giving as well as membership development and the maintenance of a multi-interval strategic fundraising plan with prospect management responsibilities. In conjunction with the Senior Director, this position will implement fundraising, cultivation, and stewardship events. Works with the director to provide counsel and expertise to board members and event committees. Partners with corporate and foundation relations specialists in completing grant proposals. Performs gift processing procedures through the Cal State Fullerton Philanthropic Foundation. Other duties as assigned.


Essential Qualifications:
Bachelors degree from an accredited four-year college or university and a minimum of three years of fundraising experience or a minimum of five years of fundraising experience. Ability to solicit and secure gifts of at least $1,000. Superior written and verbal communication skills in English. Ability to understand the culture of a university.

Ability to work with teams of faculty, staff, students, and volunteers. Ability to travel locally to meet with prospective donors. Proficiency in the use of general office equipment and Windows based personal computers. Proficiency in using administrative computing system(s), MS Office applications, and other relevant software applications

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU 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 CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.


Preferred Qualifications:
Knowledge in annual campaign programs, corporate and foundation philanthropy, volunteer management (or related experience as a volunteer leader), membership development programs, and special event planning.


Special Working Conditions:
Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator

Occasional early morning, evening and weekend hours. Requires reliable source of transportation to attend events, visit schools and other outside constituents at variable hours.


Additional Information:
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.

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.

The person holing this position is considered a general mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting act and is required to comply with the requirement set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017.

Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.

If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.

Regular attendance is considered an essential job function.

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.

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.

California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to hr.fullerton.edu


Application Deadline: Nov 04, 2021 (9:00 PM)

Apply online at: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/873/fl/en-us/job/505524/505524-associate-director-of-development-for-athletics





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