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California State University, Fullerton
  • Position Number: 3820805
  • Location: Fullerton, CA
  • Position Type: Multicultural Affairs and Affirmative Action

523364 - Assistant Athletics Director for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Classificaiton: Administrator II
Department: Athletics
Sub-Division: Athletics
Salary Range: Classification Range $4,583 - $14,713 per month(Hiring range depending on qualifications, not anticipated to exceed $6,667 - $7,083 per month)
Appointment Type: At-will
Time Base: Full Time
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Occasional early morning, evening and weekend hours.

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, 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:

The Athletics department at Cal State Fullerton strives to provide an intercollegiate athletics program that is an integral part of the total educational experience at California State University, Fullerton and fits within the overall mission of the University. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as the Assistant Athletics Director for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (Administrator II). 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 general direction of the Senior Associate Athletic Director, the Assistant Athletics Director for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion drives meaningful relationships throughout the campus community to integrate the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion into the Department of Athletics through a curriculum of programming and initiatives that will help create a sense of belonging for student-athletes, coaches, and staff and support them holistically. Leads high-impact, strategic efforts and engages in the planning and implementation of these efforts that actively drive inclusive excellence.

Builds meaningful relationships with campus constituents and students by creating, implementing, and assessing the impact of DEI programming, workshops, and initiatives for the purpose of increasing engagement and attendance within athletics events as well as an overall sense of school pride. Serves on the Athletics Admin Team and works with department heads, coaches, and student-athletes. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications:
Bachelors degree from an accredited four-year college or university. At least 2 years of experience working with campus communities. Working knowledge of University processes, and DEI Administration.

Ability to create, develop, and implement DEI programming. Ability to facilitate difficult, critical conversations around different subjects and topics in the DEI space. Ability to understand the impact of race and other aspects of identity such as gender, disability, sexual orientation, and age in the workplace. Strong working knowledge of how Title IX measures gender equity in athletics in the three distinct areas of (1) participation; (2) scholarships; and (3) other benefits, including the provision of equipment and supplies, scheduling, travel, tutoring, coaching, locker rooms, facilities, medical and training facilities, and services, publicity, recruiting, and support services. Experience in Title IX compliance requirements governing gender equity in athletics in coordination with NCAA and other rules. Excellent communication, interpersonal and responsive skills to establish and maintain professional and cooperative working relationships with administrators, faculty, staff, and students. Ability to take initiative and independently plan, organize, coordinate and perform work in various situations. Ability to effectively interpret, organize and present information in written format and skills to obtain decisions required to move forward toward implementation. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other departments and individuals within the University. Ability to communicate effectively and work harmoniously with a wide variety of individuals and organizations, directly and indirectly, involved with projects and/or assignments. Ability to recognize and accommodate changing priorities, meet short and long-term deadlines/goals, complete routine tasks despite intermittent interruptions, manage multiple tasks, and work proactively to avoid crisis and backlog. Ability to maintain confidentiality and appropriately handle sensitive communications with employees and external agencies. Strong oral communication skills. Must possess excellent customer service and public relations skills. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, and the general public.

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:
Masters Degree preferred. Five or more years of experience working with campus communities, working knowledge of University processes, and DEI Athletics Administration.

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

Typical office environment with moderate noise levels. Travel is required on and off campus.

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 holding this position is considered a limited 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.

Employee must maintain working knowledge of compliance with relevant NCAA and conference rules, and report any concerns or violations noted.

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 and questions may be sent to

Application Deadline: Feb 02, 2023 (9:00 PM)

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