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Associate Athletic Director for Capital Projects and Facilities

California State University - Fresno
paid holidays, remote work
United States, California, Fresno
January 08, 2024

Associate Athletic Director for Capital Projects and Facilities

Job No: 534089
Work Type: Management (MPP)
Location: Fresno
Categories: MPP, Athletics, At-Will, Full Time

Associate Athletic Director for Capital Projects & Facilities
(Administrator I)

Compensation and Benefits

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range: $5,833 to $7,232 per month

Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on the strength of qualifications. This is a CSU Management Personnel Plan (MPP) position.

This is a full-time, exempt position. Positions at Fresno State are to perform their work onsite. Some positions, depending upon University needs and operations, may be eligible for remote work, one day per week, pursuant to Fresno State's remote work guidelines and the CSU policy.

The CSU system provides a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental and vision plans, membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), sick and vacation time, and 15 paid holidays a year. Eligible employees are also able to participate in the fee waiver education program. A summary of benefit information can be found .

Job Summary

Under the general direction of the Deputy Athletic Director, the Associate Athletic Director for Capital Projects and Facilities provides strategic leadership and direction for all aspects of the department's capital projects, athletic facilities and events operations efforts within the Division I Athletics Department, supporting 18 sports. This position develops and implements current and long-term plans to ensure the efficient maintenance and operations of athletic venues, capital improvement building projects, resolution of external fan management issues, organizational structure and staffing, budget utilization, and event management. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT), this position will work collaboratively with other staff in the department, on campus, within the applicable conference, and nationally to provide world-class facilities and orchestrate events for student-athletes and the larger community. Position will work to provide leadership and advocacy for the student-athletes, coaches, and staff while ensuring alignment with department and University policies, procedures, and values. Position is also responsible for the daily management and oversight of all Athletic facilities, event management and operations. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, this position also has sport supervisory responsibilities. The Associate Athletic Director for Capital Projects and Facilities ensures that safety and security are prioritized in the maintenance of facilities and the hosting of events. This position is also expected to be knowledgeable and experienced in managing a multi-faceted department while understanding industry trends, budget maintenance and demonstrating a commitment to gender equity.

Key Qualifications
  • Demonstrate a record of ability to successfully plan, budget, perform financial analysis and fiscal management responsibilities, including budget preparation, analysis and controlling costs of multiple projects as well as daily tasks and annual operating budgets.
  • Possess supervisor knowledge and ability to comply with NCAA, Conference, and University rules and regulations as they apply to intercollegiate athletics and assigned areas.
  • Ability to prioritize assignments to complete work in a timely manner when there are changes in assignments, deadlines, completing requirements, and workload.
  • Have a proven track record of developing, maintaining, and enhancing relationships with a wide variety of constituents including vendors, contractors, and community partners.
  • Be able to problem solve and implement objective, equitable, and fair solutions for all parties.
  • Make decisions on immediate problems within prescribed scope of authority, based on knowledge of all policies and procedures, including pertinent NCAA, University, and state rules and regulations.
  • Be able to gain experience with the administration of facilities and event operations in multiple venues and large crowd capacities; including safety/security, traffic control principles, crowd control and safe and efficient ingress and egress of large crowds into and out of the venue.
  • Ability to work with and have oversight of new construction and renovation projects.

To view the full list of qualifications and job responsibilities, please click the Position Description button above.

Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year institution or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of five (5) years experience in construction management, capital projects, and/or event management.
  • Experience in managing and organizing personnel, equipment, and material resources in order to provide the most efficient, inclusive, and safe working environment.

Department Mission Statement

In support of the University's prongs of excellence of discovery, diversity and distinction, Fresno State Athletics is committed to providing a comprehensive program to ensure our student-athletes are successful athletically, academically and in their future endeavors. We will compete for championships, graduate our student-athletes, foster a culture of compliance and maintain fiscal integrity thereby serving as a source of pride to those in the Valley and beyond.

Deadline & Application Instructions

Applications received by January 7, 2024 will be given full consideration by the search committee. Applications received after that date will be forwarded at the request of the Hiring Manager and/or search committee.

Please click "Apply Now" to complete the employment application for California State University, Fresno. Interested applicants must complete the application and attach the following: 1) their most recent resume/vitae, 2) a cover letter that addresses their specific qualifications and interest, and 3) contact information for three professional references.

Fresno State

California State University, Fresno is one of 23 campuses in the California State University System. The University's mission is to boldly educate and empower students for success through our values of Discovery, Diversity and Distinction. The current student population is more than 25,000, including a large percentage of students with diverse and culturally rich backgrounds. The University serves the San Joaquin Valley while maintaining deep involvement with the state, nation, and across the globe.

Metropolitan Fresno, with a multi-ethnic population of over 527,000, is located in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley. The campus is within driving distance of Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks, San Francisco, Los Angeles, the Monterey Peninsula, beaches, sailing, lakes, and numerous ski resorts. Fresno boasts one of the most reasonable housing markets in California and offers a wide array of locally grown fruits and produce.

Equal Employment Opportunity Information

California State University, Fresno is committed to maintaining and implementing employment policies and procedures in compliance with applicable state and federal equal employment opportunity laws and regulations. Executive Orders 1096 and 1097 prohibit discrimination, harassment, and retaliation on the basis of a protected status: race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex (including gender identity), sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition and covered veteran status. Fresno State's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring, and retention. We are proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

COVID19 Vaccination Policy

Per the , it is strongly recommended that all employees who are accessing office and campus facilities follow COVID-19 vaccine recommendations adopted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) applicable to their age, medical condition, and other relevant indications. Questions may be sent to .

Supplemental Information

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with California State University, Fresno. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Fresno State has identified as sensitive.

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 may be a "designated position" under the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This will require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within six (6) months of assuming office and every two (2) years thereafter.

Fresno State is a tobacco-free, smoke-free and vapor-free campus.

Fresno State is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions. (e.g. H1-B Visas)

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