501047 - Senior Director of Development, Athletics
Administrator II-Range A
College and Program Development
Salary is commensurate with experience and
Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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
California’s 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
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
About the Position:
University Advancement serves Cal State Fullerton by building and
strengthening relationships with the communities we serve to
encourage advocacy, investment and support of the University, its
mission, goals and programs in support of student and alumni
success. The department of College and Program Development is
seeking an exceptional individual to join the team as the Senior
Director of Development, 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.
The primary responsibilities of this position will be to generate
major gift support for the Department of Athletics. The Senior
Director of Development for Athletics will identify, cultivate and
solicit major gifts from individuals, corporations and foundations.
This position will assist coaches and senior campus administrators
to acquire critical funding for athletic scholarships and programs.
Develops and maintains concept papers for divisional fundraising
priorities and will also develop an annual strategic fundraising
plan supportive of the fundraising priorities and goals established
by the Associate Vice President for College and Program Development
and the Athletic Director. Works closely with the Alumni
Association to develop the interests of alumni and friends of the
University as it relates to Athletics. The position will serve on
the Director of Athletics Administration Team. Other duties as
Minimum of five years direct major gift fundraising experience.
Experience with capital or comprehensive campaign with a primary
focus on cultivation/solicitation of large gifts. Experience in
cultivating a prospect and closing major gifts. Experience working
with various levels of individuals in an organization who may
assist in the identification, cultivation and solicitation of
gifts. Experience in coordinating events for cultivation.
Experience in creating a strategic approach to development with
assessment built in to determine progress and success. Experience
in making frequent on and off-site presentations to individuals and
corporate leaders. Ability to work with teams of faculty, staff and
students. Dynamic, self-motivated and goal oriented. Experience
with development software. Excellent communication skills, both
oral and written. Must adhere to the highest standards of
confidentiality, ethics, and judgment in terms of the institutional
data and information. Demonstrate a high level of initiative,
creativity and collaboration.
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.
Experience in Athletic fundraising in a university environment.
Understanding of university culture and corporate
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.
This position will remain open until filled; but only those
applications received by July 22, 2021 will be assured full
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
University’s 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.
Employee must maintain working knowledge of compliance with
relevant NCAA and conference rules, and report any concerns or
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
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).
Aug 05, 2021 (9:00 PM)
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