Associate Athletic Director for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

California State University, Sacramento
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Oct 18, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Minority & Multicultural Affairs
Employment Level
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time

Associate Athletic Director for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Classification Title: Administrator II

Job Summary:
The Associate Athletic Director for Equity and Inclusion (AADEI) will serve on the Athletics Department's senior management team. This AADEI will oversee the full range of Department human resources activities, provide assigned sport supervision, and will lead diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts for the Department in coordination with the University's Office of Inclusive Excellence. The AADEI will serve as the Deputy Title IX Officer and will work in collaboration with the University's Office of Equal Opportunity and Title IX Coordinator. The AADEI will serve as Sacramento State's Athletics Diversity and Inclusion Designee as required by the NCAA, and will serve Sacramento State as the primary contact to the NCAA as it relates to NCAA inclusion matters. Provide strategic leadership, planning and oversight of the implementation of the department's gender equity & diversity/Title IX plan.

FLSA: MPP - This position is defined in the Management Personnel Plan (MPP) of the California State University. It is excluded from the collective bargaining process and is exempt from overtime provisions of FLSA. This position is covered by health benefits.
Classification Salary Range: $4,583 - $13,750 monthly 
Hiring Range: $4,583 - $7,500 monthly
Salary Grade/Range: 1
Step: N/A
Is this position Hourly or Intermittent? No
Regular or Temporary: Regular
Full Time or Part Time: Full Time
Pay Plan: 12
Work Hours: Monday- Friday, 8am-5pm; other hours as required to meet operational needs

Department Information:

Minimum Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:
1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.
2. 3 or more years of progressive administrative experience at the NCAA Division I level, or similar experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
3. Demonstrated ability to lead others.
4. Ability to coordinate work assignments and evaluate results.
5. Strong written/verbal communication with a high level of interpersonal skills and, ability to display sound judgement while operating in a flexible and professional manner.
6. Ability to present and convey ideas and information to individuals and groups of varying levels including students, professionals, management, etc.
7. Self-motivated with strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and multi-task while exercising a high level of creativity and initiative
8. Ability to promote the athletic program effectively and contribute to the mission, goals, and objectives of the program/department.
9. Ability to work weekends, evenings and travel.
10. Ability to establish positive relationships with students, student-athletes, faculty, staff, the campus community, and the community at large.
11. Proficient with software systems such as Microsoft, CMS, Google applications (gmail and calendar) and Outlook.
12. Proficiency in spelling, grammar, punctuation and proofreading.
13. Knowledge of initiatives involving diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education and athletics.

Preferred Qualifications:
14. Master’s degree.15. 5 or more years experience in administration at the NCAA Division I level.16. Experience in overseeing sport programs.17. Experience leading initiatives and/or serving on a committee including members from multiple departments, programs and/or institutions.18 . Working knowledge of supervising personnel and hiring practices within a unionized environment.

Physical Demands:

Required Licenses/Certifications:

Is Background Check Required: Yes

Background Check Disclaimer:
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

Eligibility Verification:
Selected candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S

Hiring Preference:
Not Applicable

Conflict of Interest:
The duties of this position may include participation in decisions that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the selected candidate maybe required to file Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest when they first occupy the position, and on an annual basis, complete ethics training within 6 months of appointment, and attend this training every other year thereafter."

California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act:
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 the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity:
California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit .

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit .

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at
The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.

Posting Number: AS0974P
Number of Vacancies: 1
Open Date: 07/21/2021
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Priority Application Deadline: 08/04/2021
Special Instructions to Applicants:

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