Compensation and Benefits
Anticipated Hiring Salary Range: $72,000 - $78,000 per year
Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on the strength of
qualifications. This is a CSU Management Personnel Plan (MPP)
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 14 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
This position is covered by the Management Personnel Plan, assigned
to the Administrator I level. Reporting to the Facilities
Operations Manager, the incumbent will support the mission of the
department and the university as a working manager overseeing and
coordinating the work of a grounds staff of 25+ individuals who
maintain the campus landscapes and grounds, the Campus Arboretum
and the Athletics NCAA Division I fields and facilities. Work is
performed under general direction. The Assistant Grounds Manager
has assigned management and full supervisory responsibilities for
the daily coordination and delivery of grounds and landscape
- Knowledge of:
- Horticulture, landscape maintenance and development, tree care,
plant identification, plant diseases, pest and weed control.
- Performance and Sport Turf management.
- Centralized irrigation system operations and controls.
- Skill/Ability to:
- Manage multiple complex projects and assignments in a
consultative, efficient, and effective manner.
- Exercise leadership and work as a team member.
- Motivate others with and without line authority using strong
To view the full list of qualifications and job responsibilities,
please click the Position Description
Education and Experience
Deadline & Application Instructions
- Bachelor’s degree in horticulture, park management, or a
- Five-years of experience managing a department that maintains
the grounds for a large institutional facility, golf course or
municipal park utilizing a customer-oriented and service-oriented
- Possession of or the ability to obtain a valid California
driver’s license with a good driving record.
Applications received by December 12, 2021
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 resumé/vitae, 2) a cover letter that addresses their
specific qualifications and interest, and 3) contact information
for three professional references.
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
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
Vaccination Interim Policy
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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