Under the direction of the Director of Athletics, the Associate/Senior Associate Athletics Director is responsible for the administrative oversight for assigned major programs within the Athletics Department. This position develops strategic plans to enhance operations and ensures positive and collaborative relationships with key constituents across campus. This position serves on the Senior Leadership Team, providing direct support to Director of Athletics on all matters and special projects affecting the Athletic Department.
Monitors and oversees implementation of department fiscal operations, budget, and resource management.
Review and approve all expenditures for the department, ensuring conformity, appropriateness and compliance with university, department and NCAA rules, policies and procedures, and approved budgets.
Supervisory responsibilities over select internal operations staff.
Interact with coaches and staff to provide direction, support and guidance on issues relating to select aspects of the department’s operations.
Provide oversight of administrative operations and resource management for a select portfolio of sports programs. Conduct annual performance evaluations and on-going program assessment.
Oversee annual NCAA Agreed Upon Procedures and US Department of Education EADA reports; take lead department role with external review process.
Develop, update and administer department policies and procedures for travel, purchasing, contracts and other business functions.
Attend all Athletics Advisory Board meetings.
Serve as primary campus contact for all department capital projects, remodels, building maintenance and building permit applications. Administer financial resources for facility projects including developing and monitoring cash flows from designated project funding source.
Prepare and/or approve select budgets, reports and submissions to host NCAA and conference post-season competitions.
Coordinate Football scheduling; research and develop opportunities for future competitions.
Responsible for negotiating and reviewing department wide contracts.
Education and Experience Requirements:
A Bachelor's Degree, preferably in business administration, or a closely related field.
A minimum of 5 years progressively greater management and business administration experience, preferably within intercollegiate athletics.
Cal Poly is a state university with over 18,000 students. The University has a distinctive mission and is best known for its polytechnic programs. It also offers comprehensive curricula in the arts and sciences. One of the 23 campuses of The California State University, Cal Poly has built a solid reputation on its learn-by-doing approach to the preparation of undergraduate and graduate students for careers in applied technical and professional fields. The University is organized into six colleges: Agriculture, Food & Environmental Sciences; Architecture and Environmental Design; Business; Engineering; Liberal Arts; and Science and Mathematics. Nearly two-thirds of the University's students major in agriculture, architecture and environmental design, business, or engineering. Student quality is high, with applications significantly exceeding admissions. Cal Poly is located in San Luis Obispo, a city of 42,000 located twelve miles from the Pacific Ocean and midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles on California's scenic central coast. University families live in San Luis Obispo and nearby communities both on the coast and inland. Excellent recreational facilities are available, a...nd the area has an outstanding climate, with an average daily maximum temperature of 62.2 in January, 77.0 in August, and an annual average of 70.2.
CAL POLY ATHLETICS
Cal Poly operates its athletic program with integrity and in full compliance with institutional, conference and NCAA guidelines. Cal Poly sponsors 21 sports at the NCAA Division I level. All sports compete in the Big West Conference except Football (Big Sky Conference) Wrestling(Pac-12), and Men's and Women's Swimming (Mountain Pacific Sports Federation).
Men's NCAA Division I sports programs include: football, basketball, baseball, cross country, golf, swimming and diving, tennis, outdoor track and field, soccer, and wrestling.
Women's NCAA Division I sports programs include: basketball, volleyball, soccer, softball, cross country, indoor track and field, outdoor track and field, swimming and diving, tennis, golf and beach volleyball.