Deputy Director of Athletics, Strategic Communications and Brand Advancement (Administrator II)
San Diego State University
Location: San Diego, California
Salary: $130,000 - $160,000 annually
San Diego State University will offer a competitive salary based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 533555
Under the direction of the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, the Deputy Director of Athletics, Strategic Communications & Brand Advancement will support and enhance the mission of the San Diego State University Athletic Department by serving as the supervisor of the following areas: corporate sponsorships, strategic communications, marketing, media relations, brand advancement, social media, broadcast, multimedia rights, and department archives.
For each area listed above, the Deputy Director will establish, develop, and implement goals and objectives. They are responsible for supervising the overall planning, implementation, and day to day operations of each area. This position oversees all staffing decisions, as well as development of and adherence to policies and procedures in each area. This person shall act as primary liaison and caretaker of the areas outlined above; as such, incumbent will supervise the management and evaluation of staff members assigned to each area and overall performance of each area. The incumbent will conduct all business in accordance with department, University, conference, and NCAA regulations.
The Deputy Director will work collaboratively with our third-party media rights partners, brand advancement partners, revenue generation partners, as well as media, and University colleagues. They will also demonstrate an active and engaged commitment to efficient stewardship of University resources (operational, financial, and human), in a manner consistent with University objectives.
The Deputy Director is responsible for compliance to NCAA regulations and for a commitment to working to build and sustain an equitable and inclusive work environment where diversity of thought and experience is celebrated and valued.
This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, at-will position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.
The individual hired into this role will work on campus at SDSU in San Diego.
Education and Experience
Ten or more years of professional management experience.
At least five years management experience in collegiate athletics, professional sports, or entertainment.
Extensive supervisory experience.
Proven ability to create vision for revenue generation and public relations.
Expertise in guiding content creation.
Experience implementing plans based on acquired research.
Licenses and Certification Required
Valid California driver’s license within 10 days of hire.
The Department of Athletics, utilizing the services of over 150 employees, is responsible for the intercollegiate athletics program at San Diego State University. Currently, there are 18 sport programs, approximately 550 student-athletes, and 17 offices in the department. The offices include the following: The Aztec Club, Administration, Athletic Medicine, Business Office, Compliance, Corporate Sales, Development, Equipment, Event Management/Facilities and Operations, Human Resources, Information Technology, Marketing, Media Relations, Strength and Conditioning, Student-Athlete Academic Support Services, Ticket Office, and Video.