Become a key member of the Aztec Athletics Development team during a transformational period for SDSU and Aztec Athletics! The Special Events Coordinator will play an important role in the athletic department and on campus and make an impact on the lives of student-athletes.
Under the general direction of the Senior Associate Athletic Director of Development and the Assistant Athletic Director – Aztec Club, the Special Events Coordinator provides support to the Athletic Department by planning and coordinating annual fundraising activities and special events to foster giving relationships with current and prospective Aztec donors and the San Diego community.
Entry to this classification requires a fully functional knowledge of and skill in standard office procedures and practices, as well as an ability to understand and operate in a variety of organizational structures. Additionally, incumbents are expected to have a thorough knowledge of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation and be able to clearly communicate orally and in writing. Some positions may require a knowledge of business mathematics beyond basic arithmetic. The ability to use and quickly learn new office support technology systems and software packages is also a prerequisite.
These qualifications would normally be obtained through a high school program, technical/vocational program, or their equivalents combined with several years of related office work experience.
Minimum of two years of experience in NCAA athletic development and /or event management.
Special Event coordination experience, preferably in an Athletics environment.
Experience in training and leading student workers.
Some knowledge regarding NCAA rules and regulations.
Working knowledge of budget policies and procedures.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Outlook, Publisher, PowerPoint, and internet navigation.
Experience with Advance and Ticketmaster or similar software for ticketing and fundraising.
Ability to work evenings and/or weekends, travel, and participate in athletic activities and events as they relate to fundraising and development.
Demonstrated excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Additional Salary Information: This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, temporary position anticipated to end on or before 6/30/2022, with the possibility of reappointment. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation.
Internal Number: 5000632
About San Diego State University
San Diego State University is the oldest higher education institution in San Diego.
Since its founding in 1897, the university has grown to become a leading public research university. Each year, SDSU provides more than 35,000 students with the opportunity to participate in an academic curriculum distinguished by direct contact with faculty and an international emphasis that prepares them for a global future.
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 19 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.