Associate Athletic Director - CalPoly Pomona


Associate Athletic Director, External Relations, University Development

The University
Cal Poly Pomona is among the top public universities in the U.S. and ranked 2nd best in the West. As a leading modern polytechnic, located at the epicenter of LA, Orange and Riverside counties, we provide our graduates with an education that makes them ready to succeed from day one.
Faculty in all disciplines put the “learn by doing” ethos into practice, providing students with opportunities to apply their passion through hands-on projects, research collaborations, and valuable partnerships with industry.  Our 160,000 alumni represent leaders in fields of architecture, engineering, business, agriculture, hospitality, science, and cyber security. 
Located on the rolling hills of the former W.K. Kellogg Ranch, our history, geography and impact are unlike any other university in the region. 
The Team 
A strong foundation of supporters is essential in building excellence and making a lasting difference. University Development is charged with engaging the southern California community around topics that are meaningful to them and their businesses. We build the relationships necessary to fund the vision of a nationally recognized polytechnic university. 
Under the leadership of President Soraya Coley, the development office is increasing its staff to meet the growing needs of a newly adopted strategic plan and a new philanthropic foundation. 
The Job
Reporting directly to the Executive Director of Major Gifts, the Associate Athletic Director (AAD) will plan and implement a successful development program for the department of Intercollegiate Athletics. The AAD works with the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics to develop a quantified plan that identifies the resource needs of Athletics. University Development will be responsible for the articulation of those AAD activities designed to meet the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics’ development goals in conjunction with the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics. The incumbent will identify and qualify supporters/boosters, cultivate prospects, nurture existing donors and supporters, prepare for and undertake solicitation and funding proposals, and engage in stewardship activities in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and the University.
  • Cal Poly Pomona is located in the heart of southern California, with close access to beaches, mountains, dining, shopping, entertainment, downtown Los Angeles and Disneyland.
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans at low cost to employees. 
  • Employees receive 13 paid holidays and one personal holiday in addition to paid vacation and sick leave
  • Opportunities for training and professional development.
  • Tuition fee waiver program for employee and dependents. 
  • Generous CalPERS retirement plan. 
  • Additional tax-deferred investment options (403b, 457, 401k). 
  • On-campus Children’s Center for children ages 2 to 5. Employees receive priority admission.
  • Opportunities for access to state-of-the-art gym facilities and outdoor pool. 
  • Pre-tax health and dependent care reimbursement accounts.
  • Alternative transportation options include Rideshare matching, vanpools, buses and shuttles to the Metrolink train station.
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