- Applicants must possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, with course work in public administration, political science, public affairs, business administration, or a related field.
- Applicants must have five years of progressively responsible experience performing a variety of high-level professional office support, preferably in a legislative, public administration, or public affairs setting.
- Applicants should have a working knowledge of principles, concepts, practices and procedures of government relations, as well as a basic understanding of the state and federal legislative process.
- Applicants must possess the ability to perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks with a high degree of accuracy, as well as possess the ability to work with frequent interruptions.
- Applicants must be highly organized, able to work in a fast-paced setting, and be able to work independently without direct supervision.
- Applicants must have strong skills in communicating clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
- Proficiency in developing written communications is required, along with correct spelling, grammar and punctuation.
- Applicants must be able to access resources in order to anticipate, research, analyze and report on legislation and state and federal policy.
- Applicants must be comfortable in representing the University to elected officials, community leaders, and the general public.
- Applicants must have the ability to maintain confidentiality, as well as apply independent judgment, discretion and initiative to address problems and develop practical, thorough and creative solutions.
- Applicants must have experience with event planning and analysis of complex material.
- Applicants must be fully proficient with business application software packages, including Excel and PowerPoint, and social media channels.
- Applicants must be able to travel both locally and nationally and have use of a personal vehicle for traveling to represent the University.
- A current, valid California driver's license with appropriate insurance is required.
- Applicants must have a track record of reliable attendance.
- Applicants must be available to work occasional early morning, evening and weekend hours as needed.
- Applicants must be physically able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds, as well as walk and stand for prolonged periods of time.
Experience working in or with an institution of higher education is preferred, as well as knowledge of the Inland Empire region and communities served by the University.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
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.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html
This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)