San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.
Initial review of applications will begin on June 2, 2017. To receive full consideration, apply by June 1, 2017. The position will remain open until filled. The online application should be completed in detail. Completion of the online application is required for consideration; a resume alone will not suffice.
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This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, permanent (probationary) position. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is 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 Administrative Office Coordinator manages the Associate Dean’s calendar and ensures that all arrangements are made for meetings, travel, reception, etc. The incumbent coordinates the associate dean’s regular meetings and facilitates communication between the associate dean and the associate dean’s staff. In addition, the incumbent manages projects for the associate dean, screens calls, initiates research and evaluates data needed by the associate dean, drafts correspondence from the associate dean, and assists with committee work with professional organizations.
The incumbent provides administrative assistance to the Director of Access Services and Human Resources by facilitating the faculty hiring process and by providing support for administrative office functions.
In addition, the incumbent is the principal receptionist for the library’s administrative office, responsible for the following: ensuring that visitors and phone calls are handled effectively, scheduling library meeting rooms, checking out keys needed by library staff, ordering all supplies for the administrative office, and ensuring that administrative office staff have general clerical support. The incumbent hires, trains, assigns tasks, leads, and evaluates the student assistants working at the reception desk. Student assistant budget projections for the library administrative office are projected and allocations monitored by this person.
The incumbent schedules library presentation and instruction rooms in the library for library, university, and outside users—fielding questions about library room reservation policies. The reservation system has recently been upgraded; the incumbent is the trainer for the new software for library faculty and administrative office staff. Usage statistics are compiled and presented to library managers, the assessment librarian, and undergraduate success librarian.
In consultation with the Dean, Associate Dean, and library’s Human Resources Director, the incumbent coordinates the faculty reappointment, promotion, and tenure (RTP) process to ensure that timelines and deadlines are met. Additionally, this person facilitates the tenure track hiring process.
The incumbent also serves as the back up for the dean’s assistant, providing support to the dean when her assistant is absent or during peak times of activity.
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Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $3,271 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,115 - $5,060 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.
San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.
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.
Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills
Experience with Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Experience with a scheduling software program
Experience working in a higher education or public sector setting
Experience in an academic setting
Experience working in a library
Experience managing and maintaining various calendars
Experience coordinating travel arrangements
Experience with the faculty periodic evaluation and reappointment, tenure, and promotion process
Experience leading the work of others
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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.
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.
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SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.
Since it was founded in 1897, San Diego State University has grown to offer bachelor's degrees in 91 areas, master's degrees in 78 areas and doctorates in 22 areas. SDSU's approximately 35,000 students participate in an academic curriculum distinguished by direct contact with faculty and an increasing international emphasis that prepares them for a global future. SDSU's annual economic impact to t...he state of California is $6.5 billion, according to an impact report done by the California State University in 2010.Of SDSU's 280,000-plus alumni, approximately 60 percent live in San Diego. They comprise more than half the region's engineers, teachers, entrepreneurs and the local workforce for a host of other industries.San Diego State University is a community diverse in race, ethnicity, language, culture, social class, national origin, religious and political belief, age, ability, gender, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation. As a university committed to learning in all its forms, San Diego State University recognizes the need to attract and retain a critical mass of diverse persons who will advance its goals and ideals.