6797Administrative Assistant

California State University - San Diego, CA4.4

Full-time$2,600 - $4,500 a month
San Diego
Job ID: 6797

Job Title:
6797Administrative Assistant (Administrative Support Assistant I

Appointment Type:

Time Base:

Date Posted:November 19, 2018 Closing Date:
Open until filled

Benefits Link:
CSUEU (Unit 2, 5, 7, 9)

Link to Apply Online:

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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 November 22, 2018. To receive full consideration, apply by November 21, 2018. 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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Position Information
This is a full-time, benefits eligible, temporary position anticipated to end on or before 11/30/2019, with the possibility of reappointment. 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.

Under general direction of the Director of the School of Public Affairs, the position provides administrative and student services support for the School. As in integral part of the School’s administrative team provides professional, responsive customer service to an array of students, faculty, and staff.

The person in this position will provide key support to our full-time Coordinator and our full-time Academic Advisor, with a range of administrative duties including processing travel forms, ordering supplies, liaison with IT in the College, maintaining cleanliness of SPA area, coordinating content for the Schools website, and event planning for the School.

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Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $2,730 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $2,600 - $4,458 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.

Minimum Qualifications

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 entry 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

Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite of software applications.
Experience in a higher education and/or public sector setting
Experience working in an academic setting
Experience in website content development and editing
Experience with managing the School of Public Affairs Google Drives
Experience with overseeing faculty/staff office movies and improvements
Experience with coordination of college IT and software management
Application Procedures
To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page. You must submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button. If you need assistance completing your application, please click here.

Applicants with disabilities requiring assistance may call (619) 594-1139.

General Information

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.

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

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.