Administrative Support Coordinator II

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: San Diego, CALIFORNIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 13 May 2021
San Diego
Job ID: 500298
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Date Posted:
April 29, 2021
Closing Date:
May 13, 2021
Benefits Link:
CSUEU (Unit 2, 5, 7, 9)
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Position Summary

The Dean’s Office in the College of Engineering is responsible for all administrative and managerial functions of the College, which include overseeing the operations of the College’s four (4) departments, which have a total of (7) academic programs, coordinating work of the College’s committees, managing budgetary and financial matters, providing faculty and staff support, working with other University departments to integrate College of Engineering functions, providing student services, supporting the College's outreach and research efforts, and managing the development activities for the benefit of the College and its students.

The Administrative Support Coordinator provides administrative support to the Dean's Office to ensure that the responsibilities of the College are met. This position is responsible for the management and execution of the following various projects: the functions of the front office in order to direct the flow of incoming visitors, students, faculty, staff and incoming phone calls, the arrangement of meetings to enhance communication between the Dean's Office and the University, industry, faculty, staff and any other contact; classroom scheduling between the Dean's Office, Departments, and the University to ensure the best usage of rooms available, to resolve class conflicts, and to meet stringent deadlines; processing of J-1 Visa documents for visiting scholars in a timely manner in order to meet starting and end dates of their visits; administrative aspects in the gathering of the University Grants Program (UGP) applications from faculty; update CurricUnet faculty accounts; submission of Special Topics Proposals; providing support for the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies; serving as telephone coordinator; handling parking permits, key issue and building access coordination. These projects are an independent responsibility from the beginning phases to the final phases. Duties are done under general supervision.

For more information regarding the College of Engineering, click here .

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.

Education and Experience

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.

Specialized Skills Required

  • Experience working at a University.
  • Solid knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outlook and Google calendaring system.
  • In depth knowledge of SDSU Webportal, AdAstra, SIMS, AppExpress and PeopleSoft.
  • Ability to manage and coordinate many different administrative support tasks and projects with frequent phone and visitor interruptions.
  • Ability to establish priorities and complete projects accordingly with accuracy and attention to detail.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience using social media platforms like LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, etc.

Compensation and Benefits

Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $3,620 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,352 - $5,639 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 .

Supplemental Information

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on May 14, 2021. To receive full consideration, apply by May 13, 2021.

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.

SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here .

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.

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