6322 School of Music and Dance Events Coordinator (Administrative Support Coordinator I), College

San Diego, California
Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $3,127 per month. CSU Classification Sal
Apr 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


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 May 4, 2017. To receive full consideration, apply by May 3, 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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  Position Information  

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.

Under general supervision of the Director of the School of Music and Dance, the Events Coordinator provides event coordination and assists with ticket operations for approximately 250 events, concerts and production-related activities each year and is a programming and logistics resource for College-wide performing arts events both on and off campus.

This position also recruits, trains, and supervises student event staff for the School of Music and Dance. In addition, this position provides professional, responsive customer service to an array of students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community partners. The position works closely with the School Director, faculty, undergraduate, and graduate students in the school, staff within and beyond the school, and the public to provide prompt, accurate and consistent informational and logistical support for all events, concerts and productions. There is daily contact with individuals in the community requesting information regarding concerts or events, performers, and use of the school’s facilities.

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  Compensation and Benefits  

Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $3,127 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $2,846 - $4,619 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 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

  • General understanding of music and event logistics, production, and management

  • Experience working in a higher education or public sector setting

  • Experience managing and maintaining various calendars

  • Experience updating websites

  • Experience with flyer or newsletter layout and design

  • Experience in event coordination

  • Two to four years of related experience

  • Ability to remain calm in stressful situations

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Must have an engaging personality

  • Must be patient and understanding to assist students, staff, faculty and the public

  • Excellent customer service skills and ability to project a polished professional image

  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) 594-7099.

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. 

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.

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