6365 Administrative Support Coordinator I, College of Arts & Letters - Rhetoric & Writing Studies

San Diego, California
CSU Classification Salary Range: $2,846 - $4,619 per month
Jun 12, 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 June 26, 2017. To receive full consideration, apply by June 25, 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.

The Administrative Support Coordinator I position provides support for faculty as well as direct office management responsibilities. The administrative coordinator’s work is supervised by the department chair and should be carried out within the policies set by the department and the chair. These responsibilities include the following: Initiating and processing Periodic Evaluation of Faculty, Assigned Time reporting, maintaining faculty personnel action files (PAF) and general files for TAs and staff, class course scheduling, assisting with the faculty RTP process, interpreting academic and administrative regulations and policies, gathering data, assisting committees, planning and organizing events, and managing academic processes.  This position is also responsible for hiring and supervising student employees, and provides training and lead direction to the Administrative Assistant I position at the front desk.

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Compensation and Benefits


Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $2,931 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

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.

  • Experience working in a university setting.

  • Lead and/or supervisory experience.

  • Experience coordinating administrative support functions for a group.

  • Experience with data entry and updating database records.

  • Experience working with SDSU's student management database, SIMS/R.


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.

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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