6372 Research Affairs Coordinator (Administrative Support Coordinator II), Graduate and Research

San Diego, California
Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $3,271 per month. CSU Classification Sal
Jun 29, 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 July 7, 2017. To receive full consideration, apply by July 6, 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 the general direction of the Director, Division of Research Affairs, the Research Affairs Coordinator independently performs a variety of administrative coordination/support functions of the Human Research Protections Program (HRPP) and for the Institutional Review Board (IRB). Duties involve varied levels of complexity requiring comprehensive knowledge of policies, procedures and precedents in the protection of human subjects in research.  The ASC provides primary administrative support and coordination for the HRP program and its analysts, and the IRB committee chair and members. The Research Affairs Coordinator serves as the first point of contact for the research community in regard to human subjects research.

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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


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

  • Experience using office software packages (Microsoft Office Suite) to develop and maintain relevant data in databases, draft correspondence and reports, and prepare presentations.
  • Ability to maintain complicated databases.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Maintenance of confidential information.
  • Two years of progressively responsible academic administrative support/coordination experience.
  • Experience with human subjects research regulations, reviewing classifications, and IRB processes.
  • Previous experience in an academic or research environment.
  • Experience with InfoEd Electronic Protocol Management system.
  • Experience using AdobePhotoshop and Adobe Acrobat.

  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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