6413 Administrative Support Assistant II, Finance/Management/Marketing, Fowler College of Business

San Diego, California
CSU Classification Salary Range: $2,539 - $4,202 per month
Aug 25, 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 September 7, 2017. To receive full consideration, apply by September 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, temporary position anticipated to end on or before six months and one day from the date of appointment. 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 Assistant serves as a staff member in the Fowler College of Business assigned to the Finance, Management, and Marketing support group. The incumbent provides administrative assistance to the three department chairs and to the Administrative Support Coordinator. In this capacity, the incumbent is responsible for the maintenance of various office procedures, and other duties as needed to assist in the smooth functioning of the department office.

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Compensation and Benefits


Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $2,615 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $2,539 - $4,202 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 fundamental written and oral communication skills, including a sound foundation in English grammar, spelling, and punctuation; an ability to understand standard office procedures; an ability to operate standard office equipment; an ability to learn office technology systems; an ability to perform basic arithmetic calculations; and typing and keyboard skills. These entry qualifications would normally be obtained through completion of a high school program or its equivalent and some experience in an office environment.

Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills

  • Two years of related office experience preferred.
  • Experience with University procurement, travel and reimbursement policies and procedures preferred.
  • Experience coordinating and preparing documents and materials for distribution preferred.
  • Experience working in an academic and/or customer-focused setting
  • Experience with researching and locating information on the Web (via any internet platform)
  • Excellent interpersonal, telephone, and written communication skills.
  • Excellent detail and organizational skills with the ability to work independently and accurately with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to learn assigned tasks quickly and follow written and verbal instructions. 
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritizes workload, and performs multiple tasks accurately and professionally with high attention to detail, deadlines and confidentiality.
  • Ability to keep complex records and files.
  • Ability to learn new processes, procedures, and technologies.
  • Ability to quickly acquire a comprehensive knowledge of the university infrastructure, policies and procedures.
  • General knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)
  • Ability to draft and compose correspondence and standard reports. 
  • Ability to troubleshoot most office administration problems and respond to all inquiries and requests related to the work area using effective communication and listening skills.


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.