6437 Administrative Support Coordinator I, Facilities Services

San Diego, California
Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $2,958 per month. CSU Classification Salary
Sep 22, 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 30, 2017. To receive full consideration, apply by September 29, 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 Facilities Service Center Supervisor, performs the full scope of Facilities Services Operations and Service Center activities.  This position is responsible for receiving and processing work orders – from receipt through closure – for maintenance trouble calls and billable service requests. The position also serves as the Preventive Maintenance coordinator for the department, ensuring all department assets are properly documented, categorized and on appropriate preventive maintenance schedules.    

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Compensation and Benefits


Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $2,958 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $2,846 - $4,711 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 

High school program, technical/vocational program, or equivalent combined with several years of related office work experience.

Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills

Previous experience using a computerized maintenance management system consisting of work orders, preventive maintenance, deferred maintenance and work scheduling for a large complex organization.

Previous experience dispatching in a high volume call center.

Ability to work in an environment with distractions and consistently changing priorities.

Working knowledge of Facilities Services or similar operational environment and understanding of construction and maintenance work scheduling and coordination; familiarity with building trades, associated language, maintenance materials and purchasing practices.

Ability to perform mathematical computations for labor hours, labor rates and material costs on work performed by various trades. 

Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to use tact and diplomacy while exercising good judgment with individuals at all levels in person, in writing, by telephone and through electronic means.

Working knowledge of personal computers, possess a high level proficiency in spreadsheet and word processing applications, such as Excel and Word for Windows, and must have the ability learn all aspects of an automated maintenance management system.

This position requires substantial maturity, highly developed interpersonal and listening skills and the ability to defuse potentially volatile situations in a satisfactory manner. 

Capable of working independently and have the skill to establish priorities for personal work assignments. 

Ability to work as a team member, necessitating the coordination of efforts and to closely integrate these efforts with employees in the Facilities Service Center and Facilities Services.

Must be customer service oriented, and informative and helpful on the telephone and in person.


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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