#6613 Administrative Support Coordinator I, College of Arts and Letters - European

Job description


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 21, 2018. To receive full consideration, apply by May 20, 2018. 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 provides clerical and administrative support to the Department of European Studies and its associated programs.  The position oversees the clerical operations of the department, provides administrative support to department faculty, and serves as a principal source of information to students, staff, and faculty on a variety of campus and departmental policies and procedures.  The Department of European Studies conducts a full range of normal departmental activities.  The coordinator works independently, under the general direction of the Department Chair.

This position monitors the department's State and Foundation budgets, prepares the department’s class schedule and faculty appointment transaction documents, assists in faculty recruitment and evaluation processes, coordinates event planning, and provides clerical and administrative support for the faculty, program directors, and graduate advisor.

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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 - $4,852 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 
  • Budget experience
  • Lead and/or supervisory experience
  • Experience in the professional use of digital and social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube
  • Experience creating flyers and newsletters
  • 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
  • Experience coordinating events

  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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Posted: 5/9/2018
Application Due: 5/23/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Compensation and Benefits Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $2,931 per m